Category Archives: Reminiscences

Emma Cornelia Sickels – Heroine of Pine Ridge or Self-Promoter


Little Wound’s face grew black.  I could see the men tighten their Grasp upon their knives, and knew that my life was in the balance. Breaking from my general theme of this site, I have chosen to write about an … Continue reading

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Henry’s Brunettes


Occasionally, a historical photograph surfaces from an old trunk in an attic that piques the interest of historians and enthusiasts alike.  Such was the case this month when a picture of ten non-commissioned officers of Troop G, 9th Cavalry, came … Continue reading

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Reminiscences of Private Andrew Mitchell Flynn, A Troop Medic, 7th Cavalry


There were four or five Indians lying on the ground with their blankets on, supposedly dead.  But suddenly a shot was fired and we saw a man drop. Andrew Mitchell Flynn was a twenty-five-year-old Scottish emigrant and a private in … Continue reading

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