Category Archives: Reminiscences

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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2nd Infantry at the Pine Ridge Agency


The first fire of the hostiles was delivered at the Indian police, and by the time we had gotten to their assistance the firing had ceased and the Indians were circling around on their horses beyond rifle-fire. As a follow … Continue reading

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General Godfrey’s Recollections of Wounded Knee


I rallied my troop on the hill, dismounted to fight on foot, and posted my men in position.  Large groups were approaching and opened fire on us. From his retirement home in Cookstown, New Jersey, on May 29, 1931 Brigadier … Continue reading

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