Tag Archives: James Forsyth

Christmas Eve, 1890


Christmas Eve of 1890 saw the nation still riveted by events unfolding in the Dakotas. Sitting Bull had been killed nine days earlier, Big Foot’s band had just eluded capture from Lieutenant Colonel Sumner and were presumed to be headed to … Continue reading

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Investigation of Acts of Gallantry, Heroism, or Fortitude


The recommendations for brevets or for honorable mention for such field officers is, in the opinion of the department commander, an insult to the memory of the dead, as well as to the brave men living. –Major General Nelson A. … Continue reading

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D Troop, 7th Cavalry Regiment Muster Roll


Muster Roll of Captain Edward S. Godfrey’s Troop D of the Seventh Regiment of Cavalry, Army of the United States, (Colonel James W. Forsyth,) from the 31st day of October, 1890 to the 31st day of December, 1890. [Names in … Continue reading

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