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Corporal Charles H. Newell, B Troop, 7th Cavalry – Died of Wounds


Following the initial melee at Wounded Knee surrounding the council circle, many of the soldiers of B and K troops, the two units that formed a V around the Lakota men, lay dead or dying.  Correspondent Charles H. Cressey furiously wrote … 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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Private Jan De Vreede, C Troop, 7th Cavalry – Killed in Action


Private Jan DeVreede, a thirty-two-year-old Belgium immigrant, was the only soldier from Captain Henry Jackson’s C Troop that was killed at Wounded Knee.  By December 1890 he had over four years experience with the unit and the regiment.  Like many … Continue reading

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