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Map of Wounded Knee and Its Maker – Second Lieutenant Sydney Amos Cloman, 1st Infantry Regiment


As Major General Miles contemplated an investigation of Colonel Forsyth and the 7th Cavalry Regiment’s actions at Wounded Knee, he knew he needed a detailed map depicting the location of the troops, the Indian council and their village, and the … Continue reading

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Second Lieutenant Thomas Quinton Donaldson, C Troop, 7th Cavarly


One of these bucks I took a rifle from; he was lying under a squaw’s blanket with her, and had evidently tried there to shield himself while firing ; both were dead. Lieutenant T. Q. Donaldson was one of the youngest … Continue reading

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B Troop, 7th Cavalry Regiment, Muster Roll


Muster Roll of Captain Charles A. Varnum’s Troop B 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 bold are believed … Continue reading

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