|The Cavalry Moves West
|5th Cavalry: Two of Col. Wesley
Merritt's companies in the Black hills,
Dakota Territory, 1876.
|U.S. Cavalry, Colorado, 1875
|7th Cavalry & 6th Infantry: Gen. George Custer,
officers & ladies at Fort Lincoln, North Dakota;
Custer is third from left, on the other side of the
man standing next to him is Mrs. Elizabeth Custer.
|Cavalry officers outside of Gen. Merritt's
Headquarters, Whitewood Creek, Black Hills,
Dakota Territory, 1876.
|U.S. Cavalry rides down the main
street of Rosita, Colorado, 1875
|Officers of the 3rd Cavalry, during the
Sioux Campaign, pose near French Creek,
Black Hills, Dakota Territory, 1876.
|Cavalrymen marching in front of Ft. Gordon
Stockade, Black Hills, Dakota Territory, 1876.
|Col. Mills and officers of the 3rd Cavalry; the
7th Cavalry's flag is shown displayed, as it
had just been recaptured after a victory at the
battle of Slim Buttes, in the Sioux Campaign.
|Seven Native American Sioux who were
captured in the Slim Buttes battle, Black
Hills, Dakota Territory, 1876.
|Cheyenne Scouts patrolling the big
timber of northern Oklahoma, 1889.
|Col. Frederick Van Vliet and officers of the
3rd Cavalry pose on a rock outcropping in
the Black Hills, Dakota Territory, 1876.
|Gen. Phillip Sheridan sits on a
rock beside an officer and a
scout; Montana; 1885.
|2nd Regiment, Colorado National Guards pose in
front of the Buddecke & Diehl Outfitters Opera
House, in Montrose, Colorado; 1912.
|Chief Big Road camp at Pine Ridge Agency,
South Dakota; two Sioux and a white man on a hill
overlooking the encampment: tepees, horses
and the walled tents of the 7th Cavalry; 1890.
|Decoration Day parade in Montrose, Colorado;
Signs on buildings say: W.W. Robinson, grocer;
Johnson's Confectionary; Olson's Dry Goods;
Ling Lee Laundry; 1888.
|Custer's Last Stand, the site of the
Battle of Little Bighorn.
|Ogalala Lakota Sioux Indian Scouts with their
commander Lt. John J. Pershing, Pine Ridge
Reservation, South Dakota, 1891.
|"Here November 26, 1876, Gen. R. S. MacKenzie
with forces from the 2nd, 3rd, 4th 5th Cavalry,
4th, 9th Artillery, 9th, 23rd Infantry, defeated the
Cheyennes under Dull Knife."
|7th Cavalry: "Buffalo Bill" Cody stands holding
the hand of a small Native American child, along
with a group of soldiers from the US 7th Cavalry
and other Native Americans, 1894.
|A Black Corporal (Buffalo Soldier) in the Ninth
Cavalry poses on the Native American Lakota
Sioux Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota, 1891.