Lieut. J. J. Crittenden

View of man painting letters on the grave cross of Lieutenant J. J. Crittenden, of the 20th Infantry, who died in the Little Bighorn Battle in 1876, Montana.  This photo was taken by Herbert A. Coffeen, one year later in 1877.  Photo courtesy of the Denver Public Library, Western History/Genealogy Department - copyright Coffeen, Schnitger Trading Company.

 

Crow scouts

Four Native Americans (Crow) who served as scouts for George Custer stand around grave markers that memorialize the battle of Little Bighorn.  One of the markers is a wooden cross, the others are stone arches.  Two of the scouts hold rifles.  Photo courtesy of the Denver Public Library, Western History/Genealogy Department.

 


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Credits:
Grave cross of Lieutenant J. J. Crittenden photo by Herbert A. Coffeen, courtesy of the Denver Public Library, Western History/Genealogy Department - reproduction number X-33597; Coffeen, Schnitger Trading Company.  Created in 1877.
Crow scouts photo courtesy of the Denver Public Library, Western History/Genealogy Department - reproduction number X-31275.  Created between 1880 and 1900?     The Denver Public Library - http://www.denver.lib.co.us/

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