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This is the saloon that was the hangout of The Wild Bunch in 1889. The man standing beside the tree is Harry Longbaugh (The Sundance Kid) and the man sitting on the chair beside him is Butch Cassidy. Courtesy of the Utah Historical Society

Indians who were with Custer that fateful day, revisit the battlefield. Little Big Horn memorializes the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry and the Sioux and Cheyenne in one of the Indian's last armed efforts to preserve their way of life. Here on June 25 and 26 of 1876, 263 soldiers, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer and attached personnel of the U.S. Army, died fighting several thousand Lakota, and Cheyenne warriors.

4 June 1962. Navy chaplain Luis Padillo was walking around giving last rites to dying soldiers as sniper fire surrounded him. A wounded soldier pulled himself up by clinging to the priest’s cassock, as bullets chewed up the concrete around them.

Father Luis Padillo | Iconic Photos

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Günther Lützow later joined Adolf Galland’s JV 44 and recorded two victories flying the Me 262 jet fighter, but was posted missing near Donauwörth. A B-26 was shot down by Lützow. His body and aircraft were never recovered Günther Lützow was credited with 110 victories, achieved in over 300 combat operations. He scored 5 victories during the Spanish Civil War, 20 victories over the Western Front and 85 victories over the Eastern Front.

John Murray, 4th Earl Of Dunmore, British Royal Governor of Virginia during period of American Revolution

Lord Dunmore: America’s First Villain? | US History Scene

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The American Civil War: November 18, 1863: Lincoln travels to Gettysburg - at Hanover PA

The Trostle Farm at Gettysburg -- just after the battle and now. [Many people tend to forget that thousands of horses were casualties.]

Civil War photo of dead soldiers of the Louisiana Regiment at Antietam, Maryland. This is one of the photographic images that were put on display in NYC by the Mathew Brady Studio. It was the first time that most people saw the horrors of war. by Alexander Gardner, The Brady Studio. September 1862

Civil War Dead at Battle of Antietam Photo Print for Sale

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Albert Cashier was born Jennie Irene Hodgers in 1843. In 1862, Hodgers disguised herself as a man and enlisted in the 95th Illinois Infantry Regiment under the name Albert Cashier. The regiment was under Ulysses S. Grant and fought in over 40 battles. Cashier managed to remain undetected as the other soldiers thought she was just small & preferred to be alone. Cashier was captured in battle but managed to escape back to Union lines after overpowering a guard. She fought through the war.

1866 shot of the Wells, Fargo & Company Express Office in Virginia City.

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Mary Fields was a black gun-totin' female in the American Wild West who was six feet tall, heavy, tough, short-tempered, and she carried a pair of six-shooters and an eight or ten-gauge shotgun. In 1895, she found a job that suited her, as a U.S. mail coach driver for the Cascade County region of central Montana. She and her mule, Moses, never missed a day, and it was in this aptitude that she became a legend in her own time known as Stagecoach Mary for her unfailing reliability

Cattle Annie and Little Britches have been mostly forgotten in the annals of western history, but not in the Oklahoma and Indian Territories. They were two of the most famous female outlaws ever to strap on a six gun. They were a cattle thieving couple from the Indian Nation of Oklahoma who only flourished for a couple of years before being caught. They were known to be closely associated with the infamous Wild Bunch.

'Three days dead, King George VI rested in the little church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham Estate, in a plain coffin made for him overnight, out of an old oak in the park, by the carpenters of the royal estate. On Feb 11 the King's coffin was to be taken to London, there to lie in Westminster Hall until the funeral on Feb 15th 1952. Among the wreaths was the one at the foot of the coffin reading 'To Darling Papa from Elizabeth and Phillip'

Elizabeth Goes as a Princess, Returns as Queen |

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Frontier Pioneer Life....middle woman is cording the wool or cotton, one on right is spinning to make yarn and the lady in the bonnet is knitting, what appears to me are socks. Long and tedious work and you treasured every piece of clothing that was made.

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Debris falliing from one of the burning Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. September 11, 2001

The 9/11 timeline in photos

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Morning Eagle – Piegan - 1910, Edward Curtis .. Curtis Caption : "At an age of more than ninety, Apinakuipita is still hale enough to ride his horse to the tribal gatherings."

Teddy Roosevelt dedication of the Entrance Arch to Yellowstone Park at Gardiner -

Montana Moments: May 2013

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A Confederate Veteran wearing a Confederate Veteran medal pinned to his jacket in the early 1920's

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Amazing photograph of a very historical day with Troops marching in Gettysburg from the town towards the Memorial Cemetery for Mr. Lincoln to make history by giving his Gettysburg Address speech. He would perhaps be somewhere in the photograph or very near in the procession.

A wounded Luftwaffe officer is being attended by a US Army medic at an unidentified location in Germany, 1945. The incident apparently involved the staff car as well -- bullet hole in the lower left of the rear window.

The Posse that ambushed and killed Bonnie and Clyde Standing, left to right: Prentiss Oakley, Ted Hinton, Bob Alcorn, B.M. Gault - Kneeling, left to right: Frank Hamer, Henderson Jordan