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Captain Thomas French, Seventh Cavalry

Stump Horn Bull, 1888

Last to Surrender: believed to be the last Confederate war photo. Standing L to R: David French Boyd, Maj of Engineers; D. C. Proctor, First Louisiana Engineers; unidentified; William Freret. Seated: Richard M. Venable; H. T. Douglas, Col. of Engineers; and Octave Hopkins, 1st LA Engineers.

LAWMEN: Joe LeFors There were many lawmen in the West who gained fame in their days, including Pat Garrett, Bat Masterson and Heck Thomas. Joe LeFors was made famous as the persistent lawman in the white hat in the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, referenced by the oft-repeated line: “Who is that guy?” “That guy” was LeFors. Although he did pursue the Wild Bunch, his most famous exploit was tricking Tom Horn into a confession, which led Horn to being hanged.

Confederate First Sergeant... Union cavalry surrounded a lone Confederate soldier who had no horse and whose clothes were dirty and tattered. A Union officer said to him that it was obvious that he had no wealth and not the means to own slaves. The officer asked: “Why are you fighting this war?” The Confederate answered: “Because you are here.”

Bloody Knife, one of Lt. Col. George A. Custer's scouts with the Seventh Cavalry was killed at the battle of the Little Big Horn.

Boston Custer (October 31, 1848 – June 25, 1876) was the youngest brother of U.S. Army General George Armstrong Custer and two-time Medal of Honor recipient Captain Thomas Custer. He was killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn along with his two brothers.

Howell "Doc" Rayburn - 12th Texas Cavalry, CSA. Called the most dangerous man in Arkansas during the Civil War. Good looks, long blond hair and blue eyes, he was only 21 yrs of age and weighed barely 100 pounds. Separated and trapped behind enemy lines, Howell recruited his own company - young boys about his age - that became known as the Phantom Unit for their daring exploits and ability to appear out of nowhere and pounce on unsuspecting federals.

General John Gibbon. Was to meet up with Terry before the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

William Matthews was so enthusiastic about the new First Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry in 1862 that he was one of the first to volunteer. Matthews’ enthusiasm spread and he convinced a number of exslaves to enlist in the regiment. The Leavenworth businessman soon was appointed captain, the highest ranking African American officer in the regiment. He is probably wearing two pistols because if captured, he would be executed immediately.

Lakota Chief Sitting Bull by Hastiin Tilden

Ronald Reagan (1911-2006) He enlisted in Army 1935. Enlisted Reserve 1937. Regan was a private in Troop B, 322nd Cavalry and ordered to active duty in 1942. Due to his nearsightedness, was classified for limited service only, which excluded serving overseas. He was assigned to First Motion Picture Unit in 1944, where Captain Reagan remained until end of World War II. He served as the 33rd Governor of California. As the 40th President of United States, his final rank was Commander-in-Chief.

Sitting Bull

Civil War Medal Of Honor. Thomas Custer, George's brother, earned two Medals of Honor during the Civil War.

Ladies of the French Quarter: Quadroons in New Orleans

Joe Richeaud, "Buckskin Joe" was the son of a French trapper and a Souix woman. He was with General Custer at the Battle of the Wichiteau in 1868 and at the Battle of Little Big Horn in 1876.

☆ Crow Cavalry Scout :¦: By Artist James Bama ☆

People who don't read history books are unaware that a huge number of "cowboys" driving herds to the railheads in Kansas were Indians. And many don't know that some of "Indians" who raided the drives for beef in the the "nations" were runaway slaves and ex-slaves adopted into the tribes in the Oklahoma territory. Western movies don't tell you that.

Jimmy Stewart’s original attempts to join the Army were rejected because he did not meet the height and weight requirements to become a fighter pilot. Unfazed by the setback, Stewart found an alternative route by joining the U.S. Air Corps, where he would quickly rise through the ranks and become a Colonel in just four years. He won virtually every Medal of Honor available, helped fly crucial missions in Nazi Germany and would later fly B-52 Bombers through Vietnam.

Major General George Crook