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This is believed to be the last Confederate war photograph taken June 1865: 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.
Killed Bighorn Battle - Captain George Yates 7th Cavalry. He was a Custer family friend from Monroe, MI. His wife Annie and their 3 children came to Bay View a number of times before she took a teaching position at Carlisle Indian School in PA.. She is buried there with their Down Syndrome son.
Captain Thomas Ward Custer, Seventh Cavalry, younger brother of General George Armstrong Custer. He was a two time Medal of Honor winner, they were awarded for actions on 2 April and 6 April 1865. Both times for personally capturing enemy regimental flags while under heavy fire. He died along with his brother at the Battle of Little Bighorn on 25 June 1876.
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.