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    Captain Thomas French, Seventh Cavalry

    Pvt. Howard Weaver, Seventh Cavalry trooper, photographed in 1876

    Henry Thomas Harrison, Confederate secret agent famous for informing Lee and Longstreet about Union movements before Gettysburg.

    Colonel Thomas Custer, Seventh Cavalry, the brother of General George Armstrong Custer. He was killed in the same battle at the Little Big Horn, 1876.

    Civil War Photo Print Confederate Captain Missouri

    George Armstrong Custer (1839-1876) was a United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars. He was admitted to West Point in 1858, where he graduated last in his class. However, with the outbreak of the Civil War, all potential officers were needed. He fought in the First Battle of Bull Run. His association with several important officers helped his career, as did his success as a highly effective Cavalry commander. At the conclusion of the Appoma...

    General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.  General Jackson's wife, Mary Anna, stated that she felt this photograph was the best likeness to her husband that was ever captured on film.

    Little Big Man was at Battle of Little Bighorn , was an armed engagement between combined forces of Lakota, Northern Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes, against the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army. on June 25 and 26, 1876 Crazy Horse and Chief Gall,Sitting Bull (Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake)Custer was killed, as were two of his brothers, a nephew, and a brother-in-law.

    During WW2 the US continued fielding horse cavalry units and practice training.The last horse Army cavalry charge took place against Japanese forces during fighting in Bataan in the village of Morong on 16 Jan 1942, by the 26th Cavalry Regiment of the Philippine Scouts.The 10th Mountain Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop of the 10th Mountain Division,while not designated as U.S. Cavalry, conducted the last horse-mounted charge of any Army organization whilst engaged in Austria in 1945.

    John Singleton Mosby (December 6, 1833 – May 30, 1916), nicknamed the "Gray Ghost", was a Confederate Army cavalry battalion commander in the American Civil War. His command, the 43rd Battalion, 1st Virginia Cavalry, known as Mosby's Rangers or Mosby's Raiders, was a partisan ranger unit noted for its lightning quick raids.

    Carrie, Mary & Laura Ingalls...

    RANGERS: Early Texas Rangers Perhaps the most storied lawmen of the West were the Texas Rangers. Comanches, not outlaws, were the principle adversaries of the Rangers in the years immediately following the Civil War. Photos of Texas Rangers taken prior to 1870 are rare. This one of James Thomas Bird (left) and John J. Haynes was taken in 1868 and shows the young Indian fighters outfitted more like Civil War guerrillas than the later Texas cowboys.

    ★Little Big Horn photo by Stanley Morrow 1879 -- courtesy Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

    Column of Cavalry, artillery and wagons commanded by General George A. Custer, crossing the plains of Dakota Territory. By W.H.Illingworth, 1874 Black Hills Expedition. Photo courtesy of NARA.

    Colonel Turner Ashby ~ 7th VA Cavalry

    'Rain In The Face'... was at the Battle of Little Big Horn

    HAMPTON'S DUEL. Confederate General Wade Hampton fights off Union Cavalry at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1863

    Iron Tail - Oglala - 1904 {Note: Sinte Maza (aka Iron Tail) was an Oglala Lakota man who fought at the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876. He also performed with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show during the 1890's and with the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West Show near Ponca City, Oklahoma from 1913 to 1916. He died of pneumonia on 28 May 1916 while traveling by train to South Dakota. He was one of three models for the Indian Head Nickel designed by James Earle Fraser.}

    J. Dixon photograph of White Man Runs Him, a Crow which was the chief of Custer's Seventh Cavalry Indian Scouts during the Battle of Little Big Horn. After reporting to Custer the position of the enemy camp, White Man Runs Him and the other scouts were ordered to the rear of the Army lines, which saved their lives.

    Capt. Thomas Weir

    Scene of Gen. Custer's Last Stand, looking in the direction of the ford and the Indian village." A pile of bones on the Little Big Horn Battlefield is all that remains, ca. 1877.