old daguerréotypes. Looking into the eyes of folks a hundred years gone ... haunting ... beautiful ... soulful ... I want to talk with them ... hear their stories. Imagine what they've seen ... experienced. I find myself intrigued by the clothes and hats, the way men tie their ties. The items people choose to hold, the poses ... so many stories ...
When George A. Forsyth, shown here between 1861 and 1865, found himself severely wounded, he gave his only map to Jack Stilwell, who volunteered with Pierre Trudeau to fight through Indian lines to get to Fort Wallace for relief.
Napoleon Bonaparte McLaughlen (1823-1867) Vermont Colonel of 57th Massachusetts Infantry Brevet Major General (USA) Received five brevets for gallantry during the war. Brevetted but not appointed to general officer rank. Remained in the Army after the war and retired as a major of the 10th U.S. Cavalry (Buffalo Soldiers)
Les portraits d’Indiens de Frank A. Rinehart
stunning. Portraits of Native Americans by Frank A. Rinehart. 1890 Chief Wolf Robe, Cheyenne.
50 years ago today 11-22-1963 John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the…