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This copy from a stereograph shows George Armstrong Custer during the Black Hills Expedition. The image identified by Elizabeth B. Custer, shows her husband gathered around the carcass of a grizzly bear with Indian scout Bloody Knife, Captain William Ludlow; the chief engineer of the expedition and Private Noonan in the background. The military expedition to the Black Hills of South Dakota was a strategic plan by the United States government to explore the benefits of the uncharted land.

Creator: Illingworth, W. H.
Date: 1872

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Item Number: 216333
Call Number: B Custer, George *35
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216333

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