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Custer massacre victims... Deadwood City...
Item # 592816
September 8, 1877
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 8, 1877
* Custer massacre burial
* Deadwood SD South Dakota
The ftpg. features: "Burial of the Remains of Custer's Companions in Death", killed with General Custer by Sitting Bull at the Battle of Little Big Horn.
Inside has a full page with 3 scenes of: "Across the Continent--The Platte River Valley from Fremont to Columbus, Nebraska", plus another page with text and 6 prints concerning: "...Scenes & Incidents of the Route Across the Nebraska Prairies." A halfpg: "Dakota--Sketches of Frontier Civilization--A Sunday Scene in Deadwood City" which also has a fascinating & detailed, descriptive article on the town, including: "Deadwood City, in the Dakota division of the Black Hills region, is one of the liveliest & queerest places west of the Mississippi. It has grown more rapidly than any of the other new minding camps...There is not much law or order in Deadwood...Saloons start up all over the place like mushrooms..." with much more. Elsewhere is a small print of "Miss Clara Barton, the Florence Nightingale of America" with a related article.
Sixteen pages, some dirtiness to inside pages, generally good condition.
Category: Post-Civil War