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Unknown "A full Blooded Indian of the Rough Riders."

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07002.38 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Cuba Type: Photograph Date: 1898 ca. Pagination: 1 albumen ; 11.6 x 9.8 cm. Order a Copy

Title from inscription on verso. Shown on horseback with rifle. Camp and other soldiers visible in background.


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