Photograph: Orlando Scott Goff, “Sitting Bull,” 1881 “When the Lakota leader Sitting Bull was asked by a white reporter why his people loved and respected him, Sitting Bull replied by asking if it was not true that among white people a man is.
A late Civil War photo of a battle-hardened company. A company would have started with around 100 men; there were no replacements. After a hard campaign between casualties and disease, this is what might be left.
Jesse James and his brother Frank James fought as Confederate guerrilla soldiers in the Civil War. After the war, they joined up with other outlaws, robbing banks, trains and stagecoaches across the country.
In February Geronimo was thrown from his horse while riding while riding home, lay in the cold all night before a friend found him. He died of pneunomia as a prisoner of the U. at Forth Sill, OK in the Apache Indian Prisoner of War Cemetery.