John Bunyan Denton

Description:

Photograph of an artist's sketch depicting the death of John B. Denton in the Indian fight at Village Creek on May 24, 1841. Captain Denton and Captain Henry Stout, also shown in the sketch, were leading an advanced scouting party when they were ambushed on Village Creek near modern Fort Worth. Denton was killed and Stout severely wounded.

Creator(s): Broome Studio
Location(s): United States - Texas - Denton County
Creation Date: 1907  
Partner(s):
Denton Public Library
Collection(s):
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Usage:
Total Uses: 295
Past 30 days: 18
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1907
  • Digitized: April 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
May 24, 1841
Description:

Photograph of an artist's sketch depicting the death of John B. Denton in the Indian fight at Village Creek on May 24, 1841. Captain Denton and Captain Henry Stout, also shown in the sketch, were leading an advanced scouting party when they were ambushed on Village Creek near modern Fort Worth. Denton was killed and Stout severely wounded.

Note:

Printed on the bottom of the print below the image area:

Death of Capt. John B. Denton.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Border Wars of Texas
Source: From James T. DeShields, Border Wars of Texas, opposite p. 321; 1912
Partner:
Denton Public Library
Collection:
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PF_B-25
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth12410
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image