[Transporting a Wounded Soldier]

Description:

Postcard depicting a group of U.S. soldiers with a flatbed truck. Four solders on the left are moving a soldier lying on a stretcher; two other solders are kneeling in the bed of the truck, which is covered with straw. On the right, two other solders are talking and behind them, and harnessed horses and trees are visible in the background. The butt end of a rifle is visible in a holder next to the driver's side of the truck. The postcard caption at the bottom reads: "Picking up wounded soldiers after the Battle of San Geronimo, Mex. W.H. Horne Co., El Paso, Tex."

Creator(s): Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Location(s): Mexico
Creation Date: [1910..1920]  
Partner(s):
El Paso Public Library
Collection(s):
The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
Usage:
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Creator (Photographer):
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: W.H. Horne Co.
Place of Publication: El Paso, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1910..1920]
Coverage:
Place
Mexico
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1910~ to 1920~
Description:

Postcard depicting a group of U.S. soldiers with a flatbed truck. Four solders on the left are moving a soldier lying on a stretcher; two other solders are kneeling in the bed of the truck, which is covered with straw. On the right, two other solders are talking and behind them, and harnessed horses and trees are visible in the background. The butt end of a rifle is visible in a holder next to the driver's side of the truck. The postcard caption at the bottom reads: "Picking up wounded soldiers after the Battle of San Geronimo, Mex. W.H. Horne Co., El Paso, Tex."

Note:

There is no accompanying information to help identify any of the soldiers in this postcard nor any information about the true location of where this event was captured.

Physical Description:

1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): U.S. army | U.S. soldiers | San Geronimo | trucks | horses
Partner:
El Paso Public Library
Collection:
The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: WH-PC-180-019
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth187717
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image