[Riderless Horse Ceremony]

Description:

Photograph of a Riderless Horse Ceremony in Columbus, New Mexico. Leading the ceremony on this day was the U.S. Army Marching Band. Towards the middle of the photo is a lone, riderless horse.

Creator(s): Aultman, Otis A.
Location(s): United States - New Mexico - Luna County - Columbus
Creation Date: [1910..1920]  
Partner(s):
El Paso Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
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Creator (Photographer):
Aultman, Otis A.

(1874-1943)

Date(s):
  • Creation: [1910..1920]
Coverage:
Place
United States - New Mexico - Luna County - Columbus
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1910~ to 1920~
Description:

Photograph of a Riderless Horse Ceremony in Columbus, New Mexico. Leading the ceremony on this day was the U.S. Army Marching Band. Towards the middle of the photo is a lone, riderless horse.

Note:

The riderless horse ceremony is a powerful military symbol that stands among the highest honors for the fallen. The fallen Soldiers' boots would be set backwards in the saddle's stirrups.

Physical Description:

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

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): military funerals | U.S. army | U.S soldiers
Partner:
El Paso Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: EPPL A1022
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth63149
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image