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 County: El Paso County, TX
 Language: English
 Collection: The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
[Guarding the Customs House, El Paso, Texas]

[Guarding the Customs House, El Paso, Texas]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard of a group of soldiers keeping watch at the customs house in El Paso, Texas. The customs house was located on the U.S. side of the International Bridge, the gateway to and from Mexico. The majority of the soldiers are sitting down with only a few standing. Two soldiers have their rifles slung over their shoulders.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Uncle Sam's Guests at Fort Bliss, Texas]

[Uncle Sam's Guests at Fort Bliss, Texas]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H.
Description: Postcard of a family of refugees from the Mexican Revolution held at Fort Bliss, Texas. Two U.S. soldiers and a small group of men and women are behind the children and father. Tents are visible in the upper right hand corner of the postcard. A note on the back of the postcard states that the children strolled into the Perma Division for a visit and food.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
Battery A on the Mexican Border

Battery A on the Mexican Border

Date: 1916
Creator: Stiness, Henry R.W.
Description: This book is an account of Battery A of the Rhode Island National Guard and its activation on June 24, 1916, its travel to the U.S.-Mexico border, its activities until it was mustered out on November 2, 1916. They were stationed at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, and also referred to their site as Camp Pershing. Includes a narrative description of their trip by train, their camp and training activities on the border. Also includes many reproductions of photographs of the troops and sites, cartoons, and a list of personnel.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at El Paso
[Ambulance Corps]

[Ambulance Corps]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of Ambulance Corps #2 and Field Hospital Corps #2 in Pennsylvania. This postcard is addressed to Miss India McKenzie, 5922 – 457h Avenue SE, (unknown) City. The postcard is postmarked out of Portland, Oregon, 12 July 1917.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Infantry Troops]

[Infantry Troops]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photographs of soldiers marching through sand. Two dogs, in flanking positions, are following the troops.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Bayonet Drill]

[Bayonet Drill]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of a bayonet drill. The army soldiers are practicing close quarters combat or hand to hand combat in preparation for their bayonet drilling exercises. To the left, bayonet practice dummies wait to test the soldier’s marksmanship. The rifles in this image are M1903 Springfield rifles.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Rhode Island Artillery]

[Rhode Island Artillery]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of Rhode Island artillery at El Paso, Texas. The author of the postcard identified this group of men and equipment as being part of the Rhode Island Artillery group. The Franklin Mountains are in the background; this is part of Fort Bliss is on the Lanoria Mesa.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Camp Stewart]

[Camp Stewart]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of Camp Stuart, which was located on the Mexican Border. In the background are the eastern slopes of the Franklin Mountains.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Obstacle Course Competition]

[Obstacle Course Competition]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of soldiers going into action.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Soldiers Hiking]

[Soldiers Hiking]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of soldiers hiking. A horse drawn wagon and a car have moved to the side of the road to give way to the soldiers. At a distance, there is a railroad car next to the small wooden building.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
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