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 County: El Paso County, TX
 Collection: The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
[Jumping Contest]

[Jumping Contest]

Date: October 4, 1914
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard of several U.S. Army cavalry members riding dark-colored horses next to a low, wooden fence; several of the horses are jumping over the fence. The caption in the lower-left corner says "Jumping Contest." The postcard was sent from El Paso, Texas and is addressed to "Miss G. M. Horne" in Portland, Maine. Text on the back of the postcard reads: "Dear Gertrude:- Big military tournament here next week - 5000 soldiers; and commencing Oct. 15, a full month of maneuvers by the Division of the Army on the border. All[...] here, Walter."
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Mechanized Cavalry]

[Mechanized Cavalry]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of a military tractor towing at least three supply wagons. Two of the supply wagons are loaded with pontoon boats.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
 [4.7 Inch Gun M1906]

[4.7 Inch Gun M1906]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: The postcard captions reads: "Firing 4.7” Gun. W. H. Horne Co. El Paso, Tex." The 4.7 inch Field Gun M1906 was designed and issued by the US Army Ordnance Department in 1906. There is no accompanying information to positively identify the troops in the postcard or the exact location of this event. The postcard is addressed to J.R. Teague, Framingham Massachusetts, 114 Hollis Av. The postcard is postmarked El Paso, Texas, February 13, 1918, 2 PM.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Entrenching on the Mexican Border]

[Entrenching on the Mexican Border]

Date: 1910/1920
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of entrenching on the Mexican Border. These infantry soldiers are digging a trench line. The soldiers are taking their turns digging out this trench.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[5th Cavalry M Company]

[5th Cavalry M Company]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of fancy riding by the U.S. Cavalry. One of the men, who has just completed the jump on an obstacle course, is carrying the banner which designates the 5th Cavalry M Company. In the distant background are the Franklin Mountains. Left of center is Sugarloaf Peak. The Cavalry competition is being held in front of the officer’s quarters in the new Fort Bliss on Lanoria Mesa.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[8th Cavalry]

[8th Cavalry]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Photograph of the 8th Cavalry playing mounted tug-of-war. Two teams comprised of men and horses have been formed and are set to battle each other in a tug-of-war competition. The postcard was not mailed and has no postmark.
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
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