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 Collection: The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso
[Muster Call]

[Muster Call]

Date: June 22, 1918
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard of U.S. Soldiers at drill. The Franklin Mountains are in the background. The post card is addressed to J.R. Teague of Framingham, Massachusetts and postmarked out of San Antonio, Texas, 22 June 1918.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Guarding the Bodies of U.S. Soldiers Killed at Columbus, New Mexico]

[Guarding the Bodies of U.S. Soldiers Killed at Columbus, New Mexico]

Date: March 1916
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard of a U.S. soldier guarding the tent where the caskets of fallen soldiers are held in Columbus, New Mexico.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[China Town, Colonia Dublan, Mexico]

[China Town, Colonia Dublan, Mexico]

Date: [1916..1917]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard of U.S. soldiers from the Punitive Expedition exploring China Town in Colonia Dublan, a Mormon colony in Mexico. General John J. Pershing established his headquarters at Colinia Dublan for the duration of the expedition. Groups of soldiers converse with one another as they stop at individual tents and huts. In the far distance, a wagon is traveling away from the town.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[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
[Executed Man]

[Executed Man]

Date: November 19, 1913
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard of a deceased man. The caption on the postcard indicates that the individual was executed. He appears to have been shot; a pool of blood runs down the sidewalk. Papers are strewn about the body. The feet of onlookers are seen on a doorstep at the top of the postcard.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Damaged Building in Juarez, Mexico]

[Damaged Building in Juarez, Mexico]

Date: January 18, 1913
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard of a destroyed building in Juarez, Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. Bullet holes cover the exterior of the building. All of the windows have been destroyed, the roof no longer exists, and heavy smoke damage from a fire is evident.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Scene of Disorder in Barracks after the Battle of Juarez, Mexico]

[Scene of Disorder in Barracks after the Battle of Juarez, Mexico]

Date: May 1911
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard of a group of men and women observing the disarray of personal belongings within a courtyard after the Battle of Juarez. A variety of items, including clothing, blankets, hats, and crates are gathered into one large pile. Horses are in the background, behind the group.
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
[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
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