[Transporting a Wounded Soldier]

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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 ...

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

Creation Information

Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921 [1910..1920].

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso and was provided by El Paso Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 55 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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The El Paso Public Library contributes photographs from the Otis Aultman Photograph Collection, which pertain to the Mexican Revolution, Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, and the ensuing Punitive Expedition of 1916-1917.

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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."

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

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The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso

The University of Texas at El Paso and the El Paso Public Library present a collection of primary source items relating to the Mexican Revolution. The collection includes 15 books and 10 postcards dating from 1910 to 1919.

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  • [1910..1920]

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  • 1910~ - 1920~

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  • Oct. 10, 2011, 9:26 p.m.

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  • Oct. 23, 2013, 5:04 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921. [Transporting a Wounded Soldier], postcard, [1910..1920]; El Paso, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187717/: accessed September 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.