[Wounded Soldier]

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The postcard caption partially reads: Survivor of the Battle of Carrizal. It seems that the African American sergeant is the recent survivor of the Battle of Carrizal (Metz, Leon, Fort Bliss, page 83). The African American sergeant has three chevrons on his right uniform sleeve and appears to be one of the highest ranking men among this group of men. He is also wearing driver's goggles on his hat. There is no accompanying information given about his identity. The postcard was post marked out of El Paso, Texas, February circa 1915 – 1920 and is addressed to: Mrs. C H ...

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm. -- Change as necessary.

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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 63 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

The postcard caption partially reads: Survivor of the Battle of Carrizal. It seems that the African American sergeant is the recent survivor of the Battle of Carrizal (Metz, Leon, Fort Bliss, page 83). The African American sergeant has three chevrons on his right uniform sleeve and appears to be one of the highest ranking men among this group of men. He is also wearing driver's goggles on his hat. There is no accompanying information given about his identity. The postcard was post marked out of El Paso, Texas, February circa 1915 – 1920 and is addressed to: Mrs. C H Breslin, Union Hotel, Altoona, Pennsylvania.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm. -- Change as necessary.

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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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  • June 12, 2015, 5:27 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921. [Wounded Soldier], postcard, 1910/1920; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187727/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.