[Wounded Cavalry Horses]

Description

The caption on the postcard reads: Wounded Cavalry Horses. These two unidentified soldiers are tending to the three wounded horses in this postcard image. All three horses have deep tissue lacerations to their front legs and chest areas that were cause by barbed wire fencing. Apparently the horses were caught up in a stampede of horses. As a result of the stampede, several of the stampeding horses were caught up in the barbed wire fencing.

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921 1910/1920.

Context

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 67 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Description

The caption on the postcard reads: Wounded Cavalry Horses. These two unidentified soldiers are tending to the three wounded horses in this postcard image. All three horses have deep tissue lacerations to their front legs and chest areas that were cause by barbed wire fencing. Apparently the horses were caught up in a stampede of horses. As a result of the stampede, several of the stampeding horses were caught up in the barbed wire fencing.

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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

These primary source items relate to the Mexican Revolution. The collection includes 15 books and 10 postcards dating from 1910 to 1919.

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Creation Date

  • 1910/1920

Covered Time Period

Start & End Dates

  • 1910~ - 1920~

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 10, 2011, 9:26 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 6, 2017, 4:11 p.m.

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Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921. [Wounded Cavalry Horses], postcard, 1910/1920; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187751/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.