[Anglo Rebels]

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Photograph of foreign soldiers posing for a photograph amid a group of rebels. Several men hold their rifles up in display. On the left hand side of the photo, a man crouches down next to a Colt Automatic Machine Gun. Two individuals on the left hand side of the photo are Captain James Charles Bulger, who has a pipe in his mouth, and Captain Alfred W. Lewis, head of artillery at Ojinaga. Lewis stands next to Bulger.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Aultman, Otis A. 1911~.

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Photograph of foreign soldiers posing for a photograph amid a group of rebels. Several men hold their rifles up in display. On the left hand side of the photo, a man crouches down next to a Colt Automatic Machine Gun. Two individuals on the left hand side of the photo are Captain James Charles Bulger, who has a pipe in his mouth, and Captain Alfred W. Lewis, head of artillery at Ojinaga. Lewis stands next to Bulger.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Captain James Charles Bulger was originally from New York and joined Madero's forces in 1911. Quite a few foreigners joined the Mexican Revolution for a variety of reasons, though monetary rewards and adventure were perhaps the two most popular. The group seems to have posed for this impromptu photo in the middle of a lunch break as several cooking and dining utensils are seen on the ground. Though many are not identified, the tall man near the center of the photo, sporting a mustache and full beard is said to have been known as American Slim.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. These more than 5,000 items give a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerlee Foundation.

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  • 1911~

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  • Dec. 6, 2009, 7:38 p.m.

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  • Oct. 29, 2013, 11:34 a.m.

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Aultman, Otis A. [Anglo Rebels], photograph, 1911~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63346/: accessed June 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.