[Captain Lewis T. Morey and Friend #2]

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Photograph of Lewis T. Morey of the 10th Cavalry with an unidentified woman. The woman is wearing a light-colored dress and holding an umbrella in front of her; the Captain is wearing an Army-issued uniform. According to accompanying information, the Captain was wounded at the battle of Carrizal.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 191u.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 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 60 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of Lewis T. Morey of the 10th Cavalry with an unidentified woman. The woman is wearing a light-colored dress and holding an umbrella in front of her; the Captain is wearing an Army-issued uniform. According to accompanying information, the Captain was wounded at the battle of Carrizal.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Notes

Captain Morey participated in the Punitive Expedition and engaged in the Battle of Carrizal, Mexico on June 21, 1916. The Battle of Carrizal was the United States' worse engagement with Mexican forces during the Punitive Expedition as Troop K (Capt. Morey's unit) and Troop C of the 10th Cavalry suffered heavy losses. 23 American soldiers were taken prisoner by Mexican forces and were sent to the Chihuahua City prison. Captain Morey himself was wounded during the Battle of Carrizal.

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  • [Captain Lewis S. Morey and Friend #1], EPPL A2276

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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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  • 191u

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 6, 2009, 7:38 p.m.

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  • Oct. 29, 2013, 12:37 p.m.

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[Captain Lewis T. Morey and Friend #2], photograph, 191u; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63484/: accessed October 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.