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[Rebel Cannon]

Description: Photograph of rebels crouching behind a cannon during battle. Information on the back of the photo states that the cannon photographed was the only rebel cannon used in the May 1911 Battle of Juarez.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[Mobile Cannon]

Description: Photograph of a cannon on a train car. This train car was specially modified to be able to carry and support this cannon. Because the railroad tracks were so easy to sabotage or to ambush, many of the railroad cars had to be outfitted with makeshift self defense mechanisms such as this cannon. Both the federals and revolutionaries destroyed many railroad lines in order to cut off supplies to the other side.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[Brigada Sanitaria]

Description: Photograph of the Brigada Sanitaria. Translated into English, the Brigada Sanitaria means Health Brigade. The Brigada Sanitaria was a volunteer organization. One of the primary roles of the Brigada Sanitaria was to provide first aid medical care to those wounded during the fighting of the Mexican Revolution. In this photo a group of individuals wait for medical care.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[U.S. Army Band]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. Army band on horseback. Barely visible behind clouds of dust, several Cavalry soldiers can be seen riding behind the band. The Franklin Mountains are visible in the background. Several buildings can be seen behind the clouds of dust.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[Mechanized Vehicle]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. Army mechanized vehicle. An early version of an unidentified armored plated vehicle moves along a street heading north - the Franklin Mountain are in the background. Many armored vehicles made their debut during the Mexican Revolution. Perhaps the Chihuahuan desert was used as a testing ground since many of these same vehicles were later used in mass quantities during WWI.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[U.S. Cavalry Unit]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. Cavalry unit. This Cavalry unit is parading somewhere in El Paso, Texas. The riders are riding along in columns of five and are being lead by a squad leader who most likely would have been a corporal or a sergeant. Just beyond the Cavalry unit and dust is the U.S. Army band. The Army band is also on horseback and can be seen playing their band instruments.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[U.S. Infantry Unit]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Infantry Soldiers. The large company of soldiers is marching in the El Paso desert. In the middle of this photograph a group of four soldiers has stopped to face and pose for the camera.
Date: 1910/1920
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

Wounded Insurrecto

Description: Photograph of a wounded revolutionary soldier. A wounded revolutionary soldier has been taken off a train car and is being transported to an unknown location. It has been conservatively estimated that as many as 1 million people, including civilians, were killed during the Mexican Revolution. Source - Encyclopedia Americana (2003). Other sources have put the total death toll at more than 2 million.
Date: 1910/1920
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[Revolutionary Artillery on Display]

Description: Photograph of a group of revolutionists prepping a cannon for use. Several revolutionary soldiers are in the photo, to the left of the cannon and in the shade, under the trees. There are wagons and other artillery related items behind the cannon and revolutionists.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[Mexican Soldiers Walking]

Description: Photograph of three Mexican soldiers escorting a man down a street in Mexico. All three soldiers have their rifles slung over their right shoulder. The rifles appear to be the same model and they all have a bayonet. Further down the street people pass by businesses and residences. At the end of the street is a large, aged church with a bell tower.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.

[U.S. Army]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Army motorized unit. There is a group of men posing. This unit is specialized in driving cars with guns mounted on them. There is a camp in the background as well as the Franklin Mountains.
Date: 1916~

[Man with Clock]

Description: Photograph of Louis Turner Jager holding a clock. The man is wearing a suit and tie with a vest. There is a wooden building in the background. According to accompanying information, the clock shows the time that the Colombus raids began.
Date: March 9, 1916