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[Army Caterpillar Tractor]

Description: Photograph of an army caterpillar tractor pulling heavy artillery through mud. The flatbed wagon has become stuck in the mud. Marines are attempting to get the wagon out of the mud with the assistance of the tractor.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Army Field Ambulance]

Description: Photograph of an ambulance transporting wounded soldiers from a Mexican battlefield. The field ambulance is carrying four men. Two of the soldiers are laying down on gurneys, while the other two soldiers are sitting upright. One of the soldiers is wearing an arm sling. The words "Maximum 8 Patients" are displayed on the side of the vehicle.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Army Wagon Train]

Description: Photograph of an army wagon train crossing the Mexican desert. There are three United States Army supply wagons visible. The supply wagons are being pulled by teams of mules and are guarded by U.S. Soldiers.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Barracks at Fort Bliss]

Description: This postcard focuses on military barracks at Fort Bliss, Texas. There are seven smaller buildings visible in the picture and a larger three-story one. Each of the seven smaller buildings are identical with wooden pillars making up the porches. The larger three-story building is done in the Queen Anne architecture style and has two water towers immediately behind it. There is a gazebo and a flagpole in the foreground of the buildings. The picture is taken from the perspective of a nearby road. The back of the postcard is addressed to: J.R. Teague, Framingham, Mass. 114 Hollis St.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Base Hospital at Fort Bliss]

Description: This postcard focuses on the Fort Bliss Post Hospital. The hospital is built in the early 20th century military architecture, and features a smaller wooden building to the left side of the image. In the background and on the right side of the image, another large building with two chimneys is visible, but there are no other identifying marks in regards to that building. Two motorized vehicles are positioned in front of the hospital, one of them being a 1915 GMC Model 15 medical transport truck with passengers inside, and the other being a Ford Model T 1915 with one driver inside.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Battlefield Scene in Mexico]

Description: Postcard shows four men on horses facing a body on the ground. A fifth man on a horse is situated farther away from the group. The men are all wearing uniforms and uniform hats. The man on the ground is missing a shoe, and lies in front of a bush. The group is surrounded by desert. There are mountains visible in the distance. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Bayonet Drill]

Description: Photograph of a bayonet drill. The army soldiers are practicing close quarters combat or hand to hand combat in preparation for their bayonet drilling exercises. To the right, bayonet practice dummies wait to test the soldier’s marksmanship. The rifles in this image are M1903 Springfield rifles.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Bayonet Drill with Dummy Straw Filled Bags]

Description: Postcard depicts soldiers performing a bayonet drill. In the photograph, dummy bundles of straw hang from a wooden structure. The soldiers attack the bundles with bayonets. Postcard is addressed to J. R. Teague of Framingham, Massachusetts, 114 Hollis St. Postcard is postmarked from San Antonio, Texas July 6, 1918 at 5:30 P.M.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Bird's Eye View of Fort Bliss]

Description: The picture is taken from an eastern standpoint and faces west towards historic Fort Bliss buildings and Mount Franklin on the horizon. The houses in the background are officers' quarters along Sheridan Road. The large four story building in the foreground and the building across from it have no identifying marks or building numbers. The four-storied building is completed in the Queen Anne style of architecture, with its steeply gabled roof and multiple chimneys. The original parade grounds are also shown in the picture, with a gazebo and flagpole situated between the buildings.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Bodies in a Cemetery]

Description: Postcard shows rows of bodies situated near two caskets in a large cemetery. In the foreground, bodies lie next to each other with personal items such as hats. Beyond the caskets and bodies, are several crosses. A mountain is also visible in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Bodies in a Field]

Description: Postcard shows bodies lying in a field near four fence posts. The men lie on top of each other and next to each other. Personal items such as hats and shirts are near the bodies. They are surrounded by desert.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Body of Dead Bandit]

Description: Postcard shows a dead bandit lying on the ground. A man on a horse looks down at him. Text on the image says: "The Bodies of Dead Bandits found all along the Trail of Pancho Villa." Mountains are visible in the background. The two men are surrounded by desert.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Body of Dead Bandit 2]

Description: Postcard shows a dead bandit lying on the ground. A man on a horse looks down at him. Text on the image says: "The Bodies of Dead Bandits found all along the Trail of Pancho Villa." Mountains are visible in the background. The two men are surrounded by desert.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[The Body of Pablo Lopez]

Description: Postcard shows two men propping up the body of a dead man. There are other men in uniform standing around them. In the left foreground, a man lies on a stretcher. A cloth tent is set up near in the men in the background. The text on the postcard says: "The Body of Pablo Lopez." The text on the back of the postcard says: "He is not Pablo Lopez."
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[The Body of Pablo Lopez 2]

Description: Postcard shows two men propping up the body of a dead man. There are other men in uniform standing around them. In the left foreground, a man lies on a stretcher. A cloth tent is set up near in the men in the background. The text on the postcard says: "The Body of Mexican Bandit Leader." The text on the back of the postcard says: "Died 3 days later from battle at Columbus, N.M. with bullet in his brain"
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Bull Killing a Matador]

Description: Postcard depicts three matadors dressed in uniform running towards a bull. The bull has a fourth matador impaled on its horns and is running towards another one of the matadors in front of it. A large audience looks on in the stands, with some people standing and leaning on the fence barricade. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Postcard depicting a bullfight in a Ciudad Juarez, Mexico arena. In the photograph, two men in costume wait to bullfight, and one man is directly engaging the bull. People are visible in the stands. Advertisements are visible in both English and Spanish. Postcard was stamped and mailed from El Paso, Texas on April 27, 1915. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921