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[China Town, Colonia Dublan, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of U.S. soldiers from the Punitive Expedition exploring China Town in Colonia Dublan, a Mormon colony in Mexico. General John J. Pershing established his headquarters at Colinia Dublan for the duration of the expedition. Groups of soldiers converse with one another as they stop at individual tents and huts. In the far distance, a wagon is traveling away from the town.
Date: [1916..1917]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Col. H.J. Slocum]

Description: This picture shows Colonel H.J. Slocum, the commanding officer of the 13th Calvary Regiment in Columbus, New Mexico. Col. Slocum is the focus of the image. He is dressed in uniform and hat and holds a cigar. To his right, the rear of a motorcycle is shown. In the background there are various wood buildings. There are also two people standing in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Damaged Building in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of a destroyed building in Juarez, Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. Bullet holes cover the exterior of the building. All of the windows have been destroyed, the roof no longer exists, and heavy smoke damage from a fire is evident.
Date: January 18, 1913
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[The Dead]

Description: The picture shows a field full of dead men. The men in the foreground are lying next to each other in a row, with some of the men stacked on top of each other. Various personal possessions such as hats are on or around the men. On the left bottom side of the picture, a piece of film is torn off.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Dead Bandits Body on Battlefield]

Description: The picture shows two men situated near a dead body on the ground. One of the men sits atop his horse and looks down. The other man is off of his horse and stands close to the body. The men are dressed in civilian clothes, and the man atop his horse has a rifle.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Dead on the Battlefield]

Description: This picture shows bodies of men lying next to each other in a battlefield. The bodies are arranged in rows, with the personal items of the men nearby such as their hats and coats. The men are surrounded by desert land. Text on the back of the postcard says: "Dead rebels after a battle"
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Drilling Infantry on the Border]

Description: Postcard depicting a drilling infantry on the border. In the photograph, four men in uniform and on horses face a group of soldiers in formation.The area surrounding the group is desert. There are some wooden structures visible in the distance, on the left side of the image.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Executed Man]

Description: Postcard of a deceased man. The caption on the postcard indicates that the individual was executed. He appears to have been shot; a pool of blood runs down the sidewalk. Papers are strewn about the body. The feet of onlookers are seen on a doorstep at the top of the postcard.
Date: November 19, 1913
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Field Ambulance]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Ambulance picking up wounded soldiers on a battlefield. Three unidentified soldiers are placing a wounded soldier onto the field gurney also known as a stretcher or litter. This particular field ambulance was specially modified with supporting hooks so that it could transport up to four loaded field gurneys. The unidentified man in the dark suit and wearing the derby hat is most likely a newsman.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[First Cavalry Drilling]

Description: Photograph of U.S. cavalry drilling. The group of soldiers is part of the United States First Cavalry Army Division. The 8th man in the formation is holding the Unit’s flag. The flag in this image contains the number 1 on the top part of the flag and the letter E on the lower part of the flag which would make this group of men part of Company E. This postcard is post marked September 11, 1918, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and was mailed to J.R. Teague of Framingham, Massachusetts, 114 Hollis Avenue.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[First Regiment of Artillery, Company E]

Description: Aerial photograph of an artillery camp. The two crossed cannons signify that the flags belong to an artillery unit. There is a river in the background with a few people gathered at the river’s edge. There is also an unidentified settlement on the other side of this river.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[General Salazar's Prison Quarters]

Description: Postcard depicting General Salazar's prison camp. Six men in uniform are visible on the outside of the fence. One man stands away from the group and holds a gun against his shoulder. Cloth tents are situated behind wire fencing. Larger structures are situated behind the cloth tents in the distance. Mountains are visible in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Guarding the Customs House, El Paso, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a group of soldiers keeping watch at the customs house in El Paso, Texas. The customs house was located on the U.S. side of the International Bridge, the gateway to and from Mexico. The majority of the soldiers are sitting down with only a few standing. Two soldiers have their rifles slung over their shoulders.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Identifying Dead Federals]

Description: The pictures shows men and women standing on the side of a street looking over the bodies of three men. One woman lifts off the hat of a dead man on the ground. A wagon with two men driving is carrying bodies away. The line of men and women stand against an adobe building. One man with a bicycle stands near the bodies on the ground. Text on the image says: "Identifying Dead Federals and Collecting them for Burial." [Text on the back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Identifying the Dead]

Description: The picture shows a crowd of people gathered around bodies on the ground. The crowd consists of seven men, two women, and one young boy. They are standing in front of an adobe building. The bodies are lying next to each other in a row. One of the men in the crowd has a bicycle. [Text on back of postcard.]
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[Impressive Military Funeral at Columbus, NM]

Description: This photo depicts a military funeral taking place in Columbus, New Mexico. A group of soldiers in uniform, but without hats, stand near coffins and face one direction. In front of this group, a man in uniform stands with a book open and faces outward. Surrounding the group are numerous soldiers in full uniform holding rifles. In the background, cloth tents and structures are visible.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921

[In the Trenches]

Description: Photograph of trenches. Soldiers are wearing gloves and a lone standing soldier, with the clipboard, is wearing an Army issued trench coat. A solider with binoculars is judging the accuracy of the group’s aim.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921