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[Map of the Pershing Expedition: March 15, 1916]

Description: Reproduction of a hand-drawn map showing routes the U. S. troops took into Mexico on the expedition of 1916 led by General John J. Pershing. Notes the pack train and wagon train routes as well as infantry routes, and the Expedition headquarters at Dublan Mexico.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Pershing expedition into Mexico 1916-1917. Map

Description: Shows area of Mexico covered by the Expedition, lists places used as U. S. headquarters, gives details of battles fought with Villistas and Carrancistas by cavalry units commanded by Colonel Dodd and Major Robert L. Howze, lists bases of the First Aero Squadron commanded by Captain B. D. Foulois.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Airplanes

Description: Research paper written by Cecilia Orozco about the 1st Aero Squadron, the first aviation unit used in active field service in the history of the United States Army. With the paper are two letters from Stacy C. Hinkle, which were used to write the paper. This paper was written for a history class at Marfa High School.
Date: 1968
Creator: Orozco, Cecilia
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Raid on Columbus, New Mexico and the Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916-1917. Map

Description: Photographic reproduction of a hand-drawn map showing details of raid on Columbus, New Mexico on 9 March 1916 with inset plat of the town, list of "Raider's Objectives," and short summary of the U. S. Army Punitive Expedition into Mexico that followed.
Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Field Artillery on the U. S. - Mexico border 1916-1921. Picture

Description: Brief description of the personnel and operations of a battery unit of the U. S. Army on the U. S. - Mexico border, 1916-1921, including a note on the march of Battery B, 6th Field Artillery, into Mexico with the Punitive Expedition. Illustrations based on photographs taken between 1916 and 1922.
Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

[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
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Major Generals]

Description: Photograph of Major Generals Hugh L. Scott and Frederick Funston accompanied by Andres Garcia, the Consul General of Mexico in El Paso, as they walk towards the camera. Major General Scott is the third individual from the left, Major General Funston is the fifth individual from the left, and Andres Garcia is the sixth individual, walking next to Major General Funston.
Date: April 28, 1916
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Punitive Expedition Troops]

Description: Photograph of U.S. soldiers posing for a photograph in or next to two automobiles in front of a large tree. Behind the group is a long adobe building. To the left of the group is a tent. On the doors of the automobiles are the seals that reference the Dort Automobile Company.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Digging for Cover]

Description: Photograph of three U.S. soldiers digging trenches or bunkers in the ground (note the shovels), while out in the field during the Punitive Expedition. A fourth soldier looks on as the others work accomplish their task. The exact location of where this photo was taken is unknown. The soldiers appear to be in an area that is heavily covered with brush.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Pennsylvania National Guard]

Description: Photograph of the Pennsylvania National Guard en route to an undisclosed location. The guardsmen are all on horseback; riding through the desert. In the center of the photo a guardsman is holding the Pennsylvania National Guard's flag, acting as flag bearer.
Date: [1916..1917]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[On the Go]

Description: Photograph of a lone U.S. soldier driving an automobile up the side of hill; a cloud of dust follows as he goes. Though not clearly visible, the automobile appears to be a Dort, as the seals on the side of the doors resemble those of other automobiles taken during the Punitive Expedition.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[U.S. Military Transportation]

Description: Photograph of an oxen drawn wagon resting between two parked U.S. military automobiles. A line of military trucks can be seen driving away in the background. Both automobiles bear the American flag, and the word Dort is on the windshields of the cars. Dort references the make of the automobiles. Soldiers sit or stand by their vehicles; two soldiers are standing atop of the wagon. In front of the oxen there are two dogs. Maybe these soldiers brought their pets along on the Punitive Expedition or adopted them along the way.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Obregon, Funston, and Scott]

Description: Photograph of General Alvaro Obregon (2nd from the left with a large light colored hat), Major General Frederick Funston (3rd from the left in uniform), Major General Hugh L. Scott (4th from the left with glasses), and an unidentified individual (1st from the left in a dark suit and hat) at the El Paso International Bridge on April 28, 1916.
Date: April 28, 1916
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[U.S. Soldiers at the International Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a group of U.S. soldiers at the El Paso International Bridge on the U.S. side in 1916, preparing to go elsewhere. Each soldier has their rifle, a backpack, canteen, ammunition, and a distinct belt with pouches to hold items in. Among the many duties assigned, guarding the international bridges was a high priority at the time. An early twentieth century bicycle can be seen next to a cluster of soldiers, leaning up against a beam.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Herd of Mules]

Description: Photograph of a herd of mules being driven by the U.S. military during the Punitive Expedition. Two soldiers are driving two automobiles alongside the mules, keeping them in line. Four individuals can be seen amongst the herd, keeping order. Each mule is carrying a load upon its back.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Drawing a Crowd]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. soldier loading something into an automobile as fellow soldiers sit in the back seat. The soldiers draw a crowd, a group of local young men (perhaps Mexican youth) surround the car. The car is parked in front of a large adobe structure where a man is sitting on the nearest doorstep.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Partner: El Paso Public Library