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[U.S. Cavalry]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Cavalry. This is a photograph of an unknown Cavalry unit traveling west on Montana Avenue and heading towards downtown El Paso, Texas. Some of the buildings worth noting are the First Methodist Episcopal Church, the Lamar School, the Lamar Grocery, 1624 Montana. The Lamar Grocery is obscured by some trees.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Burial Coffins]

Description: Photograph of burial coffins. In the photograph, four U.S. Service member coffins rest atop carrying caskets.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[U.S. Army Supply Train]

Description: Photograph of an Army supply train. These wagons contained part of the supplies for the 3rd Cavalry Field Hospital.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Soldiers Enjoying Music]

Description: Photograph of soldiers enjoying music. The soldiers have gathered around a gazebo in downtown El Paso and are enjoying an outdoor concert. There are two motorcycles in the center of this photograph that are most likely Indian Motorcycles.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Military Funeral]

Description: Photograph of a military funeral. Pallbearers can be seen directly behind the funeral car and the coffin is draped with a U.S. Flag.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Soldiers Carrying Caskets]

Description: Photograph of soldiers carrying burial caskets. This section of an even larger funeral detail is seen carrying four caskets in Columbus, New Mexico.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[U.S. Army Infantry Unit]

Description: Photograph of Infantry Soldiers. A lone man rests in the shade in the bottom left corner of this photo.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[U.S.Signal Corps]

Description: Photograph of a soldier from the Army Signal Corps waving signal flags. The team is situated somewhere in the Chihuahuan desert.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Honoring the Dead]

Description: Photograph of a Military Funeral Detail. In this photograph, full Military Funeral Honors are being presented to some of the Soldiers that were struck down during the March 9, 1916 raid on Columbus, New Mexico. These coffins are being prepared for transportation by railroad car.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[U.S. Soldiers Carrying a Wounded Man]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Soldiers carrying a wounded man on an army cot. The group of soldiers are carrying their wounded man across the Santa Fe Bridge and into El Paso. The bridge is located on the south end of downtown El Paso at the end of south El Paso Street. The building behind the men is the U.S. Customs House.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Military Police]

Description: Photograph of military police personnel. The Provost Marshal General's Office, which is in charge of the Military Police Corps, was not officially established until 26 September 1941.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Soldiers Resting]

Description: Photograph of soldiers taking a break. Their rifles are stacked together in groups of four.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Soldiers Loading Burial Caskets]

Description: Photograph of burial caskets being loaded onto a waiting train car. A large group of people has assembled nearby. Honor Guards load the caskets onto the waiting train card.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Soldiers Loading the Wounded]

Description: Photograph of soldiers loading a wounded man into a field ambulance. Two soldiers flanking both sides of the field stretcher are being assisted by the driver of the ambulance with the wounded man. The driver of the ambulance is wearing the hat and has goggles strapped around the dome of his hat. An officer stands and observes.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Soldiers Unloading Horses]

Description: Photograph of soldiers unloading their horses in Columbus, New Mexico. The troops are part of the 8th Cavalry regiment sent from Fort Bliss, Texas to Columbus after the Mexican rebel raids.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Infantry Unit in Action]

Description: Photograph of an infantry unit in action. Somewhere in the southwestern part of the Franklin Mountains, this infantry unit is making its way through the Chihuahuan desert during the early dusk hours.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[U.S. Artillery Unit]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. Artillery Unit. The Cavalry unit and artillery unit are traveling on Montana Avenue.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Soldiers on Patrol]

Description: Photograph of cavalry soldiers going out on patrol.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Punitive Expedition]

Description: Photograph of soldiers crossing the Rio Grande. This company of soldiers is crossing the Rio Grande and they are marching towards Ciudad Juarez. The soldiers are actually crossing the Rio Grande on a makeshift bridge supported by pontoons. This pontoon bridge crossing into Juarez was located somewhere in the eastern part of El Paso. The Franklin Mountains are in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Madero Camp Near El Paso

Description: Photograph of Francisco I. Madero camp across the area from present day ASARCO (Smeltertown) opposite side of the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas. Men are surrounding a white flag and at least two of the men are wearing U.S. Army uniforms. The western slopes of the Franklin Mountains can be seen in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Santa Fe Bridge in El Paso, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Santa Fe Bridge in El Paso, Texas. This is a view from the Santa Fe Bridge looking north towards El Paso. Accompanying information on the back of the photograph reads: "Watching Juarez battle at bridg.e" Also visible in this photograph are the Franklin Mountains in the background, trolley tracks, and a large group of curious El Pasoans and Fort Bliss soldiers guarding the bridge.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library