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31. The younger prisoners were organized as a company and drilled in military movements, and then were used as guards over the Fort and for two and a half years guarded themselves and the Fort without serious breech of orders during that whole period. Their drill movements were so excellent as to elicit warm praise from General Hancock who commanded the Department.

From: Richard Henry Pratt papers

31. The younger prisoners were organized as a company and drilled in military movements, and then were used as guards over the Fort and for two and a half years guarded themselves and the Fort without serious breech of orders during that whole period. Their drill movements were so excellent as to elicit warm praise from General Hancock who commanded the Department.

From: Richard Henry Pratt papers

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(31) Prisoners' military drill
Creator: Doanmoe, Etahdleuh, 1856-1888
Other Creator: Pratt, Richard Henry, 1840-1924
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Teaching resource: Professor John Mack Faragher, History 141: The American West.
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1 drawing : color illustration ; approximately 22 x 29 cm.
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Stand Alone Art Boxes. Drawings by Etahdleuh Doanmoe.
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Box 32
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Folio I
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31
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Object ID: 2001786
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