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Dead Union Soldiers
  • Kiowa peoples
  • Dead Union Soldiers, 1890s–1901
  • Where object was made: United States
  • ledger drawing
  • Object Height/Width: 18.1 x 29.3 cm
    Object Height/Width: 7 1/8 x 11 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2013.0005
Label Text

Exterior. Six dead Union soldiers lay akimbo on the ground. Some are stabbed through with arrows, others lay with open wounds that bleed onto the ground. Strewn amongst the bodies are arrows, rifles, hates and other debris.