Captain William J. Fetterman

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Joshua J. Mark
by Unknown Photographer
published on 20 February 2024
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Captain William J. Fetterman (l. c. 1833-1866), best known for the Battle of the Hundred-in-the-Hands/The Fetterman Massacre in which he and 80 soldiers under his command were killed by the Sioux-Cheyenne-Arapaho alliance on 21 December 1866 during Red Cloud's War.

Photo by an unknown photographer, Wyoming State Archives.

Image published in My Army life and the Fort Phil. Kearney massacre, with an account of the celebration of "Wyoming opened" by Frances Carrington, 1910.

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