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Soldier and baby on parade ground, Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
Soldier and baby on parade ground, Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
TitleSoldier and baby on parade ground, Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
Date of Original1868?
CreatorMorrow, Stanley J.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionCaptain George W. Hill in uniform standing with infant and baby carriage on the parade grounds at Fort Rice. Barracks buildings are in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectHistoric sites
Military
People
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Baby carriages
Soldiers
Barracks
Military uniforms
Families
Military facilities
Stereographs
Personal NameHill, George W.
Hill, George W. C.
Organization NameUnited States. Army
LocationFort Rice (Fort Rice, N.D.)
Decade1860-1869
Item NumberA1574
Format of OriginalStereographs
Transcription"Parade Fround of Fort Rice, Dakota Ter., in 1868. (See back)"--Handwritten on front of stereograph.
"Captain George W. Hill, 31st Regt., U.S. Infantry. He was in the 22nd Infantry from May 1869 until 1871. This photograph was taken at Fort Rice, Dakota Territoty, probably in 1868 or 1869 by Morrow, a photographer from Yankton. The baby is George W.C. Hill, who became a Congregational minister (ordained in 1895) and in 1913 became pastor of the South Congregational Church of New Britain, Connecticut, which in 1919 had nearly 1400 members."--Handwritten on back of stereograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryFort Rice was established in 1864 by General Alfred Sully to supply his campaign into western Dakota and to protect traffic on the Missouri River, a function the fort continued until replaced by Fort Yates in 1877.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 68-69.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A1574)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA1574
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