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Heroism and death of Sergeant-major Kennedy.

Image ID: 834409

Heroism and death of Sergeant-major Kennedy. (1874)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Heroism and death of Sergeant-major Kennedy.

Creator(s)

: Taylor, James E., 1839-1901 -- Artist
Karst, John, 1836-1922 -- Engraver

Published Date

: c1882

Created Date

: 1874

Depicted Date

: 1868

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm. (5 x 7 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Sargeant Kennedy was the last to die of Major Elliott's entire comand of twenty men. A crowd of exultant savages quickly surrounded him, determined to take him alive and reserve him for all the horrors of torture. Realizing this he saw that his only hope of escaping such a terrible fate was in exasperating the Indians to kill him at once. Seeming to surrender, he advanced toward the Chief, who approached him with hands th ....
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Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Warfare -- American Indian

Source Description

: 2 folders (63 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC WARF-Ame

Digital ID

: 834409

Record ID

: 707897

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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