Raynors HCA 2017-02
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Albumen photograph of John Brown Kerr in his West Point cadet uniform, 4”x5-1/2”, on period mount. Fine condition.John Brown Kerr (1847-1926) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions in fighting Indians along the White River, South Dakota. Kerr is an 1870 graduate of West Point. His citation reads “For distinguished bravery while in command of his troop in action against hostile Sioux Indians on the north bank of the White River, near the mouth of Little Grass Creek, S. Dak., where he defeated a force of 300 Brule Sioux warriors, and turned the Sioux tribe, which was endeavoring to enter the Bad Lands, back into the Pine Ridge Agency.”
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