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Portrait of John M. Bozeman, Bozeman, Montana Territory
              Title: Portrait of John M. Bozeman, Bozeman, Montana Territory   Date: ca 1860   Location: Bozeman, Montana Territory   Photographer: Unknown Photographer
Description: Portrait of John M. Bozeman (1835-1867), blazed the Bozeman Trail in 1863. Founded Bozeman, Montana Territory, in 1864. He lived to be only 32 years old - he was killed in 1867, and his death was blamed on Indians, but Tom Cover was with him at the time. The circumstances of his death pressured the Army to establish Fort Ellis to protect settlers of the area. Vintage 5x7 in. glass plate negative.
Format: image/jpeg    Source: Schlechten Collection
Rights: Copyright restrictions available from the Museum of the Rockies Photo Archive   
Catalog Number: x80.6.2243   
Subjects: Men--Portraits | 
Surname:   Bozeman, John M. 
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