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John M. Bozeman, Bozeman, Montana Territory
              Title: John M. Bozeman, Bozeman, Montana Territory   Date: ca 1865   Location: Bozeman, Montana Territory   Photographer: McLachlan
Description: John M. Bozeman (1835-1867), blazed the Bozeman Trail in 1863. Founded Bozeman, Montana Territory, in 1864. He only lived to be 32 years old - he was killed in 1867, while on a trip with Tom Cover. Cover blamed the Indians but it was never decided if he actually murdered Bozeman or not. The circumstances of his death helped pressure the Army to establish Fort Ellis to protect settlers of the area. Vintage 8x10 in. copy print, 4x5 in. copy neg.
Format: image/jpeg    Source: McGill Collection
Rights: Copyright restrictions available from the Museum of the Rockies Photo Archive   
Catalog Number: x83.13.1541   
Subjects: Men--Portraits | 
Surname:   Bozeman, John M. 
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