Cannonball River North Dakota

A view from near the Custer Black Hills Expedition camp along the Cannonball River on July 6, 1874 (Devereux Library Archives, Illingworth-803) and the same scene, now near Heil, North Dakota on July 6, 2008 (photograph by Paul Horsted  with permission from Page 51 in Crossing the Plains with Custer by Paul Horsted with Ernest Grafe and Jon Nelson)1

Footnotes and Map


  1. Horsted, P., E. Grafe, and J. Nelson. Crossing the Plains with Custer. Custer, SD: Golden Valley Press, 2009.
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