Battle of the Little Big Horn began . . .
The David F. Barry Collection
F. Barry was one of the most famous photographers of the American West
(1870-1900). The World-renowned photographer was named "Little
Shadow Catcher" by the Sioux, and was the first to photograph the Sioux
as they surrendered. Barry was the only photographer invited to
the first Battle reunion. He counted among his many friends
William F. (Buffalo Bill) Cody, Elizabeth (Libby) Custer - widow of Gen.
George Armstrong Custer, Chief Gall, Chief Rain-in-the Face, and W.S.
Hart - a silent movie star.
Northern Plains War
Society War Hat circa 1870
loaded Remington found at Garryowen, Montana
Beaded Upper Missouri
Hidatsa Knife Sheath
Custer Battlefield Museum houses an internationally acclaimed collection
of over 100 historic photographs by D. F. Barry containing some of the
most famous people and places of the American West.
include Indian and Cavalry Artifacts
Battle of the Little Bighorn,
Frontiersmen, Military Life, Plains Indian Culture