Wichita citizens posed in front of church building in Wichita, built around 1870 and used by the Protestant Episcopal Church, now St. John's Episcopal Church. The location was north of Third Street on east side of Main Street.
This photograph from by the Library of Congress provided by Abrams Books shows George Armstrong Custer, his wife Elizabeth Bacon Custer and his brother Thomas W. Custer, standing, in a photograph taken between 1861 and 1876. The image is one of nearly 500 photographs, lithographs, paintings, drawings and cartoons from the Library of Congress's collection published in a new volume, "The American Civil War - 365 Days". (AP Photo/Library of Congress)
Date Original: Circa 1870
View of Main Street in Wichita, looking north from Douglas Avenue.
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FILE - This May 20, 1862, file photograph from the Library of Congress shows a young Lt. George A. Custer reclining with a dog for a portrait with fellow staff members of General Fitz-John Porter, during the Civil War in Virginia. Years before leading his vastly outnumbered troops to their doom at Little Bighorn, a young George Armstrong Custer was described as accurate in math. This is just one tidbit gleaned from more than 115,000 U.S. Military Academy application documents being posted online for the first time by Ancestry.com. (AP Photo/Library of Congress, James F. Gibson, File)