Sylvester Chahuska Long Lance

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Sylvester Chahuska Long Lance

The top caption reads: Sylvester Chahuska Long Lance, a full-blooded Cherokee Indian, college graduate and champion athlete, now First Lieutenant of "Princess Pat's," who fought at Vimy Ridge, at present lies severely wounded in a base hospital, "somewhere in France."

The bottom caption reads: Cadet Long Lance, athletic and literary prize medallist, graduate of Carlisle and St. John's in his military school uniform.

These images of Sylvester Long Lance appear in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette on July 22, 1917.

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RG 75, Series 1327, box 140, folder 5534