In celebration of Armed Forced Day 2019 The Buffalo Bill Center of the West presents Captain Jack Crawford’s poem, “The Dying Veteran’s Counsel”.
The eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month, for a century now we have worn poppies, lighted lanterns, and recited such solemn lyrics as Flanders’s Field, all honoring the sacred moment when the Great War ended. This November, the Peace Bells on the 11th hour of the 11th day mark the end of the […]
One of the Whitney’s most popular representations of a cavalry soldier is Harry Jackson’s The Flagbearer. As a veteran of World War II, Harry Jackson experienced first hand the stirring events of war. His sculpture of a soldier astride his galloping horse, the American flag flying above his head, is a timeless image symbolic of liberty, freedom, and […]