The last photograph in this lot is signed Soule in the image, and has the follwing information on the reverse: "Ralph Morrison. A hunter killed and scalped by Cheyenne Indians within a mile of Ft. Dodge, Kansas in June 1869. Mr. Wm. Soule was chief clerk in John & Tappans trading establishment at Ft. Dodge an amateur photographer he took this Photo. The Indians was (sic) pursued and 4 killed. The Officer in this Photo is Lieut. Phil Reed of the 3rd infantry. The Scout John A. Austin was one of the most daring scouts in the west, was wounded in the head and face with arrows by the Kiowas 14 miles west of Ft. Dodge, Oct. 5th of the next year while scouting with Capt Newby of the mounted rifle corps. His right hand was literally cut in two by a Tomahawk thrown by a wounded Arapaho Indian in April 1859. His left arm was broken by an Apache Indian in a fight between Ft. Craig and Selden New Mexico. In the summer of 1860 the Cheyennes sent an arrow into his right knee near Beuts Fort Colo. Territory and during the succeeding year a band of Texas desperados left him for dead after a bloody fight about 60 miles from Garland New Mexico. And in the late civil war he was wounded in the back the night before the battle of Chickamangor."