INTERACTIVE PANORAMIC PHOTOGRAPH
In an interactive version of this photograph, you can get a better sense of where these deputies were standing and can zoom in on individuals and other details. This program was created for Fort Smith NHS by Bill Isenberger.
To pan on the image below, click on the image and hold down the left mouse button and drag. Use the scroll wheel to zoom in and out.
Did You Know?
The Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, (Muscogee) Creek and Seminole Indian tribes were forcibly moved to Indian Territory on what became known as the Trail of Tears. The Arkansas River served as a water route to Fort Smith where they received supplies before crossing the river into Indian Territory.