Lesser known photo of Geronimo, ca. 1904. In February 1909, Geronimo was thrown from his horse while riding home, lay in the cold all night before a friend found him. He died of pneumonia on 2/17/1909, as a prisoner of the U.S. at Fort Sill, OK. His last words were reported to be said to his nephew, "I should have never surrendered. I should have fought until I was the last man alive." He was buried at Fort Sill, OK in the Apache Indian Prisoner of War Cemetery.
Geronimo. Apache. 1897. Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Photo by Ed Irwin or G.A. Addison. Source - National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
APACHE Chief Geronimo as U.S. Prisonner at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, c.1905. Photo by William H. Martin. Postcard published by The North American Postcard Co., Kansas City, Photo by Geo B. Cornish, Arkansas City, Kansas. Postcard edited between 1907-1909.
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the CURSE of GERONIMO
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