Dept. of the Platte, 1888

Department of the Platte Rifle Team, 1888

Tom Trevor supplied the following list of names associated with the photograph:
First Lieutenents: Wright and Day
Second Lieutenents: Buck, Muir, and Mercer
Sgt: Glynn
Corporals: Mercier and White
Musician: Mayer
Privates: Deitz, Corrie and Snell.
Pvt. Deitz won the gold medal with a score of 498. The skirmish medal was won by musician Mayer with a score of 177. He is 5th from the left, having the only musician's uniform in line. There are 15 men in the photograph. The extras are alternates, and do not show on the team lists.

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