c.1900s: Chief Shot-in-the-eye

Chief Shot-in-the-eye, 1899

Chief Shot-in-the-eye, 1907

“Shot-in-the-Eye was an Oglala Sioux who fought in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876, where he was wounded and lost an eye. What he was called prior to this battle is unknown.”

- Peter Ward

Image 1 by Frank Albert Rinehart

Sources: Pine Ridge Reservation; Library of CongressThomas Fisher Rare Book Library via Frank’s Realm

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