Dept. of the Platte, 1888
Department of the Platte Rifle Team, 1888
Tom Trevor supplied the following list of names associated with the
First Lieutenents: Wright and Day
Second Lieutenents: Buck, Muir, and Mercer
Corporals: Mercier and White
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.