I never knew that lots of single women did this. Otto Hanson) in her homestead shack in South Dakota. Thousands of single women traveled west to stake their claim to a homestead in the post-Civil War period.
The Port Hudson, La., battlefield of scene of a siege and several assaults, taken by Baton Rouge photographers McPherson and Oliver. Such photos are quite scarce, says Bob Zeller of the Center for Civil War Photography.
This Creepy Ghost Town In South Dakota Is The Stuff Nightmares Are Made Of