May 24, 2023

The Office of Army Cemeteries (OAC) is honoring the requests of the family members to disinter the human remains of five Native American students from the Carlisle Barracks Post Cemetery, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The decedent names are: Edward Upright from the Spirit Lake Tribe, Amos LaFramboise from the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, Beau Neal from the Northern Arapaho Tribe, Edward Spott from the Puyallup Tribe and Launy Shorty from the Blackfeet Nation. These students died between 1880 and 1910 while attending the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.

Beau Neal could be on the right but it is very questionable. He appears older than 13 or 14. Arrived at Carlisle 10/27/1879, DOD 8/20/1880. Henry North is believed to be left but that is uncertain as well. North was 12 when Neal died and he looks much older in this photo.
Edward Spott is right. Puyallup from what is now Washington State. Arrived at Carlisle 8/9/94. DOD 4/18/1896 of consumption. Thomas Marshall was one of his pallbearers. Corbett Lawyer is right in the photo.
Edward Upright is one of the two youngmen on the right. Spirit Lake. Arrived at Carlisle 11/6/1879. DOD 5/5/1881 Died of pneumonia after having the measles. Also in the photo are John Renville (center), George Walker, Nancy Renville. (I believe she is left), and Justine LaFramboise
Launy Shorty of the Piegan Blackfeet. Arrived in Carlisle 3/26/1890. Died 2/16/1892 of Consumption. Various spellings of his first name. Army Literature on the cemetery once identified him as female.

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