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Mallery, Garrick 1831-1894

Ethnologist; born in Wilkesbarre, Pa., April 23, 1831; graduated at Yale College in 1850; became a lawyer in Philadelphia in 1853. When the Civil War broke out he entered the National army; became lieutenant-colonel and brevet colonel. When the regular army was reorganized in 1870 he was commissioned captain in the 1st United States Infantry. In 1876 he was assigned to the command of Fort Rice in Dakota Territory, where he became interested in the mythology and history of the Dakota Indians; in 1879 he was retired from the army and made ethnologist of the United States bureau of ethnology. His publications include A calendar of the Dakota nation; The former and present number of our Indians; A collection of gestures, signs, and signals of the North American Indians; Pictographs of the North American Indians; Picture writing of the American. Indians, etc. He died in Washington, D. C., Oct. 24, 1894.

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