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Mackintosh recounts the life of then Lieutenant Henry Rowan Lemly of Forsyth County who graduated from West Point and went on to take part in the war against the Sioux Indians with the Third Cavalry under the command of General Crook. He was in a number of battles, including the capture of Crazy Horse and was serving as captain of the guard at Camp Robinson when Crazy Horse was killed. The article includes some of Lemly's writing about the Sioux Wars. He held a number of positions before he finally retired in 1920. He is buried with his wife in Arlington National Cemetery.