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Marcus Henry Kellogg
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1833
Ontario, Canada
Death: Jun. 25, 1876
Little Big Horn Battle Site
Big Horn County
Montana, USA

Civilian Reporter for the Bismarck (ND)Tribune, who accompanied General Custer's 7th Cavalry in 1876, and was killed with them at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

Mark Kellogg was born in Brighton, Ontario, Canada, one of 10 children of Simeon Kellogg and Lorenda Whelpley Kellogg. Mark grew up in Waukegan, IL, where his father operated the Exchange Hotel. In 1858, he was an operator for the Northwestern Telegraph Co. Married Martha L. Robinson, 19 May 1861 in LaCrosse, WI. Two daughters: Cora Sue (born 5 Feb 1862) and Martha Grace (born 20 Aug 1863). Wife died on 17 May 1867, LaCrosse, WI. In 1873, Mark became a reporter for The Bismarck Tribune (North Dakota). He was the only reporter who accompanied Custer to the Little Big Horn Battle in 1876, and was killed on the flat near the river below Last Stand Hill, just before the Indian village. His body is believed buried in the mass grave at the battle monument. Mark's notes were found on the battlefield, and have been published in several books.  
 
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  Martha L Robinson Kellogg (____ - 1867)*
 
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Burial:
Custer National Cemetery
Crow Agency
Big Horn County
Montana, USA
Plot: Buried in mass grave at monument
 
Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
Record added: Sep 29, 2001
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Marcus Henry Kellogg
Added by: Kit and Morgan Benson
 
Marcus Henry Kellogg
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Marcus Henry Kellogg
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- GS
 Added: Dec. 20, 2014
rest in peace my 13th cousin 4 times removed
- darlene potts
 Added: Oct. 9, 2013
My 5th Cousin. Thank you for your brave reporting. I visited your grave monument several years ago and thanked you in person.
- Faye Kellogg Crandall
 Added: Oct. 7, 2012
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