Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is a 2007 television film adapted from the book of the same name by Dee Brown. The film was written by Daniel Giat, directed by Yves Simoneau and produced by HBO Films. The book on which the movie is based is a history of Native Americans in the American West in the 1860s and 1870s, focusing upon the transition from traditional ways of living to living on reservations and their treatment during that period.

The following weapons are seen in the movie Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee:

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Handguns

Single Action Army

The Colt Single Action Army in the 7 1/2" barrel length is the most common revolver seen in the film. It is used by both native Americans, US soldiers, and Indian agency police officers.

Colt Single Action Army 7 1/2" Cavalry model - .45 Long Colt.
A rival tribe member working with the US Army fires his Single Action Army during the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
A Lakota warrior fires his Single Action Army during the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
A Lakota warrior loads his Single Action Army.
A Lakota man fires his Single Action Army at the reservation police.
A reservation police officer with his Single Action Army as he's shot during Sitting Bull's arrest.
A reservation police officer kills Sitting Bull with his Single Action Army.

Colt 1851 Navy

Chief Sitting Bull (August Schellenberg) carries a Colt 1851 Navy percussion revolver as his personal sidearm.

Colt 1851 Navy - .36 caliber.
Sitting Bull's Colt 1851 Navy revolver in its holster.
Sitting Bull with his Colt 1851 Navy revolver.

Rifles

Springfield Model 1873 Carbine

The Springfield Model 1873 Carbine is a very common weapon in the film seen in the hands of the US Calvary, infantry officers, and reservation police. Interestingly, members of the Canadian Northwest Mounted Police carry the weapon as well. It was most likely standing in for the Snider-Enfield Cavalry Carbine

Springfield Model 1873 Carbine - .45-70.
Members of the 7th Cavalry patrol the woods during the Battle of the Little Bighorn carrying Springfield Model 1873 Carbines.
Member of the 7th Cavalry fires his Springfield Model 1873 Carbine.
Member of the 7th Cavalry readies his Springfield Model 1873 Carbine.
US soldier with the Springfield Model 1873 carbine.
Reservation police with the Springfield Model 1873 carbine.
Springfield Model 1873 Carbine being held by Northwest Mounted Police officer on the right.

Springfield Model 1873 Rifle

The Springfield Model 1873 Rifle is carried by the US Army infantry in the film.

Springfield Model 1873 Rifle - .45-70.
US Army infantry aim their Springfield Model 1873 Rifles.
US Army infantry deliver a volley fire with their Springfield Model 1873 Rifles.
US soldier fires his Springfield Model 1873 Rifle.

Sharps Model 1874 Cavalry Carbine

During the Wounded Knee Massacre, a couple US Calvary soldiers are seen carrying Sharps Model 1874 Cavalry Carbines.

Sharps Model 1874 Cavalry Carbine - .45-70.
US Calvary soldier aims his Sharps Model 1874 Cavalry Carbine.
US Calvary soldier with his Sharps Model 1874 Cavalry Carbine.

1860 Henry Rifle

The 1860 Henry Rifle is a common weapon carried by Lakota warriors.

Henry 1860 - .44 RF.
A Lakota warrior cocks his 1860 Henry.
A Lakota warrior chambers his 1860 Henry.
A Lakota warrior with his 1860 Henry. Note the decorative stock covering.
1860 Henry Rifles carried by the Lakota warrior kneeling in the middle and the one riding a horse wearing a blue shirt in this promotional image.

Winchester Model 1866

The Winchester Model 1866 "Yellow Boy" is another common weapon seen in the hands of Lakota warriors including Sitting Bull.

Winchester Model 1866 Carbine - .44 RF.
Winchester Model 1866 Rifle - .44 RF.
A Lakota warrior loads his Winchester Model 1866.
Sitting Bull with his Winchester Model 1866 Carbine as he enters Standing Rock.
Winchester Model 1866 Rifles can be seen in the hands of the Lakota warrior kneeling on the left and standing in the middle. The one on horseback wearing the red shirt carries the carbine variant in this promotional image.

Winchester Model 1873

The Winchester Model 1873 is perhaps the most common lever-action rifle in the film seen in the hands of multiple Lakota warriors as well as Chief Sitting Bull.

Winchester Model 1873 Carbine - .44-40 Winchester.
Winchester Model 1873 Rifle - .44-40 Winchester.
A Lakota warrior with a Winchester Model 1873 resting on his shoulder.
A Lakota warrior cocks his Winchester Model 1873. Note how the image is mirrored.
A Crow warrior with his Winchester Model 1873.
Chief Sitting Bull with a Winchester Model 1873.
The Winchester Model 1873 Rifle carried by the Lakota warrior kneeling on the right and the carbine version carried by the warrior standing on the left in this promotional image.

Artillery

Hotchkiss Mountain Gun

The US Army fields several Hotchkiss Mountain Guns when fighting with the Lakota in 1876 and during the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890.

Hotchkiss Mountain Gun - 42 mm (1.65 in).
Ammunition box for the Hotchkiss Mountain Gun.
The Hotchkiss Mountain Gun being loaded.
Two Hotchkiss Mountain Guns ready to fire.
Muzzle of the Hotchkiss Mountain Gun.
A Hotchkiss Mountain gun being fired during the Wounded Knee Massacre.



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