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army officer , ethnologist

John Gregory Bourke, American army officer, ethnologist. Served with 15th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry in Civil War, 1862-1865.

Background

Bourke, John Gregory was born on June 23, 1846 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Edward and Anna (Morton) Bourke.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1869.

Career

Made intensive study of Indian life while on mil.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (papers) The Snake Dance of the Moquis of Arizona, 1884. On the Border with Crook, 1891. The Medicine Men of the Apache, 1892.

      Scatalogic Rites of all Nations, 1892.

Membership

Served with 15th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry in Civil War, 1862-1865.

Connections

father:
Edward Bourke

mother:
Anna (Morton) Bourke