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Oscar Edmund Garland
Birth: Dec. 27, 1864
Death: Nov. 3, 1891

Literary Figure. He was known as Laura's friend and hero, Cap Garland in Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little House" books. In her book "The Long Winter", he saved the town of De Smet from starvation by going 15 miles to find wheat in a blizzard, along with Almanzo James Wilder. In real life, he really did save the town from starving and was known for his flashing grin, white/blonde hair and pale blue eyes. 
Collins Cemetery
Willow Lake
Clark County
South Dakota, USA
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Record added: Mar 14, 2000
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Oscar Edmund Garland
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Oscar Edmund Garland
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Oscar Edmund Garland
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God bless you, Cap.
- Nancy M
 Added: Feb. 8, 2014

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Dec. 27, 2013

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 Added: Nov. 3, 2013
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