The Civil War on the Water: The Union Blockade l Photos
July 9, 1862. Deck and turret of U.S.S. Monitor on the James River, Virginia. From photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy. Photographed by James F. Gibson.
Young girl, wearing ring on index finger. Love the pigtails. Civil War era.
94.) Les tombes d'un mari et la femme, l'un protestant et l'autre catholique, connecté dessus d'un mur qui divise un cimetière religieusement distinct.
During the Battle of Gettysburg, [John L.] Burns, a 70-year-old civilian living nearby, grabbed his flintlock musket and powder horn and walked out to the battlefield to join in with Union troops. The soldiers took him in, and Burns served well as a sharpshooter. During a withdrawal, Burns was wounded several times and left on the field. he managed to get himself to safety, his wounds were treated, and his story elevated him to the status of National Hero briefly.
Vintage photos of Civil War soldiers. So young!
Amelia Earhart - elle était une aide infirmière à Toronto, pendant la Première Guerre mondiale. Beaucoup de ses patients étaient des pilotes.