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1st Connecticut heavy artillery, Fort Richardson Arlington Va. 1863 (u.s civil war) 1861-65

Captain Rufus D. Pettit's Battery B, 1st New York Light Artillery, in Fort Richardson near Arlington, VA. Built by the Union Army in 1861 as part of the Defense of Washington. Thomas J. Kernan was in the 2nd NY Heavy Artillery.

Larry Burrows and his Leicas, 1971. Life Magazine’s war-photographer, he was killed during the Vietnam War.

Guerre de Secession Sudiste Eugene Leliepvre. Union cavalry.

Powder monkey of USS New Hampshire off Charleston S.C 1864 (u.s civil war 1861/65

à partir de La boite verte

Ils ont descendu les chutes du Niagara en tonneau

Anna Edson Taylor was an American daredevil. After Taylor's first husband died in the Civil War, she moved around working as a teacher. With hopes of achieving fame and fortune, she decided she would become the first person to ride the Niagara Falls in a barrel. In 1901, did it while several thousand people watched. Her manager embezzled all the money from the stunt and she died in poverty.

1864-65. "13th New York Heavy Artillery, Winter Quarters, Petersburg, Va." Wet plate glass negative, Civil War Photographs, Library of Congress.