Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Soldiers’ Homestead Advertisement by Union Veteran and Attorney Henry N. Copp Who Briefly Served With Stroud’s Independent Company, Pennsylvania Cavalry (Railroad Troops) During the Civil War (1902)


Soldiers’ homestead advertisement by Union veteran and attorney Henry N. Copp who briefly served with Stroud’s Independent Company, Pennsylvania Cavalry (Railroad Troops) during the Civil War, 1902. From the book Official Program and Pictorial Souvenir of the 36th Annual Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Portrait of Elmer Ellsworth and Other Officers of the 6th Regiment New York State Militia and United States Zouave Cadets in New York City (1860)



Portrait of Elmer Ellsworth (second from left) and other officers of the 6th Regiment New York State Militia and United States Zouave Cadets in New York City, July 1860. By E. L. Brand. From McClure's Magazine.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Workers Posing With a Pile of Unfinished Brodie Helmets in the Budd Manufacturing Company Factory in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1910's)


Workers posing with a pile of unfinished Brodie helmets in the Budd Manufacturing Company factory in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1910's. From the book Helmets and Body Armor in Modern Warfare by Bashford Dean.

View of the Interior of an Armored Train Car Used During the Mexican Revolution (1910′s)


View of the interior of an armored train car used during the Mexican Revolution, c. 1910′s. From the book Mexico and the United States; A Story of Revolution, Intervention and War.