Monday, September 22, 2014

Irish Soldiers of the Royal Munster Fusiliers Posing as if Fighting From Behind a Redoubt at Honey Nest Kloof, South Africa (1900)


Irish soldiers of the Royal Munster Fusiliers posing as if fighting Boer forces from behind a redoubt at Honey Nest Kloof, South Africa, c. 1900.

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Union Soldiers Salvaging the Confederate Gunboat CSS Drewry on the James River Near the Dutch Gap Canal (1865)



Union soldiers salvaging the sunken Confederate gunboat CSS Drewry (right) on the James River near the Dutch Gap Canal, Virginia, 1865. The boat was sunk by Union artillery fire from the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Regiment. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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Wikipedia entry.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Captain Raphael Semmes Posing on the Deck of the CSS Alabama (1863)


Commanding officer of the Confederate commerce raider CSS Alabama, Captain Raphael Semmes, posing on the ship's deck off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa, August 1863. Animated stereoview.

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