Friday, August 1, 2014

French Princes Serving in the Union Army Playing Dominoes at Camp Winfield Scott in Yorktown (1862)


Two Union officers who were also members of French royalty Prince Robert (Duke of Chartres, far left) and Prince Philippe (Count of Paris, center) playing dominoes with friends at Camp Winfield Scott in Yorktown, Virginia, 1862. Their uncle, François d’Orléans (Prince of Joinville), is sitting on the far right wearing checkered pants. By James F. Gibson. Animated stereoscopic photographs.

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