Soldiers; Military personnel; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Helmets; Arms & armament; Firearms; Rifles; Horses; Carts & wagons; Campaigns & battles; War; World War, 1914-1918; Mules
Members of the 105th Regiment Engineers seek shelter from enemy shell fire under the protection of a high bank. This party came under range of German guns while proceeding into St. Martin-Reviere & were forced to seek protection.
General view of a Memphis street along the river front reflects the hustle and bustle of commerce and the cotton industry as displayed in downtown along Front Street. Freedmen and their families are seen laboring and occupying the area.
Inventions; Soldiers; Prisoners; Signaling; Water carriers; Shelters; Artillery (Weaponry); Equipment; Carts & Wagons; Military camps; Tents
Fifteen images illustrating the imaginative way that Civil War soldiers tackled a variety of transportation, housing, equipment, and survival issues. Engravings on the back of the page appeared in Frank Leslie's post-war volume "The Soldier in Our...
Logs; Lumber industry; Lumber; Ox teams; Cattle; Carts & wagons; Cutover lands; Clearing of land; Bodies of water
A team of oxen yoked together stand beside wagons loaded with hand hewn crossties. The crossties were hewn by seasonal workers using a broadaxe and delivered to river landing tieyards for shipping by steamboat.
A posed picture showing six individuals in hats (three men and three women) on and beside a wagon pulled by two mules. Two of the men are wearing riverboat captain's hats. In the background there appears to be bailed cotton with at least two...