Excerpts from a small handwritten diary written by Nannie Haskins, a young girl of Clarksville, Tennessee. Provides an insight into the day to day activities of an observant young girl. Haskins was strongly in support of the Confederacy and loathed...
Qui Nhon and the South China Sea as photographed from the base on Vung Chua Mountain at dusk. The foreground shows utility lines and poles, with the Qui Nhon city lights and harbor on the South China Sea filling up the rest of the image.
Sandbags; Fortifications; Castles & palaces; Military headquarters; War; Poperinge (Belgium); World War, 1914-1918
Caption reads: "Gold Fish Chateau constructed into a Brigade Hdq. By 105 Engrs. Located on Poperinghe-Ypres Road." The Chateau is a three story building, made up mostly of brick. Sandbags, used for fortification, are stacked outside the entrance.
A man with a long stick (4 or more feet) in his hands sits on the stoop of a rough wooden cabin. He wears frayed and patched overalls with a shirt, suit jacket, and hat. A small blond boy between 6 and 8 is standing on the ground near the left...
In the foreground of the monument is a sculpture of a soldier leaning on his rifle at parade rest, with the inscription "In Memory of Our Confederate Dead" clearly visible. The background features tombstones and a trailer. The base is granite,...
Monument with sculpture of soldier atop marble base at funeral parade rest. He is leaning on his rifle, which is pointed down. Image features sculpture surrounded by tombstones and trees within the cemetery.
The caption reads, "Second Bn. 105th Engineers Hdq. Near Brandhock." Writing on the picture reads, "2nd Bn. Hdq. Brandhock Belgium." Several buildings can be seen in the picture next to a wooden walkway.
Correspondence; Fathers; Children; Families; Mothers; Civil Wars; War
Correspondence from Mary Guthrie Latta to her husband, Samiel R. Latta. In this four-page letter, she expresses concern for the safety of her husband. She states that she is "beginning to feel the terrible realities of war in earnest now."