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[Views of Fortress Monroe and vicinity.

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Published by W. Baulch in Fort Monroe, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fort Monroe (Va.) -- Pictorial works.,
  • Old Point Comfort (Va.) -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    GenrePictorial works.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF234.O4 V6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 pl.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23356609M
    LC Control Numberrc 01002912
    OCLC/WorldCa8745955

    Projectile Weighing lbs. - Powder lbs. One Load for the inch Disappearing Gun, Fortress Monroe, Va. ().jpg 1, × ; KBInstance of: National Monument of the United States. st Airborne - Market Garden Then & Now Smith, Stephen & Forty, Simon. Dutch, Paperback () Lavishly illustrated with (colour-)photos and maps.

    The caption on the drawing notes that in the garrison was manned by 2, soldiers and that the fort had the following features: the granite walls were thirty-five feet high, the moat surrounding the exterior ranged in width from seventy-five to one hundred . Full text of "War memories of Fort Monroe and ning an account of the memorable battle between the "Merrimac" and "Monitor," the incarceration of Jefferson C.[!] Davis, and other topics.

    M Company was organized at Fortress Monroe, July 28th, and L Company at Fort Columbus, N. Y. H., Novem Both of these companies Joined the regiment in Mexico the following December. In the war with Mexico the regiment lost two officers killed and four wounded, and one hundred and twenty-four enlisted men killed and wounded. BELLE BOYD, In Camp and Prison, vol. 1: Electronic Edition. Boyd, Belle, many very beautiful residences were erected in the vicinity of Martinsburg, which may be said to have attained some degree of importance as a town when the large machinery buildings were raised, at a vast outlay, by the Baltimore and Ohio Railway Company.


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