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Source:   Army -- United States -- 1860s


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Hints to soldiers in the camp and on campaign.

Image ID: 831447

Hints to soldiers in the camp and on campaign. (1893)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Hints to soldiers in the camp and on campaign.

Published Date

: 1893

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 37 x 25 cm. (14 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)

Notes

: Clockwise from upper left: "Waterskin, and mode of carrying it ; Signaling with a piece of looking-glass ; Cutting coarse forage into chaff ; How to secure a prisoner ; Section of tent with fireplace ; Framework for small tent ; Making rush-bottomed chair ; Safe mode of sleeping with a loaded gun ; Mode of distilling sea-water ; Shelter against a driving wind ; Underground tent with two stories ; 1. A broken tongue mended, 2. Fastening ropes ....
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Original Source

: From The soldier in our Civil War : a pictorial history of the conflict 1861-1865, illustrating the valor of the soldiers as displayed on the battle field. (New York : Stanley Bradley, 1893) Leslie, Frank (1821-1880), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Army -- United States -- 1860s

Source Description

: 4 folders (149 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ARMY-US-186

Digital ID

: 831447

Record ID

: 697876

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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