CIVIL WAR: IRISH BRIGADE. Father William Corby (seated right) and other chaplins of the 69th New York Infantry (Irish Brigade) at Harrisons Landing, Virginia, July 1862. Photographed by Mathew Brady
CIVIL WAR: IRISH BRIGADE.
Father William Corby (seated right) and other chaplins of the 69th New York Infantry (Irish Brigade) at Harrison's Landing, Virginia, July 1862. Photographed by Mathew Brady
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Inside a tent on Mitcham Common
Inside a tent on Mitcham Common, the home to two men, their wives, and fourteen children of various ages. Mr. George Smith, social reformer of Coalville, Leicester, visited this encampment and commented on the "wretched and miserable" living conditions. Finding a woman recently given birth in this tent, Smith was moved to give her a small amount of money, on which the mother insisted in her gratitude that he could name the child whatever he chose. The child was named Deliverance'.
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The Ashantee War: how I Took Coomassie: 1
THE ASHANTEE WAR: HOW I TOOK COOMASSIE: 1. I land in great force; the main body of the enemy has apparently yet to be encountered. 2. Heavy marching order (for the Fantee bearers). 3. Mid-day halt and reconnoitre. 4. Encampment, a night surprise. 5. Coomassie taken, ANGLO ASHANTI WAR, GHANA, 1873 engraving
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