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Fort Burnham: 1864

Fort Burnham: 1864

1864. "Fort Burnham, Virginia, formerly Confederate Fort Harrison, near James River. Encampment and earthworks." Wet plate glass negative. View full size.

 

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Ft. Johnson

To the immediate left of the pine trees is a small hill that is the Confederate Ft. Johnson. 3/4 of a mile away.

What about the barrel

Can anyone enlighten me as to what's going on with the barrel that looks to be mudded to the top of a chimney in the far left background?

[It's part of the chimney. - Dave]

The flue over the nest

This soldier writes home about the fireplace in the tent.

http://www.espdesigns.com/letters/1862/Letter7_3_24_62.htm

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