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Confederate Artillery Organizations: An Alphabetical Listing of the Officers and Batteries of the Confederacy 1861-1865, F. Ray Sibley Jr

Confederate Artillery Organizations: An Alphabetical Listing of the Officers and Batteries of the Confederacy 1861-1865, F. Ray Sibley Jr

Confederate Artillery Organizations: An Alphabetical Listing of the Officers and Batteries of the Confederacy 1861-1865, F. Ray Sibley JrConfederate Artillery Organizations: An Alphabetical Listing of the Officers and Batteries of the Confederacy 1861-1865, F. Ray Sibley JrThis book is based on a very rare late 19th century reference work, and is an alphabetical listing of all known artillery units to serve in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.

November 11 , 1966 Gemini 12 - History

November 11 , 1966 Gemini 12 - History

November 11 , 1966 Gemini 12Gemini 11 blasted off on September 12, 1966, piloted by Charles Conrad, Jr., and Richard F. Gordon, Jr. Within one orbit of the earth, the craft rendezvoused with an Agena booster. The two then set a new height record by blasting to a height of 853 miles. On the second day of the flight, Gordon undertook a space walk.

WWII boat-looking bus

WWII boat-looking bus

What was the purpose of this WWII boat-looking bus? Description says: Royal Navy officers 'aboard"HMS SPURIOUS MARK II' - a bus converted to resemble the island of an aircraft carrier. The bu…

Abraham Lincoln speaks out against slavery

Abraham Lincoln speaks out against slavery

On October 16, 1854, an obscure lawyer and Congressional hopeful from the state of Illinois named Abraham Lincoln delivers a speech regarding the Kansas-Nebraska Act, which Congress had passed five months earlier. In his speech, the future president denounced the act and outlined his views on slavery, which he called “immoral.

Harris AP-8 - History

Harris AP-8 - History

HarrisJohn Harris was born in Pennsylvania 20 May 1790 and was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the MarineCorps 23 April 1814. He fought with a mounted detachment of Marines in the Florida Indian Wars 1836 to 37 and as part of the occupying force in Mexico near the close of the war. Harris was promoted to the office Of Colonel Commandant of the Corps 7 January 1859 on the eve of the Civil War.

Log book for Lt D.W. Gay - 26 February 1945 and Summary

Log book for Lt D.W. Gay - 26 February 1945 and Summary

Log book for Lt D.W. Gay - 26 February 1945 and Summary This page from Lt. Gay& 39;s Log Book covers his flying experiences on 26 February 1945 and summary for February 1945.Operation 20 was an attack on the road bridge at Arsie at the foot of the Alps. The attack was rated & 39;Lemon& 39;.The summary shows that he flew 15 hours 15 minutes in February and had reached 20 sorties and 46 hours of operational flying time.