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Sep
14
by Mike Serpa at 7:02 AM
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I asking about the spots on James Butler Hickok's hand (red arrows). Are they just some of the many spots on this photo? Or, are they part of a strap of his gloves (green arrows)? Maybe the left red arrow is a pinkie ring and the other red arrows are spots? Wha chu think?
Source: http://www.mendotamuseums.org/WBH.htm
WBH.jpg

After the Civil War broke out in April 1861, James Hickok became a teamster for the...
Sep
14
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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This CW prison was dismantled brick by brick and reassembled elsewhere for a much-later exhibition. Afterward, the re-build survived into the 1900s asa museum, and it is said that many of the bricks were reclaimed yet again to build a civic arena in the town.

What Prison, what town and why there?

credit: @saddlebum92
Sep
13
by Private Watkins at 9:37 PM
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This beautiful sixth plate ambrotype is not signed by Charles Rees, however the opposite side mat has the "145 Main St Richmond" address that he took over early in the war. He is known to have used some of the leftover materials from the previous occupant at that address (Pratt's VA Gallery).

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More importantly, in my humble opinion, it has the intangible artistic beauty of a Rees...
Sep
13
by Trivia Master at 8:00 AM
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I am buried somewhere along the tracks of the Santa Fe RR in a lonely unmarked grave way out West. While on a Scouting patrol, I, and two others in my command, were killed when I failed to follow orders not to engage the enemy. The other two soldiers who were killed are buried at the Presidio in San Francisco. Who am I?

credit: @Reb
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