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No. 2. Siege Operations at Spanish Fort, Mobile Bay, by the U.S. Forces under Maj. Gen. Canby. Captured by the Army of West Miss. on the Night of April 8 & 9th, 1865. Drawn by order of Maj. McAlester, Chief Engineer, Army & Division West Miss., under direction of Lt. S.E. McGregory, Commanding Topographical Party.

Night, Sarah E - State: Virginia - Year: 1864

Night, John W - Age [Blank], Year: 1865 - Miscellaneous Card Abstracts of Records - West Virginia

Before Repair of House of Andrew Night Pipe

Group Planting at Night Pipe's

Before Repair of Eva Night Pipe's House

Group Planting at Night Pipe's

Night Scene on the Avenue

Night, James H - Fifth Cavalry (63d State Troops)

Night, W B - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Tenth Confederate Cavalry, L-P - Raised Directly by the Confederate Government

Night, Calvery H - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Eighth Confederate Cavalry, L-R - Raised Directly by the Confederate Government

Night, Calvary F - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - Eighth Confederate Cavalry, L-R - Raised Directly by the Confederate Government

Night, N - 3d Cavalry

Night, Asa M - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Fifteenth Infantry, M-O

Working party carrying duck-boards over a support line trench at night. Cambrai offensive

British searchlight operating along the wire at night during the Mesopotamian campaign

British troops bringing up wire for night working party. Roclincourt, France; 1/12/1918

A statue which sprang up in one night. Elle Arreta Le Flot. The Spirit of Belgium stopping the German Hordes. Brussels, Belgium. 11-26-1918

Night firing by H.M.S "Hercules"

Loading a large gun at night. Elverdinghe, Belgium. 8-22-1917

A scene in the trenches at night. Beaumont Hamel

Night drill by British troops

Airplanes - Types - Night bombers

Airplanes - Types - LOWER: Airplane Types. Caproni 4 - night bomber - Italian. UPPER: F.E. 2B (Farman Experimental 2B) Night Bomber - British. From Signal Corps - U.S.A

American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings - There are 250 beds in dormitory for enlisted men at the American Red Cross Casual Canteen, Le Mans, France, for the benefit of men who are forced to stop over night

American Library Association - Libraries - Alabama through Iowa - Night scene, Camp Library, Camp Pike, Arkansas

Airplanes - Flight - Flying at night, letter "E"

Ceremonies and Parades - Labor stimulation at the steel plants. Meeting held at Midvale Steel and Ordinance, Co. plant in connection with an efficiency campaign conducted in this plant and that of the Lukens Steel Co. The campaign consisted of nine shop meetings and a big open-air rally at night, with eight prominent speakers, including Congressmen, Judges, and British, Canadian and American Officers

American Red Cross - Canteens - The midnight canteen Red Cross headquarters at 52 Grosvenor Gardens, London. Every American soldier who comes finds a place to sleep in London and there are hundreds of them every night, is welcomed at Red Cross Headquarters, where he gets a fine meal at the canteen counter, and then is given a sleeping place in halls or offices of the big building. The men sleep in long rows on the the floors and tables. This was done for several nights during the period following the signing of the armistice, until other arrangements could be made for taking care of the big influx of American son leave in London

American Library Association - O through R - The fighting Chaplain. The best booster a library ever had. We supplied books for a branch at his office: he takes his tray on a stormy night and goes from tent to tent: "Want a box boy?" During the whole winter he never failed to leave books on a call. As high as sixty books placed this way one evening. This is Chplain Blackman of the 130th F.A., one of the crack boxers of the 35th Div., and on eo fhte most successful chaplains in the Army. He says his book truck is largely responsbile for his acquantance with the men of his regiment. Camp Doniphan

Camouflage - Scouts - The Belgian Sniping and Machine Gun Center, developed by Capitaine Dordu, Belgian Army. A hood and cloak for a camouflaged listener or sniper. The duties of these men are are to enter no-man's-land at night and to there conceal themselves and remain during the following day, observing and listening to the enemy's activities. This service should form a part of the sniping service

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - New York welcomes home its 27th Division. Tower of Jewels illuminated at night in honor of New York's 27th Division

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - American Red Cross members work night and day turning out supplies for U.S. Red Cross workers striping gauze for arm slips at one of the branches stations in New York

Airplanes - Types - Types of airplanes. No. 12. Plane on field at night

American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings - Entrance to American Red Cross Canteen at Gare St. Lazare, Paris, France. This is largest and best equipped canteen in city, handling thousands of Americans day and night

American Red Cross - Refreshments - In the larger canteens the coffee is kept at the boiling point for day and night distribution for troops en route

Airplanes - Accidents - 2nd Lt. J. R. Pelich crashed at Rich Field, Waco, Texas on Oct. 21st, 1918. Landing made at night during rain storm

Ceremonies - Preparedness Day, May 1916 - Highlanders, Gayly kilted, arrive in New York to spur British recruiting. Two hundred and fifty Gordon and McLean Highlanders brought Fifth Avenue to its street windowns to view the passing of the Scotsman as they swung down the thoroughfare headed by their bagpipers. They were the chief attraction of British Recruiting Week beginning July 16, 1917. A big rally on Friday night at Madison Square Garden wound up the weeks activities. Lord Northcliffe and James M. Beck were the principal speakers. Photo shows the Highlanders, marching through the streets of New York City on their way to the 71st Regiment armory at 34th Street and Park Avenue

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work (workrooms and classes) - Working at night at Red Cross Central Headquarters, Cincinnati, Ohio. Many girls from factories took but light suppers, enroute from their work

Airplanes - Types - British bombing plane. Heavy bombing plane ready for night attack illuminated by searchlight

American Red Cross - Headquarters & Buildings - Interior American Red Cross Hotel Paris. In these substantial, comfortable cots in new American Red Cross tent hotel at foot of the Eiffel Tower, American soldier in Paris finds solution of perplexing problem of sleeping quarters. For a franc a night a good clean cot is his and connected with the hotel is a recreation hut and canteen

American Library Association - Libraries - Alabama through Iowa - Camp Grant, Rockford, Ill. Night view of A.L.A. Library

Ceremonies and Parades - Labor stimulation at the steel plants. Meeting held at Midvale Steel and Ordinance, Co. plant in connection with an efficiency campaign conducted in this plant and that of the Lukens Steel Co. The campaign consisted of nine shop meetings and a big open-air rally at night, with eight prominent speakers, including Congressmen, Judges, and British, Canadian and American officers

American Library Association - S - A.L.A. Library, Camp Jackson, S.C. Notice conspicuous signs -- roof sign brilliantly lighted at night. Can be read an eight of a mile

Boy's Activities - Drills - Boy Scout Activities. Tents up, scouts lined up for the night review

Ceremonies - Washington - Washington's Armistice Celebration. All afternoon and late into the night the throngs stood before the White House on the day the Armistice signing news was received. They had only one idea -- that of seeing the President. And just to satisfy them, Mr. Wilson stepped out and waved his hand to them, smiling

Drills - Civilian Bodies - A class of men who were employed in the daytime drilling at night at the State Normal School grounds in order to fit themselves for an officers' training school. Los Angeles, California

Airplanes - Types - Italian Night Bomber

The Peace with the Ukraine. The closing session on the night from february 8th to 9th, 1918; during which the peace terms were signed. In the center from left to right, Secretary of state von Kuhlmann, General Hoffman, Count Czernin, Colonel Gantschew, Pr

Ceremonies and Parades - Labor stimulation at the steel plants. Meeting held at Midvale Steel and Ordinance, Co. plant in connection with an efficiency campaign conducted in this plant and that of the Lukens Steel Co. The campaign consisted of nine shop meetings and a big open-air rally at night, with eight prominent speakers, including Congressmen, Judges, and British, Canadian and American Officers

Artists - French Artworks - Famous painting by Lieut. Henri Farre. Night bombardment of the railroad station at Sablons, enar Metz in 1915. Below one can see the station continually illuminated by the bombardments

American Red Cross - I thru M - Elizabeth McWilliams of Summerville, N.J. who sailed from New York in October as a Red Cross nurse's aid and died of pneumonia just as the ship reached the British port. She is buried not far from Red Cross Headuarters in London. There was an outbreak of influenza on the ship in which Miss McWilliams sailed. She worked hard all the first day scrubbing out the influenza-infected baggage room to provide a temporary hospital. That night she worked as an emergency cook for three hours and then until midnight wrote letters for the influenza patients. Next morning she herelf was stricken. Her last words were "I am happy because I've tried to be a real American."

Boy's Activities - War Work - Boy Scouts' music sells Liberty Bonds. A number of the members of the Fife, Drum and Bugle Corps of Boy Scouts of America Troops 2, 3, and 4 connected with the Salem Fraternity, Salem, Mass., the oldest Boy's Club in the U.S. paraded throug the city every night playing to help sell the Liberty Bonds. They were assiting in the 2nd Liberty Loan when this photo was made

Airplanes - Types - English Aviation Camp on Aisne Front, France. English Handley-Page bombing plane with two Rolls-Royce motors, just before departing to bomb enemy lines. It has generally been used for night bombing, but has also been used for day bombing

A Lodging for the Night, 42nd Division

News Note : Stranded Aviator Kept up in a Tree Entire Night by a Panther

Mattress Making (Night Watchman and Attendant)

Photograph of Eisenhower Library Abilene, Kansas (Night)

Photograph of Truman Library at Night

Photograph of Exterior of the National Archives Building Lit-up at Night

Photograph of the National Archives Building Lit Up at Night

Photograph of National Archives Building at Night Illumination News Photos

Richard and Pat Nixon stand behind a podium at an election night party in Los Angeles. Pat Nixon appears to shed tears of disappointment

Richard and Pat Nixon stand behind a podium at an election night party in Los Angeles. A map and chalkboard with an electoral vote summary are mounted behind them

A fully-loaded C-47 Skytrain aircraft is poised on the flight line prior to takeoff on a night flare drop mission. Members of the Vietnamese air force (VNAF), 33rd Tactical Wing, work side by side with U.S. Air Force Advisory Team-1 (AFAT) personnel to provide flarelight for allied ground security forces and Air Force air-to-ground tactical air support operations

AS06-02-1080 - Apollo 6 - Apollo 6 Mission Image - During night pass

STAFF SGT. Charles Taylor Hurlburt Field, Fla....An airman uses a flashlight to read a map during the night navigation event, part of the annual Tactical Air Command Control SPECIALIST competition. OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO (RELEASED)

An infantryman armed with an M16A1 rifle and an AN/PVS-2 Starlight scope for use at night

Photograph of President Gerald Ford, Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev, and Others Attending a Late Night Meeting that Extended into the Early Hours of November 24 at the Vladivostok Summit

Night time shots of Mate-Demate Device (MDD) with all the lights on (empty, no shuttle)

Night time shots of Mate-Demate Device (MDD) with all the lights on (empty, no shuttle)

Night time shots of Mate-Demate Device (MDD) with all the lights on (empty, no shuttle)

Night time shots of Mate-Demate Device (MDD) with all the lights on (empty, no shuttle)

Night time shots of Mate-Demate Device (MDD) with all the lights on (empty, no shuttle)

Photograph of Acting Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General David C. Jones (United States Air Force) Pointing to a Map of the Cambodian Coastal Region at a Late Night National Security Council Meeting on the Seizure of the American Merchant Ship SS Mayaguez by Cambodian Gunboats 

Photograph of President Gerald R. Ford and Senior Staff Members Staying Late into the Night to Learn of the Recapture of the SS Mayaguez and its Crew after Being Seized by Cambodian Gunboats

Firefighters aboard the guided missile destroyer USS CLAUDE V. RICKETTS (DDG-5) direct spray from their hoses onto a fire aboard the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG-26). The BELKNAP was heavily damaged and caught fire when it collided with the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) during night operations

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile destroyer USS CLAUDE V. RICKETTS (DDG 5) while fighting a fire aboard the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26). The BELKNAP was heavily damaged and caught fire when it collided with the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during night operations on November 22, 1975 in the Ionion Sea

Firefighters aboard the guided missile destroyer USS CLAUDE V. RICKETTS (DDG-5) direct spray from their hoses onto a fire aboard the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG-26). The Belknap was heavily damaged and caught fire when it collided with the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) during night operations

A firefighting team moves a hose into position to fight a fire near the bridge of the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG-26). The Belknap was heavily damaged and caught fire when it collided with the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) during night operations

Firefighters aboard the guided missile destroyer USS CLAUDE V. RICKETTS (DDG 5) direct spray from their hoses onto a fire aboard the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26). The BELKNAP was heavily damaged and caught fire when it collided with the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during night operations

Firefighters aboard the guided missile destroyer USS CLAUDE V. RICKETTS (DDG 5) direct spray from their hoses onto a fire aboard the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26). The BELKNAP was heavily damaged and caught fire when it collided with the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during night operations

A view of damage sustained by the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) when it collided with the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26) during night operations on November 22, 1975

A view of damage sustained by the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) when it collided with the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26) during night operations on November 22, 1975

A view of damage sustained by the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) when it collided with the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26) during night operations on November 22, 1975

A view of damage sustained by the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) when it collided with the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG-26) during night operations on Nov. 22, 1975

A view of interior damage sustained by the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26) when the ship collided with the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during night operations on November 22, 1975

Ionian Sea. A view of the undamaged No. 2 engineroom reduction gear aboard the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26). The BELKNAP was heavily damaged and caught fire when it collided with the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during night operations on November 22, 1975

Ionian Sea. Crew members prepare to remove the Fresnel lens optical landing system from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The system was damaged when the carrier collided with the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26) during night operations on November 22, 1975

A view of damage sustained by the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) when it collided with the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26) during night operations on November 22, 1975

Ionion Sea: A view of undamaged No. 2 engineroom throttle board aboard the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26). The BELKNAP was heavily damaged and caught fire when it collided with the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during night operations on November 22, 1975

A view of damage sustained by the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) when it collided with the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG-26) during night operations on Nov. 22, 1975

An interior view of damage sustained by the sick bay aboard the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26). The BELKNAP was heavily damaged and caught fire when it collided with the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during night operations on November 22, 1975

Ionian Sea. A view of undamaged No. 1 engineroom control board aboard the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26). The BELKNAP was heavily damaged and caught fire when it collided with the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during night operations on November 22, 1975

A view of damage sustained by the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) when it collided with the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG-26) during night operations on Nov. 22, 1975

An interior view of damage sustained by the engineering officer's stateroom aboard the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26). The BELKNAP was heavily damaged and caught fire when it collided with the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) during night operations on November 22, 1975

A view of damage sustained by the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) when it collided with the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG-26) during night operations on Nov. 22, 1975

A view of damage sustained by the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) when it collided with the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26) during night operations on November 22, 1975

A view of damage sustained by the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) when it collided with the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26) during night operations on November 22, 1975

A view of damage sustained by the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) when it collided with the guided missile cruiser USS BELKNAP (CG 26) during night operations on November 22, 1975