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Rare carte view of Almon D. Griffin of the famed 1st U.S.S.S. His enlistment began on November 11, 1861 serving as a musician. 3 days later he would muster into Co.F of the 1st United States Sharpshooters.  he would be wounded at Chancellorsville on May, 4th. He would survive and return to the unit only to be wounded once again at Cold Harbor on June 12, 1864. Almon would survive that wound as well but his time it was serious enough to earn a discharge for disability in October, 1864.

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May 1939, The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, pictured in Paris, France, arriving for the Memorial Day service at the American Cathedral in Avenue St, George V, The Duke of Windsor (1894-1972) became King Edward VIII for a short while in 1936 but abdicated due to his romance with Mrs, Wallis Simpson

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Rare cdv of Martha Jane Cannary, better known as Calamity Jane in her wild days in Deadwood in the 1870s. Friends included Wild Bill Hickok, Colorado Charlie Utter, and Bloody Dick Seymour.

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His Majesty, King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, also known as Rama IX of the Chakri Dynasty, reigned over the Kingdom of SiamThailand from 9 June 1946, the Coronation Ceremony came later on 5 May 1950, until the 13th of October, 2016. His Majesty's 70 year (25,694 days) reign as the King of Thailand made him one of the world's longest ever serving monarchs and the longest in the history of Thailand. https://islandinfokohsamui.com/

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In March , April and May 1917 the Australians were tunneling 5.5 metres per day in their efforts to prepare great mines for the impending attack on Messines. AWM

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