Girls deliver ice. Heavy work that formerly belonged to men only is being done by girls. The ice girls are delivering ice on a route and their work requires brawn as well as the partriotic ambition to help. 09/16/1918 From the Records of the War Department; American Unofficial Collection of World War I Photographs, 1917 - 1918
Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color
This photo by Alexander Gardner depicts Union Colonel James H. Childs (middle, standing) and several other officers at Westover Landing, Va. in 1862. Childs was later killed at the Battle of Antietam. -- I'm posting this here because the cavalry stationed at Ft Laramie in 1859 would have been similarly dressed
Civil War Veteran Jacob Miller of the 9th Indiana Infantry was shot in the forehead on Sept.19th 1863 at Brock Field at Chickamauga. He survived the shot, later writing that he had a constant reminder of the Chickamauga Battlefield and the constant pain he suffered from that wound.