Civil War Powder Monkey: 1865

Civil War Powder Monkey: 1865

Boy working as powder monkey, standing by gun of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, South Carolina. Photo taken between 1864 and 1865. From collection of photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative stereograph.

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