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Capt. H. J. Reid wrote an account of Company G after the war entitled "Sketch of Black Hawk Rifles". This was an account of each soldier who enlisted, joined, transferred out,…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 2 · 04 Feb 2010 You

The 1860 Census of Carrol County Miss shows a J. F. Smith, age 28, living in Black Hawk with R. W. Cole family. Joseph F. Smith appears on Roster of Co. A, 30 Miss Regiment. …

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 2 · 04 Feb 2010 You

The Black Hawk Rifles were enrolled into service at Black Hawk on April 30, 1861. The company went to Grenada for training and could not find a regiment to join. Col. Bonham…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 2 · 04 Feb 2010 You

Important dates of Co. G, "Black Hawk Rifles" April 30, 1861 - Black Hawk, Miss Recruits were mustered into service. After this the company trained at Grenada, while waiting to…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 14 · 04 Feb 2010 You

There had been numerous complaints that the new cavalry regiments had enrolled many men who were absent without leave from infantry organizations. On May 21, General Forrest had…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 5 · 03 Feb 2010 You

9 INSTALLED WEAPONS: (e) & (f) Radar in Ball. Ball Turrent guns were removed an a Weather Radar was mounted in this position, which can be seen in photos prior to its wing…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 2 · 29 Jan 2010 You

10 April 1945 B-24 of 464th Bomb Group, 779th Bomb Squadron. This photo is a very popular image that has been printed in many WW2 books. "Black Nan" (SN 44-49710) was lead plan…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 29 Jan 2010 You

These are referred to as the Autopsy photos of Mussolini after he was executed and hung upside down in Milan squared, where people beat him and shot him.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 29 Jan 2010 You

Verona is not near Brenner Pass, which is in the Alps. The US troops arrived at Verona & the Adige River about 24 or 25 April 1945.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 2 · 29 Jan 2010 You

P-80 - early US jets.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 29 Jan 2010 You

This photo is of a Bf-109 Model G-10 of the German 15 Staffel, JG 52. JadgesGeschwader 52 was composed of pilots from the Croatian Air Force. This pilot defected and surrendered…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 29 Jan 2010 You

British General Harold R. L. G. Alexander was the British commander at Burma early in the War. Then he was placed in command of the retreat at Dunkirque. After being knighted,…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 29 Jan 2010 You

Buckner Battery was part of Col. Robert "Black Bob" McCulloch's Cavalry Brigade of Gen. J. R. Chalmer's Cavalry Division. Buckner Battery had fought at Battle of Collierville on…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - Officers: Page 33 · 28 Jan 2010 You

A book on this mission is called "High Noon Over Haseluenne" by Schiffer Publishing (July 2009). This plane was in the lead element and there was a recall due to heavy cloud…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 21 · 28 Jan 2010 You

These are a great collection of records. This is why I joined FootNote---so I can research family members service records and those of others who served with them. Prior to…

Memorial Page: Confederate Compiled Military Service Records · 27 Jan 2010 You

Crest is the DUI(Distinguishing Unit Insginia) for 21st Engineer Aviation Regiment.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 27 Jan 2010 You

Photo from Scrap Book of Helen Adams, wife of Lt. John Wiley Adams, III, who was killed in action on 3/14/1944. Names as listed in Scrapbook: FRONT ROW Lt. E. G. Sullivan -…

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Vollmer_Crew.jpg · 26 Jan 2010 You

Telegram dated 14(or 15) April 1944 Obviously sent from German Command and is reporting the downing of two B-17's. As reported by American eye-witnesses, the two B-17's collided…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 13 · 26 Jan 2010 You

P-47 blew a cylinder while chasing enemy fighters attacking the B-25's he was escorting. See Comment on next photo for alternate source.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 23 Jan 2010 You

"On 17 Feb 1945, Lt. Edwin King of 347th FS, 350th FG, while escorting B-25 bombers, tried to pursue 11th Gr. C Fighters(Italian squadron) that had attacked the formation. The…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 2 · 23 Jan 2010 You