Heliogram US Army 1898 crop



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English: US Army Signal Corps personnel training with Heliograph ca July 1898 while waiting to be sent to Cuba for the Spanish-American War. From "With the Waiting Army" by Irving Bacheller, July 1898, "The Cosmopolitan", page 316. This is a crop of the bottom figure, which is titled: Signaling with the Heliograph. Note the crossed-flags badge of the Signal Corps on their sleeves.
Date July 1898(1898-07)
Source I personally scanned this in the USA from an original of page 316 of the July 1898 issue of "The Cosmopolitan", which I believe was a US publication (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmopolitan_(magazine)), and the article this is in: "With The Waiting Army" by Irving Bacheller (I think Addison Irving Bacheller, american journalist and fiction writer, died 2/24/1950). This is the RHS of the photograph titled" Signalling with the Heliograph
Author I personally scanned it, in the USA
Applications-graphics.svg This is a retouched picture, which means that it has been digitally altered from its original version. Modifications: Image cropped - this is basicly the right side of the original image.


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