Seafood[ edit ] Blue crab was used on the eastern and southern coast of what is now the U. Seafood in the United States originated with the American Indians in the United States, who often ate codlemon soleflounderherringhalibutsturgeonsmeltdrum on the East Coast, and olachen and salmon on the West Coast.
Army, a group of officers empanelled to examine or investigate certain matters, such as the: For example, the U.
Artillery ordnance during the midth Century, in honor of their original designer — Col. For a visual example, view the video under nomenclature Bormann time-fuse Click here to view a larger still image of the Bormann Time-Fuze. Information on more Civil War artillery munitions will soon be available on our Artillery Munitions page.
It first entered into service with the U. Artillery a dozen years afterward, and was described in the Ordnance Manual as consisting of a small: The outer circumference of the disk is chased with the threads of a screw, to secure it into the shell.
The annular space for the composition is concentric with the outer circumference, and connects at one end by a hole with a small magazine in the center of the disk, filled with rifle-powder and closed on the outer surface by a thin disk of tin.
The fuse is charged [i. The completed time-fuse would measure only 1. Army regulars according to an Act of Congress passed on March 2,intended to encourage prolonged military service and which declared that: Bowman of the U.
Barnard would report how on the night of April 27, Not to be confused with breechmeaning the butt-end of a heavy gun break-bone fever 19th-Century nickname for the Southern disease more commonly known today as dengue fever, an acute viral illness transmitted by mosquitoes, which included among its symptoms: No bones were actually broken, although the pain seemed equally intense.
In America, it was confined to the warmer climes of the South, whose winters were not severe enough to kill off the mosquito population; and although only fatal in a small percentage of cases, it often left patients weak and depressed for weeks thereafter breast—height wall military designation for a low defensive bulwark, literally erected chest high, behind which soldiers or gunners could be protected from flat-trajectory fire while loading or reloading, then replying over top of its adjoining parapet against an enemy beyond.
InMajor Q. Gillmore of the U. To facilitate such requirements, thousands of pounders ordered by the U. War Department for joint Navy and Army use during the s featured a ring cast directly atop their cascabels, to accommodate a breeching — although this practice would be phased out as unnecessary for Army ordnance during the decade-and-a-half immediately prior to the Civil War.
In 19th-Century military circles, this term was used to indicate a temporary promotion, subject to final confirmation from the high command at national headquarters. Army officers who received brevet commissions in the field during the 19th Century, often had to wait years for affirmation of their new grade.
Gardner, for example, was brevetted as a Lieutenant-Colonel on April 18,for his services at the Battle of Cerro Gordo during the Mexican-American War, and even rose to brevet Colonel four months later — yet did not attain the regular rank of Lieutenant-Colonel until five more years had elapsed in the peacetime army, on August 3, See the biographical entry for John L.
Army for alcoholic stimulants.
The chorus of a popular ditty described the woes of an immigrant Irish soldier who had gotten drunk, and was languishing in the guardhouse: He drank up all the bug juice The whiskey man would sell.- New England vs. Chesapeake While both the people of the New England region and of the Chesapeake region descended from the same English origin, by .
The Heirloom Daffodil Orchard at England’s Felley Priory. Featured on the cover of Gardens Illustrated, Felley Priory’s Daffodil Orchard is the “crowning glory” of its “renowned gardens” – and filled with nothing but heirlooms..
The Priory has been in the Chaworth-Musters family since , but most of the daffodils were planted in the s. The items of militaria shown below can be viewed in our on-line shop complete with full descriptions, photographs and prices.: British Basket-Hilted Swords: A Typology of Basket-Type Sword Hilts Hardcover by Cyril Mazansky.
The phrase basket-type hilts refers to a large group of hilts which provide a degree of protection to the hand and wrist. o New England with rocky soil, long winters § Would impact economy and how farms were organized. o Chesapeake with hot summers but fertile land § Carolinas were the “Bread Colonies” § Perfect for tobacco growing-Would impact economy and how communities were organized.
About cake The history of cake dates back to ancient times. The first cakes were very different from what we eat today.
They were more bread-like and sweetened with honey. Defending the New Nation: Who was the last active Continental Navy officer and the first U.S. Navy commissioned officer? John Barry.