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Tents on the Hillside

This photo reminds me of a great quote from writer/comedian Dave Barry: “It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.”

Image #4277-A

Hopefully those at this Signal Camp near Georgetown in 1865 didn’t face too harsh weather.  And that none of these guys fell off that roof!

Image #4227-E

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Image #—, “US Army Photo collection, C-E Museum Acquisition” from the CECOM Historical Office archive, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

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