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FTMCHI_170904_29.JPG: Another Day on Duty... 1814:
Two soldiers have finished guard duty and should be cleaning their weapons. Instead, they talk to a servant, enslaved to one of the militia officers. A sergeant overhears their conversation and prepares to rebuke them for talking instead of working.
Some rhythms of the Army never change. Cleaning weapons, enduring stern sergeants, and serving on guard duty were part of daily life. During the summer of 1814 soldiers fought boredom and routine while preparing for an attack from the British.
Fort McHenry has changed over time. The earthen walls were reinforced with granite blocks in 1829 and a brick wall was added to shore up the parapets.
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2017 photos: Equipment this year: I continued to use my Fuji XS-1 cameras but, depending on the event, I also used a Nikon D7000.
Trips this year:
Civil War Trust conferences in Pensacola, FL, Chattanooga, TN (via sites in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee) and Fredericksburg, VA,
a family reunion in The Dells, Wisconsin (via sites in Ohio, Indiana, and Wisconsin),
New York City, and
my 12th consecutive San Diego Comic Con trip (including sites in Arizona).
For some reason, several of my photos have been published in physical books this year which is pretty cool. Ones that I know about:
"Tarzan, Jungle King of Popular Culture" (David Lemmo),
"The Great Crusade: A Guide to World War I American Expeditionary Forces Battlefields and Sites" (Stephen T. Powers and Kevin Dennehy),
"The American Spirit" (David McCullough),
"Civil War Battlefields: Walking the Trails of History" (David T. Gilbert),
"The Year I Was Peter the Great: 1956 — Khrushchev, Stalin's Ghost, and a Young American in Russia" (Marvin Kalb), and
"The Judge: 26 Machiavellian Lessons" (Ron Collins and David Skover).
Number of photos taken this year: just below 560,000.
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