Imagine only 100 years ago today, May 11, 1912, you could purchase a 1912 Ford car for only $780! With electric lights and all. How times have changed.
At the outbreak of the Civil War, Stevens was commissioned as a Colonel of the 79th New York, known as the “Highlanders.” He was promoted to Brigadier General on September 28, 1861, and led troops during the Port Royal Expedition. He led a division during the Battle of Secessionville, but after suffering heavy casualties, was transferred to Virginia. He took …
100 years ago today, April 28, 1912, this advertisement appeared in the The San Francisco Call. It is an advertisement for the Reliance Automobile Co. A classy looking automobile for it’s time.
Photograph from the main eastern theater of the Civil War. Brandy Station, Va. Officers in front of winter quarters at Army of the Potomac headquarters, February 1864.