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Daily Archives: July 15, 2011

Sub-Stanchion-al !!!!!!

In preparation for their removal from the turret, photographic documentation was undertaken to record the location and orientation of remaining roof stanchions (in situ in their mounting brackets), which once supported a canvas canopy above the turret. ¬†In the photograph below taken in July of 1862, you can see the¬†starboard side of the turret in […]