Yellow fever and urban development. A yellow fever epidemic in Chattanooga caused an exodus in 1878. Almost 12,000 people fled the city, many going to Lookout Mountain. At the time, the mountain was accessible on the north side only by a four-hour trip up the old Whiteside Turnpike, which was built in the 1850s and cost a toll of two dollars.
The next day, after six hours of fighting, Grant initiated an assault on Lookout Mountain and captured it. Grant ordered Sherman to attack Tunnel Hill on the ridge east of the city on November 25th. While the original assault by Sherman was a failure, Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas ' second assault managed to break the Confederate line center along ...
Marines on Guam . USMC. Excerpts from "LIBERATION: Marines in the Recapture of Guam" by Cyril J. O'Brien Marines in World War II Commemorative SeriesWar in the Pacific National Historical Park is located on the tropical island of Guam, approximately 13 degrees north of the equator and about 3,300 miles southwest of Hawaii.
Typhus, series of acute infectious diseases that appear with a sudden onset of headache, chills, fever, and general pains, proceed on the third to fifth day with a rash and toxemia (toxic substances in the blood), and terminate after two or three weeks. Learn more about typhus in this article.
Aug 23, 2018 · Typhoid fever has infected many people and was responsible for many deaths over the course of history, which continues to a lesser extent today.
This copy of an 1847 map shows Gwinnett County, as well as its neighboring counties. The copy is held by the Gwinnett Historical Society at its office in Lawrenceville. (File Photo)
Winter Fever: see pneumonia. Wool sorters' disease: anthrax, a disease formerly found in farm animals that could be transmitted to man. Now rare in developed countries but common in central Asia. Worm fever: may have been used to indicate a fever or enteritis during which worms were passed in the faeces. It is given as a cause of death of ...
Apr 02, 2017 · On occasion though, new images surface long after the photo was snapped that show historical moments in a whole new light. The following images are so rare, it’s incredible we are able to see ...
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These antique maps and atlases are part of the Historic Map Works, Residential Genealogy™ historical map collection, the largest digital collection of rare, ancient, old, historical, cadastral and antiquarian maps of its type. Read about the collection. Browse entire collection.
Jan 12, 2018 · The Korean War in rare pictures, 1951-1953 With her brother on her back, a war-weary Korean girl trudges by a stalled M-26 tank, at Haengju, Korea. on June 9, 1951. The Korean War was one of several military conflicts that occurred during the Cold War, as the United States and its allies attempted to stop the spread of communism.