1. American Civil War: Fort Sumter, South Carolina, 1863
Photograph taken from Fort Sumter of three Union ironclads firing at Fort Moultrie. While taking the picture the ships turned their guns on the photographer. Some of his equipment was hit by cannon fire and he narrowly escaped with his life. By George S. Cook. (1863)
The house in the foreground of this photo is visible in the midground of the first photo in lesser detail. It is clearly bullet riddled and possibly has blood flowing from the doorway. The German skirmishers are closer and in two lines with another column coming to reinforce them to their rear.
Artillery shell exploding among infantry during the Franco-Prussian War (Date, location, and photographer unknown)
11. Boer War, Battle of Paardeberg, South Africa, 1900
Two Canadian soldiers fighting with another dead by their side at the Battle of Paardeberg, Orange Free State (South Africa). The photographer’s badge and
helmet were hit by gunfire while taking the photo. By Lt. James Cooper Mason. (1900)
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