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Historic Weapons Demonstration by members of the 119th New York Volunteers.
Historic weapons demonstrations are just one of the activities offered during living history events.
Copyright Daniel C. Krebs

Did You Know?

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West Point graduates William Sherman and William P. Jones started their military careers on Governors Island in 1840. Sherman would fight and survive the Seminole, Mexican and Civil Wars. Jones was posted to Fort McHenry in Baltimore killed when thrown from a horse in 1841. Sherman died in 1891.