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Eighth Michigan Infantry Co. C
Photo Album

On this page we'll include pictures of events, people, and things that relate to our organization and its activities.

Home Sweet Home; Actual size=240 pixels wide

Battle of the Crater, Jackson, Michigan 2001
The 8th finally had their tents and baggage catch up with them by the Siege of Petersburg, so we decided we should use them for a change. Well over half of us had shelter halves for this one. Not me though, I don't think I've slept in a tent since Shiloh 135.

Shaw at Hastings; Actual size=180 pixels wide

Tactical at Hastings 1998

General Shackelford tells Captain Shaw:
"Our chief weapon is suprise and speed. I mean our two main weapons are suprise, speed and trickery, no, among our weapons are..."

prisoners; Actual size=240 pixels wide

Gettysburg 135th

Our officer asked them what they were fighting for and they said:
"Wur fightin' fo' ar rats"
To which he replied:
"In Michigan we wouldn't call our women rats. Unless... they really are.. hmm... I've got this disgusting picture in my mind now. Get away from me."

A political gathering; Actual size=240 pixels wide

I call this one "Fix Bayonets!"
They didn't invite us back.

The current pictures were done by Winslow Homer with fictitious comments by our own private Homer. If people send me more pictures I'll post them as soon as I get tired of these.