Blood Garden

An Elegy for Raymond

 

 

BLOOD GARDEN IMAGE GALLERY

 

 

 

  • Raymond at brigade headquarters training camp, Boxford, Massachusetts, before embarking for France (August 12, 1917), Collection of the author
    Raymond at brigade headquarters training camp, Boxford, Massachusetts, before embarking for France (August 12, 1917), Collection of the author
  • Raymond (seated) and Caswell Driscoll, mobilized with National Guard forces at the United States/Mexican border, prior to U.S. declaration of war with Germany (1916), Collection of the author
    Raymond (seated) and Caswell Driscoll, mobilized with National Guard forces at the United States/Mexican border, prior to U.S. declaration of war with Germany (1916), Collection of the author
  • Embarked for France, probably Hoboken, New Jersey. Western Newspaper Union (1917), National Archives (War and Conflict no. 462)
    Embarked for France, probably Hoboken, New Jersey. Western Newspaper Union (1917), National Archives (War and Conflict no. 462)
  • A great-grandfather with his grandson just before the latter embarked to Europe during the "Great War." (The firearms they carry are not indicative of those that were used in Europe at the time.)
    A great-grandfather with his grandson just before the latter embarked to Europe during the "Great War." (The firearms they carry are not indicative of those that were used in Europe at the time.)
  • Training camp practice with bayonet fixed
    Training camp practice with bayonet fixed
  • Canadian troops going “over the top” during training near St. Pol, France (October 1916), National Archives (War and Conflict no. 635)
    Canadian troops going “over the top” during training near St. Pol, France (October 1916), National Archives (War and Conflict no. 635)
  • Howitzer on railroad car, in action
    Howitzer on railroad car, in action
  • Carrier pigeon released from aircraft, Great War Primary Document Archive   <www.gwpda.org/photos>
    Carrier pigeon released from aircraft, Great War Primary Document Archive
  • Street corner in Poelcapelle, Belgium (December1918), National Archives (War and Conflict no. 702)
    Street corner in Poelcapelle, Belgium (December1918), National Archives (War and Conflict no. 702)
  • Bill, a veteran British artillery horse, was one of the few horses to survive the entire campaign.  He served faithfully with the 47th Battery of the Royal Field Artillery, 2nd Division, from 1914-1919.  Courtesy http://www.flickr.com/photos/8974807@N02/2498171005/
    Bill, a veteran British artillery horse, was one of the few horses to survive the entire campaign. He served faithfully with the 47th Battery of the Royal Field Artillery, 2nd Division, from 1914-1919. Courtesy http://www.flickr.com/photos/8974807@N02/2498171005/
  • British soldier and horse wearing gas gear, Library of Congress, Serial and Government Publications Division, American Memory Collection in the Newspaper Pictorials: World War I Rotogravures Collection.
    British soldier and horse wearing gas gear, Library of Congress, Serial and Government Publications Division, American Memory Collection in the Newspaper Pictorials: World War I Rotogravures Collection.
  • Horses hauling water cart bogged in mud, Imperial War Museum, Photograph Archive, Q5943
    Horses hauling water cart bogged in mud, Imperial War Museum, Photograph Archive, Q5943
  • Infantry moving forward to take up front line positions at evening, their images reflected in the rain-filled crater at Hooge, Flanders (October 1917), National Library of Australia. Hurley, Frank. Part of the Hurley negative
    Infantry moving forward to take up front line positions at evening, their images reflected in the rain-filled crater at Hooge, Flanders (October 1917), National Library of Australia. Hurley, Frank. Part of the Hurley negative collection (picture) nla.pic-an23478229-v
  • Salvation Army worker writing home for a wounded soldier (1917), National Archives, (War and Conflict no. 668)
    Salvation Army worker writing home for a wounded soldier (1917), National Archives, (War and Conflict no. 668)
  • Five soldiers silhouetted while on the march during the First World War Battle of Broodseinde.  Collection Imperial War Museum
    Five soldiers silhouetted while on the march during the First World War Battle of Broodseinde. Collection Imperial War Museum
  • Sculptors and artists designed lifelike masks for gravely wounded soldiers. Anna Coleman Ladd papers, Archives of American Art, S.I
    Sculptors and artists designed lifelike masks for gravely wounded soldiers. Anna Coleman Ladd papers, Archives of American Art, S.I
  • Portraits in Anna Coleman Ladd's Paris workrooms documented the progress of patients who were the beneficiaries of new noses, jaws and eyes. Anna Coleman Ladd papers, Archives of American Art, S.I.
    Portraits in Anna Coleman Ladd's Paris workrooms documented the progress of patients who were the beneficiaries of new noses, jaws and eyes. Anna Coleman Ladd papers, Archives of American Art, S.I.
  • Cover photograph,: Shell Shock: Traumatic Neurosis and the British Soldiers of the First World War, Macmillan: 2002
    Cover photograph,: Shell Shock: Traumatic Neurosis and the British Soldiers of the First World War, Macmillan: 2002
  • Members of the 5th Division during WWI, Copyright Unknown, Courtesy of Harry S. Truman Library (Photo ID: 65-4057)
    Members of the 5th Division during WWI, Copyright Unknown, Courtesy of Harry S. Truman Library (Photo ID: 65-4057)
  • Soldier of Company K, 110th Regiment Infantry, just wounded, receiving first-aid treatment from a comrade. Varennes-en-Argonne, France (September 1918), National Archives (War and Conflict no. 669)
    Soldier of Company K, 110th Regiment Infantry, just wounded, receiving first-aid treatment from a comrade. Varennes-en-Argonne, France (September 1918), National Archives (War and Conflict no. 669)
  • Homecoming.  Released from AEF command, the black 369th Infantry Regiment was awarded the Croix de Guerre under French command.
    Released from AEF command, the black 369th Infantry Regiment was awarded the Croix de Guerre under French command.
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