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NH 100833 Sailors at Musketry Drill, circa 1900-1910

Sailors at Musketry Drill, circa 1900-1910
Title: Sailors at Musketry Drill, circa 1900-1910
Caption: Sailors at Musketry Drill, circa 1900-1910. They are armed with M1898 (Krag-Jorgenson) rifles. Note Warrant Officer at left, holding a sword. The sword was abolished in 1905 for landing party duty, but may have continued in use, informally, for drill.
Description: Courtesy of Carter Rila, 1986.
Catalog #: NH 100833
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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After this Year: 1900
Before this Year: 1909
Original Medium: BW Photo
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