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Fort Lytton

Image Credit: ShutterstockFort Lytton is a 19th century fortress which formed the focus of Queensland’s defensive forces, protecting Brisbane until the end of World War Two. Fort Lytton today is a heritage-listed site, located in Brisbane’s suburb of Lytton.Fort Lytton historyBuilt from 1880-1882, Fort Lytton was originally a response to fears of colonial naval attacks on Brisbane from powers such as Russia or France.
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Giraffe IX-118 - History

GiraffeA large ruminant mammal of Africa, having a very long neck. It is the tallest of quadrupeds.(1X-118: dp. 14,245; 1. 441& 39;6& 34;; b. 56& 39;11& 34;; dr. 28& 39;4& 34;; s.11 k.; cpl. 108; a. 15& 34;)Giraffe (IX-118), formerly tanker Sanford B. Dole was launched 11 November 1943 by the California Shipbuilding Corp.
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Official Records of the Rebellion

p.26 Impressed by these facts with the necessity of strengthening the army for the struggle, I did not fail to urge repeatedly upon my superiors the importance of re-enforcing the Army of the Potomac with every disposable man in order to insure the success of our attack upon the rebel capital.On the 10th of May I telegraphed as follows:CAMP AT EWELL’S FARM,Three miles beyond Williamsburg, May 10, 1862—5 a.
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