Statistics for occurrence #1 of “E. Spottswood Bishop” in chapter 9, page 165 of The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 5: Forts and Artillery.:
...e Mississippians are engaged in throwing the knives.
The heavy blades are seen hurtling through the air and burying their points in a tree.
Grasping his bowie knife in the above photograph stands E. Spottswood Bishop , who started out as a private, was promoted to captain in the Twenty-fifth Virginia Cavalry, wounded five times, and elected colonel of his regiment by its officers.
On the right is David J. Candil...
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