quinine.1 Mr. Lytle's son relates that his father used to s with flag and lantern from the observation tower on the of the ruins of the Baton Rouge capitol to Scott's I whence the messages were relayed to the Confederates New Orleans; but he found this provided such a tempting get for the Federal sharpshooters that he discontinued practice. There are contemporary comments on the first of war photographs — which confirm several points all made. Humphrey's Journal in October, 1861, contained the following:
We have seen how far Brady came from “monopolizing” the field. And surely the sum total of achievement is triumphant enough to share among all who had any hand in it. And now let us try to get some idea of the problem which confronted these enthusiasts, and see how they tackled it.