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Col. Washington C. Tevis (1828-1900); West Point, Class of 1849. He served in the Ottoman Army during the Crimean War, commanded the 3rd Maryland Cavalry and was dismissed in 1864 (still being brevetted to Brigadier General). Afterwards he joined the Fenians in their invasion of Canada though he became a British double agent. Then he served in the Papal Army, the French Army during the Franco-Prussian War, the Egyptian Army (as Brigadier in the two later) and finally became a journalist.

Col. Washington C. Tevis (1828-1900); West Point, Class of 1849. He served in the Ottoman Army during the Crimean War, commanded the 3rd Maryland Cavalry and was dismissed in 1864 (still being brevetted to Brigadier General). Afterwards he joined the Fenians in their invasion of Canada though he became a British double agent. Then he served in the Papal Army, the French Army during the Franco-Prussian War, the Egyptian Army (as Brigadier in the two later) and finally became a journalist.

Officer, Regiment of Zouaves, Imperial Guard, 1870 (P.Lourcelle). Napoleon III's Imperial Guard included, from March 1855, one regiment of Zouaves, raised by drafts from the 3 line Zouave regiments. The new regiment served with distinction in the remainder of the Crimean War, in the Italian War of 1859; and, in the Franco-Prussian War, fought bravely at Rezonville/Mars-la-Tour (16 Aug. 1870), but was later encircled in Metz with the rest of the Guard.

Officer, Regiment of Zouaves, Imperial Guard, 1870 (P.Lourcelle). Napoleon III's Imperial Guard included, from March 1855, one regiment of Zouaves, raised by drafts from the 3 line Zouave regiments. The new regiment served with distinction in the remainder of the Crimean War, in the Italian War of 1859; and, in the Franco-Prussian War, fought bravely at Rezonville/Mars-la-Tour (16 Aug. 1870), but was later encircled in Metz with the rest of the Guard.

Soldiers of the Crimean War The wave of revolutions that swept Europe in 1848 further convinced Nicholas of the danger of instability, leading him to crack down domestically. This succeeded: Russia…

Soldiers of the Crimean War The wave of revolutions that swept Europe in 1848 further convinced Nicholas of the danger of instability, leading him to crack down domestically. This succeeded: Russia…

Russian Ekaterinburg Grenadier with Moscow Dragoon, Crimean War

Russian Ekaterinburg Grenadier with Moscow Dragoon, Crimean War

Soldiers of the Crimean War The wave of revolutions that swept Europe in 1848 further convinced Nicholas of the danger of instability, leading him to crack down domestically. This succeeded: Russia…

Soldiers of the Crimean War The wave of revolutions that swept Europe in 1848 further convinced Nicholas of the danger of instability, leading him to crack down domestically. This succeeded: Russia…

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