Retreat - Firing Sunset Gun

Retreat - Firing Sunset Gun Military


Stock #: 253576
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Publisher: Ebers-White
Postmark: 1909 Feb-25
PM City: San Antonio
PM State: TX
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Previous to sounding of retreat, the soldiers assemble in front of their respective barracks and the roll call is called. As soon as the sunset gun is fired, they stand at "Attention" while the band plays "Star Spangled Banner" or the field music sounds "To the Colors." Barracks in Infantry post. The three story building is the guardhouse
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