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2 - Roze Island (Wolmi Do) 2b - The same view today 3 - Village of Kanghwa showing the entrance to the Salt River leading to Seoul (actual location probably near Dukjin Fortress, across from Dukpojin on the mainland). 4 - Boisee Island (Jakyakdo), Anchorage of US Asiatic Fleet 4b - View of island today (opposite side) 5 - Boisee Island 5b - The same view today 7 - Chief of the village of Rose Island [Wolmi Island]. 8 - Corean officials on an interview on board the USS Colorado.
9 - Corean officer and soldiers with despatches on board the Colorado (more likely prisoners). 12 - Council of War on board the US Flag ship Colorado. 13 - Exterior of Marine Redoubt [Choji Fortress].  The first fort captured- 10 June 1871. 13b - The same view today 14 - Interior of Marine Redoubt. Col. Lee Jae, professor at Korea Military Academy, inside Choji (Marine Redoubt) today 15 - Interior of second fort captured.  Marine Redoubt. 16 - A Corean camp near Marine Redoubt. 16b - Probably same site today
17 - Corean magazine in Marine Redoubt 17a - Close-up of officers in photo 17b - Same place today 18 - Monocacy and Palos covering troops on their way to Marine Redoubt Same spot today.  The rock with the small light tower on it is the same as the big rock in the 1871 picture. 19 - View from Marine Redoubt showing the line of march of US troops to Fort McKee. Field in back of Choji fortress; reclaimed land-- was part of the mud flat where US forces landed in 1871 Mudflat, looking toward Choji fortress. Mudflat, close to Choji fortress
Gully in front of Choji fortress View from reclaimed land back to fort; US landing (and first encampment) is out of the picture to the right. Prof. Kang Shin-yeob and Col. Kim Ki-hoon looking over maps before heading out to look for the US line of march.  In back of them, in the distance, is where the US forces landed and camped for the night. 20 - Fort Monocacy [Duk Jin Fortress] after capture by Marines 20a - Same view today (ginseng field inbetween) 21 - View from Fort Monocacy [Duk Jin Fortress], with Fort McKee [Upper Kwang Sung Fortress] in the distance. 21a - Same view today 22 - Interior of Fort McKee 23 - Interior of Fort McKee showing the headquarters of the Corean Commander in-Chief.  Nearly the same view as photo #25
23a - Same view today 24 - Interior of Fort McKee immediately after capture. 24b - The same spot today 24c - Wider view 25 - Interior of Fort McKee 26 - Exterior of Fort McKee Hill opposite Citadel; where the US attack began Bottom of hill below Citadel Halfway up hill below Citadel
Looking down hill from inside Citadel Tombs of more than four dozen Korean dead, killed during the 1871 US Korean Campaign 27 - Elbow Fort, the first to open fire on the Surveying Expedition of the US squadron. 27b - Elbow Fort (Yongdu) today 27c - Elbow Fort today (toward embarkation point) 27d - Swift current by Elbow Fort 27e - Looking across to 28 - Two Corean wounded prisoners waiting for a visit by the surgeon on board the USS Monocacy 30 - The Palos towing boats with storming party
31 - The Monocacy towing the boats on their return to the fleet with trophies of victory 32 - USS Colorado 33 - USS Alaska 34 - USS Benecia 35 - USS Palos 36 - Group of captives on board the Colorado. 37 - Edward Drew and Frederick Low (US Minister to China) with Chinese translators 39 - Watch Officers of the USS Colorado 40 - Officers of the USS Colorado
42 - Officers and crew of USS Monocacy 43 - Officers of the USS Alaska The flag of the Commander in Chief of the Corean Forces General Uh Je-yeon captured 46b - The flag today at the US Naval Academy museum, rolled up on bottom shelf 46c - Picture of Thomas Duvernay, son Nicholas and Uh Yoon-won (84 in 1999), grandson of General Uh Je-yeon. Taken at the 1999 memorial ceremony for General Uh at Kwangsungbo, Kanghwa Island. 48 - Korean prisoners (L-R) Mr. Namgoong Soon (Director of Cultural Affairs for Kanghwa Island), Prof. Kang Shin-yeob, Col. Lee Jae, Col. Kim Ki-hoon (Professors of history at the Korea Military Academy)

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