The Fifth Pennsylvania Quelling a Riot

This illustration from the August 8, 1877 issue of PUCK Magazine mocks the Fifth Pennsylvania Regiment's efforts to put down the riot.

THE FIFTH PENNSYLVANIA QUELLING A RIOT. COLONEL PUCK: Attention Battalion! right and left by columns in hollow square. Charge right flank forward from the rear. Pitch in! Hold all the forts! CHANGE CARS! For-r-r-r-ward March! (The Regiment obey orders, as above.)

About this Document

  • Source: Puck Humorous Weekly
  • Publisher: Puck Publishing Co.
  • Date: August 8, 1877