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The Sunflower Brigade

“A Summer Pastime.—New York—Drill of the ‘Sunflower Brigade,’ at Hulett’s Landing, on Lake George.” From Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, 1883. —The utter uselessness of this activity makes it an ideal summer pastime: as we all know, the best resort activities combine the charm of diligent labor with the comfortable knowledge that no practical results have been achieved.