22 January 2015

On This Day: Poles seek independence

The January Uprising breaks out On This Day in 1863 in Poland, Lithuania and Belarus against the Russian Empire. The uprising lasted until 1865. The goal had been a national independence.  

 

On This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events.                

© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.