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His excy. William Heath, Esqr., major general in the American army

His excy. William Heath, Esqr., major general in the American army

Print shows William Heath, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, wearing military uniform, with military encampment in the background.

Major John Andre, late Adjutant General of the British army in North America / Dodd delin. ; Cook sculp.

Major John Andre, late Adjutant General of the British army in North A...

John André, full-length portrait, facing right with left hand on hip, right hand holding sword, wearing military uniform in wilderness setting; in frame with floral banner.

Encampment of the convention army at Charlotte Ville in Virginia after they had surrendered to the Americans

Encampment of the convention army at Charlotte Ville in Virginia after...

Print shows a panoramic view of the landscape in Charlottesville, Virginia, with British troops, captured at the surrender in Saratoga, engaged in subsistence farming.

View of the west bank of the Hudson's River 3 miles above Still Water, upon which the army under the command of Lt. General Burgoyne, took post on the 20th Sepr. 1777 (shewing General Frazer's funeral) / Barlow sculp.

View of the west bank of the Hudson's River 3 miles above Still Water,...

Print shows a panoramic view of three hills along the west bank of the Hudson River in New York.

[A Native warrior on the cartouche for "Map for the Interior Travels through America, delineating the March of the Army"] / T. Conder, sculpsit.

[A Native warrior on the cartouche for "Map for the Interior Travels t...

Print shows a Native warrior sitting on the ground with a rifle resting on his right shoulder.

A view of the saw-mill & block house upon Fort Anne Creek, the property of Genl. Skeene, which on Genl. Burgoyne's army advancing, was set fire to, by the Americans

A view of the saw-mill & block house upon Fort Anne Creek, the propert...

Print shows a sawmill belonging to loyalist Philip Skene and the blockhouse at Fort Anne which were burned by American forces, reteating in advance of the British army under the command of General Burgoyne.

Major Genl. Brown U.S. Army / J. Wood pinx. ; Gimbrede sc.

Major Genl. Brown U.S. Army / J. Wood pinx. ; Gimbrede sc.

Print shows Jacob Jennings Brown, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform.

Napoleon defeating the Mamelukes, at the battle of the pyramids, near Cairo / engraved by Mr. George Cruikshank from the design of Swebach, originally published at Paris, and dedicated to the Grand Army.

Napoleon defeating the Mamelukes, at the battle of the pyramids, near ...

Print shows a battle scene from behind the Mameluke lines, with the French advancing from the left.

Matty's perilous situation up Salt River

Matty's perilous situation up Salt River

A pro-Whig satire on the presidential campaign of 1840. Martin Van Buren is neck-deep in the waters of "Salt River," a colloquial term for political misfortune or failure. He sinks under the weight of boxes m... more

The Secretary of War presenting a stand of colours to the 1st Regiment of Republican bloodhounds

The Secretary of War presenting a stand of colours to the 1st Regiment...

A bitter vilification of the Van Buren administration's use of bloodhounds to hunt fugitive Indians during the Second Seminole War in Florida. The artist condemns the racism and inhumanity of the measure, as w... more

The new era or the effects of a standing army

The new era or the effects of a standing army

A condemnation of a Van Buren administration plan, put forward by Secretary of War Joel Poinsett, to reform the militia system through creation of a reserve force under regular army officers. The idea was attac... more

A bivouack in safety or Florida troops preventing a surprise

A bivouack in safety or Florida troops preventing a surprise

Another parody of Van Buren administration efforts to end the long and costly Second Seminole War in Florida. The War Department was regularly subjected to public and congressional attacks for cruelty, waste, a... more

Clar de kitchen

Clar de kitchen

Another Whig campaign satire, picturing incumbent Martin Van Buren and his Democratic advisers or "Kitchen Cabinet" routed by Whig candidate William Henry Harrison. In a domestic kitchen Harrison, dressed as a ... more

Valley Forge, 1777. Gen. Washington and Lafayette visiting the suffering part of the army / painted and drawn by A. Gibert ; lith and publ. by P. Haas, Wash. City.

Valley Forge, 1777. Gen. Washington and Lafayette visiting the sufferi...

Print shows George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette on horseback, visiting soldiers at their winter encampment at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

Distinguished military operations with a hasty bowl of soup

Distinguished military operations with a hasty bowl of soup

The satire apparently perceives President Polk's reinstatement of Winfield Scott over Zachary Taylor as commander of U.S. forces in the Mexican War in November 1846 as an attempt to squelch the extreme personal... more

Volunteers for Texas. As you were

Volunteers for Texas. As you were

A scornful portrayal of the poor caliber of American volunteers for the Mexican War. The print evidently appeared at the outset of the conflict, as the Library's impression was deposited for copyright on May 13... more

On to the charge! Inscribed to the memory of Major Ringgold . . .

On to the charge! Inscribed to the memory of Major Ringgold . . .

An illustrated sheet music cover for a song memorializing one of the first heroes of the Mexican War, Maj. Samuel Ringgold. Zachary Taylor's innovative gunnery commander was fatally wounded in May 1846 during t... more

Battle of Cerro Gordo

Battle of Cerro Gordo

An attack on James K. Polk's attempts to undermine Winfield Scott's military efforts and reputation through his handling of the Mexican War in April 1847. Shortly after Scott's victory at Cerro Gordo, Polk disp... more

Flight of the Mexican Army at the Battle of Buena Vista, Feb. 23, 1847
Santa Anna declining a hasty plate of soup at Cerro Gordo

Santa Anna declining a hasty plate of soup at Cerro Gordo

An exultant view of Winfield Scott's second major victory in the Mexican War, at the Battle of Cerro Gordo, where Mexican commander Santa Anna beat an unceremonious retreat. In the mid-April victory Santa Anna'... more

Battle of Churrubusco

Battle of Churrubusco

A slightly modified version of "Battle of Cerro Gordo" (no. 1847-2), in all likelihood produced by the same lithographer. The scene is quite similar, except for the inclusion of the later battle (the Battle of ... more

Hunting Indians in Florida with blood hounds

Hunting Indians in Florida with blood hounds

A tableau dramatizing the brutal tactics employed by Zachary Taylor as commander of U.S. forces against the Seminole Indians during the Second Seminole War (1835-42). Taylor, on horseback at right, presides ov... more

Zachary Taylor. Major general U.S. Army / A. Hoffmann.

Zachary Taylor. Major general U.S. Army / A. Hoffmann.

Print shows Zachary Taylor, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, wearing military uniform.

Defense of the California Bank

Defense of the California Bank

A mildly jingoistic satire voicing American suspicions of foreign designs on California after the discovery of gold there in 1848. The bay and coastline of San Francisco are shown, menaced by foreign invaders ... more

This drawing is by Major John Andre of the British Army, when a prisoner, & living in my Fathers family in Lancaster, during the War of the Revolution

This drawing is by Major John Andre of the British Army, when a prison...

Print shows at top a dwelling in a country setting, possibly a farmhouse, with gate and fence in the foreground; includes text which tells about Major André, the origin of the drawing, and the context in which ... more

The death cry. / S. Eastman, U.S. Army del. ; executed on stone by C. Schuesele [i.e. Schussele].

The death cry. / S. Eastman, U.S. Army del. ; executed on stone by C. ...

Native American holding knife and scalp over body of man.

Indian sugar camp / Capt. S. Eastman, U.S. Army ; John C. McRae.

Indian sugar camp / Capt. S. Eastman, U.S. Army ; John C. McRae.

Native sugar camp and sap collecting from maple trees.

Major Daniels & officers

Major Daniels & officers

Three officers of the 5th Dragoon Guards, two standing and one sitting on ground, facing front.

Major Pipon, Royal Artillery

Major Pipon, Royal Artillery

Major Pipon, full-length portrait, facing front.

Captain Croker, 17th Regiment

Captain Croker, 17th Regiment

Captain Croker, standing next to a horse, facing left, with servant facing him.

Captain Bathurst, Grenadier Guards

Captain Bathurst, Grenadier Guards

Captain Bathurst, full-length portrait, dressed in uniform, standing next to a horse with other horses and buildings in the background.

Colonel Adye & Captain Whitmore

Colonel Adye & Captain Whitmore

Colonel Adye and Captain Whitmore, one man mounted, the other standing by horse, full-length portrait, facing front.

Lieutenant-colonel Shadforth at his hut & officers of the 57th Regiment

Lieutenant-colonel Shadforth at his hut & officers of the 57th Regimen...

Lieutenant-colonel Thomas Shadforth sitting before his hut surrounded by officers in relaxed poses.

Captain Wilkinson, 9th Regiment

Captain Wilkinson, 9th Regiment

Captain Wilkinson, full-length portrait, seated on horseback, facing slightly left.

Lieutenant Colonel Munro & officers of the 39th Regiment

Lieutenant Colonel Munro & officers of the 39th Regiment

Lieutenant Colonel William Munro and officers, dressed in uniform, posed before huts.

General Garrett's quarters & tents of the 4th Division

General Garrett's quarters & tents of the 4th Division

General Garrett's encampment with bell tents and huts.

The honourable Major Cathcart, Dep. As. Adj. Gen. to the Light Division

The honourable Major Cathcart, Dep. As. Adj. Gen. to the Light Divisio...

Hon. Augustus Murray Cathcart, three-quarter length portrait, facing right, seated, hands resting on his sword.

James J.M. Wardrop, Esqr. Grenadier Guards

James J.M. Wardrop, Esqr. Grenadier Guards

James J.M. Wardrop, full-length portrait, seated on gabion, facing slightly right.

Major Tinley, & officers of the 39th regiment

Major Tinley, & officers of the 39th regiment

Five officers, two mounted on horses, three standing, full-length portrait, facing front.

Colonel Clarke, Scots' Greys, with the horse wounded at Balaklava

Colonel Clarke, Scots' Greys, with the horse wounded at Balaklava

Colonel George Clarke, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, standing beside his horse, Sultan, facing left; horse's reins are held by a man who is possibly a servant; horse's rump is branded "2D" for 2nd Drag... more

Captain King, horse artillery

Captain King, horse artillery

Captain King, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, standing in front of horse with wooden hut in the background.

Lieutenant Gayner [i.e., Gaynor], 47th Regiment

Lieutenant Gayner [i.e., Gaynor], 47th Regiment

Lieutenant Gaynor, full-length portrait, facing right, wearing uniform, seated on large rock, holding sword.

Major Burton, 5th Dragoon Guards

Major Burton, 5th Dragoon Guards

Adolphus Burton, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, seated on a horse.

Brigadier McPherson & officers of the 4th Division Captain Higham [i.e., Heigham], 17th Regiment; Captain Earle, Major of Brigade; Captain Croker, 17th Regiment; Captain Swire; Captain McPherson.

Brigadier McPherson & officers of the 4th Division Captain Higham [i.e...

Brigadier Philip McPherson, CB., and captains Clement Henry John Heigham, William Henry Earle, (John L. or Edward) Croker, Roger Swire, and Philip McPherson, wearing uniform, posed next to tent.

Camp of the 5th Dragoons Guards

Camp of the 5th Dragoons Guards

View of camp with tents, huts, and horses, looking toward the village of Kadikoi.

Captain Holder, Fusilier Guards

Captain Holder, Fusilier Guards

Captain Holder, full-length portrait, standing, with gabions at feet.

Officers & men of the 89th Regiment Captain Hamley [i.e., Hawley], Captain Skynner, Major Egerton, Major Watson, Major Aylmer, & Captain Cuppage.

Officers & men of the 89th Regiment Captain Hamley [i.e., Hawley], Cap...

Captain Robert B. Hawley, Captain Leslie Skynner, Major Caledon Richard Egerton, Major William(?) Watson, Major Fred. Charles Aylmer, Captain John M. Cuppage and others standing and sitting in front of bell ten... more

Piling arms

Piling arms

Group portrait showing six soldiers posed, as two of them stand rifles into a tripod.

Colonel Lowe, [i.e., Low] 4th Light Dragoons & servant in winter dress

Colonel Lowe, [i.e., Low] 4th Light Dragoons & servant in winter dress

Colonel Low, full-length portrait, facing left, standing beside horse and wearing winter coat and hat; another man is standing in front of the horse and facing the camera. Bell tents in the background.

Captain Portal, 4th Light Dragoons equipped for Balaklava

Captain Portal, 4th Light Dragoons equipped for Balaklava

Robert Portal, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, next to horse with two other unidentified men who are looking away from the camera.

Captain Godley, 28th Regiment

Captain Godley, 28th Regiment

Captain Henry R.C. Godley, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, seated on a horse.

Two officers of the 47th Regiment

Two officers of the 47th Regiment

Two officers posed, one sitting on a horse, the other stands next to a horse; a man standing in center saluting; and a fourth man is standing on the left.

Lieutenant Grills, R.H.A.

Lieutenant Grills, R.H.A.

Lieutenant Grills, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, standing next to horse.

Colonel Doherty, officers & men of the 13th Light Dragoons

Colonel Doherty, officers & men of the 13th Light Dragoons

Group of men of the 13th Light Dragoons, including Colonel Doherty, Cornet Danzil Chamberlayne, Captain Jenyns, and veterinary-surgeon Thomas Towers, one man seated on ground with dog; tents and huts in the background.

The 68th Regiment, winter dress

The 68th Regiment, winter dress

Seven men, four standing and three sitting or reclining on the ground, wearing winter uniforms and holding weapons.

French left attack, Kamiesch in the distance - tents of Sir John Campbell in the foreground

French left attack, Kamiesch in the distance - tents of Sir John Campb...

Plains before Sevastopolʹ, with Sir John Campbell's marquis tent in the foreground.

Lieutenant Colonel Clarke Kennedy A.D.C. to H.R.H. the Duke of Cambridge

Lieutenant Colonel Clarke Kennedy A.D.C. to H.R.H. the Duke of Cambrid...

Lieutenant Colonel Clarke Kennedy of the 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot, three-quarter length portrait, facing slightly left, wearing suit, seated.

Captain Hall, & group of the 14th

Captain Hall, & group of the 14th

Eight soldiers posed near flagpole.

Captain Inglis, 5th Dragoon Guards

Captain Inglis, 5th Dragoon Guards

Captain Inglis, astride a horse, facing front.

Captain Halford

Captain Halford

Captain Halford, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front.