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A view of the fall of Montmorenci and the attack made by General Wolfe, on the French intrenchments near Beauport, with the Grenadiers of the army, July 31 1759 Vue de la chûte ou Saût de Montmorenci et de l'attaque des retrenchments Francois près de Beauport, par le Général Wolfe avec le Grenadiers de l'armée le 31 Juillet 1759 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hervey Smyth ; engraved by Wm. Elliot.

A view of the fall of Montmorenci and the attack made by General Wolfe...

Print shows British warships on the Saint Lawrence River disembark troops below cliffs at the Plains of Abraham, waterfall in the foreground. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robe... more

A circumstantial account of an attack that happened on the 19th of April 1775, on his Majesty’s troops. By a number of the people of the Province of Massachusetts Bay. On Tuesday the 18th of April, about half past 10 at night, Lieutenant Colonel

A circumstantial account of an attack that happened on the 19th of Apr...

Positive Photostat.; A British account of Battle of Lexington.; Battle of Lexington. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Prin... more

[The surprise attack on Maestreicht(?)] / H.B.

[The surprise attack on Maestreicht(?)] / H.B.

Troops of the White King advancing on the fortress Marxreich(?). Restrike of original woodcut from 1512-1516 edition. Illus. from: Der weiss kunig. Wein : Auf kosten J. Kurzböckens, 1775, pl. 195. Illustrated B... more

[A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina by a squadron of His Majesty's ships on the 28th day of June 1776, with the disposition of the King's land forces and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels, from the drawings made on the spot.

[A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Caro...

Scale ca. 1:25,500. Title from engraved map published by Faden in 1776. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes inset "Plan of the platform in Sullivan's Fort." Annotated by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of ... more

The attack on the fort on Sulivan's Island the 28 June 1776 / painted by Henry Gray.

The attack on the fort on Sulivan's Island the 28 June 1776 / painted ...

Drawing shows British ships firing on Fort Sullivan on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Title from item. Illus. in: Memoirs of the American Revolution ... / by John Drayton. Charleston : Printed by A.E. Mille... more

Sketth [sic] of the Hessian attack on Fort Washington under General Knypehausen on the 16th November 1776.

Sketth [sic] of the Hessian attack on Fort Washington under General Kn...

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red). Relief shown by hachures. Shows route of march from Kingsbridge to the fort. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1164 Available also through the Librar... more

Major General Arnold Wounded Dec. 31-1775 at the attack of Quebec.

Major General Arnold Wounded Dec. 31-1775 at the attack of Quebec.

Benedict Arnold, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing slightly right, gesturing with right hand.

Plan of the attack of the Forts Clinton & Montgomery, upon Hudsons River, which were stormed by His Majesty's forces under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., on the 6th of Octr. 1777.

Plan of the attack of the Forts Clinton & Montgomery, upon Hudsons Riv...

Scale ca. 1:21,250. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Pictorial map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1196 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a rast... more

[Submarine ("Submarine Vessel, Submarine Bombs and Mode of Attack") for the United States government. Water chambers, valves, water passages]

[Submarine ("Submarine Vessel, Submarine Bombs and Mode of Attack") fo...

Title devised by Library staff. Exhibited: American Treasures of the Library of Congress, 2004.

[Submarine ("Submarine Vessel, Submarine Bombs and Mode of Attack") for the United States government. Submarine vessel, longitudinal section]

[Submarine ("Submarine Vessel, Submarine Bombs and Mode of Attack") fo...

Inscribed: Plate the first ; half an inch to a foot ; Robt. Fulton 1806.

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Genl. Drummond and Sir T. Yeo, Lake Ontario, May the 6th 1814 / / By Capt. Steele. 2d. Battn. Royal Marines

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Ge...

Seascape drawing shows British sailors leaving their ships and rowing toward Fort Oswego on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. The 2nd battalion of the Royal Marines, under Lieutenant General Sir George Gordo... more

Struck with the gallantry, skill, and decision, displayed by Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, Baronet, K.C.B. Commander of his Majesty's ship, the Shannon, in the attack, boarding, and capture of the American frigate, the Chesapeake ... / manufactured by S. Hougham & Co. ; Henry Meyer execudit.

Struck with the gallantry, skill, and decision, displayed by Sir Phili...

Print shows a design for a silver plateau containing laurels, Nereids, Triton, Neptune, Liberty, Victory, Commerce, and Britannia encircling HMS Shannon at sea. Title from item.

New method of assorting the mail, as practised by Southern slave-holders, or attack on the Post Office, Charleston, S.C.

New method of assorting the mail, as practised by Southern slave-holde...

A portrayal of the nocturnal raid on the Charleston post office by a mob of citizens and the burning of abolitionist mails found there in July 1835. Mail sacks are handed through a forced window of the ransack... more

Fanny Ellsler's last seranade or the soap-locks disgraceful attack upon the Germans

Fanny Ellsler's last seranade or the soap-locks disgraceful attack upo...

A riot scene: German parade musicians (possibly accompanying touring ballerina Fanny Elssler) are attacked and beaten with their own instruments by a gang of toughs (or "Soap-Locks" for the long, soaped hair lo... more

To the people of Madison County. The expected reply of Mr. G. T. M. Davis author of the address to the people of Madison County, of the 23d of April, on the approaching elections of August and November, to Mr. Krum's attack upon that address, wi

To the people of Madison County. The expected reply of Mr. G. T. M. Da...

Campaign.; Imprint. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 16, Folder 13.

Marion's brigade crossing the Pedee River, S.C.. 1778. On their way to attack the British force under Tarleton

Marion's brigade crossing the Pedee River, S.C.. 1778. On their way to...

Image shows Francis Marion "the Swamp Fox" and his band of men in boats preparing to cross the Pee Dee River.

A N.b.E. view of the fort on the western end of Sulivans Island with the disposition of His Majesty's fleet commanded by Commodore Sir Peter Parker Knt. &c &c &c during the attack on the 28th. of June 1776, which lasted 9 hours and 40 minutes

A N.b.E. view of the fort on the western end of Sulivans Island with t...

Print shows Sullivan's Island at the entrance to Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, and Fort Sullivan; prominent features identified by letter with legend printed below image.

A N.W.b.N. view of Charles Town from on board the Bristol ... taken in Five Fathom Hole the day after the attack upon Fort Sulivan by the Commodore & his squadron, which action continued 9 hours & 40 minutes / engrav'd ... by Wm. Faden.

A N.W.b.N. view of Charles Town from on board the Bristol ... taken in...

Print shows Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, with the British fleet in the foreground, at the time of the assault on Fort Sullivan, with the city of Charleston visible in the background; prominent features id... more

[Fig. 1 Greenland seal-hunting; fig. 2 Brazilian Indians bird-shooting; fig. 3 attack by Guaycouros horseman (Brazil); fig. 4 cattle-hunting on the Pampas (Brazil); fig. 5 Negro dances at Sao Palo [Brazil]; fig. 6 South Patagonian huts and graves]

[Fig. 1 Greenland seal-hunting; fig. 2 Brazilian Indians bird-shooting...

Illus. in: Heck, Iconographic Encyclopedia, (1851) v. 1, plate 35. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Patagonia; Dwellings; Seals; Brazil; Greenland; Ind. of S. ... more

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.

Sebastobol from the 26 gun battery on the extreme right of French attack / W. Simpson del.

Sebastobol from the 26 gun battery on the extreme right of French atta...

Print shows soldiers digging trenches in the snow, and distant view of Sevastopolʹ, during winter.

Russian rifle pit - now part of the British advanced trenches, on the left of the right attack, or Gordon's battery / W. Simpson delt. ; C. Haghe lith.

Russian rifle pit - now part of the British advanced trenches, on the ...

Print shows soldiers filling sand bags and firing over a barrier of sand bags and gabions.

The new works at the siege of Sebastopol on the right attack - from the mortar battery on the right of Gordon's battery / W. Simpson del. ; J. Needham lith.

The new works at the siege of Sebastopol on the right attack - from th...

Print shows a mortar battery with soldiers, two mortars, gabions, and earthworks, with a distant view of Sevastopolʹ.

The attack on the Malakoff / W. Simpson del. ; E. Morin, lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

The attack on the Malakoff / W. Simpson del. ; E. Morin, lith. ; Day &...

Print shows the French assault on the Malakoff, the main Russian fortification before Sevastopolʹ, French soldiers advancing from the left, Zouaves from the left foreground, crossing ditch and engaging Russian ... more

Sebastopol from the east or extreme right of English attack / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

Sebastopol from the east or extreme right of English attack / W. Simps...

Print shows English pickets in the foreground, soldiers in trenches, and a distant view of the forts and other buildings in Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by per... more

Capture of Fort George (Col. Winfield Scott leading the attack) / Chappel.

Capture of Fort George (Col. Winfield Scott leading the attack) / Chap...

Print shows American soldiers storming the gate at Fort George, Ontario. Title from item.

Smoke-stack of Confederate iron-clad Virginia on wharf at Richmond, Va., showing effect of shot in attack on Federal batteries on James River

Smoke-stack of Confederate iron-clad Virginia on wharf at Richmond, Va...

No. B223. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The expedition to Beaufort - before the attack

The expedition to Beaufort - before the attack

Illustration shows three scenes of naval warfare off the coast of South Carolina during the Civil War. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5 (1861 Nov. 30), p. 757.

The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry

The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry

Shows the area surrounding Harper's Ferry, W. Va., at the intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers as the Confederate forces under Jackson began their assault, Sept. 12-15, 1862.

Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farragut's attack 24 April 1862.

Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farr...

Map shows the Confederate fortifications at Fort Jackson under Gen. Duncan, Fort St. Philip and the Union fleet along the Mississippi River. This map, also shows the positions of Union ships under Farragut, who... more

Attack on the Massachusetts 6th at Baltimore, April 19, 1861

Attack on the Massachusetts 6th at Baltimore, April 19, 1861

Men fighting with guns, clubs, stones, etc.

Attack and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn. by Genl. U.S. Grant U.S.A.

Attack and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn. by Genl. U.S. Grant U.S.A.

Shows troop locations around Fort Donelson, Tenn., on the Cumberland River, as the Union army prepared to attack.

Attack on Ft. Pulaski Savannah, Georgia, April 1862.

Attack on Ft. Pulaski Savannah, Georgia, April 1862.

Shows a section of the Savannah River with Long Island (containing an unnamed Confederate battery) and Cockspur Island (containing Fort Pulaski). Also shows the Union position on Big Tybee Island.

U.S. iron clad Galena, after her attack on Fort Darling, James River, Va.

U.S. iron clad Galena, after her attack on Fort Darling, James River, ...

Photograph showing the deck of the warship after receiving Confederate cannon fire, with holes in the smokestack. Mounted on board with five other photographs. Title from item. Civil War Photograph Collection (... more

The attack on Harper's Ferry Va., by Jackson, September 14th and 15th, 1862

The attack on Harper's Ferry Va., by Jackson, September 14th and 15th,...

Shows the area of convergence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers that marks the border of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Details include the location of Union forces in the town of Harper's Ferry and ... more

Battle of Malvern Hill showing Magruder's 1st attack June 30th

Battle of Malvern Hill showing Magruder's 1st attack June 30th

Shows the area of Malvern Hill, Henrico County, Va., where McClellan's retreating army made a final stand, effectively ending the Seven Days' Battles.

The battle of Gettysburg. Attack on the Third Corps, Gen. Daniel E. Sickles, by Gen. Longstreet's Corps

The battle of Gettysburg. Attack on the Third Corps, Gen. Daniel E. Si...

Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.1.80) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

The battle of Gettysburg--Longstreet's attack upon our left centre--Blue Ridge in the distance / from a drawing by A.R. Waud.

The battle of Gettysburg--Longstreet's attack upon our left centre--Bl...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1863 Aug. 8, pp. 504-505.

Plan of the attack on Ft. Sumter, April 6th, 1863.

Plan of the attack on Ft. Sumter, April 6th, 1863.

Map shows a regional view of Charleston Harbor including Confederate fortifications and Union naval vessels. This April 1863 atttack by Union ironclads was unsuccessful.

Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg Va. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick, USA, with the 6th Army Corps. Sunday May 3rd 1863.

Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg Va. By Maj. Genl. Jo...

Area depicted includes the Rappahannock River to the northeast, Taylor Hill to the northwest and Deep Run to the south. The Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad is also indicated. As part of Gen. Hooker's plan to... more

Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg, Va. or 2nd Battle of Fredericksburg. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick with 6th Army Corps, Sunday, May 3rd, 1863.

Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg, Va. or 2nd Battle o...

Illustrates the placement of Union and Confederate forces during the Chancellorsville Campaign of April-May, 1863, culminating in the battle of Chancellorsville fought May 1-4, 1863. This map focuses on the Su... more

2nd attack on Fort McAllister on the Ogeechee River, Georgia

2nd attack on Fort McAllister on the Ogeechee River, Georgia

Also shown is the result of an attack by Union Gen. William B. Hazen's 2nd Division, 15th Corps, 1864 December 13, which succeeded in taking the garrison. Shows a portion of Big Ogeechee River and indicates the... more

Plan of the battle of Salem Church or Salem Heights, Va. Attack and repulse of the 6th Army Corps, Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick, U.S.A., afternoon of 3rd May 1863.

Plan of the battle of Salem Church or Salem Heights, Va. Attack and re...

The Battle of Salem Church, Spotsylvania County, Va., was part of the Chancellorsville Campaign of April-May, 1863, and was actually fought on May 4, 1863. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of... more

Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., 11th & 12th July 1864.

Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., 11th & 12th July 1864.

Map shows the location of Union fortifications around Washington, D.C., and the presence of Confederate forces under Gordon, Ramseur and Rhodes poised on the outskirts of the city.

Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia showing attack on the salient angle May 12th.

Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia showing attack on the sali...

Shows the distribution of Confederate forces under the commands of Longstreet, Ewell, and Hill facing Union forces under Wright, Warren, Burnside, and Hancock, with special attention to Hancock's assault on Ewe... more

Scene of Ewell's attack, May 19, 1864, near Spottsylvania [i.e. Spotsylvania] Court House. Mrs. Allsop's house

Scene of Ewell's attack, May 19, 1864, near Spottsylvania [i.e. Spotsy...

Dead soldier on stretcher. Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 721. LC-B811-721, LC-B8171-721.

Attack at Rocky Face Ridge, Ga.

Attack at Rocky Face Ridge, Ga.

Soldiers on ridge and scaling ridge during the Civil War. Engraving after painting by Chappel. Copyright by Johnson, Fry & Co.

The war in Virginia - Butler's lines south of the James, with troops in position near our centre, awaiting an attack previous to the arrival of Grant's Army, June 3 / sketched by our artist, E.F. Mullen.

The war in Virginia - Butler's lines south of the James, with troops i...

Print shows tents and soldiers at a military encampment.

Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 12th, 1864.

Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 12th, 1864...

As a diversionary measure to take some of the pressure off of besieged Petersburg, Confederate forces under Jubal Early launched a northern offensive beginning in late June 1864. After stops near Harper's Ferry... more

Plan of Fort Fisher and vicinity, North Carolina. Plan of second attack, January 15th, 1865.

Plan of Fort Fisher and vicinity, North Carolina. Plan of second attac...

The first assault on Fort Fisher was made in December 1864 by Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, who withdrew when he realized a direct assault on the fort would be costly, and that Confederate reinforcements were only a... more

Rebel attack on our gun-boats in the Red River

Rebel attack on our gun-boats in the Red River

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 8, 1864 May 14, p. 305.