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A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batteries of cannon and mortars were erected on Long Island with a view to take off the defences and make breaches in the rebel fort on the opposite shore to facilitate a landing of troops on New York Island.

A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batt...

Scale ca. 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. In upper margin: no. 6. Includes "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1154 Available also throug... more

A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteries, and incampments of the British and American armies.

A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteri...

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps and Charts, 1750-1789, 930 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a r... more

A Map of Ticonderoga with the old and new lines and batteries,

A Map of Ticonderoga with the old and new lines and batteries,

Scale ca. 1:2,300. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1175 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New England, with all the isles contained therein, among which Rhode Island and Connonicut have been particularly surveyed, shewing the true position & bearings of the banks, shoals, rocks &c. as likewise the soundings; To which have been added the several works & batteries raised by the Americans. Taken by order of the principal farmers on Rhode Island.

A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New...

Scale ca. 1:50,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Inscribed "To the Right Honourable Hugh Earl Percy ... with His Lordship's permission ... by ... Wm. Faden." Includes text,... more

A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New England, with all the isles contained therein, among which Rhode Island and Connonicut have been particularly surveyed, shewing the true position & bearings of the banks, shoals, rocks &c. as likewise the soundings: To which have been added the several works & batteries raised by the Americans. Taken by order of the principal farmers on Rhode Island.

A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New...

Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and form lines. Inscribed "To the Right Honourable Hugh Earl Percy ... with His Lordship's permission ... by ... Wm. Faden." Includes text... more

Plan of Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, with the batteries on Province Island.

Plan of Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, with the batteries on Province Isl...

Scale ca. 1:1,750. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1348 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a rast... more

L'escadre françoise entrant dans Newport sous le feu des batteries et forcant le passage le 8 Aoust 1778 : jour que les Américains passerent sur l'Isle de Rode Island par le chemin d'howland's ferry.

L'escadre françoise entrant dans Newport sous le feu des batteries et ...

Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and gilt. Includes index to defenses and points of interest. Note at bottom: Nta. les anglois brulereus ou coulereus a Rode Is... more

[Frog's Point avec batteries de Partie de Longue Island.

[Frog's Point avec batteries de Partie de Longue Island.

Scale ca. 1:7,700. Folded title, on label: Reconnoissance de King's bridge. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by shading. Sectioned... more

Sebastopol from the rear of the English batteries / W. Simpson del. ; J. Needham lith.

Sebastopol from the rear of the English batteries / W. Simpson del. ; ...

Print shows a distant view of the English batteries and of Sevastopolʹ with British soldiers in the foreground on the road to the front. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by per... more

A quiet night in the batteries - a sketch in the Greenhill battery (Major Chapman's), 29th Jany. 1855 / W. Simpson delt.

A quiet night in the batteries - a sketch in the Greenhill battery (Ma...

Print shows men and cannons in a British artillery battery, at night.

A hot day in the batteries / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

A hot day in the batteries / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

Print shows action in a British artillery battery, mortar fire, mortars and cannon being loaded, the removal of wounded, and in the distance, the fortifications of Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The se... more

A hot night in the batteries / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

A hot night in the batteries / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

Print shows action in a British artillery battery with cannons firing and being loaded, and men bringing in supplies.

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.

Bombardment of Fort Sumter by the batteries of the Confederate states

Bombardment of Fort Sumter by the batteries of the Confederate states

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1861 April 27, pp. 264-265.

Plan of the siege operations on Charleston Harbor, showing the position of Fort Sumpter [sic] in relation to the attacking batteries

Plan of the siege operations on Charleston Harbor, showing the positio...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and from looking at the item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 11, no. 283 (1861 Apr. 27), p. 368. Caption card tracings: C.W. Fort... more

Bombardment of Fort Sumter by the batteries of the Confederate states, April 13, 1861

Bombardment of Fort Sumter by the batteries of the Confederate states,...

Print shows Confederate soldiers firing cannons from an artillery battery, bombarding Fort Sumter in the distance.

General Bragg's camp, as seen from Fort Pickens / / drawn by an officer of the fort. Interior of a sand-bag battery at Pensacolo bearing on Fort Pickens / sketched by our artist, who has been traveling with W.H. Russell, LL.D., Barrister at Law

General Bragg's camp, as seen from Fort Pickens / / drawn by an office...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1861 June 15, p. 373.

View of the harbor of Pensacola--Santa Rosa Island and Fort Pickens in the fore-ground, Rebel batteries and Navy-Yard in the distance / / sketched by our special artist. The great review at Bailey's Cross Road, Virginia, on November 20, 1861 / sketched by our special artist from the top of a barn

View of the harbor of Pensacola--Santa Rosa Island and Fort Pickens in...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1861 December 7, pp. 776-777.

The new batteries erected on Morris Island for the defence of Charleston Harbor and the reduction of Fort Sumpter / from a sketch by our special artist now in Charleston, S.C.

The new batteries erected on Morris Island for the defence of Charlest...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1861 March 30, p. 293.

Map of the seat of war, positions of the rebel forces, batteries, entrenchments, and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond

Map of the seat of war, positions of the rebel forces, batteries, entr...

Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 450.3 Includes a mileage table. Reference is made in the lower margin to the "battle of Bull's [sic] Run, fought on Sunday, the 21st July [1861], about 22,000 u... more

Position of Taylor's and McAllister's batteries during the battle at Fort Donelson [12-16 Feb. 1862]

Position of Taylor's and McAllister's batteries during the battle at F...

Wood engraving after sketch by Alexander Simplot. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 6, (1862 March 15), p. 164. No ref. copy. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Publ.... more

The Moore House, near Yorktown, Va., showing effect of fire from Confederate batteries

The Moore House, near Yorktown, Va., showing effect of fire from Confe...

No. 4224. Title from item. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], v. 1, pl. 15. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 showing Fort Lyon with extended works.

The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 showing For...

Shows the locations of Union fortifications surrounding Alexandria, Va., including forts Lyon and Ellsworth in Fairfax County. The locations of Hunting Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.

The war in Georgia -- Reconnoissance of a detachment of national troops and sailors from the gunboat Western World, beyond Fort Jackson, Savannah River -- Expedition fired on by the Rebels / from a sketch by our special artist.  The war in Virginia ; The U.S. steamer Wyandank, dismounting and removing guns from the Rebel batteries at Cockpit Point, on the Potomac River, March 11 / from a sketch by Mr. V.O. Traynor, quartermaster of the Wyandank.

The war in Georgia -- Reconnoissance of a detachment of national troop...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 13, no. 336 (1862 April 19), p. 376.

Bird's-eye view of the attack on the rebel batteries on and near the island number ten by Commodore Foote's flotila [March 1862]

Bird's-eye view of the attack on the rebel batteries on and near the i...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 6, (1862 April 5), p. 212. No ref. copy. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; CW Battles; C.W. Navy; U.S. Hist .

Vicksburg Missp. and the Rebel batteries 1863.

Vicksburg Missp. and the Rebel batteries 1863.

Shows the western theater of the war, focusing on Vicksburg. The Vicksburg & Jackson, and Vicksburg & Texas railroads are indicated.

A complete map of Richmond and its fortifications within a circle of 12 miles showing the numerous forts, batteries and the range of their fire, and the various obstacles that impede the approach of the Federal army, also, the principal towns & plantations, in the immediate vicinity of Richmond, together with several of the battle fields of 1862.

A complete map of Richmond and its fortifications within a circle of 1...

Scale ca. 1:54,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 628 "As a guide to note the approach of the Federal army, this map is invaluable, as the plan of its fortifications is taken from a correct drawing of a Southern... more

Tomlinson's map of Vicksburg, showing all the surrounding fortifications, batteries, principal plantation, &c.

Tomlinson's map of Vicksburg, showing all the surrounding fortificatio...

Scale ca. 1:65,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 286 At top of map: New map of Vicksburg, showing the scene of Gen. Grants operations, together with all of the fortifications, batteries, rifle pits &c. Text to ... more

Grant's transports running the batteries

Grant's transports running the batteries

Soldiers at Vicksburg, 1863; Confederate gun crew in foreground.

Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries.

Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebe...

Scale 1:30,000. Another issue. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 381 Overprinted to show 1/4-mile concentric ... more

Batteries at Grand Gulf captured by the United States Mississippi Squadron, May 3, 1863.

Batteries at Grand Gulf captured by the United States Mississippi Squa...

Scale ca. 1:8,700. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 271.2 From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December 1863, (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1863)... more

The war in Louisiana - destruction of the U.S. transport John Warner by confederate batteries on Red River, May 4 / from a sketch by our special artist, C.E.H. Bonwill.

The war in Louisiana - destruction of the U.S. transport John Warner b...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, l864 June 18, p. 197.

[Interior of Fort Wagner in April, 1865. Charleston Harbor, S.C. Low aerial view of gun batteries; #4293]

[Interior of Fort Wagner in April, 1865. Charleston Harbor, S.C. Low a...

Brady Collection. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf. South Carolina. Civil War, 1861-1865.

U.S.S. OREGON engaging shore batteries at Santiago [de Cuba]

U.S.S. OREGON engaging shore batteries at Santiago [de Cuba]

Photograph by the Detroit Publishing Co. Detroit Publishing Company Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cuba Santiago... more

The mortar batteries at Sandy Hook, defending the approaches to New York Harbor / C. Beecher Bunnell.

The mortar batteries at Sandy Hook, defending the approaches to New Yo...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1898 April 7, p. 220. Reproduction of painting by Charles Beecher Bunnell.

Map of a part of the east cavalry field showing positions of division and brigade markers and batteries

Map of a part of the east cavalry field showing positions of division ...

Scale 1:7200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 351.2 "No. 692" is in the upper left corner. Map of the area between York Pike and Hanover Road showing battlefield markers, fence lines, roads, woodland, and contour ... more

Heavy gun batteries of the KAISER

Heavy gun batteries of the KAISER

Photograph shows reproduction of a postcard showing the German battleship Kaiser. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014)

Position of batteries & units of fire : [Stenay].

Position of batteries & units of fire : [Stenay].

Shows northwestern vicinity of Stenay. "10 Nov. 1918." At head of title: Hdqrs. Div. Arty., 89" Div. Accompanied by typescript text: Plan of attack for supporting attack of 177th Infantry Brigade. [1] leaf ; 34... more

L'escadre françoise entrant dans Newport sous le feu des batteries et forcant le passage le 8 Aoust 1778

L'escadre françoise entrant dans Newport sous le feu des batteries et ...

Photograph shows the French fleet, under the command of Comte d'Estaing, approaching Newport, Rhode Island in an effort to engage the British fleet, August 8, 1778; shows several British ships burning in the ba... more

U.S. Reports: Steiner v. Mitchell, 350 U.S. 247 (1956)

U.S. Reports: Steiner v. Mitchell, 350 U.S. 247 (1956)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 350; October Term, 1955; Steiner et al., Doing Business as Cumberland Battery Manufacturing Co., v. Mitchell, Secretary of Labor

U.S. Reports: Mitchell v. King Packing Co., 350 U.S. 260 (1956)

U.S. Reports: Mitchell v. King Packing Co., 350 U.S. 260 (1956)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 350; October Term, 1955; Mitchell, Secretary of Labor, v. King Packing Co.

U.S. Reports: United States v. Adams, 383 U.S. 39 (1966)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Adams, 383 U.S. 39 (1966)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 383; October Term, 1965; United States v. Adams et al.