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A view of the city of the Havana, taken from the road near Colonel Howe's battery Vue de la ville de la Havane prise du chemin pres de la batterie du Colonel Howe = Vista de la Ciudad de la Havana desde el camino de la bateria del Coronel Howe / / drawn by Elias Durnford Engineer ; etch'd by Paul Sandby ; engraved by Edw'd Rooker.

A view of the city of the Havana, taken from the road near Colonel How...

Print showing a group of people resting or having a picnic, with distant view of the harbor and city of Havana.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the north or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the east or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the nor...

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Described in I. N. P. Stokes' Iconography of Manhattan Island. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset of "A chart of ... more

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the Nor...

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Dedicated "To the Honble. Thos. Gage ... " Relief shown by hachures. Includes text, index to points of interest, and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the pr... more

A view of the city of the Havana, taken from the road near Colonel Howe's battery Vue de la ville de la Havane prise du chemin pres de la batterie du Colonel Howe = Vista de la ciudad de la Havana desde el camino de la bateria del Coronel Howe / / drawn by Elias Durnford engineer ; etch'd by Paul Sandby ; & engraved by Edwd. Rooker.

A view of the city of the Havana, taken from the road near Colonel How...

Print shows distant view of Havana, Cuba, with the bay on the left, and a roadway past the battery and a palm tree in the foreground.

Boston, 26th of June, 1775. This town was alarmed on the 17th instant at break of day, by a firing from the lively ship of war; and a report was immediately spread that the rebels had broke ground and were raising a battery on the heights of the

Boston, 26th of June, 1775. This town was alarmed on the 17th instant ...

Bunker Hill, Battle of.; Imprint 3. 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 38, Folder 19a.

Boston, 26th of June, 1775. This town was alarmed on the 17th instant at break of day, by a firing from the lively ship of war; and a report was immediately spread that the rebels had broke ground and were raising a battery on the heights of the

Boston, 26th of June, 1775. This town was alarmed on the 17th instant ...

Positive Photostat.; Bunker Hill, Battle of.; This item is a Photostat of Portfolio 38, Folder 19a.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile pag... more

Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of water, and the several battery's proposed on each side to prevent an enemy's sailing up to New York.

Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of water, and t...

Scale 1:6,000; 500 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1155 Ava... more

View of the Rebel fort and works, on Mud Island comprehending Red-Bank on the Jersey shore; taken from * [southeast shore of Carpenter's Island] in front of the 6 gun battery / surveyed & drawn by P. Nicole.

View of the Rebel fort and works, on Mud Island comprehending Red-Bank...

Title from item. Illus. on map: A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing the several works constructed by His Majesty's troops, ... / surveyed & drawn by P. Nicole. [1777?] Published in: Th... more

[Diagram of the first battery, which was made of alternating metal layers and saline-soaked leather pads, and proved electricity is caused by contact with dissimilar metals] / Basire, sc.

[Diagram of the first battery, which was made of alternating metal lay...

Illus. in: On the electricity excited by the mere contact of conducting substances ... / Alessandro Volta. In Royal Society of London. Philosophical transactions. v. 90, pt. 2. London : Printed by W. Bulmer ...... more

U.S. Reports: Menard vs. Aspasia, 30 U.S. (5 Pet.) 505 (1831)

U.S. Reports: Menard vs. Aspasia, 30 U.S. (5 Pet.) 505 (1831)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 30; Peters Volume 5; January Term, 1831; Pierre Menard, Plaintiff in Error vs. Aspasia, Defendant in Error

The masked battery or Loco-Foco strategy

The masked battery or Loco-Foco strategy

Another commentary on the Texas question (see "Texas Coming In," no. 1844-28), illustrating Democratic campaign strategy as advanced by Andrew Jackson. The idea of the annexation of Texas, repudiated by many of... more

Pickpocket on the Battery

Pickpocket on the Battery

Print shows a man picking the pocket of another man in New York City. Also shows page of text. Illus. in: National Police Gazette, New York, 1846 April 4, front page. No ref. copy. This record contains unverifi... more

[Md. - Annapolis - U.S. Naval Academy, 1853: (2 scenes - "general view" and "interior of the Battery - battery practice and fencing")]

[Md. - Annapolis - U.S. Naval Academy, 1853: (2 scenes - "general view...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1853 March 26). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

A quiet day in the diamond battery - portrait of a Lancaster 68 pounder, 15th Decr. 1854 / W. Simpson del.

A quiet day in the diamond battery - portrait of a Lancaster 68 pounde...

Print shows a large Lancaster cannon in a British artillery battery. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gracious Majesty the Queen / William Simpson. Fi... more

The valley of the shadow of death - caves in the Woronzoff Road behind the 21 gun battery / W. Simpson delt. ; J. Needham lith.

The valley of the shadow of death - caves in the Woronzoff Road behind...

Print shows bird's-eye view of the landscape along the Woronzoff Road with cannon balls lining the roadside, also shows the entrance to a valley and, in the foreground, soldiers carrying a wounded soldier on a ... more

Second charge of the guards - when they retook the two gun battery at the battle of Inkermann / W. Simpson del. ; E. Morin lith.

Second charge of the guards - when they retook the two gun battery at ...

Print shows British and Russian troops engaged in battle during the battle of Inkerman. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gracious Majesty the Queen / ... more

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.

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. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gracious Majesty t... more

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. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most... more

Ditch of the Malakoff, battery gervais and rear of the redan / W. Simpson del. ; J. Needham, lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

Ditch of the Malakoff, battery gervais and rear of the redan / W. Simp...

Print shows a view of the earthworks, gabions, and passageways at the Malakoff, the primary Russian fortification before the city of Sevastopolʹ, with view of the city in the background. Title from item. Colnag... more

Quarantine cemetery and church, with French battery no. 50 / W. Simpson del. ; J. Needham, lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

Quarantine cemetery and church, with French battery no. 50 / W. Simpso...

Print shows a church and cemetery, and French soldiers at a battery on the left. Title from item. Colnaghi's Authentic Series. Plate 31.

Floating Hospital & Floating Battery

Floating Hospital & Floating Battery

Two sketches, the one above a rough outline of fortifications, the second a sketch with three insets identifying the floating hospital.

[Two sketches: Stonemans battery opens. The gunboat porter?]

[Two sketches: Stonemans battery opens. The gunboat porter?]

Artillery unit in battle and broadside view of steamship.

Where the soldiers destroyed rebel battery

Where the soldiers destroyed rebel battery

Title inscribed lower left. Formerly Waud no. B-90. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.854) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Howlett house battery

Howlett house battery

Landscape with river and wrecked boat in foreground, fort in background. Title inscribed above image. Inscribed below image: wreck. Formerly Waud no. B-92. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.856) Forms p... more

Fort Johnson and Battery Gregg

Fort Johnson and Battery Gregg

Photograph of drawing shows soldiers rowing a boat in front of Fort Johnson and Battery Simpkins with Charleston in the background. No. B680. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general ca... more

Officers of the "Keystone" Battery, of Pennsylvania

Officers of the "Keystone" Battery, of Pennsylvania

No. B472. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Major John C. Pelham of Alburtis Light Artillery and 1st Co. Stuart Horse Virginia Light Artillery Battery in uniform]

[Major John C. Pelham of Alburtis Light Artillery and 1st Co. Stuart H...

Photograph shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Handwritten name on recto bottom. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http:... more

[Brothers Private William Savage Moore and Private John C. Moore of Richmond "Parker" Virginia Light Artillery Battery, 1st Company Howitzers Virginia Light Artillery Battery, and I Company, 15th Virginia Infantry Regiment, in early Richmond depot shell jackets]

[Brothers Private William Savage Moore and Private John C. Moore of Ri...

Photograph shows identified soldiers in Confederate uniforms. More information is in "Glimpses of Soldiers' Lives," http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/coll/SoldierbiosMoores.html Title devised by Library staff. Case: ... more

8 inch barbette in battery

8 inch barbette in battery

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing cannon and barbette. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 109. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Capt. Jim Smith's full battery of four guns

Capt. Jim Smith's full battery of four guns

Photograph shows soldiers of Battery A Company, 1st Light Artillery (Illinois), commanded by Capt. James Smith, probably at Camp Smith, Cairo, Illinois.

The battle-field of Gettysburg. Dead horses of Bigelows (9th Massachusetts) Battery

The battle-field of Gettysburg. Dead horses of Bigelows (9th Massachus...

No. 955. Title from item. Caption continues: This battery was posted at Abram Trostle's (i.e. Abraham Trossel's) house. In the battle of second day it fought with fixed prolonges until the enemy was within six ... more

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

No. 4231. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs, two photographs showing different view of the same location and three showing a different location. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Crow's Nest battery and lookout in front of Petersburg, Va.

Crow's Nest battery and lookout in front of Petersburg, Va.

No. B157. Title from item. Forms part of: Civil War Photographs (Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eton collection).

Battery on Morris Island, gun that fired over 1200 shots into Fort Sumter

Battery on Morris Island, gun that fired over 1200 shots into Fort Sum...

Photograph shows the interior of Fort Putnam with a cannon in the foreground with soldiers in the background. No. 4971. Title from item. Similar view: LC-B811-3520. Mounted with five other photographs with gene... more

Scene on the floating battery in Charleston Harbor, S.C., during the bombardment of Fort Sumpter [sic] - from a sketch by an officer

Scene on the floating battery in Charleston Harbor, S.C., during the b...

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. 360. Caption card tracings: C.W. Fort... more

[Two views: Group of guns and gun carriages dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultire; Battery at Fort Moultrie, bearing on Fort Sumter]

[Two views: Group of guns and gun carriages dismantled by Major Anders...

Two wood engravings of drawings by an officer of Major Anderson's command

Company Street, Battery D, 1st U.S. Arty., Camp Seymour, Beaufort, S. C.

Company Street, Battery D, 1st U.S. Arty., Camp Seymour, Beaufort, S. ...

Photograph shows soldiers on lawn surrounded by camp facilities.

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

No. 4249. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs, two photographs showing different views of the same location and three showing a different location. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Fort Putnam, previously Confederate Battery Gregg, Morris Island, S.C.

Fort Putnam, previously Confederate Battery Gregg, Morris Island, S.C.

Photograph shows a parapet inside the fort with a sign, Fort Putnam", and artillery. No. 4110. Title from item. Similar view in LC-B811-3479. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

No. 5118. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs showing different views of the same location. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Firing on the "Star of the West" from the South Carolina battery on Morris Island, January 10, 1861

Firing on the "Star of the West" from the South Carolina battery on Mo...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 5, (1861 January 26), p. 52. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

[Private Albert B. Martin of Co. 3, Washington Louisiana Light Artillery Battery]

[Private Albert B. Martin of Co. 3, Washington Louisiana Light Artille...

Photograph shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; floral design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://h... more

Battery no. 1 (Powhatan) ; : Battery no. 2 (Marion Hill)

Battery no. 1 (Powhatan) ; : Battery no. 2 (Marion Hill)

Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Franklin Stearns, Robert Styll and Saml. Ball. One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land ... more

Battery Rodgers, Potomac River, near Alexandria

Battery Rodgers, Potomac River, near Alexandria

No. 143. Title from item. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. V, p. 87. Hand written on verso: also BH825-16. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The Floating battery at Charleston, S.C., intended to assist in the capture of Fort Sumpter [sic], with Dr. De Vega's hospital attached - from a sketch by our special artist now in Charleston

The Floating battery at Charleston, S.C., intended to assist in the ca...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and from looking at the item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 11, no. 279 (1861 Mar. 30), p. 296. Caption card tracings: C.W. Fort... more

Battery at Annapolis, Md.

Battery at Annapolis, Md.

Photograph shows four mounted cannons. Title from item. Brady-Handy Collection.

Flag of Battery D, 2d U.S. Artillery

Flag of Battery D, 2d U.S. Artillery

No. 4510. Title from item. Mounted with 4 other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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.

Fort Putnam, previously Confederate Battery Gregg, Morris Island, S.C.
Battery Rodgers, Potomac River, near Alexandria

Battery Rodgers, Potomac River, near Alexandria

No. B469. Title from item. Hand written on verso: 15 inch Rodman. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. 5, p. 87. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The Swamp Angel Battery from drawing

The Swamp Angel Battery from drawing

Photograph of drawing shows soldiers and Parrott cannon named Swamp Angel inside battery designed by Colonel Edward Wellman Serrell of 1st New York Engineers Regiment for Morris Island, South Carolina. A group ... more

[Civil War envelope for Manchester Light Battery showing team of four horses pulling a limber and cannon]

[Civil War envelope for Manchester Light Battery showing team of four ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Ezra H. Pray, Gt. Falls, N.H.; 3 cents postage due. Notation on verso: Soldiers letter, Maj. Drew...N.H. Rgt. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). For... more

Battery Rodgers

Battery Rodgers

Title from item. Hand written on verso: 15 inch Rodman smooth bore Battery Rodgers, near Alexandria. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. 5, p. 88. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The "Keystone" Battery of Pennsylvania

The "Keystone" Battery of Pennsylvania

No. B464. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

A squad of Capt. Smith's battery - Lieut. Woods in command

A squad of Capt. Smith's battery - Lieut. Woods in command

Photograph shows soldiers, probably Battery A Company, 1st Light Artillery (Illinois), standing next to a cannon, Camp Smith or Fort Prentiss, Cairo, Illinois. Title from item. Photograph possibly taken by Munn... more

[Sergeant Philip Almeron Faatz of Co. K and Co. A, 3rd New York Light Artillery Battery, in uniform with Co. K kepi]

[Sergeant Philip Almeron Faatz of Co. K and Co. A, 3rd New York Light ...

Photo shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-200. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/l... more

Battery - 1st N.Y. Artillery Battalion near Fair Oaks, June 1862

Battery - 1st N.Y. Artillery Battalion near Fair Oaks, June 1862

Title from item. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)