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[Arms] By His Excellency the Governor. Whereas it hath been of absolute necessity, that a certain number of men should be impressed, for the service of their Majesties, in defence of this their Province, both at sea and land, against the common

[Arms] By His Excellency the Governor. Whereas it hath been of absolut...

Ford 191.; Evans 619. 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 33, Folder 25c.

Notice is hereby given to such persons as have received beating orders from His Excellency Governour Shirley, to raise men for the defence of His Majesty’s colonies in North America, and have not made return of the inlistments of the men they ha

Notice is hereby given to such persons as have received beating orders...

Not in Evans.; Not in Ford.; Imprint 2. 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 35, Folder 14.

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. Resolved that all offences committed by any of the soldiers rais’d for defence of the sea coast, shall be tried by a Court martial, consisting of the field officers of the regiment of militia wit

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. Resolved that all of...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection... more

An elegy, occasion’d by the death of Major-General Joseph Warren, who fell fighting in defence of the glorious cause of his country, at Charlestown, in New England, on the memorable 17th day of June, 1775. Printed and sold in Watertown, near the

An elegy, occasion’d by the death of Major-General Joseph Warren, who ...

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 18b.

To [blank] Sir, You are hereby impowered immediately to inlist a company to consist of [blank] able bodied and effective men (including officers) as soldiers in the Massachusetts service, for the defence of the sea coast in this Colony, agreeabl

To [blank] Sir, You are hereby impowered immediately to inlist a compa...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Eph... more

All loyal seamen or able-bodied landmen, desirous of serving his Majesty King George the Third, and willing to enter on board the Talley Philadelphia, fitted for the better defence of the City and Riber-Service only; now lying at the New-Ferry w

All loyal seamen or able-bodied landmen, desirous of serving his Majes...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 15815. 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 145, Folder 2.

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the state of Connecticut, holden at Hartford, on the 2d Thursday of May, 1779. An act for raising two regiments of men for the defence of this state ... Hartford: Printed by Hudson and Goodwin

At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the state of Conn...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans. 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 3, Folder 47.

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives ... Whereas the troops of the Southern states will now be needed for the defence of that quarter, and by reason of the late advantages obtained by the enemy, we are compelled to call fo

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives ... Wherea...

Evans 16859.; 2565 C 13 20 May 44 Rec. R. B. June 1944. 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; Port... more

By James Pattison, Esq; Mayor general of his Majesty's forces and commandant of the City of New York, &c. &c. &c. Proclamation [Ordering every male inhabitant within in the City between the age of 17 and 50 years to be enrolled for the defence o

By James Pattison, Esq; Mayor general of his Majesty's forces and comm...

Not in Evans.; On verso: 1780, January 20, P.R.O., C.O.5. 182. f. 528. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera ... more

Plan of York Town and Gloucester in Virginia, shewing the works constructed for the defence of those posts by the Rt. Honble: Lieut. General Earl Cornwallis, with the attacks of the combined army of French and rebels under the command of the Generals Count de Rochambaud and Washington which capitulated October 1781.

Plan of York Town and Gloucester in Virginia, shewing the works constr...

Scale ca. 1:5,850. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1473 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ... more

The following paper having been much mis-represented by some person in this City, I have thought proper to publish it, for the perusal of all my fellow-citizens [Defence of His Address of January 15th, concerning raising by subscription the mone

The following paper having been much mis-represented by some person in...

Evans 17324.; Imprint 3.; On verso: 09-83-443.36. 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... more

A plan of Portsmouth Harbour in the province of Virginia shewing the works erected by the British forces for its defence, 1781.

A plan of Portsmouth Harbour in the province of Virginia shewing the w...

Scale ca. 1:95,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by shading. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a rast... more

... An act to provide for the defence of certain ports and harbors in the United States. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, 1794].

... An act to provide for the defence of certain ports and harbors in ...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thous... more

... An act for the remission of the duties on eleven hogsheads of coffee which have been destroyed by fire ... [Followed by] An act supplementary to "An act to provide for the defence of certain ports and harbors in the United States." [Philadel

... An act for the remission of the duties on eleven hogsheads of coff...

Caption title: At the head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania on Monday the second of December, one tho... more

General Hull and the defence of Fort M'Henry. A new song, called the surrender of General Hull. The defence of Fort M'Henry, (Baltimore.) A new song [The Star Spangled Banner] [1813?].

General Hull and the defence of Fort M'Henry. A new song, called the s...

Negative Photostat.; Star Spangled Banner.; The surrender of General Hull.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printe... more

Plan of Forts Green, Laurence & Swift and lines of intrenchments constructed in the vicinity of Brooklyn for the defence of the city of New York.

Plan of Forts Green, Laurence & Swift and lines of intrenchments const...

Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Oriented with north to the upper right. Handwritten annotation on recto: No. 39. "Office of Chief of Engineers, War Department. 58510 6199" on vers... more

Defence of Governour Willcox [Signed] Many neighbours. Charlestown, April 5, 1817.

Defence of Governour Willcox [Signed] Many neighbours. Charlestown, Ap...

Political campaign.; Imprint 2. 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 51, Folder 10.

The great naval blockade of Round Island.  Showing the immense importance of having an efficient "right arm of the national defence"

The great naval blockade of Round Island. Showing the immense importa...

A satire on Taylor administration efforts to curtail American "filibusters," armed expeditions against Cuba for the purpose of freeing the island from Spanish rule. Specific reference here is to the Navy's bloc... more

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.

[Civil War envelope showing American flag with second stanza from Francis Scott Key's poem, "Defence of Fort McHenry"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag with second stanza from Fran...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Michael Fox Esq., Marlboro, Stark Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civi... more

Headquarters Potomac Department. Culpeper C. H., May 5, 1861 ... Therefre I call upon the brave men within the geographical limits above indicated, to respond instantly to this demand upon their patriotism, in defence of all that is held sacred

Headquarters Potomac Department. Culpeper C. H., May 5, 1861 ... There...

C. S. A. 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 187, Folder 6.

The volunteers in defence of the government against usurpation, 1861 / James Queen del. & lith. ; printed in oil colors by P.S. Duval & Son Ph'a.

The volunteers in defence of the government against usurpation, 1861 /...

Print shows a man standing at center, holding an American flag, with two soldiers in uniform and holding rifles, standing to the right and left in the foreground; behind them are the wheels of a wagon attached ... more

The volunteers in defence of the government against usurpation, 1861 / James Queen del. & lith. ; printed in oil colors by P.S. Duval & Son Ph'a.

The volunteers in defence of the government against usurpation, 1861 /...

Print shows a man standing at center, holding an American flag, with two soldiers in uniform and holding rifles, standing to the right and left in the foreground; behind them are the wheels of a wagon attached ... more

Harrison's Landing, Va. : Showing Union line of defence [sic].

Harrison's Landing, Va. : Showing Union line of defence [sic].

Shows the location at Harrison's Landing, along the James River, of the camps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days' Battles, 25 June-1 July 1862. Includes Berkeley and Westover plantations in C... more

Map showing the Rebel batteries at Island no. 10 & vicinity for the defence of the Mississippi River, captured by U.S. forces, April 7th 1862

Map showing the Rebel batteries at Island no. 10 & vicinity for the de...

Scale 1:12,000. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 299 The number and type of guns in the "batteries on Kentucky shore" and in the "batteries on Island no. 10" are included in the legend. Description derived from pub... more

Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city /

Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the ...

Topographic map of northern Philadelphia and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Signed in handwriting (brown ink): George... more

Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city /

Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showin...

Topographic map of western Philadelphia and small adjacent parts of Montgomery and Delaware counties showing 1st- and 2nd-order Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot h... more

Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city /

Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the ...

Topographic map of the northern part of Philadelphia County and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing proposed 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-order Civil War batteries. Signed in handwriting: George Davidson, A... more

To the citizens of Richmond! The President and the Governor of Virginia deeply impressed with the necessity of a speedy organization of all able bodied and patriotic citizens for local defence, in and around the City of Richmond ... urgently app

To the citizens of Richmond! The President and the Governor of Virgini...

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 187, Folder 24.

Map illustrating the defence of Savannah, Ga. and the operations resulting in its capture by the army commanded by Maj. Genl. W. T. Sherman. Dec. 21st 1864

Map illustrating the defence of Savannah, Ga. and the operations resul...

Scale ca. 1:85,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 207 The following inscription in the author's handwriting is reproduced above the title: Washington, D.C., Sept 17th 1881. Transmitted to the office of the Chief... more

Busy street in ancient Sparta who reared brave men, not walls, for defence - W. to Mt. Taygetos, Greece

Busy street in ancient Sparta who reared brave men, not walls, for def...

Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Gr. Sparta 1904; Shelf.

Burying soldier who cut barbed wire defence of Adrianople

Burying soldier who cut barbed wire defence of Adrianople

Photo related to Battle of Adrianople, 1912-13, First Balkan War. The year 1913 appears on marker behind coffin. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008, and Bain negative LC-B2-2483-14)

9th Coast Defense [i.e. Defence] - Maj. Miller

9th Coast Defense [i.e. Defence] - Maj. Miller

Photograph shows Major Mills Miller of the U.S. Army Coast Artillery in front of the Everett Building, Union Square, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

9th Coast Defence [i.e. Defense] in Union Sq.

9th Coast Defence [i.e. Defense] in Union Sq.

Photograph shows members of the U.S. Army Coast Artillery in front of the Everett Building, Union Square, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

That silver dollar's my last bullet in the battle for Ann Bartlett's defence, Patt
The coastal defence guns: One of the crew takes a bath under the shadow of the gun

The coastal defence guns: One of the crew takes a bath under the shado...

Photograph shows one soldier sitting in a bathtub while another stands over him pouring water over his head. Title devised from note on item. Dates stamped on lower right: Dec. 30, 1941; Jan. 23, 1942. British ... more

To the Federal electors! It is well known to you that the change from a Confederation, to a federal government was made to give to the national government a power to provide for the common defence ... Patriot Extra. [n. d.].

To the Federal electors! It is well known to you that the change from ...

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 82, Folder 20.

Timby's cordon of revolving towers, for harbor defence

Timby's cordon of revolving towers, for harbor defence

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Endicott & Co.

Defence of Pickering, against Bancroft. [n. d.].

Defence of Pickering, against Bancroft. [n. d.].

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 81, Folder 16.

Map illustrating the defence [sic] of Savannah, Ga. and the operations resulting in its capture by the army commanded by Maj. Genl. W.T. Sherman, Dec. 21st, 1864 /

Map illustrating the defence [sic] of Savannah, Ga. and the operations...

Shows fortifications, headquarters, and location and dates of battles. Relief shown by hachures. Gift; Miss Eleanor Sherman Fitch; July 7, 1942. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S189, 208 Available also through the... more

First view of the battle of Patapsco Neck dedicated to those who lost their friends in defence of their country, Septr. 12, 1814

First view of the battle of Patapsco Neck dedicated to those who lost ...

Print showing American soldiers in the foreground, Boulden's house, and the British troops, as well as General Robert Ross being shot, his horse rearing, and the retreat of the British, with Ross, back to the w... more

Daniel O'Connell & his coadjutors in the defence of the rights of Ireland

Daniel O'Connell & his coadjutors in the defence of the rights of Irel...

Print shows head-and-shoulder portraits of Daniel O'Connell, John O'Connell, Thomas M. Ray, Rev. Peter J. Tyrrell, Richard Barrett, Charles G. Duffy, Rev. Thomas Tierney, John Gray, and a full-length portrait o... more

The volunteers in defence of the government against usurpation, 1861 / James Queen del. & lith. ; printed in oil colors by P.S. Duval & Son Ph'a.

The volunteers in defence of the government against usurpation, 1861 /...

Print shows a man standing at center, holding an American flag, with two soldiers in uniform and holding rifles, standing to the right and left in the foreground; behind them are the wheels of a wagon attached ... more

James Madison to Cabinet, July 1, 1814. Estimate of force and preparation for the defence of the city of Washington.

James Madison to Cabinet, July 1, 1814. Estimate of force and preparat...

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James Madison to Cabinet, July 1, 1814. Estimate of force and preparation for the defence of the city of Washington.

James Madison to Cabinet, July 1, 1814. Estimate of force and preparat...

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, February 14, 1775. Whereas it appears necessary for the defence of the lives, liberties, and properties of the inhabitants of this province, that this Congress on the first day of their next session, should be

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, February 14, 1775. Whereas it appea...

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 2.

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, February 14, 1775. Whereas it appears necessary for the defence of the lives, liberties, and properties of the inhabitants of this province, that this Congress on the first day of their next session, should be

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, February 14, 1775. Whereas it appea...

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 2.

Kimmidges Creek, left defence of the camp at Harrisons Landing

Kimmidges Creek, left defence of the camp at Harrisons Landing

Soldiers standing in foreground looking past deforested area toward creek. Signed lower right: Alf.R. Waud. Title inscribed below image. Published in: Harper's Weekly, August 23, 1862, p. 533. Gift, J.P. Morgan... more

Kimmidges Creek, left defence of the camp at Harrisons Landing

Kimmidges Creek, left defence of the camp at Harrisons Landing

Soldiers standing in foreground looking past deforested area toward creek. Signed lower right: Alf.R. Waud. Title inscribed below image. Published in: Harper's Weekly, August 23, 1862, p. 533. Gift, J.P. Morgan... more

Amendments to the bill, entitled, "An act more effectually to provide for the national defence, by establishing an uniform militia throughout the United States. [Philadelphia] Printed by John Fenno [1792].

Amendments to the bill, entitled, "An act more effectually to provide ...

Imprint 3.; Not in Evans. 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 218, Folder 8.

Amendments to the bill, entitled, "An act more effectually to provide for the national defence, by establishing an uniform militia throughout the United States. [Philadelphia] Printed by John Fenno [1792].

Amendments to the bill, entitled, "An act more effectually to provide ...

Imprint 3.; Not in Evans. 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 218, Folder 8.

In defence of the Union and the Constitution / C[hristian] Schussele, delt. ; on stone by [Caspar] Muringer.

In defence of the Union and the Constitution / C[hristian] Schussele, ...

A large certificate for a volunteer serving in the Union army to suppress the rebellion of 1861. In the center stands a woman, probably Columbia, holding two laurel wreaths and the Constitution. She extends her... more

In defence of the Union and the Constitution / C[hristian] Schussele, delt. ; on stone by [Caspar] Muringer.

In defence of the Union and the Constitution / C[hristian] Schussele, ...

A large certificate for a volunteer serving in the Union army to suppress the rebellion of 1861. In the center stands a woman, probably Columbia, holding two laurel wreaths and the Constitution. She extends her... more

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