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[Illustration of ballistics showing cannon with Tartaglia's gun quadrant to measure its angle of elevation; and surrounding text]

[Illustration of ballistics showing cannon with Tartaglia's gun quadra...

Woodcut illus. and text in: La nuoa scientia / Niccolo Tartaglia. [Stampata in Venetia per N. de Bascarini, 1550] Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congres... 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

Prise de l'Isle de la Grenade gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Impériale et Royale de Vienne &c

Prise de l'Isle de la Grenade gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Impéria...

Print shows a French invasion force, under the command of Admiral Charles Hector, comte D'Estaing, capturing an artillery battery abandoned by a small contingent of British soldiers on the island of Grenada in ... More

Journée memorable de Versailles le lundi 5 Octobre 1789

Journée memorable de Versailles le lundi 5 Octobre 1789

Print shows market women of Paris riding on a cannon drawn by two horses, one with rider, during the memorable journey from Paris to Versailles, accompanied by members of the National Guard and others carrying ... More

[Fortification on the outskirts of Paris. Section, elevation, and plans]

[Fortification on the outskirts of Paris. Section, elevation, and plan...

Plate 35. "From the collection of the Dukes of Wellington, Stratfield Saye." Title, date and provenance information from the donor's inventory. Title devised by Library staff. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Ite... More

Bombardment of Vera Cruz. March 25th 1847 lith. & pub. by N. Currier

Bombardment of Vera Cruz. March 25th 1847 lith. & pub. by N. Currier

Print shows General Winfield Scott, on a white horse, giving orders to officers in an artillery battery during the bombardment of Vera Cruz. Title from item. Caption continues: The bombardment commenced on the ... More

[Artillery wagons, caissons, travelling forges. ca. 1850; various illus. surrounding scene of horse-drawn field gun and caisson being moved into position]

[Artillery wagons, caissons, travelling forges. ca. 1850; various illu...

Illus. in: Heck, Iconographic Encyclopedia, v. 2, 1851, plate 38. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Artillery; Shelf.

The cavalry affair of the heights of Bulganak - the first gun, 19th Sepr. 1854 / W. Simpson del. ; Needham lith.

The cavalry affair of the heights of Bulganak - the first gun, 19th Se...

Print shows expansive view of the countryside, the Russian cavalry and artillery in the distance, Russian guns opening fire on British troops as they draw up into formation. Title from item. Plate in: The seat ... 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

Commissariat difficulties - the road from Balaklava to Sevastopol, at Kadikoi, during the wet weather / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith.

Commissariat difficulties - the road from Balaklava to Sevastopol, at ...

Print shows wagons and a cannon mired in mud, broken wagons, and dead or dying horses and oxen on the roadside, at Kadikoi, on the road to Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : D... 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

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

U.S. Gun Boat "Seminole"

U.S. Gun Boat "Seminole"

Broadside view of steamship. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed below title: The "Wabash" is like the "Minnesota" of which you have a drawing. Formerly Waud no. C-44. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1... More

U.S. Gun Boat "Fanny"

U.S. Gun Boat "Fanny"

Broadside view of steamship.

Scene in the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Scene in the Brooklyn Navy Yard

No. 1407. Title from item.

U.S. Gun Boat "Daylight"

U.S. Gun Boat "Daylight"

Broadside view of steamship. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed below image: has Latteen Sails (a sort of Bolucca rig). Formerly Waud no. C-43. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.970) Forms part of: ... More

The Japanese Embassy in New York--scenes and incidents

The Japanese Embassy in New York--scenes and incidents

Photo shows crowd gathered in New York City for the arrival of Japan's first diplomatic mission to the United States on June 16, 1860, with cannons in foreground preparing to fire a salute.

U.S. Gun Boat Montecello

U.S. Gun Boat Montecello

Broadside view of steamship. Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. C-45. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.972) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

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

Gun crew on deck of U.S.S. Miami, [i.e. Mendota] James River, Va.

Gun crew on deck of U.S.S. Miami, [i.e. Mendota] James River, Va.

No. B504. Title from item. Additional information from similar image, 111-B-374, held at the National Archives. Hand written on verso: "See Miller, vol. 6, page 275". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Confederate fortifications at Gloucester Point, Va., opposite Yorktown, Va.

Confederate fortifications at Gloucester Point, Va., opposite Yorktown...

2 men with cannon in foregrd.; ships on water in backgrd.

Confederate fortifications, Yorktown, Va.

Confederate fortifications, Yorktown, Va.

8 men at sand-bagged cannon emplacement; man in mid-ground seated on wreckage of cannon. Civil War Collection. No. 2367. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Forts...; ... More

Unidentified powder boy in Union uniform with cannon

Unidentified powder boy in Union uniform with cannon

Title devised by Library staff. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2017; (D073) Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress).

Fort Brady [i.e. Fort Carroll]

Fort Brady [i.e. Fort Carroll]

Photograph shows mounted guns and ammunition around the perimeter of a fort, possibly interior of Fort Carrol in Giesboro, Washington, D.C. instead of Fort Brady. No. 587. Title from item. Corrected title from ... More

A gun crew on deck of U.S.S. Mendota, James River, Va.

A gun crew on deck of U.S.S. Mendota, James River, Va.

Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Ft. Carroll, Wash., D.C.

Ft. Carroll, Wash., D.C.

Photograph showing guns and ammunition inside of Fort Carrol, near Giesboro, Washington, D.C.

Hancock's headquarters 1861

Hancock's headquarters 1861

Photograph shows a caisson and cannon in the foreground with a military camp and house that served as the headquarters of a person named Hancock, probably General Winfield Scott Hancock, probably at Camp Griffi... More

Ox team with cannon, 15th & Penn. Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Ox team with cannon, 15th & Penn. Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows a team of oxen hauling a 15 inch Rodman at the intersection of 15th St. and Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. No. 1486. Title from item.

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

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

Photograph shows mounted guns inside the fort. No. B42. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Fort Carroll, Wash., D.C.

Fort Carroll, Wash., D.C.

Photograph showing guns and ammunition in Fort Carrol, near Giesboro, Washington, D.C. Title from item.

[Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.]

[Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.]

Photograph shows unidentified soldiers and civilians standing in front of rows of cannons. Location inferred from photograph processed as LOT 4149 (negative no. LC-USZ62-59098). Title devised by Library staff. ... More

Fort Johnson, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Fort Sumter in distance

Fort Johnson, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Fort Sumter in distance

Photograph shows two mounted guns at the parapet inside Fort Johnson. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. III, p. 173". Similar view in LC-B811-3471. 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.

U.S. steam gun boat "Chippewa"

U.S. steam gun boat "Chippewa"

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Shearman & Hart. Copyright deposit, Southern District of N.Y.

Confederate gun "Whistling Dick", Vicksburg, Miss.

Confederate gun "Whistling Dick", Vicksburg, Miss.

No. 3167. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Fort Johnson, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Fort Sumter in the distance

Fort Johnson, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Fort Sumter in the distance

Photograph shows mounted guns with view of Fort Sumter in the background. No. B1194. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Unidentified soldier with amputated arm in Union uniform in front of painted backdrop showing cannon and cannonballs]

[Unidentified soldier with amputated arm in Union uniform in front of ...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-272. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Exhibited: "War M... More

Ft. Brady, Interior

Ft. Brady, Interior

Photograph showing mounted guns and ammunition around the perimeter of a fort, possibly interior of Fort Carrol in Giesboro, Washington, D.C. instead of Fort Brady. Title from item. Title from published source... More

Capture of Fort Henry by U.S. gun boats under the command of Flag Officer Foote, February 6th 1862 / J.G. ; Middleton, Strobridge & Co. Lith. Cin. O.

Capture of Fort Henry by U.S. gun boats under the command of Flag Offi...

Print shows four Union ironclads in the foreground, identified as the "St. Louis", "Carondelet", "Cincinnati", and the "Essex", bombarding Confederate Fort Henry in the background; also shows two Confederate st... More

The Quaker gun, now on exhibition, was brought from the rebel works at Manassas, and wishing the public to witness the artillery used by the aforesaid rebels, it will be exhibited for a few days only at the old "Press" office, 417 Chestnut Stree

The Quaker gun, now on exhibition, was brought from the rebel works at...

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 157, Folder 30.

Fort Sumner - Fair Oaks, Va.

Fort Sumner - Fair Oaks, Va.

Glass transparency stereograph shows Union cannoneers preparing for an attack as infantry soldiers line up in the distance by the Chickahominy River, near Fair Oaks, Virginia, in June, 1862. Title from item. No... More

Yorktown, Virginia. Exploded gun in Confederate battery

Yorktown, Virginia. Exploded gun in Confederate battery

Image includes members of the New York Independent Battalion, identified by Jason Wickersty (see Battlefield photogrpher, v. IV, issue 2, Dec. 2006).

Centreville, Virginia. Confederate fort with Quaker gun

Centreville, Virginia. Confederate fort with Quaker gun

Caption from negative sleeve: Confederate Fortifications at Centreville, Va. Corresponding print is in LOT 4166-K. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divi... More

The Vermont soldiers inspecting the Lincoln Gun at Fortress Monroe / Mead.

The Vermont soldiers inspecting the Lincoln Gun at Fortress Monroe / M...

Photograph shows reproduction of drawing by Larkin Goldsmith Mead of soldiers checking over a large cannon at Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia. Photograph of drawing possibly by George H. Houghton, photographer o... More

Alexandria, Virginia (vicinity). Battery Rodgers, erected in 1863, overlooking the Potomac river near Jones' Point. 15-inch Rodman gun (left). 200 pd. Parrott rifle and gun (right)

Alexandria, Virginia (vicinity). Battery Rodgers, erected in 1863, ove...

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Battery Rodgers, vicinity Alexandria, Va. Corresponding print is in LOT 4166-H. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congre... More

Damaged brick fortifications of Fort Pulaski, Cockspur Island, Georgia, after bombardment by Union troops on April 10, 1862

Damaged brick fortifications of Fort Pulaski, Cockspur Island, Georgia...

Title devised by Library staff. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) Purchased from: Medhurst & Co., North Liberty, IA, February 2018. Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Li... More

Secesh Gun, Fort Welles [i.e., Wells], Hilton Head, S.C.

Secesh Gun, Fort Welles [i.e., Wells], Hilton Head, S.C.

Photograph shows a cannon at Fort Wells, two Union soldiers appear to the left and right of the gun. Title is inscribed in ink on the bottom of the mount. Gladstone's inventory code and notes: M22. Purchase; Wi... More

National ordnance - the parrott gun, 80-pounder - side and rear view

National ordnance - the parrott gun, 80-pounder - side and rear view

Wood engraving in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1862. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Artillery; Artillery.

Yorktown, Virginia. Exploded gun in Confederate battery

Yorktown, Virginia. Exploded gun in Confederate battery

Image includes members of the New York Independent Battalion, identified by Jason Wickersty (see Battlefield photographer, v. IV, issue 2, Dec. 2006)

Washington, District of Columbia. 6-pdr. Wiard gun at the Arsenal

Washington, District of Columbia. 6-pdr. Wiard gun at the Arsenal

Photographer name attribution from Civil War caption books. Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: six pounder wiard gun, Wash. Arsenal, 1862. See also: B817-7857. Corresponding print... More

Scene of the charge of the Louisiana Tigers. View taken from Cemetery Hill at about position of right gun of Wiedrich's (i. e. Weidrich's) Battery

Scene of the charge of the Louisiana Tigers. View taken from Cemetery ...

Photo shows the site where confederate infantry commanded by Brigadier General H.S. Hays (the Louisiana Tigers) charged against Union batteries on Cemetery Hill on the evening of July 2nd and broke through the ... More

Left sec. 20th Indiana Battery, Chattanooga, Tenn. / I. H. Bonsall, photographer.

Left sec. 20th Indiana Battery, Chattanooga, Tenn. / I. H. Bonsall, ph...

Photograph shows unidentified soldiers posed with cannons. Title from item. Purchase; Andrew Smith Gallery, Inc.; 2011; (DLC/PP-2011:117). Vender : Andrew Smith Gallery, Inc.

Quaker gun in Annandale

Quaker gun in Annandale

Title inscribed upper right. Formerly Waud no. C-35. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.962) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Fort Gaines, Tenleytown, D.C., detachment of New York Volunteers, 1864

Fort Gaines, Tenleytown, D.C., detachment of New York Volunteers, 1864

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negative or negative sleeve. Copy neg. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. General information about the National Photo Company collection is ... More

The Lincoln gun

The Lincoln gun

No. 833. Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil Wa... More

Fort Sumter, December 9th 1863, View of entrance to Three Gun Bat'y

Fort Sumter, December 9th 1863, View of entrance to Three Gun Bat'y

Interior view of Fort Sumter having undergone considerable damage. Soldiers sit amongst the rubble. Signed lower right image: J.R. Key Jan'y 9th 64. Title inscribed in black ink on tan paper below image. Inscri... More

The sportsman upset by the recoil of his own gun (Jo. Miller)

The sportsman upset by the recoil of his own gun (Jo. Miller)

Lincoln is portrayed as meek and ineffectual in his prosecution of the war. In a wooded scene Lincoln, here in the character of an Irish sportsman in knee-breeches, discharges his blunderbuss at a small bird "C... More

[John B. Gallie gun, Fort McAllister, Georgia]

[John B. Gallie gun, Fort McAllister, Georgia]

Title devised by Library staff based on identification by David Richardson, Jack Melton, and Talley Kirkland, September 2015. Photo formerly misidentified as Swamp Angel gun, Morris Island, South Carolina. Date... More

South Battery, Charleston, S.C., looking N.E. Ruins of Blakely Gun in the foreground

South Battery, Charleston, S.C., looking N.E. Ruins of Blakely Gun in ...

Stereograph showing the ruins of a Blakely gun carriage sitting in the road in the South Battery, Charleston, S.C.

Rebel gun in front of "Fort Hell," April 1865

Rebel gun in front of "Fort Hell," April 1865

Photograph showing a man positioning a Confederate cannon inside of Fort Sedgwick in Petersburg, Virginia. Title from item. Published in: Russell's Civil War photographs : 116 historic prints / by Andrew J. Rus... More

District of Columbia. 100 pdr. Parrott gun at Fort Totten

District of Columbia. 100 pdr. Parrott gun at Fort Totten

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: 100 lb. Parrott gun, Fort Totten, August 1865. Corresponding print is in LOT 4166-H. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of C... More

Interior views of Fort Sumter, in April, 1865

Interior views of Fort Sumter, in April, 1865

Photograph shows a pile of cannon balls inside the battery at Fort Sumter. No. B665. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Photograph is half of a stereograph pair. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Armstrong Gun in Fort Fisher, N.C.

Armstrong Gun in Fort Fisher, N.C.

No. 73. Title from item. Archives number CN-11998. Alternate title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published b... More

View on the Battery, Charleston, S.C. Remains of the large Blakely gun, burst by the rebels before the evacuation

View on the Battery, Charleston, S.C. Remains of the large Blakely gun...

Stereograph showing two Union soldiers standing on the Battery looking at a Blakely gun that was destroyed by Confederates before the evacuation of the city.

Three gun battery on "The Battery," Charleston, S.C.--The gun in distance was taken from the wreck of the U.S. Ironclad Keokuk

Three gun battery on "The Battery," Charleston, S.C.--The gun in dista...

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 3068.

The ruins of the 600 lb. Blakely Gun, Frazier's Wharf, Charleston, S.C., exploded by the rebels at the time of the evacuation

The ruins of the 600 lb. Blakely Gun, Frazier's Wharf, Charleston, S.C...

Stereograph showing wrecked carriage of Blakely gun on the Battery in Charleston, South Carolina. No. 3088. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Copyright by E. & H.T. A... More

Wreck of Blakely gun on the Frazer's wharf, Charleston, S.C.

Wreck of Blakely gun on the Frazer's wharf, Charleston, S.C.

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 3088.

[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.

Interior view of Castle Pinckney, Charleston Harbor, S.C. City in the distance

Interior view of Castle Pinckney, Charleston Harbor, S.C. City in the ...

Stereograph showing a mounted cannon and ammunition inside the fort. No. 3121. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Copyright 1865 by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. Forms part ... More

Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Gun with muzzle shot away

Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Gun with muzzle shot away

Caption from negative sleeve: Fort Fisher, N.C. gun with muzzle shot away. Corresponding print is in LOT 4202. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... More

Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Dismounted gun

Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Dismounted gun

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Fort Fisher, N.C., dismounted gun. Corresponding print is in LOT 4202. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Print... More

Morning and evening gun of Fort Sumter, S.C. April, 1865

Morning and evening gun of Fort Sumter, S.C. April, 1865

Photo by Brady, #3465. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Charleston, South Carolina (vicinity). Gun with crew on Morris Island

Charleston, South Carolina (vicinity). Gun with crew on Morris Island

Caption from negative sleeve: "Swamp Angel" at Morris Island, S.C. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about Civil war photog... More

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