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[Tools necessary to prove and load guns]

[Tools necessary to prove and load guns]

Print shows various tools used in loading and firing cannons, and views of wheels and axels for cannons. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: A treatise on artillery ... / John Muller. Philadelphia : Prin... More

Wasp stinging frolick [Cuts] Or engagement between the American sloop of war Wasp, of 18 guns, and the British Sloop of War Frolick, of 20 guns. [Boston] Printed by Nathaniel Coverley, Jun [1812].

Wasp stinging frolick [Cuts] Or engagement between the American sloop ...

Positive Photostat.; Verse. 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 49, Folder 35.

[Cut] Another glorious victory. Newport Oct. 18, 1813. This afternoon arrived in this habour the British Packer Morgiana, Capt. Cunningham, of 18 guns, and 50 men, prize to the privateer Saratoga, Capt. Addington of New Yok ... [ 7 stanzas of ve

[Cut] Another glorious victory. Newport Oct. 18, 1813. This afternoon ...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; War of 1812 ballad. 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 5... More

A complete list of the American navy. showing the name, number of guns, commander's name, and station of each vessel, to October, 1813- Including those on the lakes. [1813].

A complete list of the American navy. showing the name, number of guns...

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 228, Folder 18.

[Cut] Sixth naval victory. The U. S. Brig. Enterprize of 14 guns, commanded by Lieut. William Burrows, took after an engagement of 45 minutes, the British Brig of War Boxer, of 18 guns, Capt. Bluth, who with about 50 of his men were killed and w

[Cut] Sixth naval victory. The U. S. Brig. Enterprize of 14 guns, comm...

Positive Photostat.; War of 1812 ballad.; Verse. 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 5... More

[Two hunters holding guns, three dogs, and man carrying game and wiping his brow in field surrounded by woods]

[Two hunters holding guns, three dogs, and man carrying game and wipin...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink at top right: Engraved and pubs. by R.B. Holloway. No. 8:1.

A proclamation. Mayor's office, Washington Dec. 23, 1828. Whereas it has been too much the habit of idle and inconsiderable persons, on Christmas and New Year's day and Eve, to indulge firing off guns, pistols, squibs, and crackers, and burning

A proclamation. Mayor's office, Washington Dec. 23, 1828. Whereas it h...

Proclamation. 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 193, Folder 10.

[Algerian horsemen firing off guns] / Paul Delamain.

[Algerian horsemen firing off guns] / Paul Delamain.

This record contains unverified, preliminary data. Title from P&P Bradley collection inventory card. Red stamp below image: Vente Paul Delamain. Sketch of horses head on verso. No. 74. George Lothrop Bradley Co... More

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off the entrance to New York harbour / T.G. Dutton, del et lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off ...

Print showing a broadside view of the port side of the steam frigate U.S.S. Merrimack undersail near the entrance to New York harbor. Includes measurements for length, breadth, weight, and horse power. Title fr... More

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off the entrance to New York harbour / T.G. Dutton, del et lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to [the Queen].

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off ...

Print showing a broadside view of the port side of the steam frigate U.S.S. Merrimack undersail near the entrance to New York harbor. Title from item.

Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under fire of its guns : [Washington D.C.].

Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under fire of ...

Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Black and brown inks. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 15. Missing small sections at corners. Includes bar scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.6 Available also through th... More

[Mounted guns and ammunition around the perimeter of a fort, and tents in the background]

[Mounted guns and ammunition around the perimeter of a fort, and tents...

No. B621. Title devised by library staff. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Page of text with articles: Commander Dahlgren and his guns; the Washington Navy-yard; the United States fleet off Fort Pickens; the Departure of the "Atlantic" and "Baltic" with troops; and Ye knyghte, ye squire, and ye ladye, a metrical romance of the Middle Ages]

[Page of text with articles: Commander Dahlgren and his guns; the Wash...

Page from: Harper's weekly, 1861 April 20, p. 246.

Salute of 161 guns

Salute of 161 guns

Soldiers in dress uniform prepare to fire a cannon, soldiers marching in background. Title inscribed above image. Inscribed lower right: snow on ground /dark lowering day. Inscribed on LC mat: Alfred Waud, 1861... More

Siege of Yorktown. Federal Battery No. 1 near Farnhold's house, mounting one 200 pdr. and ten 100 pdr. rifled guns

Siege of Yorktown. Federal Battery No. 1 near Farnhold's house, mounti...

No. 94. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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.

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with sword and two guns]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with sword and two guns]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; geometric design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchas... 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 Reference copy may be available in Lot 9355. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1861 Jan. 26), p. 53. This record contains unverified, old da... More

Pivot guns crew, U.S. Steamer Pocahontas

Pivot guns crew, U.S. Steamer Pocahontas

Photograph shows sailors posed on the ship near the pivot gun. Title inscribed in ink on the front of the mount. Gladstone's inventory code and notes: M22. Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113... More

The Pacific Mail Company's steamer "Golden Gate," burned at sea July 27, 1862 The United States Infantry burning the house of the Rebel Ruffin under the guns of the United States gun-boat "Mahaska" / / sketched by an officer of the "Mahaska."

The Pacific Mail Company's steamer "Golden Gate," burned at sea July 2...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 6, no. 295 (1862 Aug. 23), p. 540.

Siege of Yorktown. Federal Battery No. 1, near Farnhold's house, mounting one 200 pdr. and ten 100 pdr. guns

Siege of Yorktown. Federal Battery No. 1, near Farnhold's house, mount...

No. 4225. Title from item. Illus. in: E468.7 .G2, Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, [D.C.]: Philp & Solomons, [1865-66], v. 1, no. 12. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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.

Confederates dragging guns up Kenesaw

Confederates dragging guns up Kenesaw

Title inscribed above image. Inscribed below title: C[entury]. W[eekly]. No 20, p. 271. Formerly Waud no. B-40. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.805) Published in: Battles and leaders, vol. 4, p. 271. ... More

The Campaign in Georgia--Geary's division digging the guns out of a rebel battery before Resaca, on the night of May 15, 1864

The Campaign in Georgia--Geary's division digging the guns out of a re...

Illustration from Harper's Weekly, vol. 8 or 9?, 1864.

Captured guns at Richmond ready for transportation to Washington, May, 1865

Captured guns at Richmond ready for transportation to Washington, May,...

Photograph showing a stockpile of captured Confederate weapons at Rocketts wharf in Richmond. Title from item. Published in: Russell's Civil War photographs : 116 historic prints / by Andrew J. Russell ; with a... More

Park of captured guns at Rocketts, Richmond, Va.

Park of captured guns at Rocketts, Richmond, Va.

Stereograph showing a large group of seized Confederate cannons and caissons on the wharf at Rocketts in Richmond. Two men stand in the foreground. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. T... More

Captured siege guns, at Rocketts, Richmond, Va.

Captured siege guns, at Rocketts, Richmond, Va.

Stereograph showing Confederate mounted cannons at Rocketts Landing in Richmond. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Copyright in 1865 by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co. Forms... More

View in the Arsenal Yard, Charleston, S.C. Captured Blakely Guns in the foreground

View in the Arsenal Yard, Charleston, S.C. Captured Blakely Guns in th...

Stereograph showing cannons, some mounted on carts. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Copyright by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. in 1865. Forms part of: Civil War Photograp... More

Captured siege guns, at Rocketts, Richmond, Va.

Captured siege guns, at Rocketts, Richmond, Va.

Stereograph showing three Confederate mounted cannons at Rocketts Landing in Richmond. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Copyright 1865 by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co. Fo... More

Captured seige guns, at Rocketts, Richmond, Va

Captured seige guns, at Rocketts, Richmond, Va

Stereograph showing a captured Confederate mounted cannon at Rocketts Landing in Richmond. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Copyright 1865 by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co... More

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing the debris, shot, shell, and broken guns

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing the debris, shot, shell, a...

Stereograph showing debris among the rocks on exterior of Fort Sumter. No. 3052. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Copyright 1865 by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. Attribute... More

The Krupp guns in Machinery Hall

The Krupp guns in Machinery Hall

Stereograph shows cannons on display at the Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 in Philadelphia. Title from item.

International Exhibition, Phila., Pa.: Rodman Guns in front of Government Building

International Exhibition, Phila., Pa.: Rodman Guns in front of Governm...

Stereo copyrighted by the Centennial Photographic Co. No. 2038. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cannons; Horticulture; Agriculture; Photog. Hist.; Shelf.

Ho! for the New Eldorado! 1,400 second-hand six-shooters for sale. Also 1,100 double-barrel shot guns and 1,000 winchester rifles! As the route from Independence to Carpenter City lies through the Cheyenne and Arrapahoe Country, it is necessary

Ho! for the New Eldorado! 1,400 second-hand six-shooters for sale. Als...

Public lands.; Title. 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 20, Folder 20.

[Position of the Second Battalion of the Fire Brigade, armed with guns on the parade ground in front of the barracks] / Abdullah Frères, Phot., Constantinople.

[Position of the Second Battalion of the Fire Brigade, armed with guns...

At Taksim. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in French. No. 3. In album: Fire Brigade personnel and equipment, barracks, hospitals, and factories, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Ham... More

Grand result Buying guns, ammunition, and fishing tackle from Paul Meyers, 625 South Second St., and 212 Vine St., Philadelphia, Pa. / / W. R. Hallowell, del., Phila.

Grand result Buying guns, ammunition, and fishing tackle from Paul Mey...

Print shows fisherman and hunter with abundant catches of fish and fowl. 21960 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

"When the Spring-time comes, gentle"--Indian! Polygamous barbarian: "Much guns, much ammunition much whiskey, and much kill pale-face."/ / Th. Nast.  Exiles from Russia--their first day in New York / from a sketch by S.F. Yeager

"When the Spring-time comes, gentle"--Indian! Polygamous barbarian: "M...

Top illustration satirizing "reported alliance between the Mormons and Indians". Bottom illustration shows Jewish refugees from Russia with their belongings, in a marine terminal in the United States. Illus. in... More

The allies under the new flag - the Republicans and the monopolists train their guns on the workingmen / Gillam.

The allies under the new flag - the Republicans and the monopolists tr...

Print shows the Republican and monopolist allies raising a flag that states "Down with the Workingman and Up with the Tariff" in an artillery battery where they are aiming a cannon toward "Fort Labor" which is ... More

Blowing from guns in British India / painted by Vassili Verestchagin.

Blowing from guns in British India / painted by Vassili Verestchagin.

British soldiers executing men tied to cannons. Copyright by the American Art Association of New York.

Rifle guns, Pine Ridge Agency, Jan. 18th, 1891

Rifle guns, Pine Ridge Agency, Jan. 18th, 1891

Soldiers with cannon at Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota. 10051W U.S. Copyright Office. On verso: W.R. Cross, portrait and view photographer, Hot Springs, S. Dak. No. 757.

Crew of Battleship MASSACHUSETTS - and 2 of her 8 eight-inch guns

Crew of Battleship MASSACHUSETTS - and 2 of her 8 eight-inch guns

Spanish-American War. Stereo copyrighted by J.F. Jarvis. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ships US Govt. MASS.; US Hist. War of 1898; Shelf.

Gatling guns trained on the Filipinos, near Manila, Philippine Islands

Gatling guns trained on the Filipinos, near Manila, Philippine Islands

Stereograph showing soldiers arming a Gatling gun. 77950 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by R.Y. Young, 1899. Title from item.

Highlanders capturing Boer guns

Highlanders capturing Boer guns

Skirted highlanders charging field artillery batteries--Boer War. No. X2827. Copyright by William H. Rau (Griffith & Griffith).

The guns with which Spain hoped to defend Manila, P.I.

The guns with which Spain hoped to defend Manila, P.I.

Stereograph showing children sitting on large cannon barrels lying on the ground next to the wall of a fort or prison in Manila, Philippines.

The guns of reciprocity

The guns of reciprocity

Cartoon shows Theodore Roosevelt sitting in front of the U.S. Capitol reciting his June 13, 1902 message to Congress. On the left is a Cuban cannon firing a shot through a rolled sheet of paper, "Cuban reciproc... More

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