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Armies from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 433v

Miniature of armies divided by a river. Image taken from f. 433v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Armies from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 433v

Detail of a miniature of armies divided by a river. Image taken from f. 433v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Armies of Maatar from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 125

Miniature of the armies of Maatar. Image taken from f. 125 of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Written in French.

"Iranian and Turanian Armies in Combat", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020) Made in Iran, Shiraz

Armies entering Troy from BL Harley 4431, f. 139v

Detail of a miniature of the Greek army entering Troy and destroying the city, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 139v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (f... more

Armies entering Troy from BL Harley 4431, f. 139v

Miniature of the Greek army entering Troy and destroying the city, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 139v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'L... more

Krishna Battles the Armies of the Demon Naraka: Page from a Bhagavata Purana Manuscript

The Bhagavata Purana describes Vishnu’s avatars with particular attention to his form as Krishna. In this painted folio, the demon Naraka and his consort are seen in the palace interior of their fortified city ... more

Despite the Corageous Opposition of the Germans and the Spanish, Francesco I d'Este, at the Head of his Armies, Arrives at the Piazza di Valeneza, from L'Idea di un Principe ed Eroe Cristiano in Francesco I d'Este, di Modena e Reggio Duca VIII [...]

This print is from L'Idea di un Principe ed Eroe Cristiano in Francesco I d'Este, di Modena e Reggio Duca VIII [...] collected in an album of brown boards. Four prints are hinged on each page of the album with ... more

Francesco I d'Este Aids the Duke of Mantua After his Territories were Devastated by the German Armies, from L'Idea di un Principe ed Eroe Cristiano in Francesco I d'Este, di Modena e Reggio Duca VIII [...]

This print is from L'Idea di un Principe ed Eroe Cristiano in Francesco I d'Este, di Modena e Reggio Duca VIII [...] collected in an album of brown boards. Four prints are hinged on each page of the album with ... more

George Montgomery, Esq'r. major general of the American armies - kill'd at Quebec Decr. 31st. 1775

Print shows Richard Montgomery, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing right, leaning against hillside and holding sword in right hand.

Durga and Kali Approach the Gathered Armies of Chanda and Munda: Scene from the Devi Mahatmya

The second great battle in the Devi Mahatmya occurs when Durga tells the terrible demon Shumbha that she will only marry a man who defeats her in battle. He responds by sending the demons Chanda and Munda and t... more

Durga and Kali Approach the Gathered Armies of Chanda and Munda: Scene from the Devi Mahatmya

This dynamic drawing was originally part of a set that was eventually transferred to other pages for completion. Here, the prick marks that were made to allow the pounce to function can be clearly seen, as can ... more

George Washington commander in chief of ye armies of ye United States of America / engraved by W. Sharp, from an original picture.

Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform; in oval with olive branch on the right, a rattlesnake and liberty cap at top, and flags and cannon bar... more

map from "Sketch of a Journal of the Retreat and Flight of the French Armies from Moscow, and the pursuit of the Russians, to their arrival on the Vistula. [By Charles Hamilton Smith. With maps.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000013 from "Sketch of a Journal of the Retreat and Flight of the French Armies from Moscow, and the pursuit of the Russians, to their arrival on the Vistula. [By Charles Ham... more

Map from "Sketch of a Journal of the Retreat and Flight of the French Armies from Moscow, and the pursuit of the Russians, to their arrival on the Vistula. [By Charles Hamilton Smith. With maps.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000041 from "Sketch of a Journal of the Retreat and Flight of the French Armies from Moscow, and the pursuit of the Russians, to their arrival on the Vistula. [By Charles Ham... more

Plan of the Battle of the Arapiles, near Salamanca : with the previons movements of the Armies from the Douro to the Tormes

Comprende la parte nororiental de la provincia de Salamanca, suroccidental de Valladolid y suroriental de Zamora

map from "[Narrative of the most remarkable events which occurred in and near Leipzig, ... before, during, and subsequent to, the sanguinary series of engagements between the Allied Armies and the French, ... 1813. Illustrated with military maps ... Compiled and translated from the German by F. Shoberl.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000024 from "[Narrative of the most remarkable events which occurred in and near Leipzig, ... before, during, and subsequent to, the sanguinary series of engagements between ... more

portrait from "The Victories of the British Armies, with anecdotes illustrative of modern warfare. By the author of “Stories of Waterloo” [i.e. William Hamilton Maxwell], etc. [With plates.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000198 from volume 01 of "The Victories of the British Armies, with anecdotes illustrative of modern warfare. By the author of “Stories of Waterloo” [i.e. William Hamilton Ma... more

portrait from "The Victories of the British Armies, with anecdotes illustrative of modern warfare. By the author of “Stories of Waterloo” [i.e. William Hamilton Maxwell], etc. [With plates.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000092 from volume 02 of "The Victories of the British Armies, with anecdotes illustrative of modern warfare. By the author of “Stories of Waterloo” [i.e. William Hamilton Ma... more

engraving from "The Victories of the British Armies, with anecdotes illustrative of modern warfare. By the author of “Stories of Waterloo” [i.e. William Hamilton Maxwell], etc. [With plates.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000153 from volume 01 of "The Victories of the British Armies, with anecdotes illustrative of modern warfare. By the author of “Stories of Waterloo” [i.e. William Hamilton Ma... more

Tracks of the Armies (from Confederate War Etchings)

Adalbert John Volck (American (born Germany), Augsburg 1828–1912 Baltimore, Maryland)

Map from "Private Diary of travels, personal services, and public events, during mission and employment with the European armies in the campaigns of 1812, 1813, 1814, from the invasion of Russia to the capture of Paris ... Edited by H. Randolph"

This image has been taken from scan 000180 from volume 02 of "Private Diary of travels, personal services, and public events, during mission and employment with the European armies in the campaigns of 1812, 181... more

Position of Union and Rebel armies at Fredericksburg, Decr. 1st 1862

Map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Spotsylvania Courthouse, Chancellorsville and Falmouth, during the Fredericksburg Campaign. This image shows the situation several days before the b... more

The Centre position of Union and Rebel armies, Yorktown, Va.

Shows both of the armies west of Yorktown, with the York River to the east, as the Siege of Yorktown got underway.

Plan of the second Battle of Bull Run Va. Showing position of both armies at 7 p.m. 30th Aug. 1862.

Shows the area of Sudley Springs, Va., to the north and Bethlehem to the south on the second day of the battle. The locations of the Warrenton Turnpike and the Manassas Gap Railroad are also indicated.

Map showing position of Union and Rebel armies, 28th to 30th Aug. 1862. Genl. Pope's Campaign.

Shows the region surrounding Bull Run in Virginia, extending from the town of Centreville in the northeast to Brentsville in the southwest.

Map showing position of Union and Rebel armies and Jackson's flank march during 2nd Battle of Bull Run, Aug. 28th to 31st, 1862.

Fortunately, Pope's forces retained control of Henry House Hill, thereby allowing the bulk of his army to retreat safely across Bull Run toward Centreville. As part of Lee's plan to interrupt Pope's line of co... more

Major Genl. Henry W. Halleck General in chief of the armies of the U.S. July 1862.

Henry W. Halleck, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, seated on rearing horse.

2nd Battle of Bull Run, Va. position of both armies, 6 p.m. Aug. 26th 1862, showing Jackson's flank march.

The map shows the area surrounding the Bull Run Mountains including Centreville and Kellysville, Va. As part of the Second Bull Run Campaign, Pope's U.S. Army of Virginia assigned to protect Washington, the She... more