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Topic: artillery gun

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Sir William Johnson, Major General of the English forces in America / T. Adams, delin.; Spooner, fecit.

Sir William Johnson, Major General of the English forces in America / ...

Print shows three-quarter length portrait of Sir William Johnson, with his arm resting on a cannon muzzle and holding a baton.

Prise de l'isle de la Grenade / dessiné par le Paon peintre de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Condé ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Académie Impèriale et Royale de Vienne &c.

Prise de l'isle de la Grenade / dessiné par le Paon peintre de S.A.S. ...

Print shows the victorious French troops in the British battery on Grenada. Includes description below title.

Washington (Georges), Président de la République des Etats-unis d'Amérique du Nord +1799 / Dessiné par Girardet ; tableau du temps gravé par Wolff.

Washington (Georges), Président de la République des Etats-unis d'Amér...

Print shows George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, holding hat in right hand, with left hand resting on the barrel of cannon, an aide keeps his horse ready in the background.

Thad: Kosuiszko, the friend of Washington / A. Girard, 1839.

Thad: Kosuiszko, the friend of Washington / A. Girard, 1839.

Print shows three-quarter length portrait of Thaddeus Koscuiszko standing between a cannon and maps piled on a drum.

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.

A hot night in the batteries / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

A hot night in the batteries / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

Print shows action in a British artillery battery with cannons firing and being loaded, and men bringing in supplies.

A quiet night in the batteries - a sketch in the Greenhill battery (Major Chapman's), 29th Jany. 1855 / W. Simpson delt.

A quiet night in the batteries - a sketch in the Greenhill battery (Ma...

Print shows men and cannons in a British artillery battery, at night.

Sentinel of the Zouaves, before Sevastopol / W. Simpson del.

Sentinel of the Zouaves, before Sevastopol / W. Simpson del.

Print shows a soldier standing guard at a French battery with snow-covered cannons and Zouaves carrying bundles of wood to a camp in the background.

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.

Sebastopol from the sea - sketched from the deck of H.M.S. Sidon / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

Sebastopol from the sea - sketched from the deck of H.M.S. Sidon / W. ...

Print shows sailors and cannons on deck of the H.M.S. Sidon, with a distant view of the forts and other buildings in Sevastopolʹ.

Highland Brigade camp, looking south / W. Simpson del. ; T. Picken lith.

Highland Brigade camp, looking south / W. Simpson del. ; T. Picken lit...

Print shows an artillery battery with Capn. Mansfield, Major Shadwell, Lieut. Col. Stirling, Major Gordon, and Sir Colin Campbell standing near the cannons, with the camp of the Highland Brigade, showing huts a... more

X-X Brand--Petersburg, Va. / C.A. Butler del.

X-X Brand--Petersburg, Va. / C.A. Butler del.

Tobacco label, illustrated with cannon with banner, cannonballs, and bag labeled "Capt. Bragg, a little more grape" on fort in foreground; tents in background.

A soldier's wife at Fort Niagara / engd. by T. Walker.

A soldier's wife at Fort Niagara / engd. by T. Walker.

Print shows a woman lifting cannon balls in an artillery bunker during a battle at Fort Niagara in New York, during the War of 1812.

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

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.

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.

300 pdr. [i.e. pounder] Parrot Rifle, Fort Chatfield, Morris Isand

300 pdr. [i.e. pounder] Parrot Rifle, Fort Chatfield, Morris Isand

Photograph shows a group of soldiers by the 300 pound Parrot rifled cannon with the name "Col. Brayton" inscribed on it in battery Chatfield on Morris Island.

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.

Dark artillery, or, How to make the contrabands useful

Dark artillery, or, How to make the contrabands useful

Cartoon showing Afro-American men with cannons on their backs at Civil War battle scene.

Bombardment of Fort Sumter by the batteries of the Confederate states, April 13, 1861

Bombardment of Fort Sumter by the batteries of the Confederate states,...

Print shows Confederate soldiers firing cannons from an artillery battery, bombarding Fort Sumter in the distance.

View at Fort Prentiss (The old distillary at the Point)

View at Fort Prentiss (The old distillary at the Point)

Photograph shows a Union battery at Fort Prentiss (renamed Fort Defiance), with guns facing the Ohio River, Cairo, Illinois.

Battery at Annapolis, Md.

Battery at Annapolis, Md.

Photograph shows four mounted cannons.

Interior view of Fort Brady, James River, Va., near Dutch Gap Canal

Interior view of Fort Brady, James River, Va., near Dutch Gap Canal

Union soldiers by two large cannons positioned behind fortifications.

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

Gallant charge of United States cavalry. Gallant charge of Lieutenant Tompkins of the second cavalry, at Fairfax Court House, Va., on the morning of June 1, 1861

Gallant charge of United States cavalry. Gallant charge of Lieutenant ...

Print shows a Union cavalry charge with men on horseback, mostly carrying swords, charging past Confederate cannons at Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax, Virginia.

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.

Confederate artillery near Charleston, S.C., 1861

Confederate artillery near Charleston, S.C., 1861

Photograph showing Confederate soldiers around a cannon.

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.

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.

[Richmond, Va., vicinity. 1st New York Pettit's Battery, Artillery]

[Richmond, Va., vicinity. 1st New York Pettit's Battery, Artillery]

Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign, May-August 1862.

Battery No. 1, near Yorktown, Virginia / negative by Wood & Gibson ; positive by A. Gardner.

Battery No. 1, near Yorktown, Virginia / negative by Wood & Gibson ; p...

Photograph showing the cannons used by the Union army in a battery near the York River.

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.

[Lieutenant Samuel K. Thompson of Co. C, 54th U.S. Colored Troops Infantry Regiment with unidentified soldiers posed with a Columbiad cannon at an earthwork fort]

[Lieutenant Samuel K. Thompson of Co. C, 54th U.S. Colored Troops Infa...

Photograph shows identified soldier, Samuel K. Thompson, with unidentified soldiers.

Ft. Brady, James River, Va. View showing battery ready for action

Ft. Brady, James River, Va. View showing battery ready for action

Stereograph showing Union soldiers from Company C, 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery standing in a battery of Parrott guns at Fort Brady, Virginia.

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.

Interior views of Fort Moultrie, Charleston, S.C., April, 1865

Interior views of Fort Moultrie, Charleston, S.C., April, 1865

Photograph shows a mounted cannon with two men at the parapet.

A large gun in the Rebel Works at Petersburgh (i.e. Petersburg), Va.

A large gun in the Rebel Works at Petersburgh (i.e. Petersburg), Va.

Stereograph showing a cannon mounted on inner line of Confederate fortifications.

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.

Fort C.F. Smith, Co. L, 2d New York Artillery

Fort C.F. Smith, Co. L, 2d New York Artillery

Group of soldiers with cannon and caisson.

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.

Broadway Landing, Appomattox River, Virginia. View of mortar and artillery

Broadway Landing, Appomattox River, Virginia. View of mortar and artil...

Photo shows ordinance in a Union artillery park near Petersburg, Va.

Dismantling of the rebel forts after the storming of Petersburgh (i.e. Petersburg), Va.

Dismantling of the rebel forts after the storming of Petersburgh (i.e....

Stereograph showing Union soldiers standing and sitting on a rifled cannon and other artillery in the interior of a Confederate fort.

Captured siege guns, at Rocketts, Richmond, Va.

Captured siege guns, at Rocketts, Richmond, Va.

Stereograph showing Confederate mounted cannons at Rocketts Landing in Richmond.

Indian squaws weaving a blanket / sketched by Theodore R. Davis.  "Old Abe" - eagle of the Eighth Wisconsin volunteers / photographed by F.R. Curtiss.  Pictures of the South - gathering moss on Berwick Bay, Louisiana / sketched by A.R. Waud.

Indian squaws weaving a blanket / sketched by Theodore R. Davis. "Old...

Three illustrations with text: two Navajo women weaving a blanket; eagle standing on barrel of cannon; and people gathering moss.

The situation

The situation

Print shows Ulysses Grant and Edwin Stanton near cannon labeled "Congress" aimed at Lorenzo Thomas and President Johnson.

Bombardment von Paris / L.R.

Bombardment von Paris / L.R.

Print shows an artillery battery with several guns firing on Paris, as well as being fired upon and sustaining casualties.

Peace insecure - afraid for her life / Th. Nast.

Peace insecure - afraid for her life / Th. Nast.

Columbia, clutching a dove to her breast, cowers beneath mock fortifications, a log for a gun barrel, a scarecrow for a soldier, along the coast of America; the flag, upside down, a sign of distress, meekly flu... more

"1775 - another 'shot heard round the world' - 1875"

"1775 - another 'shot heard round the world' - 1875"

Cartoon shows Uncle Sam firing 1875 cannon labelled "we still live" at Europe.

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.

An apparatus by means of which suicides can get the better of the "penal code" / F. Graetz.

An apparatus by means of which suicides can get the better of the "pen...

Illustration shows a man whose offer of marriage has been rejected and is now determined to kill himself as a means of ending his suffering; he is sitting in a chair with two handguns, aimed at his chest, mount... more

Gun Model on Pneumatic Carriage #1467

Gun Model on Pneumatic Carriage #1467

This photograph depicts a ten inch gun model on a pneumatic carriage at the Watertown Arsenal. Photographs