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Plate 6: battery of cannons firing on a city, from 'Various Military Caprices' (Varii capricci militari)

Plate 6: battery of cannons firing on a city, from 'Various Military C...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Plate 6: A battery of cannons firing on a town, from 'Various Military Caprices' (Varii capricci militari)

Plate 6: A battery of cannons firing on a town, from 'Various Military...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Plate 6: battery of cannons firing on a city, from 'Various Military Caprices' (Varii capricci militari)

Plate 6: battery of cannons firing on a city, from 'Various Military C...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

A view of the city of the Havana, taken from the road near Colonel Howe's battery Vue de la ville de la Havane prise du chemin pres de la batterie du Colonel Howe = Vista de la Ciudad de la Havana desde el camino de la bateria del Coronel Howe / / drawn by Elias Durnford Engineer ; etch'd by Paul Sandby ; engraved by Edw'd Rooker.

A view of the city of the Havana, taken from the road near Colonel How...

Print showing a group of people resting or having a picnic, with distant view of the harbor and city of Havana. Title from item. Trimmed within plate mark.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the north or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the east or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the nor...

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Described in I. N. P. Stokes' Iconography of Manhattan Island. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset of "A chart of ... More

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the Nor...

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Dedicated "To the Honble. Thos. Gage ... " Relief shown by hachures. Includes text, index to points of interest, and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the pr... More

A view of the city of the Havana, taken from the road near Colonel Howe's battery Vue de la ville de la Havane prise du chemin pres de la batterie du Colonel Howe = Vista de la ciudad de la Havana desde el camino de la bateria del Coronel Howe / / drawn by Elias Durnford engineer ; etch'd by Paul Sandby ; & engraved by Edwd. Rooker.

A view of the city of the Havana, taken from the road near Colonel How...

Print shows distant view of Havana, Cuba, with the bay on the left, and a roadway past the battery and a palm tree in the foreground.

Boston, 26th of June, 1775. This town was alarmed on the 17th instant at break of day, by a firing from the lively ship of war; and a report was immediately spread that the rebels had broke ground and were raising a battery on the heights of the

Boston, 26th of June, 1775. This town was alarmed on the 17th instant ...

Positive Photostat.; Bunker Hill, Battle of.; This item is a Photostat of Portfolio 38, Folder 19a.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile pag... More

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town. Survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766]

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the Nor...

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Ho... More

Boston, 26th of June, 1775. This town was alarmed on the 17th instant at break of day, by a firing from the lively ship of war; and a report was immediately spread that the rebels had broke ground and were raising a battery on the heights of the

Boston, 26th of June, 1775. This town was alarmed on the 17th instant ...

Bunker Hill, Battle of.; 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 19a.

Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of water, and the several battery's proposed on each side to prevent an enemy's sailing up to New York.

Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of water, and t...

Scale 1:6,000; 500 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1155 Ava... 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

Study for "The Siege of Gibraltar": Figures Scaling Floating Battery; Cannon

Study for "The Siege of Gibraltar": Figures Scaling Floating Battery; ...

John Singleton Copley (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1738–1815 London)

Battery forward

Battery forward

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Shelton, W.H.

[Diagram of the first battery, which was made of alternating metal layers and saline-soaked leather pads, and proved electricity is caused by contact with dissimilar metals] / Basire, sc.

[Diagram of the first battery, which was made of alternating metal lay...

Illus. in: On the electricity excited by the mere contact of conducting substances ... / Alessandro Volta. In Royal Society of London. Philosophical transactions. v. 90, pt. 2. London : Printed by W. Bulmer ...... More

[To battery]

[To battery]

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Kratke.

Sailors assigned to USS Constitution fire a round from the ship's saluting battery.

Sailors assigned to USS Constitution fire a round from the ship's salu...

CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (Feb. 20, 2015) Sailors assigned to USS Constitution fire a round from the ship's saluting battery to commemorate the bicentennial anniversary of Old Ironsides' dual victory against the Royal... More

New York Harbor from the Battery

New York Harbor from the Battery

Thomas Thompson (American (born England), ca. 1767–1852 New York)

Cannon crew at the Castillo, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, 2015.

Cannon crew at the Castillo, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument,...

Photo date unknown. Pictured: 19th century cannon crew at the Castillo. These cannons are no longer in place but you can still see the mounting blocks and the traverses in the water battery.

The masked battery or Loco-Foco strategy

The masked battery or Loco-Foco strategy

Another commentary on the Texas question (see "Texas Coming In," no. 1844-28), illustrating Democratic campaign strategy as advanced by Andrew Jackson. The idea of the annexation of Texas, repudiated by many of... More

Pickpocket on the Battery

Pickpocket on the Battery

Print shows a man picking the pocket of another man in New York City. Also shows page of text. Illus. in: National Police Gazette, New York, 1846 April 4, front page. No ref. copy. This record contains unverifi... More

Battery Park, New York

Battery Park, New York

Probably Christian Gottlieb Cantzlier (1796–1887)

Prussian rifled mortar battery from "Germany and France: a popular history of the Franco-German War. ... Illustrated, etc"

Prussian rifled mortar battery from "Germany and France: a popular his...

This image has been taken from scan 000425 from volume 02 of "Germany and France: a popular history of the Franco-German War. ... Illustrated, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated... More

Drawing for a Proposed Battery Light for the Lighthouse at Morris Island, South Carolina

Drawing for a Proposed Battery Light for the Lighthouse at Morris Isla...

Records Relating to the Lighthouse at Morris Island, South Carolina

[Md. - Annapolis - U.S. Naval Academy, 1853: (2 scenes - "general view" and "interior of the Battery - battery practice and fencing")]

[Md. - Annapolis - U.S. Naval Academy, 1853: (2 scenes - "general view...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1853 March 26). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Md. - Annapolis - U.S. Naval Academy, 1853: view of the Battery from river]

[Md. - Annapolis - U.S. Naval Academy, 1853: view of the Battery from ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1853 March 26). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

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

Russian rifle pit - now part of the British advanced trenches, on the left of the right attack, or Gordon's battery / W. Simpson delt. ; C. Haghe lith.

Russian rifle pit - now part of the British advanced trenches, on the ...

Print shows soldiers filling sand bags and firing over a barrier of sand bags and gabions. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gracious Majesty the Queen... 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

The new works at the siege of Sebastopol on the right attack - from the mortar battery on the right of Gordon's battery / W. Simpson del. ; J. Needham lith.

The new works at the siege of Sebastopol on the right attack - from th...

Print shows a mortar battery with soldiers, two mortars, gabions, and earthworks, with a distant view of Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most... More

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. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gracious Majesty the Queen / William Simpson. Fi... More

Ditch of the Malakoff, battery gervais and rear of the redan / W. Simpson del. ; J. Needham, lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

Ditch of the Malakoff, battery gervais and rear of the redan / W. Simp...

Print shows a view of the earthworks, gabions, and passageways at the Malakoff, the primary Russian fortification before the city of Sevastopolʹ, with view of the city in the background. Title from item. Colnag... More

Quarantine cemetery and church, with French battery no. 50 / W. Simpson del. ; J. Needham, lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

Quarantine cemetery and church, with French battery no. 50 / W. Simpso...

Print shows a church and cemetery, and French soldiers at a battery on the left. Title from item. Colnaghi's Authentic Series. Plate 31.

Stereobild av Hampton Battery Moniment.

Stereobild av Hampton Battery Moniment.

Stereobild av Hampton Battery Moniment.

[Two sketches: Stonemans battery opens. The gunboat porter?]

[Two sketches: Stonemans battery opens. The gunboat porter?]

Artillery unit in battle and broadside view of steamship.

Sketch plan of Columbiad Battery, Fort Holt, Ky. [opposite Cairo, Ill.].

Sketch plan of Columbiad Battery, Fort Holt, Ky. [opposite Cairo, Ill....

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "Engr. Dept., July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C5621)." Stamped on verso: By transfer, Chief Engineers Office, War Department. Imperfect: Brittle, torn,... More

Where the soldiers destroyed rebel battery

Where the soldiers destroyed rebel battery

Title inscribed lower left. Formerly Waud no. B-90. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.854) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Howlett house battery

Howlett house battery

Landscape with river and wrecked boat in foreground, fort in background. Title inscribed above image. Inscribed below image: wreck. Formerly Waud no. B-92. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.856) Forms p... More

Reception of the Japanese Embassy at the Battery

Reception of the Japanese Embassy at the Battery

Attributed to George Stacy (American, active 1860s)

Floating Hospital & Floating Battery

Floating Hospital & Floating Battery

Two sketches, the one above a rough outline of fortifications, the second a sketch with three insets identifying the floating hospital.

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

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

No. 4248. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs, two photographs showing different views of the same location and three showing a different location. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Crow's Nest battery and lookout in front of Petersburg, Va.

Crow's Nest battery and lookout in front of Petersburg, Va.

No. B157. Title from item. Forms part of: Civil War Photographs (Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eton collection).

[Unidentified soldier in Norfolk "Light Blues" Virginia Light Artillery Battery uniform]

[Unidentified soldier in Norfolk "Light Blues" Virginia Light Artiller...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-93. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Bi... More

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

No. 4231. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs, two photographs showing different view of the same location and three showing a different location. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Battery Rodgers, Potomac River near Washington

Battery Rodgers, Potomac River near Washington

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

Battery Wagner from "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, being for the most part contributions by Union and Confederate officers, based upon “the Century War Series.” Edited by R. U. J. and C. C. B., etc. [Illustrated.]"

Battery Wagner from "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, being for t...

This image has been taken from scan 000078 from volume 04 of "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, being for the most part contributions by Union and Confederate officers, based upon “the Century War Series.” ... More

Fort Johnson and Battery Gregg

Fort Johnson and Battery Gregg

Photograph of drawing shows soldiers rowing a boat in front of Fort Johnson and Battery Simpkins with Charleston in the background. No. B680. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general ca... More

Land Battery of Naval Guns

Land Battery of Naval Guns

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

[Md. - Annapolis - U.S. Naval Academy: 3 scenes - "Gen...view of Annapolis, with the CONSTITUTION in the foreground"; "The practice battery" (from land) "target practice from the battery"]

[Md. - Annapolis - U.S. Naval Academy: 3 scenes - "Gen...view of Annap...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1861 May 11), p. 294. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Siege of Yorktown, Va. Confederate Water Battery, Nelson Church in rear

Siege of Yorktown, Va. Confederate Water Battery, Nelson Church in rea...

No. 463. Civil War Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Civil War Fortifications; Civil War Batteries Water; Civil War Battlefiel... More

Battery Sherman, Vicksburg, Miss.

Battery Sherman, Vicksburg, Miss.

No. 8181. Title from item. Mounted with one other photograph. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. II, p. 197". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

No. 5118. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs showing different views of the same location. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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.

Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Keystone Battery

Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Keystone Battery

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

Battery no. 1 (Powhatan) ; : Battery no. 2 (Marion Hill)

Battery no. 1 (Powhatan) ; : Battery no. 2 (Marion Hill)

Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Franklin Stearns, Robert Styll and Saml. Ball. One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land ... More

Confederate Battery V

Confederate Battery V

During the opening attacks on Petersburg in June, 1864, Union forces captured a portion of the Confederate line east of Petersburg. Confederate Battery V was the first gun battery to be captured. The remains of... More

The battle-field of Gettysburg. Dead horses of Bigelows (9th Massachusetts) Battery

The battle-field of Gettysburg. Dead horses of Bigelows (9th Massachus...

No. 955. Title from item. Caption continues: This battery was posted at Abram Trostle's (i.e. Abraham Trossel's) house. In the battle of second day it fought with fixed prolonges until the enemy was within six ... More

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. Title from item. Photograph possibly taken by Munn... More

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

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

Photograph shows a parapet inside the fort with a sign, Fort Putnam", and artillery. No. 4110. Title from item. Similar view in LC-B811-3479. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Civil War envelope for Manchester Light Battery showing team of four horses pulling a limber and cannon]

[Civil War envelope for Manchester Light Battery showing team of four ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Ezra H. Pray, Gt. Falls, N.H.; 3 cents postage due. Notation on verso: Soldiers letter, Maj. Drew...N.H. Rgt. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). For... More

Flag of Battery D, 2d U.S. Artillery

Flag of Battery D, 2d U.S. Artillery

No. 4510. Title from item. Mounted with 4 other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Firing on the "Star of the West" from the South Carolina battery on Morris Island, January 10, 1861

Firing on the "Star of the West" from the South Carolina battery on Mo...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 5, (1861 January 26), p. 52. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

Company Street, Battery D, 1st U.S. Arty., Camp Seymour, Beaufort, S. C.

Company Street, Battery D, 1st U.S. Arty., Camp Seymour, Beaufort, S. ...

Photograph shows soldiers on lawn surrounded by camp facilities. Title from item; hand-lettered on mount. Gift of; Mrs. James DeWolf Perry; 1932; (DLC/PP-1932:0099).

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

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.

[Private Albert B. Martin of Co. 3, Washington Louisiana Light Artillery Battery]

[Private Albert B. Martin of Co. 3, Washington Louisiana Light Artille...

Photograph shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; floral design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://h... More

artillery battery from "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, being for the most part contributions by Union and Confederate officers, based upon “the Century War Series.” Edited by R. U. J. and C. C. B., etc. [Illustrated.]"

artillery battery from "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, being fo...

This image has been taken from scan 000517 from volume 01 of "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, being for the most part contributions by Union and Confederate officers, based upon “the Century War Series.” ... More

General Bragg's camp, as seen from Fort Pickens / / drawn by an officer of the fort. Interior of a sand-bag battery at Pensacolo bearing on Fort Pickens / sketched by our artist, who has been traveling with W.H. Russell, LL.D., Barrister at Law

General Bragg's camp, as seen from Fort Pickens / / drawn by an office...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1861 June 15, p. 373.

The "Keystone" Battery" of Pennsylvania

The "Keystone" Battery" of Pennsylvania

No. B496. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Battery Rodgers

Battery Rodgers

Title from item. Hand written on verso: 15 inch Rodman smooth bore Battery Rodgers, near Alexandria. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. 5, p. 88. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.