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Wheellock Rifle

Wheellock Rifle

Daniel Sadeler (German, Munich, recorded 1602–1632) Munich

Wheellock Rifle

Wheellock Rifle

Daniel Sadeler (German, Munich, recorded 1602–1632) Munich

Wheellock Rifle
Standing Hunter Holding a Rifle

Standing Hunter Holding a Rifle

Nicolas Lancret (French, Paris 1690–1743 Paris)

Kentucky Rifle

Kentucky Rifle

Made in Pennsylvania, United States

A real American rifle man

A real American rifle man

Print shows a British version of an American rifleman, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing military uniform, holding rifle in left hand. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the ... more

Portly man, full-length, left profile, holding a rifle, standing at attention; on verso, full-length portrait of a soldier, wearing uniform, standing, facing left, and two study sketches of rifles

Portly man, full-length, left profile, holding a rifle, standing at at...

Title devised by Library staff. Paper is blind stamped on lower left corner. Paper is lined on verso. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Docu... more

To the "Natchez Volunteer Rifle Corps." Attention! ... Our late brave and beloved Chief the immortal Jackson, it is understood, is approaching near our city on his way to Tennessee, and it is confidently believed, that the "Natchez, Volunteer Ri

To the "Natchez Volunteer Rifle Corps." Attention! ... Our late brave ...

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 85, Folder 5.

[Man standing at stern of keelboat holding flintlock rifle]

[Man standing at stern of keelboat holding flintlock rifle]

Illus. in: Crockett Almanacks, 1835-1838, p. 149. Original is in Rare Book Division. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Keelboats; Rifles; Almanacs.

[Officer from the First Troop, Philadelphia, seated by a tent in which a writing desk is visible. A soldier marches with a rifle nearby] / J.R. Smith, 1839, Phila.

[Officer from the First Troop, Philadelphia, seated by a tent in which...

(DLC/PP-1995:140.47) Philadelphia Print Shop inventory no. 47. Title devised by Library staff from inventory. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library of Congress).

rifle from "Die Völker des Erdballs nach ihrer Abstammung und Verwandtschaft, und ihren Eigenthümlichkeiten in Regierungsform, Religion, Sitte und Tracht ... Mit ... colorirten Abbildungen"

rifle from "Die Völker des Erdballs nach ihrer Abstammung und Verwand...

This image has been taken from scan 000508 from "Die Völker des Erdballs nach ihrer Abstammung und Verwandtschaft, und ihren Eigenthümlichkeiten in Regierungsform, Religion, Sitte und Tracht ... Mit ... color... more

rifle from "Die Völker des Erdballs nach ihrer Abstammung und Verwandtschaft, und ihren Eigenthümlichkeiten in Regierungsform, Religion, Sitte und Tracht ... Mit ... colorirten Abbildungen"

rifle from "Die Völker des Erdballs nach ihrer Abstammung und Verwand...

This image has been taken from scan 000122 from "Die Völker des Erdballs nach ihrer Abstammung und Verwandtschaft, und ihren Eigenthümlichkeiten in Regierungsform, Religion, Sitte und Tracht ... Mit ... color... more

Position at offhand rifle practice

Position at offhand rifle practice

Man standing, full lgth., and aiming rifle. Lithograph by G. & W. Endicott, parsons del., after daguerreotype by Plumbe. Illus. in: John Chapman, Instructions to Young Marksmen..., New York, 1848, front plate. ... more

Ukjent ung mann i jaktutstyr.

Ukjent ung mann i jaktutstyr.

Ukjent ung mann i jaktutstyr.

map from "The Italian Volunteers and Lombard Rifle Brigade, being an authentic narrative of the organization, adventures, and final disbanding of these corps in 1848-49 ... Translated from the edition published at Turin in 1849. To which are added original letters and important historical documents relating to the late Italian movement of reform. [With maps.]"

map from "The Italian Volunteers and Lombard Rifle Brigade, being an a...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "The Italian Volunteers and Lombard Rifle Brigade, being an authentic narrative of the organization, adventures, and final disbanding of these corps in 1848-49 ..... more

Major Woodford, Rifle Brigade

Major Woodford, Rifle Brigade

Major Woodford with hand on hip standing next to a horse. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

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

Captain Morgan, Rifle Corps, A.D.C. to General Bernard, on Coxcomb the winner of the Crimean races, the property of Captain Barnard, Grenadier Guards

Captain Morgan, Rifle Corps, A.D.C. to General Bernard, on Coxcomb the...

Captain Morgan sitting on horse, holding reins, facing left. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection. Crimea 1854-56 : the ... more

[Two French officers, seated, and Zouave, standing with arm resting on rifle]

[Two French officers, seated, and Zouave, standing with arm resting on...

Title devised by cataloger. "300" written in pencil on verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Percussion Target Rifle

Percussion Target Rifle

Julius Grudchos (American, active ca. 1856–1860) New Bedford, Massachusetts

[Charles W. Wilson, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, wearing buckskins, with rifle]

[Charles W. Wilson, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, wear...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Photographs of British Northwest Boundary Survey, 1858-1861.

[Flag of the Richland Volunteer Rifle Company]

[Flag of the Richland Volunteer Rifle Company]

Title devised. Inscribed: 1815/ August 8/ Richland Volunteer Rifle Company/ Semper/ Paratiis/ Radcliffe/ Noli Me Tangere. Inscribed upside down above image: No I 3. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.455... more

Kramer, Albert med ett gevär. Grosshandlare. Levde mellan 1818 - 1899.

Kramer, Albert med ett gevär. Grosshandlare. Levde mellan 1818 - 1899.

Kramer, Albert med ett gevär. Grosshandlare. Levde mellan 1818 - 1899.

[Full-length portrait of soldier with rifle and details of the weapon]

[Full-length portrait of soldier with rifle and details of the weapon]

Title devised. Formerly Waud no. B-30. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.795) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Riddarsalen i Wiks slott, Uppland före 1914

Riddarsalen i Wiks slott, Uppland före 1914

Riddarsalen i Wiks slott, Uppland före 1914

Map of Pass Cavallo, Texas, Showing the position of the Rebel fortifications and rifle pits. Surveyed December 1st, 1863, by Charles Hosmer, Sub-Assistant, [U.S. Coast Survey].

Map of Pass Cavallo, Texas, Showing the position of the Rebel fortific...

"Fortifications Map File" Plans of Military Forts

[Plan of Fort Sumner, Montgomery County, composed of Redoubts Cross, Davis, and Kirby and also showing nearby rifle pits and Batteries Alexander and Benson, part of the defenses of Washington, D. C. ]

[Plan of Fort Sumner, Montgomery County, composed of Redoubts Cross, D...

"Fortifications Map File" Plans of Military Forts

Bild möjligen en av systrarna Gussander, tagen på 1860-talet Foto: Amanda Gussander

Bild möjligen en av systrarna Gussander, tagen på 1860-talet Foto: Ama...

Bild möjligen en av systrarna Gussander, tagen på 1860-talet Foto: Amanda Gussander

[Man with rifle peering around tree]

[Man with rifle peering around tree]

Title devised. Formerly Waud no. B-82. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.846) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Stereobild av tre uniformsklädda pojkar vilka siktar med gevär på en fjärde uniformsklädd pojke. På marken brevid, en pojke på knä med förbundna ögon.

Stereobild av tre uniformsklädda pojkar vilka siktar med gevär på en f...

Stereobild av tre uniformsklädda pojkar vilka siktar med gevär på en fjärde uniformsklädd pojke. På marken brevid, en pojke på knä med förbundna ögon.

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Berdan's Sharps rifle and Colt 1862 Police Model pistol]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Berdan's Sharps rifl...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; plain push-button. Soldier identified by seller as being from Forsyth County, North Carolina. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information abou... more

Plan of the redoubt and rifle pits ensilading [sic] the Leesburg and Fairfax turnpikes 2 miles from Alexandria, Virginia. Built by the 38th, 40th N.Y. and 3rd Maine regiments during October and November 1861.

Plan of the redoubt and rifle pits ensilading [sic] the Leesburg and F...

Includes main roads, buildings used for the hospital, chapel, stables, theater, and headquarters encampment of Brigadier General John Sedgwick.

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with rifle musket, revolver, side knife, canteen, and sign reading Jeff Davis and the South!]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with rifle musket, revolv...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-153. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Mi... more

[Civil War envelope showing Zouave soldier with American flag and rifle in front of sign with message "Washington via Baltimore"]

[Civil War envelope showing Zouave soldier with American flag and rifl...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Anna H. Breed, Weare Center, N.H.; postmarked Dec. 29, Fishersville, N.H.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Li... more

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with three Remington revolvers, two Bowie knives, and a Springfield rifle musket]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with three Remington revolvers,...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-192. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj pp/liljunion

[Unidentified soldier in Union infantry uniform with bayoneted rifle and handgun]

[Unidentified soldier in Union infantry uniform with bayoneted rifle a...

Title devised by Library staff. Frame: Gilded wood. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Ron P... more

[Unidentified soldier in Union infantry uniform with rifle and 3rd Model Beals' revolver]

[Unidentified soldier in Union infantry uniform with rifle and 3rd Mod...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; geometric. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from:... more

Rifle, [Blank] - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Enfield rifle]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Enfield rifle]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; circle design. Information from seller: photograph came from an estate in Atlanta, Georgia. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about ... more

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with 3-band Enfield rifle and knife]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with 3-band Enfield rifle...

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://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms part... more

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. No. 4308. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "... more

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform with rifle musket]

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform with rifle musket]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; geometric design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms pa... more

[Private Stanford Lea Jessee of Co. A, 29th Virginia Infantry Regiment in uniform with rifle and Bowie knife]

[Private Stanford Lea Jessee of Co. A, 29th Virginia Infantry Regiment...

Photograph shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; geometric. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.lo... more

[Thomas Kitchen, Pvt., Georgia regiment, C.S.A., three-quarter length portrait, seated holding bayonet and rifle, facing front]

[Thomas Kitchen, Pvt., Georgia regiment, C.S.A., three-quarter length ...

Title devised by Library staff. Information from caption card. Copy photo made by LC in 1961 from unidentified source. Forms part of: Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and snake belt buckle with Enfield rifle and saber bayonet]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and snake belt buckle wit...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; cross and scroll 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 ... more

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and Hardee hat with rifle in front of painted backdrop showing military camp]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and Hardee hat with rifle in fr...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj pp/liljunion

[Enoch Hooper Cook, Jr., Pvt, Co. H. 38th Alabama Infantry, C.S.A., half-length portrait, facing front holding rifle]

[Enoch Hooper Cook, Jr., Pvt, Co. H. 38th Alabama Infantry, C.S.A., ha...

Written on negative sleeve: Pvt. & Sgt. Enoch Hooper Cook, Jr., Co. H. 38th Ala. Inf. C.S.A., one of ten brothers=CSA. Original in possession of Mrs. Rebecca Springer, Union Springs, Ala. Title devised by Libra... more

[Full standing black soldier, rifle with fixed bayonet]

[Full standing black soldier, rifle with fixed bayonet]

Photograph shows a full-length portrait of African American soldier standing in front of a studio backdrop. Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113.331) Title from Gladstone collection checklist.... more

[Private William H. Presgraves of Company K, 97th Militia Virginia Infantry Regiment, with rifle]

[Private William H. Presgraves of Company K, 97th Militia Virginia Inf...

Photograph shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-65. Notation in ink on manuscript recto: William Presgraves, son of John H. Presgraves and ___ Fleming of Luray, Va. Born a... more

Rifle pits on the picket line in front of Petersburg, Va.

Rifle pits on the picket line in front of Petersburg, Va.

No. B234. Title from item. Forms part of: Civil War Photographs (Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eton collection).

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing rifle with bayonet from the side, top, and bottom. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 110. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in... more

[Unidentified cavalry soldier in Union uniform with Sharps carbine rifle, Colt revolver, and cavalry saber]

[Unidentified cavalry soldier in Union uniform with Sharps carbine rif...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; floral and scroll 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... more

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing rifle from the side, top, and bottom. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 110. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Unidentified soldier from North Carolina with Model 1855 Colt revolving rifle]

[Unidentified soldier from North Carolina with Model 1855 Colt revolvi...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; geometric design. Soldier's home state information from seller. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:14 More information about this collection is available at... more

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and Company B hat, with Hall breech loading carbine rifle, Colt revolver, and cavalry sword]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and Company B hat, with Hall br...

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

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted rifle musket, Bowie knife, and two revolvers]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted rifle musket, Bo...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; geometric design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchase... more

Rifleman, attention! A company of one hundred men to be selected from the best rifle shots ... Recruits will be received by James D. Fessenden ... Portland, Maine. Bridgton Reporter Press, S. H. Noyes, printer, 1861.

Rifleman, attention! A company of one hundred men to be selected from ...

1. Recruiting posters- Civil War. I. Title. II. Fessenden, James Deering. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemer... more