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    • A Brief Account of the Execution Of the Six Militia Men.

    • Broadsides--1820-1830; Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845; Coffins; Military deserters; Presidents--Election--1828; United States--Politics and government--1825-1829--Sources; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; United States--History--War of 1812
    • "Coffin" broadside or handbill used by those who opposed Andrew Jackson and supported John Quincy Adams in the 1828 US Presidential election. This broadside was printed as an addition to the Democratic Press newspaper, Philadelphia, John Binns,...
    • [1828]
    • The Battle of the fair; February 20, 1863

    • Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women; Women--Confederate States of America--History; Martial law--Louisiana
    • "Written for the benefit of the Orphans' Asylum." Prose work describing an incident involving the Confederate women of New Orleans and their Union occupiers, known also as the "Battle of the Handkerchiefs." In February of 1863, General Nathaniel...
    • 1863
    • Battle of New Orleans

    • New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Battlefields; Arms & armament; Flags--United States
    • A battlefield scene depicting the different ethnic groups involved in the battle.
    • Ca. 1815
    • James Madison, 1751-1836

    • Madison, James, 1751-1836;Presidents--United States--History--19th century;Louisiana Purchase;Louisiana--History--1803-1865;United States--History--1801-1809;Portrait drawings;
    • A brief biographical sketch of James Madison and his role in the Louisiana Purchase. Also includes a drawing of Madison.
    • 1995
    • James Monroe, 1758-1831

    • Monroe, James, 1758-1831;Presidents--United States--History--19th century;Louisiana Purchase;Louisiana--History--1803-1865;United States--History--1801-1809;Portrait drawings;
    • A brief biographical sketch of James Monroe and his role in the Louisiana Purchase. Also includes a drawing of Monroe.
    • 1995
    • Higgins boat

    • Higgins Industries--History; World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--United States; Defense industry; Shipbuilding industry--Louisiana--New Orleans--History; Boats
    • A Higgins boat in the water.
    • Ca. 1943
    • Louisiana Secession Convention

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Oil paintings; Secession--Louisiana; Louisiana--Politics and government--1861-1865
    • A large group of men discussing the Secession of Louisiana.
    • 1861
    • "Oh How I Love The Old Flagthe Ex / Rebecca, A Slave Girl From New Orleans

    • Girls; Clothing & dress; Slaves; Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894; Slavery--United States--Anti-slavery movements
    • A mass-produced image distributed throughout the North by Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks as anti-slavery propaganda. Rebecca lived in the Pontalba apartments and was owned as a slave by her white father.
    • 1863
    • The Beauregard Flag

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893--Relics; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Flags--United States
    • A prototype of the Confederate battle flag, 1 of 3, made by Jennie Cary in Richmond, VA and presented to P. G. T. Beauregard. 
    • 1861
    • Dachau

    • Concentration camp inmates--Germany--Dachau--Pictorial works; Dachau (Concentration camp)--Pictorial works; World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps--Germany
    • A report by U.S. Seventh Army of the camp's liberation by elements of the 42nd and 45th Divisions. Includes a history of the camp, the number of people killed, the organization of the camp, photographs of the camp, and photographs of the prisoners.
    • Ca. 1945
    • Russian submachine gun

    • Firearms--Russia (Federation); Firearms--1940-1950; World War, 1939-1945--Equipment & supplies
    • A Russian submachine gun from World War II.
    • Ca. 1941
    • Note, John Quincy Adams, [London, England], to George Joy

    • United States--History--War of 1812; Joy, George--Correspondence; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848--Portraits; Ambassadors
    • Adams, the U.S. Minister to Great Britain, accepts Joy's dinner invitation. Joy was an outspoken advocate of America's cause during the War of 1812. Adams had just arrived in London after successfully negotiating the Treaty of Ghent. Includes an...
    • 1815-06-16
    • In camp and battle with the Washington Artillery of New Orleans

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.); New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Owen, William Miller, 1832-1893; Advertising cards
    • Advertisement for the history of the Washington Artillery in the Civil War. Includes quotes from reviews of the book.
    • 1885
    • Pierre Allard

    • New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815; Allard, Pierre--Portraits; Oil paintings; Military officers
    • Allard was a refugee from St. Domaine and captain of a company of Choctaw Indians in Battle of New Orleans.
    • ca. 1823
    • Letter, Jordan B. Noble to Edward C. Wharton

    • Wharton, Edward C.--Correspondence; African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century; United States--History--War of 1812--Participation, African American; Louisiana--History--War of 1812--Participation, African American; Noble,...
    • Amelia C. Wharton's transcription of a letter from Noble to Edward C. Wharton. Original letter is dated October 19, 1881. Letter describes Noble's life and career, in response to E. C. Wharton's request for information about Noble's adventures in...
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    • Andrew Jackson (1867-1845)

    • Oil paintings; Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845--Portraits; Presidents--United States; Military uniforms--United States--1810-1820
    • Andrew Jackson's victorious defense of New Orleans against the British at the close of the War of 1812, propelled him to national prominence. Though it would be nearly a decade from this victory before he would seek the Presidency, and 13 years...
    • 1819
    • Tell that to the Marines!

    • United States. Marine Corps--Recruiting & enlistment;World War, 1914-1918--Recruiting & enlistment--United States;Anger--1910-1920;War posters--American--1910-1920;Prints--Color--1910-1920;World War, 1914-1918--Posters;
    • Angry man taking off his coat; on ground are his hat and newspaper headlined "Huns kill women and children!"
    • Ca. 1918
    • An Account of some of the bloody deeds of General Jackson

    • Broadsides--1820-1830; Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845; Packenham, Sir Edward; Soldiers--British; Coffins; Presidents--Election--1828; United States--Politics and government--1825-1829--Sources; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; United States--History--War...
    • Anti-Andrew Jackson broadside, circulated during the 1828 presidential campaign. Features black coffins to represent British soldiers who died.
    • 1828

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