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    • Pierre-Joseph Neyon de Villiers, Fort Chartres, to Jean-Jacques-Blaise D'Abbadie

    • Abbadie, Jean-Jacques-Blaise d', 1726-1765; Declosseaux, Jean-Baptiste-Claude Bobe; Fort Chartres (Ill.); Frontier & pioneer life; Indians of North America; Mississippi River Valley--History--To 1803
    • Letter discussing a new settlement to be built, rumors regarding English troops, and relations with Native Americans.
    • 1764-03-13
    • Evangeline

    • Acadians; Music; Women; Clothing & dress
    • Transcript of cover: "Evangeline / Song & Chorus / By / Will. S. Hays. / Cleveland / Published by S. Brainard & Co. No. 203 Superior Street." Cover also includes a drawing of a young woman.
    • 1865
    • A Colored veteran of 1814-1815 who beat the drum for Major D'Aquin's Battalion

    • 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, Jordan B., Ca. 1800-1880--Portraits
    • Photograph of Jordan B. Noble with inscription by Edward C. Wharton and envelope. The verso contains an advertisement and additional inscription.
    • 1867-04-20
    • Horse-drawn ambulance

    • Ambulances--1910-1920; World War, 1914-1918--Equipment & supplies; Carts & wagons
    • World War I-era ambulance cart.
    • Ca. 1915
    • Episode of the American War

    • Amputees; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners--Confederate; Prisoners of war
    • Subtitle: "Determination and Courage of a Confederate Prisoner at Vicksburg." Print shows a Confederate prisoner chopping off his own hand rather than working for the Union.
    • 1864
    • Letter, John Rhea, Sullivan Courthouse, to Major General Andrew Jackson

    • Anderson, Joseph, 1757-1837; Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845--Correspondence; United States--History--War of 1812
    • Rhea discusses the possibility of succeeding Joseph Anderson as senator from Tennessee. Also mentions newspaper accounts of the allied posers' operation against France and James Carither's report of Jackson's good health in Nashville after leaving...
    • 1815-08-23
    • Side knife

    • Arms & armament; Knives; Chalmette Unit, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve (La.)
    • Side knife found on Chalmette Battlefield.
    • Ca. 1812
    • Sword

    • Arms & armament; Mexican War, 1846-1848--Equipment & supplies; Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850--Relics; Daggers & swords
    • Sword used by General Zachary Taylor during the Mexican War.
    • Ca. 1846
    • Arras

    • Arras (France)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works; Postcards; Textiles
    • Fabric postcard of buildings in Arras.
    • 1916
    • Nathaniel P. Banks Letter

    • Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894--Correspondence; Meigs, Montgomery, 1847-1931--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns & battles; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment & supplies; United...
    • In this letter to Quartermaster General Montgomery Meigs, General Banks explains the necessity for both land and water transportation in the invasion of Louisiana's interior. Describing the materials he has acquired, Banks asks permission to build...
    • 1863-05-05
    • 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
    • Lookout Mountain and Chattanooga Tennessee

    • Barbecues; Military cookery; Military life; Pork; Lookout Mountain (Appalachian Mountains)--Pictorial works
    • Pigs roasting on spits over an open fire.
    • Ca. 1863
    • General Cuvier Grover

    • Baton Rouge, La., Battle of, 1862; Grover, Cuvier--Portraits; Generals--American--1860-1870; Military uniforms--United States--1860-1870
    • Portrait of Grover in uniform. Full title: "General Cuvier Grover, Commanding the Union Troops at Baton Rouge, Louisiana." From Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
    • 1863-01-17
    • G. T. Beauregard

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893--Portraits; Generals--American--1860-1870; Military uniforms--Confederate--1860-1870
    • Portrait of Beauregard.
    • Ca. 1861
    • General P.G.T. Beauregard

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893--Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Generals--American--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Confederate; Confederate States of...
    • Portrait of Beauregard in military uniform in front of a flag.
    • 1861
    • Saddle

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893--Relics; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment & supplies; Saddles
    • This saddle was used by General P. G. T. Beauregard during the Civil War.
    • Ca. 1865
    • Bracelet

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893--Relics; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Bracelets; Buttons (Fasteners)
    • Bracelet made of 7 gold buttons from General P.G.T. Beauregard's uniform worn during the Civil War.
    • Ca. 1865
    • 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

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