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    • 141st Field Artillery song (Washington Artillery Song)

    • United States. Army. 141st Field Artillery; Patriotic music; World War, 1939-1945--Songs and music
    • Tune: "I'm a ramblin' wreck from Georgia Tech." The coda notes that the song was printed by the friends of the Washington Artillery.
    • [Ca. 1945]
    • 25 cent bill

    • Paper money--Confederate States of America; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Railroads
    • Bill features a train.
    • 1862
    • [Call for volunteers]

    • Spanish-American War, 1898--Louisiana; Soldiers--Louisiana; Spanish-American War, 1898--Miscellanea; Postcards; United States. Army.
    • Printed postcards from Captain Bryan Black and Sergeant E. P. Owen of the Louisiana Artillery. The postcards ask for a reply from soldiers regarding their availability to fight and if they can recruit any other soldiers.
    • 1898-06
    • [Eason's recollections of duty on the Mexican border]

    • United States. Army--History--Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916--Personal narratives; United States. Army. 141st Field Artillery; Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948; Military life
    • Eason describes his service in General Pershing's raid into Mexico against Pancho Villa. Eason describes life in the military camp in Donna and McAllen, Texas.
    • [Ca. 1917]
    • [Oath]

    • Oaths
    • Declaration that M. J. Guerin will uphold the Constitution of the United States.
    • 1865-06-30
    • [Permission pass]

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Mobile (Ala.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Military life; Confederate States of America. Army. Louisiana Artillery Battalion, 12th
    • Sargeant Guerin's permission to pass "in or about the city."
    • 1863-09-25
    • [World War II map]

    • United States. Army. 141st Field Artillery; Maps--France; World War, 1939-1945--Maps
    • Map showing the movement from Marseilles, France to Epinal of the 935th Battalion of the 141st Field Artillery Regiment, known as the Washington Artillery of New Orleans.
    • 1944-10-04
    • "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
    • 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]
    • 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
    • A Group of Union dead

    • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863--Pictorial works; Battle casualties; Soldiers--American--1860-1870; Dead persons; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment & supplies; Arms & armament
    • Dead soldiers lying on the ground. Caption: "This photograph was taken July 4, 1863 in the 'wheatfield' at Gettysburg. These men were killed by one discharge of 'cannister' and lie here just as they fell, but the hot sun has caused the bodies to...
    • 1863-07-04
    • A record unequaled

    • Higgins Industries--History; Defense industry; Shipbuilding Industry--Louisiana--New Orleans--History; World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--United States
    • Copy of an editorial from the New Orleans Times-Picayune, August 9, 1943 commending Higgins Industries for its service.
    • 1943-12-01
    • A Tribute to defenders of New Orleans

    • United States--History--War of 1812; Women--Louisiana; Tennessee--Militia; New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815
    • Josepine Favrot praises the Tennessee militia and the women of Louisiana for their bravery.
    • 1815-01-15
    • A. E. Burnside

    • Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881--Portraits; Generals--American--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Military uniforms--United States--1860-1870
    • Portrait drawing of Burnside in military uniform.
    • Ca. 1865
    • Account of expenses due Dr. Garrow Wilson for supplies for the Choctaw, receipted by Wilson as paid

    • United States--History--War of 1812--Equipment & supplies; Choctaw Indians; Indians of North America--Government relations--1789-1869; Military medicine
    • Thomas Butler, Aide-de-camp to Major General Andrew Jackson, lists the items and prices of medical supplies provided by Wilson to the Choctaw Indians in the service of the United States, ordering the Adjutant Deputy Quarter Master General to pay...
    • 1814-11-07

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