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    • 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.
    • Burnside rifle with a patent breechloading carbine

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment & supplies; Rifles; Arms & armament
    • Breechloaders had a higher rate of fire than traditional muskets, but were initially rejected by the U. S. army because of belief that they would waste ammunition. They gained general acceptance late in the Civil War and had an immediate impact on...
    • 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...
    • 1722-11-17 French Superior Council record

    • Homicides; Shooting; Arms & armament; Gunfights; Robberies; Questioning; French Colony; Louisiana; Colonialism;
    • Interrogation of accused by Guilhet. The following information was brought out: His name is Charles Desmercier, Ecuyer Labrde, age 32 or thereabout; that he killed Ponteul in self-defense with Ponteul's gun after he (Pontuel) had aimed at accused...
    • German machine gun

    • Machine guns--Germany; Arms & armament; World War, 1914-1918--Equipment & supplies
    • Machine gun on a small tripod.
    • Sword

    • Daggers & swords; Arms & armament; Mexican War, 1846-1848--Equipment & supplies; Musicians; Conductors
    • Musician's sword, worn by L. V. Eckert who was a band leader during the Mexican War.
    • Victory weapons/Hitler's silver

    • World War, 1939-1945; Arms & armament; Children; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945--Relics
    • Newspaper photograph and caption:"This 81 mm. mortar is one of the many thrilling exhibits on the Army Ground Forces Victory train which will be here Tuesday at the Missouri Pacific passenger station siding. The public will be admitted to the...
    • Side knife

    • Arms & armament; Knives; Chalmette Unit, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve (La.)
    • Side knife found on Chalmette Battlefield.
    • 1722-08-15 French Superior Council record

    • Wills; Inheritance & sucession; Religion; Colonialism; French Colony; Slaves; Silverware; Arms & Armament; Textiles
    • Succession of Reverend Father Nicolas Arquevaux, age 34, native of Verdun, Lorraine, last will and testament. Will includes Reverend Father Nicolas Arquevaux's possessions, including one slave, table silver, clothing, and guns. (See WPA abstract.)
    • 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.

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