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  • Subject: Arms & armament
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    • Side knife

    • Arms & armament; Knives; Chalmette Unit, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve (La.)
    • Side knife found on Chalmette Battlefield.
    • 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.
    • Officer's presentation sword

    • Daggers & swords; Arms & armament; Haughery, Margaret; Augur, Christopher C.--Relics; Generals--American--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union
    • This sword with case was presented to General Christopher C. Augur by Margaret Haughery. Augur was a Union commander who was second in command under Gen. Banks at the Battle of Port Hudson. Later he commanded the Department of the Gulf, stationed...
    • 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.
    • Cane with concealed sword

    • Daggers & swords; Ellison, Joseph--Relics; Ellison, William P.--Relics; Arms & armament; Secrecy; Staffs (Sticks)
    • Walking stick with a small sword hidden in the handle, once owned by Joseph and William P. Ellison, two of the founders of the Comus & Pickwick clubs.
    • Officers presentation sword

    • Evans, George De Lacy, Sir, 1787-1870--Relics; Generals--British; New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815--Equipment & supplies; Daggers & swords; Arms & armament
    • This sword was awarded to British officer George deLacy Evans for his service in the Battle of Lake Borgne, and presumably carried by Evans in the Battle of New Orleans.
    • 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...
    • Officer's presentation sword

    • Liberty Place, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1874; Daggers & swords; Arms & armament
    • Sword was presented to General F. N. Ogden after the Battle of Liberty Place.

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