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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • German machine gun

    • Machine guns--Germany; Arms & armament; World War, 1914-1918--Equipment & supplies
    • Machine gun on a small tripod.
    • Lee Enfield rifle Mark III with bayonet

    • World War, 1914-1918--Equipment & supplies; Arms & armament; Rifles--Great Brittain; Bayonets; Lee-Enfield rifle
    • This rifle was standard for the British soldier in World War I. The rifle has notches cut into it to record "kills." 
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.

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