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    • 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.)...
    • Side knife

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

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

    • Submachine guns--Russia (Federation); World War, 1939-1945--Equipment & supplies; Arms & armament
    • World War II-era gun. Etched into butt of gun: "Tours."
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.

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