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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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." 
    • 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.
    • 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."
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Shotgun

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment & supplies; Shotguns--United States; Arms & armament
    • This shotgun was custom-built in New Orleans for Samuel McCrutchon. Although primarily a hunting weapon, many personal shotguns were used by Confederate soldiers during the Civil War.

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