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"Fortifications Thrown up to Protect the United States Arsenal at St. Louis, Missouri."

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Identifier: P0084-1314

Title: "Fortifications Thrown up to Protect the United States Arsenal at St. Louis, Missouri."

Description: A series of four prints of the arsenal. Top image is of several buildings with a flag visible in the background. Middle image left of center is of a building with a flag in front and with an artillery crew in the foreground. Middle image right of center is of two cannons, one mortar, and three men behind earthworks. Bottom image is of several soldiers and two officers near stacks of cannon balls with buildings in the background. "FORTIFICATIONS THROWN UP TO PROTECT THE UNITED STATES ARSENAL AT ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI. - [SEE PAGE 295.]" (printed below image). Newspaper clipping from Harper's Weekly, May 11, 1861 p. 300 with two images on reverse side (page 299).

Rights:

Place: United States
Missouri
St Louis

Dates: 1861-05-11

Type(s): Wood Engraving
Image

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: United States Arsenal
Newspapers
Harper's Weekly
Civil War, 1861-1865
Buildings
flag
Soldiers
troops
cannon
mortar
protect
New York city
battery
Barracks
Men
Armed Forces
arsenal

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