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        Civil War Armament and Artillery | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        Explore a gallery of Civil War artillery, ordnance, and military supplies. The Civil War was fought in 10,000 locations across the United States. More than three million men fought in battle, and more than 600,000 lost their lives to injuries and disease.

        Artillery at Battery Rodgers, Alexandria, VA | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        Battery Rodgers at Hunting Creek and the Potomac, Alexandria, Virginia, ca. 1861-1865. An 8-inch Parrott gun is in the foreground; a Rodman gun beyond. Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        The Confederate Gun "Jeff Davis" | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        The Confederate gun "Jeff Davis," identified as a Rodman smooth bore gun, Port Royal, South Carolina, 1861. Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        Union Supply Vessels at White House Landing, VA | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        View down-river, with Union supply vessels, White House Landing, Virginia, 1862. Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        Confederate Fortifications, Yorktown, VA | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        Confederate fortifications, with large gun, Yorktown, Virginia, June 1862. Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        Confederate Sandbag Fortifications | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        Confederate sandbag fortifications, Yorktown, Virginia, June 1862. Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        Wharf with Transport and Supplies | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        Wharf with transport and supplies, Aquia Creek Landing, Virginia, February 1863. (Small steamer New York at wharf.) Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        Powder Monkey on the USS New Hampshire | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        Powder monkey by gun of the USS New Hampshire off Charleston, South Carolina, ca. 1864-1865. [Young boys were used to carry gunpowder from the holds of warships to the naval artillery on deck.] Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        Confederate General Hood's Ordnance Train, Atlanta, 1864 | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        Photograph showing the wreckage of Confederate General Hood's Ordnance train, Georgia Central Railroad, 1864; showing the ruins of the Rolling Mill and railroad cars destroyed by rebels on their evacuation of Atlanta. Photo credit: George N. Barnard (1819-1902). Source: Library of Congress, Prints &

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        Row of Stacked Federal Rifles | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        A row of stacked Federal rifles; houses beyond, Petersburg, Virginia, April 3, 1865. Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        Parrott Gun at Fort Totten, 1865 | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        Officers of Companies A and B, 3d Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, and crew of 100-pounder Parrott gun on iron barbette carriage at Fort Totten, Washington, DC, ca. August 1865. Photo credit: William Morris Smith. Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        Confederate Gun Emplacement above Dutch Gap | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        Confederate gun emplacement above Dutch Gap, James River, Virginia, April 1865. Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        Captured Confederate Siege Guns, Richmond, VA | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        Captured Confederate siege guns at Rocketts [Landing], James River, after the fall of Richmond, Virginia, 1865. Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        Piles of Solid Shot in Richmond, VA | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        Piles of solid shot, canister, etc. in the Confederate Arsenal grounds, Richmond, Virginia, 1865. The Richmond & Petersburg Railroad bridge is on the right. Photo credit: Alexander Gardner (1821-1882). Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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