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Braddock's Defeat

Date: July 09 1755
Description: An important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State Historical Society o...
Photograph

Battle of Bad Axe on the Mississippi

Date: 1830
Description: An illustration from the book Das Illustrirte Mississippithal of the Battle of Bad Axe being fought on the river.
Painting

Battle of Chickamauga, 1863

Date: 1925
Description: "Battle of Chickamauga," an oil painting depicting a dramatic moment in the Battle of Chickamauga, painted by Alfred Thorsen after the lithograph. "Charge...
Print

Indians Fighting at Fort Mackenzie

Date: August 28 1833
Description: Indians fighting at Fort Mackenzie (Montana).
Photograph

Brule River Battle

Date: 1845
Description: Illustration of Chippewa and Sioux Indians battling each other at the Brule River. Wood engraving from Armstrong, "Early Life Among The Indians".
Poster

Battle of Gettysburg Advertising Poster

Date: 1886
Description: Color lithographed color advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by...
Photograph

Antietam, Dunker Church

Date: 1890
Description: Site of the Battle to Antietam, The Dunker Church. A group of men stand among trees on the left. Horse-drawn carriages are under trees on the right.
Print

McCormick Catalog Art

Date: 1894
Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows an American Revolutionary War battle scene. Also...
Photograph

General Atkinson's Victory over Black Hawk

Date: 1845
Description: Engraving depicting the defeat of Black Hawk by General Henry Atkinson at the Battle of Bad Axe on August 2, 1832. The engraving depicts Federal Regulars a...
Painting

Battle of Bad Axe

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Description: Painting by Cal Peters depicting the battle of Bad Axe at the Wisconsin River on August 2, 1832.
Print

Combat at Fort McKenzie

Date: 1832
Description: Indians in combat at Fort McKenzie on August 28th, 1833.
Book or Pamphlet

Combat between Indian Tribes

Date: 1852
Description: Illustration of the Ojibwa, the Sacs, and Foxes battling from canoes on the water.
Print

Facsimile of an Indian Painting

Date: 1832
Description: A facsimile of an Indian painting, originally painted by the Mandan chief, Máto-Tópe. It portrays an encounter between Máto-Tópe and a Cheyenne chief.
Poster

Madison Zouaves for the War Poster

Date: 1862
Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".
Print

Fourth Voyage of Columbus; Battle in Jamaica against Francisco Poraz

Date: 1655
Description: Scene from Christopher Columbus' fourth voyage, 1502-1504.
Print

Surprise Attack on the Lake City of Aruba

Date: 1655
Description: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
Print

Indians Fight Invaders

Date: 1655
Description: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
Print

Vespucci on the Island of Giants, Curacao

Date: 1655
Description: Scene from Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
Print

Indians Take Revenge on the Priests

Date: 1655
Description: Girolamo Benzoni (1519-1570) was an Italian from Milan who spent the years 1541-1556 in the New World. His observations of Spanish imperialism were publish...
Print

Carib Indians Revolt at Cumana against Dominican Monks

Date: 1655
Description: Girolamo Benzoni (1519-1570) was an Italian from Milan who spent the years 1541-1556 in the New World. His observations of Spanish imperialism were publish...

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