One of the few photographs of Lincoln inside the White House was taken in this room by Matthew Brady in 1864. It was not until after the renovation of the White House undertaken during the Truman administration that this room became so exclusively associated with Lincoln.
This is a picture of a Howizter cannon that was used in the civil war. A howitzer is a type of artillery piece characterized by a relatively short barrel and the use of comparatively small propellant charges to propel projectiles at relatively high trajectories, with a steep angle of descent.
Civil war era 12-pounder Napoleon field cannon located in Gettysburg, VA. Adopted by the French in the mid 19th century, these 12 pounders were significantly lighter and more portable, and could fire solid balls, shells, and cannisters. These were the most common of the field artillery during the American Civil War.
Civil War Artillery. a remarkable photo of Washington, D.C. Park of Wiard guns at the Arsenal; another view. H.L. Stuart against tree. It was made in 1862 by Brady National Photographic Art Gallery (Washington, D.C.).