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12-pounder Gun-howitzer Model 1857
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum, Hampton, Virginia
This bronze Union Army field piece, commonly called a Napolean gun, was made at Revere Copper Company in Boston. It had a range of 1,000 yards.
Illustration Of Fort Monroe
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum, Hampton, Virginia
A view of Fort Monroe from the bank of the moat. It is the largest stone fortification ever built in the U.S. Construction began in 1819 and...
Jefferson Davis Resisting Shackles At Fort Monroe
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum, Hampton, Virginia
This 1950s postcard depicts the most dramatic event of Jefferson Davis' imprisonment at Fort Monroe, his refusal to be shackled. No depictions from...
Jefferson Davis’s Cell In Casemate No. 2 At Fort Monroe
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum, Hampton, Virginia
A modern recreation in the Casement Museum shows Jefferson Davis
Lock And Key For Jefferson Davis
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum, Hampton, Virginia
This padlock and key were used to secure Jefferson Davis
Pipe Of Jefferson Davis
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum, Hampton, Virginia
The pipe belonged to Jefferson Davis and was used by him during his confinement (1865-1867) at Fort Monroe.
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