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A black sailor in the American Revolution
by . A black sailor in the American Revolution This African American sailor, whose portrait here was painted during the American Revolution, wears the uniform of a sailor in the navy rather than of one [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
A French tank on the move
by . A French tank on the moveCaption read, "Actual battle scene of French tank going into action, while behind it a line of French infantry is moving up to its [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A machine gunner
by . A machine gunner from the 115th Machine Gun Battalion, 30th Division takes aim as he sits next to another soldier on an earthen ledge of a trench. The 30th Division was named "Old Hickory Division" [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
African American Marines during World War II
by . Original title: "Negro Marines prepare for action. Breaking a tradition of 167 years, the U.S. Marine Corps started enlisting Negroes on June 1, 1942. The first class of 1,200 Negro volunteers began [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
African American Marines, World War II
by . African American Marines, World War II Original title: "Negro Marines prepare for action. Breaking a tradition of 167 years, the U.S. Marine Corps started enlisting Negroes on June 1, 1942. The [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Battle of Mogadishu
by . Battle of MogadishuU.S. soldiers return to their base after a mission in Somalia in [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Capture of trenches at Candaba
by . "Moving pictures" were brand-new technology in 1898, and films of the Spanish-American War gave most Americans their first “live” look at battle. But this film, of course, was only a [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Civil War camp scene showing winter huts and corduroy roads
by . Civil War camp scene showing winter huts and corduroy roadsCivil War camp scene showing winter huts and corduroy roads Photograph of a Union army camp during the Civil War shows winter huts as well [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Civil War Field Hospital
by . Civil War Field Hospital A field hospital in Savage Station, Virginia, during the Peninsular Campaign of May–August [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Civil War Reenactment: A Union Cavalry Officer
by Lunk, Daniel. Civil War Reenactment: A Union Cavalry Officer A reenactor portraying a Union cavalry officer explains the weapons and equipment carried by cavalry in the Civil [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Civil War Reenactment: Firing a musket
by Lunk, Daniel. Civil War Reenactment: Firing a Musket Reenactors portraying Union soldiers in the Civil War demonstrate the firing of a musket. A transcript of the video's audio is [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Civil War Reenactment: Uniforms
by Lunk, Daniel. Civil War Reenactment: Uniforms A reenactor portraying a Union cavalry officer explains some of the many uniforms worn by soldiers in the Civil War. A transcription of the video is [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Civil War reenactment: Union occupation and a Confederate soldier goes home, 1865
by Lunk, Daniel. In this video, a Confederate soldier making his way home at the end of the Civil War is stopped by Union soldiers at a checkpoint, then cooks for them in exchange for a day’s rations. A transcription [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Civil War soldiers playing cards
by . Civil War soldiers playing cardsCivil War soldiers playing cards At an encampment at Petersburg, Virginia, soldiers of the 114th Pennsylvania Infantry play cards in front of their tents during the [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Come on, boys! Do your duty by enlisting now!
by . Come on, boys! Do your duty by enlisting now!Come on, boys! Do your duty by enlisting now!The United States Army was quite small in the spring of 1917. A draft was quickly established, but men were [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
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