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    • Parley at Nukuhiva, Marquesas Islands, 8 January 1814

    • Parley at Nukuhiva, Marquesas Islands, 8 January 1814
    • Waterhouse, Charles H.
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History. United States. Marine Corps--Art collections. United States. Marine Corps--History--War of 1812.
    • This scene shows Marine Lieutenant John M. Gamble speaking to a Nukuhivan man, who has arrived to tell him the tribe in the next bay is at war again. Gamble had been left behind with several prize ships and prisoners by Captain David Porter with...
    • Marines at the Great Guns, Off Tripoli, 3 August 1804

    • Marines at the Great Guns, Off Tripoli, 3 August 1804
    • Waterhouse, Charles H.
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History. United States. Marine Corps--Art collections. United States. Marine Corps--History--Tripolitan War, 1801-1805.
    • Marines, minus their coats and muskets, are shown manning a 24 pounder aboard the "Constitution." This action was a part of Captain Edward Preble's assault on Tripoli in response to the Bashaw of Tripoli's demands for $10,000 to leave American...
    • Shipbuilding at Sackets Harbor, New York, 11 January 1814

    • Shipbuilding at Sackets Harbor, New York, 11 January 1814
    • Waterhouse, Charles H.
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History. United States. Marine Corps--Art collections. United States. Marine Corps--History--War of 1812.
    • In the lower righthand corner, the head shipwright Henry Eckford, Naval Commandant William Crane, and Marine Captain Richard Smith look over the largely finished brig "Jefferson" on the shores of Lake Ontario. The keels of the brig "Jones" and the...
    • The Assault on Derna, Tripoli, 27 April 1805

    • The Assault on Derna, Tripoli, 27 April 1805
    • Waterhouse, Charles H.
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History. United States. Marine Corps--Art collections. United States. Marine Corps--History--Tripolitan War, 1801-1805.
    • This scene depicts the charge of an "American" force into the town of Derna. Navy Agent William Eaton led roughly 400 men, mostly Greek mercenaries and Bedouin horsemen into action against the Tripolitan city, as well as 7 Marines and a midshipman...
    • Repulse of the Highlanders, New Orleans, 8 January 1815

    • Repulse of the Highlanders, New Orleans, 8 January 1815
    • Waterhouse, Charles H.
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History. United States. Marine Corps--Art collections. United States. Marine Corps--History--War of 1812.
    • The biggest American victory of the War of 1812 came at the tail end of the conflict after then Major General (later President) Andrew Jackson chose a battleground eminently in his favor. Jackson's forces included a 56 Marine detachment under...
    • The Final Stand at Bladensburg, Maryland, 24 August 1814

    • The Final Stand at Bladensburg, Maryland, 24 August 1814
    • Waterhouse, Charles H.
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History. United States. Marine Corps--Art collections. United States. Marine Corps--History--War of 1812.
    • This scene depicts the early part of the Battle of Bladensburg, with Marine Captain Samuel Miller standing between 2 of the 12 pound field guns as they fired on the advancing 85th Foot. While the Marines detachment and Naval flotillamen initially...
    • The American Soldier, 1863

    • The American Soldier, 1863
    • McBarron, H. Charles
    • United States. Army. Corps, 14th. United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • A 1st lieutenant of the Corps of Engineers is seen in the foreground holding binoculars; the Corps of Engineers would have been responsible for overseeing the construction and placement of the pontoon bridge in the background. On the right is a 1st...
    • Oral History with Alice Lavis, April 6, 2011

    • Oral History with Alice Lavis, April 6, 2011
    • Lavis, Alice
    • United States. Marine Corps Women's Reserve; World War, 1939-1945--Women; World War, 1939-1945--Civil defense--Washington (D.C.); Volunteer workers in libraries--Arizona
    • Alice Lavis served in the United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II. After the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, she decided to drop out of college and take the Civil Service Exam. Mrs. Lavis was selected to...
    • The American Soldier, 1863

    • The American Soldier, 1863
    • McBarron, H. Charles
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865. United States. Army. Ordnance Corps.
    • In the foreground we see a first sergeant of cavalry mounted on a horse. Alongside him is a major of the Ordnance Corps, as well as a member of the General Staff or Staff Corps. Greater detail and background information can be found in the guide...
    • The Storming of Quallah Battoo, Sumatra, 6 February 1832

    • The Storming of Quallah Battoo, Sumatra, 6 February 1832
    • Waterhouse, Charles H.
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History. United States. Marine Corps--Art collections.
    • This scene shows Marines storming 1 of the 4 forts of Quallah Battoo. The attack was a response to Malay pirates attacking an American merchantman anchored at Quallah Battoo to trade for pepper. The pirates seized the ship, murdered most of the...
    • Foray into Fajardo Bay, Puerto Rico, 14 November 1824

    • Foray into Fajardo Bay, Puerto Rico, 14 November 1824
    • Waterhouse, Charles H.
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History. United States. Marine Corps--Art collections.
    • Marine Lieutenant Thomas B. Barton is seen here leading 14 Marines to seize and disable 2 old cannon protecting Fajardo Bay. This was all part of an action by Navy Captain David Porter to exact an apology for an insult previously given to Navy...
    • Cutting Out of the "Sandwich," Puerto Plata, Santo Domingo, 11 May 1800

    • Cutting Out of the "Sandwich," Puerto Plata, Santo Domingo, 11 May 1800
    • Waterhouse, Charles H.
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History. United States. Marine Corps--Art collections.
    • The scene depicted by Waterhouse shows Captain Carmick overseeing the surrender of sailors on the captured French privateer "Sandwich." The Marines captured the French ship in a daring sneak attack, snuck ashore to spike the cannon (this involved...
    • Changing Back to Green, Off Valparaiso, Chile, May 1835

    • Changing Back to Green, Off Valparaiso, Chile, May 1835
    • Waterhouse, Charles H.
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History. United States. Marine Corps--Art collections.
    • The Marines attached to the frigate "Brandywine" are seen here changing into their newly arrived (and newly mandated) green uniforms. The uniforms came from a supply ship sent to rendevous with the frigate and its attendant vessels. The change was...
    • Marines in the Frigate Navy

    • Marines in the Frigate Navy
    • Waterhouse, Charles H.
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History. United States. Marine Corps--Art collections.
    • The companion booklet to the "Marines in the Frigate Navy" collection of prints. Each print is assigned a page which goes into extensive detail about what is being depicted in Waterhouse's work, as well as relevant backstory and sources used to...
    • Swamp Ambush, St. Augustine, 11 September 1812

    • Swamp Ambush, St. Augustine, 11 September 1812
    • Waterhouse, Charles H.
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History. United States. Marine Corps--Art collections.
    • The Marines and Georgia militiamen shown here were part of an ill-conceived attempt to annex Spanish Florida by force. The combined force was escorting 2 supply wagons through Twelve Mile Swamp, where they were ambushed by armed Seminoles and...
    • Captain Carmick Joins the "Constitution," Boston, 9 July 1799

    • Captain Carmick Joins the "Constitution," Boston, 9 July 1799
    • Waterhouse, Charles H.
    • United States. Marine Corps -- History. United States. Marine Corps--Art collections.
    • The scene depicts Marine Captain Daniel Carmick arriving in Boston to take command of the 59 Marines assigned to the "Constitution" as he is received by a Marine sergeant and 3 privates.
    • United States Navy, 1898

    • United States Navy, 1898
    • McBarron, H. Charles
    • United States. Navy--Uniforms. United States. Navy--History--Spanish-American War, 1898.
    • This plate depicts a captain in the Civil Engineers Corps in service dress, a boatswain's mate 1st class, a rear admiral in special full dress, a bandmaster in full dress (wearing a red coat), a commander in undress uniform (worn for regular duty),...
    • United States Navy, 1917-1918

    • United States Navy, 1917-1918
    • McBarron, H. Charles
    • United States. Navy--Uniforms. United States. Navy--History--World War, 1914-1918.
    • This plate depicts a lieutenant of the Supply Corps in mess dress (a formal evening dress uniform), a yeoman (female), a commander in white service dress (for official functions that do not require a full dress uniform), a nurse, and a seaman third...
    • United States Navy, 1942-1943

    • United States Navy, 1942-1943
    • McBarron, H. Charles
    • United States. Navy--Uniforms. United States. Navy--History--World War, 1939-1945.
    • This plate depicts a captain aviator, a commander of the Supply Corps, a chief petty officer surveyor, a chief nurse lieutenant (junior grade), and a lieutenant of the Civil Engineer Corps. The chief petty officer uniform dates from 1942. The rest...
    • United States Navy, 1943-1944

    • United States Navy, 1943-1944
    • McBarron, H. Charles
    • United States. Navy--Uniforms. United States. Navy--History--World War, 1939-1945
    • This plate depicts a lieutenant, a lieutenant of the Nurse Corps, a commander of the Civil Engineer Corps, a first class petty officer yeoman of the Women's Reserve, and a captain aviator. The Nurse Corps lieutenant's uniform dates from 1943, while...

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