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  • Collection: West Point Museum

WPM 351 - 30 Pdr Parrott.jpg
This Parrott Rifle, now on Trophy Point, was made at the West Point Foundry, Cold Spring, New York in 1863. It was mounted on Morris Island, South Carolina in January, 1864 during the siege of Charleston. Unlike many other Parrott rifles, this one…

WPM_DelafieldPortrait.jpg
Portrait of Brevet Major General Richard Delafield

WPM_AndersonPortrait.jpg
Portrait of Robert Anderson

Pistol Only - no background.jpg
This revolver was used by First Lieutenant George Augustus Woodruff (USMA June, 1861) when he was mortally wounded on July 3, 1863 at the height of Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg

Torpedo 2 (002).jpg
This keg torpedo was set off by contact. Although this
example was captured in Light House Inlet, near
Morris Island in August 1863, this type was also used
as land mines in front of Battery Wagner

Gift of Lieutenant Commander George Bacon,…

AccNo22193.jpg
Portrait engraving of George A. Woodruff, 1st Lieutenant Light Company I, U. S. Artillery (after photograph by Mathew Brady)

HalleckPortrait_WPM.jpg
Portrait of Henry Wager Halleck

WPM_TottenPortrait.jpg
Portrait of Joseph G. Totten

Torpedo Letter (pg. 1 of 2) (002).jpg
Letter pertaining to transportation receipts and descriptions of torpedoes sent to West Point.
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