Washington DC: Smithsonian Museum of American History – The Price of War Exhibit

Uniform worn by George Washington:

One of the small cannons won during the Battle of Fort Ticonderoga & brought to Boston during the Revolutionary War.

A drum used in the Revolutionary War.

A large cannon used in the Revolutionary War.

The sword that was surrendered to General Washington during the battle of Yorktown.

General Washington’s sword.

Snippets of the Star Spangled Banner flag. This is as close to a photo of the actual flag as you’re going to get. While you can now see the original flag (which is HUGE, by the way), you may NOT photograph it. It’s in the museum, though, in its own climate controlled room.

A cannon used in the Civil War.

This sign explains the photo that follows this photo.

See above photo for explanation.

General Sherman’s hat & sword used during the Civil War.

Chair & field glasses used by General Grant during the Civil War.

Instruments used during the Civil War.

More instruments used during the Civil War.

Artifacts from Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941

The actual microfilm machine used to look at the film that showed missiles on the island of Cuba that started off the Cuban missile crisis.

A helicopter flown during the Vietnam War.

General uniforms worn during the Gulf War. On the left is General Colin Powell. On the left is General Norman Schwartzkoff.

A piece of the World Trade Center September 11, 2001.

A uniform worn by a soldier in the Iraq War.

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