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H.M. Plaisted, 11th Maine Inf.

H.M. Plaisted, 11th Maine Inf.

Photo shows Harris Merrill Plaisted, born Nov. 2, 1828 in Jefferson, NH, died Jan. 31, 1898 in Bangor, ME (Source: American Civil War Research database, 2013)

Gen. Mitchell, Oregon

Gen. Mitchell, Oregon

No publication information. (DLC/PP-1934:0123). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Vienna, the Arsenal

Vienna, the Arsenal

Front left view of Arsenal Museum and grounds. In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 135. No. 263.

Hon. Hannibal Hamln: Republican candidate for vice president of the United States

Hon. Hannibal Hamln: Republican candidate for vice president of the Un...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 3139

[Unidentified man, full-length portrait, wearing spectacles with colored lenses, standing next to column, facing left]

[Unidentified man, full-length portrait, wearing spectacles with color...

On verso: E.M. Recher, Photographic Artist, Hagerstown, Md. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 123, surrogate p. 31 (lower left). S... more

Hon. Abraham Lincoln,

Hon. Abraham Lincoln,

Print showing Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

[Unidentified man]

[Unidentified man]

Photograph shows young man in suit. Title from item.

Rev. Payne
U.S. Grant
Kautz
[Sketch map of northeastern Florida showing the Florida Railroad and proposed connections] Jan. 1860.

[Sketch map of northeastern Florida showing the Florida Railroad and p...

Scale 1:360,000. Most of title and several small unimportant sections of the map are missing. LC Railroad maps, 407 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congres... more

Mrs. Grundy [...]

Mrs. Grundy [...]

No publication information. Pencil sketch, "Mrs. Grundy is asking the Gen. Grand into the [...] of his office" on verso; not on digital. (DLC/PP-1936:0065.22). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (L... more

Ft. Runyon

Ft. Runyon

Title inscribed above image. Inscribed above image with arrow indicator: Road to Mt. Vernon. Formerly Waud no. C-98. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1025) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Mrs. Thomas Taylor, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left] / Alexander Gardner.

[Mrs. Thomas Taylor, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left] / Alexa...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

McPherson
Chadoufs de la Haute Egypt / Zangaki.

Chadoufs de la Haute Egypt / Zangaki.

Men standing next to a series of shadoofs (shadufs), devices which lift water from a stream or well for use in irrigation. Title from item. Photograph by Adelphi and Constantine Zangaki. No. 630.

Floating Hospital & Floating Battery

Floating Hospital & Floating Battery

Two sketches, the one above a rough outline of fortifications, the second a sketch with three insets identifying the floating hospital.

Cummings
Wm. Barry
Morford
Arabe abitent les cédres du mont liban / Dumas.

Arabe abitent les cédres du mont liban / Dumas.

Young Arab woman of the Cedars of Mount Lebanon.

[National, Washington, D.C.] / Morse & Tuttle, SC.

[National, Washington, D.C.] / Morse & Tuttle, SC.

Engraving showing Capitol building; people walking or riding in carriages on Capitol grounds. T. U. Walter, Archt. Title from item.

[Bust of Stephen Douglas over Northern Democratic Party's presidential campaign shield]

[Bust of Stephen Douglas over Northern Democratic Party's presidential...

Printed envelope. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Emblems; Douglas, Stephen A.; Politics Pres. Campaigns; Politics Parties.

Fort Monroe and vicinity showing entrance to Chesapeake Bay, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Gosport Navy Yard &c.

Fort Monroe and vicinity showing entrance to Chesapeake Bay, Norfolk, ...

Scale ca. 1:375,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 546 Shows forts Monroe, Calhoun, Nelson, and Norfolk, Confederate batteries on Sewell's Point, towns, names of features, drainage, roads, and railroads. "View o... more

Schurz
[Map of Washington D.C. and vicinity].

[Map of Washington D.C. and vicinity].

Shows "Axes Arrow-Points Pottery," "Arrow Heads Axes Pottery," soapstone quarries, forts, etc. Title devised by cataloger. LC copies laminated and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 also missing upper right corne... more

First locomotive to cross Allegheny Mountains

First locomotive to cross Allegheny Mountains

Photograph shows a group of passengers, including a woman, sitting and standing at the front of a Sandusky locomotive. LC 1391. Title from item. Published in: Pioneer Women / Linda Peavy and Ursual Smith (1998), p. 24.

Gen. J.A. Foster

Gen. J.A. Foster

John A. Foster, three-quarter-length portrait, facing front.

J.C. Davis
[Two sketches of horse outside tent]

[Two sketches of horse outside tent]

Title devised. Formerly Waud no. B-63. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.828) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Stone building with portico, possibly a crypt or shrine, and in the distance, tents of nomads, northwest China]

[Stone building with portico, possibly a crypt or shrine, and in the d...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscriptions on back are difficult to decipher. Reference copy in LOT 5090, no. 228. Purchase; G.V. Yudin; 1906. Forms part of: Yudin Collection (Library of Congress).

E.B. Tyler
John W. Crump. Mayor Woods Sergent [sic] at Arms

John W. Crump. Mayor Woods Sergent [sic] at Arms

Full length portrait. Title inscribed above and below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.644) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

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