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[Private Silas A. Shirley of Co. H, 16th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, with books and sign reading Victory or Death!]

[Private Silas A. Shirley of Co. H, 16th Mississippi Infantry Regiment...

Photo shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; central oval and scroll design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available... More

[Captain Augustus C. Thompson of Co. G, 16th Georgia Infantry Regiment with sword]

[Captain Augustus C. Thompson of Co. G, 16th Georgia Infantry Regiment...

Photo shows soldier believed to be identified as Augustus C. Thompson. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-22. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collectio... More

Maj. Gen. J.D. Cox. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Maj. Gen. J.D. Cox. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Jacob Dolson Cox, half-length portrait, facing slightly left. Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 4672.

E.E. Ellsworth - Print, Library of Congress collection

E.E. Ellsworth - Print, Library of Congress collection

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Crow, Thomas & Co.

[Major General Howell Cobb, portrait, head and shoulders, facing left]

[Major General Howell Cobb, portrait, head and shoulders, facing left]

No. 5447. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Nelson Appleton Miles, 1839-1925, half length, seated, facing front, wearing brevet Maj. Gen. uniform]

[Nelson Appleton Miles, 1839-1925, half length, seated, facing front, ...

Photo from Brady Collection, #1879. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: P.I.; Shelf.

Great battle at Bull's Run between the Federal Army, commanded by Major-General McDowell, and the Rebel army under Jefferson Davis, Gen. Beauregard and Gen. Johnston, Sunday, July 21, 1861 - advance of the Federal Troops [Artist sketching in foregrd.]

Great battle at Bull's Run between the Federal Army, commanded by Majo...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 12, no. 298 (1861 Aug. 3), p. 180. Typographical error on caption corrected.

Why dont you take it?, Confederate States of America.

Why dont you take it?, Confederate States of America.

In February 1861 Washington was alarmed by rumors that secessionists planned to seize the city and make it the capital of the Confederacy. The print may have been produced in that context, or during Lincoln's c... More

Yokohama kyūjitsu - Oroshiyajin yūkō, Sadahide Utagawa

Yokohama kyūjitsu - Oroshiyajin yūkō, Sadahide Utagawa

Japanese print shows two Russian men, one holding a telescope, and a child looking at the scenery along the shoreline in Yokohama, Japan; Russian ship in the background. Title from item. Signature: Gountei Sada... More

The Methodist : the largest and best paper in the denomination / John A. Gray, Printer, Stereotyper, and Binder, Cor. of Frankfort and Jacob Sts., New York.

The Methodist : the largest and best paper in the denomination / John ...

Print shows a large advertisement for "The Methodist" a denominational newspaper published in New York; includes portraits of Rev. Henry Slicer, D.D., of the East-Baltimore Conference, Rev. George Peck, D.D., o... More

D.F. Jamieson, President of the South Carolina Convention, and Minister of War

D.F. Jamieson, President of the South Carolina Convention, and Ministe...

D.F. Jamieson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Illus. from: Harper's Weekly, 1861, p. 76.

Bushū Yokohama hakkei no uchi - hatoba no kihan

Bushū Yokohama hakkei no uchi - hatoba no kihan

Japanese print shows a man and a woman standing on the docks as a steamboat returns to the pier. Title from item. Signature: Yoshitora ga. Seal date: Cock 1. Engraving attributed to: Hori Take. Annotations, sta... More

Map of Kalamazoo Co., Michigan /

Map of Kalamazoo Co., Michigan /

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by David S. Harley in the District Court of the district of Michigan." LC Land ownership maps, 336 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ... More

[Scene on the Columbia River at the junction with the Pend Oreille River with outcrop in the foreground]

[Scene on the Columbia River at the junction with the Pend Oreille Riv...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Photographs of British Northwest Boundary Survey, 1858-1861.

Map of the vicinity of Washington, July, 1861 /

Map of the vicinity of Washington, July, 1861 /

Relief shown by hachures. Alternate title at lower right: Washington. LC copy mounted on cardboard. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

[Map of eastern Virginia and parts of Maryland and northern North Carolina showing railroads and principal cities and towns].

[Map of eastern Virginia and parts of Maryland and northern North Caro...

Gift; Mrs. Carroll Greenough; Nov. 6, 1943. Title and date derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. In pencil mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 508.55 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2n... More

[Sketch of roads and streams in Highland County, Va., and Pendleton County, W. Va.].

[Sketch of roads and streams in Highland County, Va., and Pendleton Co...

Relief shown by hachures. Date, title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on paper mounted on cloth. Imperfect: large ink blotches at right center. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H84 Availab... More

Plan of the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. July 21st 1861.

Plan of the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. July 21st 1861.

Map shows the area surrounding Bull Run including Centreville and New Market, Va. "From Stone Bridge to Sudley Spring 2 miles; from Blackburn's Ford to Stone Bridge 4 miles"--Page caption. Color coding indicat... More

Plan e : [map showing two blockhouses between "Turn Pike Road" and "bridge," Alexandria, Virginia].

Plan e : [map showing two blockhouses between "Turn Pike Road" and "br...

Shows defenses of Washington situated between Little River Turnpike (Duke Street) and the Telegraph Road bridge crossing Cameron Run. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Includes pr... More

Riflemens Grand March...Petersburg [Va.] Riflemen

Riflemens Grand March...Petersburg [Va.] Riflemen

Civil war period music covers. LOT subdivision subject: Military Organizations. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by Lee & Walker. Caption card tracings: Civil War ... More

[Boundary monument at Point Roberts - Lat. 49 0 0, Long., erected 1861]

[Boundary monument at Point Roberts - Lat. 49 0 0, Long., erected 1861...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Photographs of British Northwest Boundary Survey, 1858-1861.

The Civil War in America: the fight at Ball's Bluff, upper Potomac - desperate effort made by the 15th Massachusetts Regiment to clear the woods by a bayonet charge

The Civil War in America: the fight at Ball's Bluff, upper Potomac - d...

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1861 Nov. 23, p. 511. No ref. copy. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: U.S. Hist Jun 1861; Va Ball's Bluff; C.W. Battles; C.W.... More

[Portrait of Dr. William Gibbs McNeill Whistler in his uniform as surgeon in the Confederate Army]

[Portrait of Dr. William Gibbs McNeill Whistler in his uniform as surg...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Joseph and Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection of Whistleriana.

Strategic war points of the United States.

Strategic war points of the United States.

Scales vary. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 18.5 Cover title: Wyld's new map of the country round Richmond and Washington. . . London, James Wyld. List of "new publications" printed on the left side of the sheet.... More

Plan of works erected at Centreville, Va., by Union forces. Under direction of Genl. Barnard Chief Engineer of Department of Washington.

Plan of works erected at Centreville, Va., by Union forces. Under dire...

Map shows the area surrounding Centreville in Fairfax County , Va., and includes the locations of abandoned Confederate fortifications on the outskirts of the town.

Panorama of the seat of war; birds eye view of North and South Carolina and part of Georgia.

Panorama of the seat of war; birds eye view of North and South Carolin...

Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 304.6 Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4

Map of St. Helena Sound, and the coast between Charleston and Savannah

Map of St. Helena Sound, and the coast between Charleston and Savannah

Scale ca. 1:385,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368 Shows forts, towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and islands. Insets: Fort Walker. 4 x 3 cm.-Fort Beauregard. 4 x 3 cm. Description derived from published bibl... More

Rail road map of the southern states shewing the southern & southwestern railway connections with Philadelphia.

Rail road map of the southern states shewing the southern & southweste...

Scale ca. 1:1,880,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 31.5 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862, by Thomas Kimber Jr." Inset: Southern part of Florida. 25 x 18 cm. Map depicts rail lines, roads,... More

Blockade of the Potomac - by Rebels, winter of 1861

Blockade of the Potomac - by Rebels, winter of 1861

Shows the Potomac River with the Confederate forces located near Cockpit Point, Prince William County, Va. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Color coding indicates the ... More

Plan of the western seat of war /

Plan of the western seat of war /

Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 75.6 Confederate imprint. Inset: Reduced continuation of Missouri R. 4 x 7 cm. General map of Kentucky, Tennessee, and parts of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Virgini... More

The key to East Virginia showing the exact relative positions of Fortress Monroe, Rip Raps, Newport News, Sewalls [sic] Point, Norfolk, Gosport Navy Yard and expressing the soundings of every part of Hampton Roads & Elizabeth River

The key to East Virginia showing the exact relative positions of Fortr...

Scale ca. 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 545 "Description of Fortress Monroe" appears in the lower left corner of the map. The important features at Fortress Monroe are keyed by letters to a list. Inset... More

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