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1st regiment Berdan's U. S. sharpshooters! Lieut. Winthrop detailed from Washington to recruit for this regiment will "shoot in" all who may apply, this day, in the field in rear of residence of S. Arnold Esq. Shooting to commence at 8 o'clock,

1st regiment Berdan's U. S. sharpshooters! Lieut. Winthrop detailed fr...

Civil war posters. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 123, Folder 30.

Sectional & topographical map of Holmes County, Ohio /

Sectional & topographical map of Holmes County, Ohio /

LC Land ownership maps, 641 Includes view of public building. Insets: Millersburg, Hardy -- Holmes Prairie -- Benton -- Middletown -- Berlin -- West Carlisle -- Weinsberg -- Nashville, Washington -- Napoleon Ri... More

The stars and stripes forever

The stars and stripes forever

An illustrated sheet music cover for "The Stars and Stripes Forever," a song dedicated to the United States Volunteers by William J. Lemon. A figure representing the Constitution is shown wearing a Phrygian cap... More

Battlefield of Bull Run, ruins of Henry house

Battlefield of Bull Run, ruins of Henry house

No. B124. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Unidentified soldier in Union private's uniform]

[Unidentified soldier in Union private's uniform]

Title devised by Library staff. Oval gilded frame. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms part of: Liljen... More

Bv't. Major General S. G. Griffin and staff

Bv't. Major General S. G. Griffin and staff

No. 5126. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

McCool's [i.e. McCoull's] house

McCool's [i.e. McCoull's] house

No. 5024. No. 99. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battlefield of the "Wilderness". Hand written on mount: McCool's house within the "Bloody Bugle". See Miller, vol. 3, p.... More

[John James Audubon, half-length portrait, facing right]

[John James Audubon, half-length portrait, facing right]

Copyright by M.B. Brady. Photograph is copy of daguerreotype, ca. 1850 (Source: M.P. Higgins; and book "Audubon and his journals")

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and Craig's Rifles, or 28th Virginia Infantry Regiment, kepi with musket] / Rees.

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and Craig's Rifles, or 28...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; geometric design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchase... More

Igirisujin Yokohama ni orimono irowake no zu

Igirisujin Yokohama ni orimono irowake no zu

Japanese print shows a merchant examining cloth which possibly reminds him of his wife and brings to mind her portrait hanging in the upper left corner.

[Jesse Sharpe Barnes, later captain of Co. F, 4th North Carolina Infantry, in South Carolina militia uniform with sword and pistols]

[Jesse Sharpe Barnes, later captain of Co. F, 4th North Carolina Infan...

Photograph shows identified soldier, Jesse S. Barnes, a Confederate captain who was killed on May 31, 1862, at Seven Pines, Virginia. Captain Barnes probably fought in a South Carolina militia unit before organ... More

[Abraham Lincoln, first portrait with a full beard]

[Abraham Lincoln, first portrait with a full beard]

Copy of photo from Reed Collection. Title devised by Library staff. Ostendorf, no. 41 Meserve, no. 34 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 199... More

[Drummer Louis D. B. Somerby of Company A, 48th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment and Company M, 2nd Massachusetts Heavy Artillery Regiment]

[Drummer Louis D. B. Somerby of Company A, 48th Massachusetts Infantry...

Photograph shows identified soldier in Union uniform. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 2-76; case provided by donor. Original paper mat in collections file. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2... More

U.S. gunboats DeKalb, Mound City, and Cincinati [i.e. Cincinnati] - Mississippi River Fleet

U.S. gunboats DeKalb, Mound City, and Cincinati [i.e. Cincinnati] - Mi...

No. 3123. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Lieutenant Robert Pryor James of Co. E, 20th North Carolina Infantry Regiment with sword in front of painted backdrop showing sailboats near forested coastline]

[Lieutenant Robert Pryor James of Co. E, 20th North Carolina Infantry ...

Photograph shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-73. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.go... More

[Bv't. Brig. Gen. Horace Porter, half-length portrait, facing right]
Government bakery, Stoneman's Station, Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh Railroad

Government bakery, Stoneman's Station, Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh R...

Photograph shows overhead view of the facility with several people standing outside.

Vancouver Island Indian Kootenay [i.e., Kootenai] Indians.

Vancouver Island Indian Kootenay [i.e., Kootenai] Indians.

Photographs show (top) a Vancouver Island Native, half-length portrait, facing front, and (bottom) three Kootenai men, full-length portrait, seated against blanket in front of a log cabin, facing front, wearing... More

[Francis Redding Tillou Nicholls, half-length portrait, facing right, in uniform]

[Francis Redding Tillou Nicholls, half-length portrait, facing right, ...

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 4868.

Bird's eye view of machine shops, with east yard of Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Bird's eye view of machine shops, with east yard of Orange & Alexandri...

Photograph shows a railroad yard of the Orange & Alexandria Railroad in Alexandria, Virginia. Photograph taken from the top of the roundhouse. No. 293. Title from item.

[Arthur Linn, U.S.A., in uniform, full-length portrait, facing front]

[Arthur Linn, U.S.A., in uniform, full-length portrait, facing front]

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed on verso: Very Truly Yours, Arthur Linn. Reference copy in BIOG FILE. Gift; Henry S. Libby; 1979.

Fort Gaines - officers of 55th New York Infantry

Fort Gaines - officers of 55th New York Infantry

No. B550. Title from item. See also: LOT 4166-H, no. 4. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 1, p. 69". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

On deck of the monitor Lehigh, James River, Va.

On deck of the monitor Lehigh, James River, Va.

No. B768. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union privates' uniforms in front of painted backdrop]

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union privates' uniforms in front of pai...

Photograph shows two soldiers, one with a lazy eye. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; geometric design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is ava... More

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform with American flag-draped stand in front of backdrop showing battlefield scene]

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform with American flag-draped...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-46. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Jer... More

[Rifle]

[Rifle]

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing rifle with trigger assembly. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 110. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with D guard Bowie knife]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with D guard Bowie knife]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; oval design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased fr... More

[Portrait of Union soldier holding a sword]

[Portrait of Union soldier holding a sword]

No. 163. Title devised by library staff.

Gloucester Point Fort, Richmond, 20 September 1861.

Gloucester Point Fort, Richmond, 20 September 1861.

Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. Oriented with north toward upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H87 Imperfect: Discoloration along fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress web si... More

[Civil War envelope showing sailor standing on anchor and holding sword, rope, and American flag]

[Civil War envelope showing sailor standing on anchor and holding swor...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Julia A[?], Elk Creek, Erie Co. Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Old Point Comfort, Va., Mar. 10. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part ... More

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia and American flag with message "Columbia, Columbia, to glory arise"]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia and American flag with message "C...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. George H. Waldron, South Vassalboro, Maine; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked in Oxford, November 5, 1861. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

[Union soldiers in front of a house]

[Union soldiers in front of a house]

Title devised by Library staff.

Cours de dessin / Leon Coignet ; lithographie par Julien ; imp. Lemercier, Paris.

Cours de dessin / Leon Coignet ; lithographie par Julien ; imp. Lemerc...

Head and shoulders of woman, with her head resting on her left arm. Drawn on recto: Homer, Winslow. War songs. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Brig. General Archibald Campbell Godwin, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

[Brig. General Archibald Campbell Godwin, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 5137.

Old State Department Building, corner 15 Street and Pennsylvania Avenue
[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Colonel Horatio Gates Sickel of Co. K, 32nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, inset in medallion decorated with figures of Justice and Columbia, with message "Our Colonel, 3d. Reg. P.R.V.C."]

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Colonel Horatio Gates Sickel o...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. William H. Heft, Richlandtown P.O., Bucks County, Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked at Washington, D.C., December 1862. The 32nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment... More

Circular. Circulate the truth!! "Strike quick and hard! "The subscriber desires to express his hearty thanks to sundry intelligent and human anti-slavery men of Haverhill and Bradford ... G. K. R. [1861].

Circular. Circulate the truth!! "Strike quick and hard! "The subscribe...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 68, Folder 12.

[Unidentified soldier in Union shell jacket with 7th Corps Dept. of Arkansas insignia and 1851 rectangular eagle belt plate holding volcanic pistol to his chest]

[Unidentified soldier in Union shell jacket with 7th Corps Dept. of Ar...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather, scroll design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased ... More

Crow's Nest battery and lookout in front of Petersburg, Va.

Crow's Nest battery and lookout in front of Petersburg, Va.

No. B157. Title from item. Forms part of: Civil War Photographs (Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eton collection).

[Union soldiers, in camp, posed in front of log buildings]

[Union soldiers, in camp, posed in front of log buildings]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Female Institute, 10th Street, Richmond, Va., occupied as Army Headquarters

Female Institute, 10th Street, Richmond, Va., occupied as Army Headqua...

No. 4556. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Proclamation! Headquarters, Alexandria, Va., May 26, 1861. Special orders No. L. Capt. Whittelsey, First Michigan infantry, is detailed for duty as Provost Marshal of this city ... Cll. O. B. Willcox. Headquarters, Alexandria, May 26, 1861. Orde

Proclamation! Headquarters, Alexandria, Va., May 26, 1861. Special ord...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 187, Folder 9.

Views at Fort Darling, Drewry's Bluff, James River, Va.

Views at Fort Darling, Drewry's Bluff, James River, Va.

No. 4242. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs showing different views of the same location. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. 927. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate captain's uniform, red sash, and kepi marked V.V.]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate captain's uniform, red sash, and ...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-22. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Th... More

[Portrait of Union officer holding a sword in his arm]
[Civil War envelope showing American flag and cannon with message "Shoot the first man that attempts to pull down the American flag"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag and cannon with message "Sho...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. E. Cauffman, care Jacob Cauffman Esq., Philadelphia, Penn.; postmarked June 27, 186[?], Baltimore, Md.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-... More

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather circle design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased f... More

... At a special meeting of the Democratic republican general committee, of the City of New York, held at Tammany Hall, on Friday evening, April 26th, 1861, the following proceedings were had ... [New York 1861].

... At a special meeting of the Democratic republican general committe...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 123, Folder 19.

[Colonel Elmer Ellsworth of Field and Staff, 11th New York Infantry Regiment] / From photographic negative in Brady's National Portrait Gallery.

[Colonel Elmer Ellsworth of Field and Staff, 11th New York Infantry Re...

Photograph shows portrait of Ellsworth in suit and cape with cane. Title from item. Notation on verso: Ellsworth, 1st man killed in Civil War.

[Unidentified soldier in Richmond Howitzers uniform]

[Unidentified soldier in Richmond Howitzers uniform]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-97. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Do... More

Co. B, 30th Pennsylvania Infantry

Co. B, 30th Pennsylvania Infantry

No. B459. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Unidentified soldier in Union frock coat, forage cap, shoulder scales, and gauntlets with sword and scabbard in front of painted backdrop showing landscape with palm trees]

[Unidentified soldier in Union frock coat, forage cap, shoulder scales...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather ornate floral motif. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms... More

The Eleventh Indiana Regiment of Zouaves...

The Eleventh Indiana Regiment of Zouaves...

5 camp scenes, including men dancing together. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1861 July 20, p. 452 (microfilm copy). Reference copy may be in LOT 4420F. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.... More

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and forage cap]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and forage cap]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-479. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj pp/liljunion

2d Rhode Island Infantry

2d Rhode Island Infantry

No. 1036. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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

Skeleton map of battlefield of Bull Run Virginia : showing 1st battle at Blackburn's Ford.

Skeleton map of battlefield of Bull Run Virginia : showing 1st battle ...

Shows area between Sudley Springs to the north and Manassas Junction to the south. Locations of railroads and Warrenton Turnpike are indicated. Color coding indicates location of Union forces under McDowell an... More

[Three unidentified soldiers in Confederate artillerymen uniforms]

[Three unidentified soldiers in Confederate artillerymen uniforms]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; ivy leaf and geometric design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp... More

[Civil War envelope showing eagle holding olive branch atop shield, with message "Liberty and union"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle holding olive branch atop shield, wi...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Patrick Kernan, Esq., Camp Chace, care of Capt. Pike, Columbus, Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and round hat with Baby Colt Dragoon revolver and D-guard Bowie knife]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and round hat with Baby C...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Rinhart, no. 93. Soldier is probably from Tennessee. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.g... More

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

No. 4248. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs, two photographs showing different views of the same location and three showing a different location. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Federal entrenchments across Plank Road about one mile west of Chancellorsville

Federal entrenchments across Plank Road about one mile west of Chancel...

No. 4994. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battle-field of Chancellorsville. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. 2, page 119. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Colonel Hawkins 9th reg. N.Y.S.V.

Colonel Hawkins 9th reg. N.Y.S.V.

Signed lower right: Alf. R. Waud, Newport News, 1861. Title inscribed lower left. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.23) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Fort Ellsworth, near Alexandria, Va.

Fort Ellsworth, near Alexandria, Va.

No. B542. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

W. V. B. Bias, 1 Lieut. Co. B, 7 W.Va. Cav., Boone Cty., West Va.

W. V. B. Bias, 1 Lieut. Co. B, 7 W.Va. Cav., Boone Cty., West Va.

Photograph shows portrait of 1st Lieutenant William V. B. Bias of Company B, 7th West Virginia Cavalry Regiment, from Boone County, West Virginia. Title from item. Gift; William F. Wagner; 1959.

Queen Philippa interceding for the lives of the burgesses of Calais, 1347 / on steel by John Sartain, Phila. ; the original by H.C. Selous.

Queen Philippa interceding for the lives of the burgesses of Calais, 1...

Print shows Philippa, Queen, consort of Edward III, kneeling before her husband, King Edward III, begging him to spare the lives of the six burghers of Calais who have sacrificed themselves by complying with hi... More

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