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Henrico County Jail, Richmond, Virginia

Henrico County Jail, Richmond, Virginia

Wood engraving after sketch by a Union prisoner. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1861. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Va. R-; Civil War Prisons Richmond; Geogr.; Shelf.

2d Rhode Island Infantry

2d Rhode Island Infantry

No. 1035. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Fort Mahone (Confederate)

Fort Mahone (Confederate)

No. 712. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs under the general title: Views on the Petersburg Lines. Forms part of: Civil War Photographs (Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eton collection).

Headquarters of Gen. Thomas

Headquarters of Gen. Thomas

Photograph shows a group of men posed on the front steps of the building. No. 5114. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Views at Chattanooga, Tennessee. 18th Ohio Infantry... more

Birds eye view of the seat of war. Arranged after the latest surveys, showing views of Washington, Baltimore, Harpers Ferry, Richmond, Manassas Junction, Ft. Monroe, Norfolk Harbor &c. their r.r. connections, & the general surface of the country in Maryland, Dist. of Columbia, & Virginia.

Birds eye view of the seat of war. Arranged after the latest surveys, ...

Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.9 "J. Haven, sole agent, 31 Exchange St." printed in the lower right margin. Panoramic map looking South from Baltimore to Cape Henry. Description derived fro... more

District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.

District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.

Low-angle bird's-eye view. Shows cities of Washington and Alexandria in foreground. Includes index of military positions with regiment names. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 678 Stephenson. Cartography of northern... more

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and American flags atop an arch listing Union states with Pennsylvania in the keystone and bearing the message "One nation.--One government."]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle and American flags atop an arch list...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Rev. C. L. Ehrenfeld, Altoona, Pa.; postmarked Johnstown, Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family ... more

The Washington Arsenal

The Washington Arsenal

No. B162. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Balloon view of Washington, D.C. [with U.S. Capitol in foreground]

Balloon view of Washington, D.C. [with U.S. Capitol in foreground]

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1861 July 27, p. 476. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Balloons; Geogr.

[In the fields]

[In the fields]

Signed on plate. Title and other information from Beall. American prints in the Library of Congress : a catalog of the collection / compiled by Karen F. Beall... Baltimore : John Hopkins Press, 1970, p. 106.

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

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

No. B900. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Mr. Charles ice-stores, Lindsey House, Chelsea: storing the ice

Mr. Charles ice-stores, Lindsey House, Chelsea: storing the ice

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1861 Jan. 19. Reference copy may be in LOT 4397 N. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Gt. Brit. Eng. London; Ice industry; Shelf.

Frank Pierce, one of the Eighth Massachusetts Regiment, diving for a missing rail on the road from Annapolis to Washington

Frank Pierce, one of the Eighth Massachusetts Regiment, diving for a m...

Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 11, no. 286 (1861 May 11), p. 409 (right center).

[Map of country between Fredericksburg and Richmond, Virginia, showing roads, railroads, and some place names].

[Map of country between Fredericksburg and Richmond, Virginia, showing...

Scale [ca. 1:290,000]. Anonymous pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 508.56 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Headquarters of convalescent camp, near Alexandria, Va.

Headquarters of convalescent camp, near Alexandria, Va.

No. B1174. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Camp of 67th New York Infantry

Camp of 67th New York Infantry

No. B721. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Major Gen. Grant, the hero of Fort Donelson

Major Gen. Grant, the hero of Fort Donelson

Ulysses S. Grant, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, in uniform.

Map of the battle ground of Greenbrier River.

Map of the battle ground of Greenbrier River.

Scale ca. 1:11,200. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 697 Confederate imprint. Sketch map showing Confederate camps and batteries, position of "Yankee artillery," "Gen. Jacksons quars.," "posn. of Genrl. and staff" ... more

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted musket]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted musket]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-38. 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 from: Pa... more

Battle-field of Gettysburg. Scene of the charge of the Louisiana Tigers

Battle-field of Gettysburg. Scene of the charge of the Louisiana Tiger...

No. 961. Title from item. Caption continues: The foreground of the picture is the crest of Cemetery Hill at the point when the assault struck. Hoke's brigade formed behind the rising ground in centre of picture... more

Earthwork fort at Alexandria protecting the left of the line of the grand army, showing its commanding position

Earthwork fort at Alexandria protecting the left of the line of the gr...

Title inscribed above image. Inscribed within image as indicators: Fill in with soldiers of the Pennsylvania 4th drilling; narrow Road; Field rough; Trees cut down; distant country. Inscribed vertically left ma... more

Col. E. E. Ellsworth killed in Alexandria, Va., May 24, 1861

Col. E. E. Ellsworth killed in Alexandria, Va., May 24, 1861

Photograph shows a bust portrait engraving of Col. Ellsworth who was killed at the Marshall House in 1861 after pulling down the Confederate flag. No. 3175. Title from item. Mounted with two other photographs w... more

[Unidentified soldier in pendant]

[Unidentified soldier in pendant]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Oval metal pendant with engraving. Uncertain if Union or Confederate. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at... 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.

Twin Sister Rock on Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

Twin Sister Rock on Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

Photograph shows three soldiers atop rocks.

The African Church, Richmond, Va.

The African Church, Richmond, Va.

Photograph shows group of African American men and women in front of the church on Broad Street in Richmond. No. B1211. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Bolling house originally named "Mitchell's" (later "Bull Hill"), possibly located in Hopewell, Va.]

[Bolling house originally named "Mitchell's" (later "Bull Hill"), poss...

Photograph shows men and tents on the lawn of Bolling house. Title devised by library staff. Caption continues: It stood in the present day "Mansion Hills" subdivision of Hopewell, Virginia on the south bank of... more

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Berdan's Sharps rifle and Colt 1862 Police Model pistol]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Berdan's Sharps rifl...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; plain push-button. Soldier identified by seller as being from Forsyth County, North Carolina. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information abou... more

Camp of 13th New York Artillery in front of Petersburg, Va.

Camp of 13th New York Artillery in front of Petersburg, Va.

No. 2495. Civil War Collection. Original neg.: LC-B811-2495. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Civil War Units.

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and Hardee hat]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and Hardee hat]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Rinhart, no. 68. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:180) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Ma... more

Wounded soldiers at hospital in Fredericksburg, Va.

Wounded soldiers at hospital in Fredericksburg, Va.

No. B462. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Reproduced in Miller, Hist. of Civil War, vol. 7, page 252-3". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Game birds of America. Woodcock (Scolopax Minor) / H.M. Clay 1861.

Game birds of America. Woodcock (Scolopax Minor) / H.M. Clay 1861.

Print shows three dead woodcocks hanging upside down from a nail in a wall. Title from item. Entered according to act of Congress AD 1861 by H.M. Clay in the Clerks Office of the Dist. Court of the Northn. Dist... more

View on Savannah River

View on Savannah River

No. 976. Title from item. Alternate title from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil War Photography, c2003. Gi... more

[Four unidentified men including at least one Union officer, full-length portrait, seated and standing, facing front]

[Four unidentified men including at least one Union officer, full-leng...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Adolph Metzner photograph album ..., no. 59. Color laser copy reference surrogate, showing front and back of photo, filed with finding aids for LOT 8751 in P&P Reading Room.

Potomac Creek Bridge - Acquia (i.e. Aquia) Creek and Fredericksburg R.R.

Potomac Creek Bridge - Acquia (i.e. Aquia) Creek and Fredericksburg R....

No. B457. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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.

David Dixon Porter, Rear Admiral

David Dixon Porter, Rear Admiral

David Dixon Porter, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing left. Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 4638.

Camp of 67th New York Infantry - Camp Proctor

Camp of 67th New York Infantry - Camp Proctor

No. B546. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 9, pp. 78 - 79. Called Vermont Brigade". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The Gal with the balmoral

The Gal with the balmoral

Romantic ice skating scene. LOT subdivision subject: Sports. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Published by Russell & Patee. Lithograph by J.H. Bufford's Lith., Boston.

Point of Rocks, Appomattox River

Point of Rocks, Appomattox River

Photograph showing the high rock cliff known as Point of Rocks projecting out into the channel of the Appomattox River. Title from item.

Map of Keokuk County, Iowa /

Map of Keokuk County, Iowa /

Shows landowners. LC Land ownership maps, 193 Includes ancillary "Map of the southeastern part of Iowa", illustrations, and advertisements. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster im... more

Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction.

Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction...

Scale ca. 1:270,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451 Indicates Union and Confederate positions at "battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861," Union encampments, towns, roads, the street pattern of Washington, railro... 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

[Unidentified young soldier in Union frock coat and forage cap with bayonet scabbard, cartridge pouch, ammunition box, and bayoneted musket]

[Unidentified young soldier in Union frock coat and forage cap with ba...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather with horizonal bands and scroll. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/p... more

Boundary line cut with cairn at Kishenchn, looking west, 1861

Boundary line cut with cairn at Kishenchn, looking west, 1861

Photograph shows the cut of the boundary line, with a cairn in the middle distance, through the forest between United States and Canada. Title from annotated inventory. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Com... more

[Civil War envelope showing a soldier waving goodbye to people on a porch with message "Soldier's farewell" and verses from a song]

[Civil War envelope showing a soldier waving goodbye to people on a po...

Title devised by Library staff. Verses from song A Soldier's Tear by Thomas Haynes Bayly: Upon the hill he turned, to take a last fond look; At the valley, and the village church, and the cottage by the brook. ... more

G.H. Sharpe, Bv't. Maj. General

G.H. Sharpe, Bv't. Maj. General

Half-length portrait of Colonel, 120th N.Y. Inf., seated, facing left. Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 4588.

Cedar Keys, Florida

Cedar Keys, Florida

Scale 1:50,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.35 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey showing the progress of the survey during the year 1861 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 186... more

The generals of the Union

The generals of the Union

42 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Ratellier, F.

Camp of 2d Rhode Island Infantry

Camp of 2d Rhode Island Infantry

Photograph shows military band and infantry soldiers standing in formation on a field.

Amerikakoku

Amerikakoku

Japanese print shows an American man on horseback gesturing to his left with a whip to a man holding the bridle of his horse. Title from item. Signature: Gountei Sadahide ga. Seal date: Cock 9. Possibly section... more

Officers on deck of the monitor Saugus, James River, Va.

Officers on deck of the monitor Saugus, James River, Va.

No. B759. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. VI, p. 143". Negative at National Archives, B5044. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[David Potts in Union cavalry uniform, with revolver, in front of painted background]

[David Potts in Union cavalry uniform, with revolver, in front of pain...

Photograph shows young partially-identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; leaf border design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is ... more

[Edward D. Townsend, Bv't Maj. General, half-length portrait, seated, facing slightly right]
Fire next door to Willard's Hotel, Washington, D.C. Ellsworth's New York fire Zouaves extinguishing the flames / / from a sketch by our special artist.

Fire next door to Willard's Hotel, Washington, D.C. Ellsworth's New Yo...

Engraving showing building on fire next to Willard Hotel; Ellworth's New York fire Zouaves firefighters in action with fire pumps and hoses; crowd gathered on street watching flames pouring from windows and roo... more

Cap. Phil Fox

Cap. Phil Fox

Photograph shows portrait of Fox in uniform. Originally in album belonging to Joel B. Clough, Civilian Engineer, United States Military Railroad, 1863 and 1864. On verso: Cap. Fox, Quartermaster, Const. Corps, ... more

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate artilleryman uniform and greatcoat with sword]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate artilleryman uniform and greatcoa...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-154. 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: P... more

McClellan

McClellan

George B. McClellan on horseback wielding sword. LOT subdivision subject: War, 1861-1865 (Civil war. Generals, Union and Confederate) Title and other information transcribed from item. Manufactured and copyrigh... more

Amerikajin no zu

Amerikajin no zu

Japanese print shows an American family, the husband stands nearby while his wife breast-feeds an infant. Title from item. Signature: Yoshitora ga. Seal date: Cock 2. Annotations, stamps, etc. on verso of print... more

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