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[Unidentified soldier in Norfolk "Light Blues" Virginia Light Artillery Battery uniform]

[Unidentified soldier in Norfolk "Light Blues" Virginia Light Artiller...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-93. 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: Bi... more

Why dont you take it?

Why dont you take it?

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

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

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

No. 4231. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs, two photographs showing different view of the same location and three showing a different location. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Bankoku jinbutsu zue - Itaria kokuō

Bankoku jinbutsu zue - Itaria kokuō

Japanese print shows a full-length portrait of a man seated in a chair, facing left. Title from item. Signature: Ichieisai Yoshitsuya ga. Seal date: Cock 1. From series entitled: Bankoku jinbutsu zue (People of... more

[Unidentified young soldier in Confederate uniform]

[Unidentified young soldier in Confederate uniform]

Title devised by Library staff. Same sitter as tintype processed as AMB/TIN no. 2337, who is wearing South Carolina forage cap with Palmetto insignia. Case: Berg, no. 3-126. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP... more

Major General S. P. Heintzelman and staff

Major General S. P. Heintzelman and staff

No. 509. Title from item. Alternate title, and photographer from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil War Phot... more

View on battle-field of Resaca, Ga.

View on battle-field of Resaca, Ga.

No. B627. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[A.D. Streight, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]
Studio, Columbia, S.C.

Studio, Columbia, S.C.

Drawing shows bust portrait of American Indian man wearing feathers and beaded headband, witha small cameo portrait hanging on his neck. Title from item.

Castle Pinckney

Castle Pinckney

Photograph shows a cannon and cannon balls stacked in piles. No. 4395. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. V, p. 181". Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Charleston Harb... more

[Two unidentified soldiers and others at the front steps of a house]

[Two unidentified soldiers and others at the front steps of a house]

Photograph shows two soldiers, two women, three girls, and an African American boy wearing an apron posing on or next to steps. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Brady-Handy photograph collection (... more

Bv't Brig. Gen. H.H. Wells

Bv't Brig. Gen. H.H. Wells

Head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

Gen'l Dix "Shoot the first man that dares pull that flag down / E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm), 501 Broadway, N.Y.

Gen'l Dix "Shoot the first man that dares pull that flag down / E. & H...

Gen'l. John A. Dix, full-length portrait, standing, facing front. Gift; Mrs. Norman P. Mason; 1963 Oct. Title from item. Printed on verso: from photographic negative in Brady's National Portrait Gallery. In alb... more

[General Ambrose E. Burnside, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, wearing military uniform]

[General Ambrose E. Burnside, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slig...

Title devised by Library staff. Exhibited: "The Civil War in America" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2013.

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Bowie knife and revolver]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Bowie knife and revo...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Imitation Eichmeyer. 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 fro... more

[Ten unidentified soldiers that form a Union regimental band with saxhorns and drums]

[Ten unidentified soldiers that form a Union regimental band with saxh...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather, floral 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

The Western wharves at Washington where Army supplies are received

The Western wharves at Washington where Army supplies are received

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 5, 1861, p. 615. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4420 T. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Unidentified young soldier in uniform]

[Unidentified young soldier in uniform]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather geometric scroll. Uncertain if Union or Confederate. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://h... more

Map of Virginia : showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860 /

Map of Virginia : showing the distribution of its slave population fro...

"Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Army." Includes population table based on census of 1860 by county. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Parade march of the great Potomac Army, respectfully dedicated to Major Genl. McClellan by Gen. L. Blenker. Composed by Chas. Fradel / lith. of Sherman & Hart.

Parade march of the great Potomac Army, respectfully dedicated to Majo...

Music cover with head-and-shoulders portrait of Major Gen. McClellan, facing left.

Beauregard's march

Beauregard's march

Music cover illustrated with two Confederate flags.

Officers of Company B

Officers of Company B

No. B1010. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: 22nd New York State Militia. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Arrival of the Twenty-Second Indiana Volunteers, Colonel J.C. Davis, at St. Louis, Missouri / sketched by James Guire.

Arrival of the Twenty-Second Indiana Volunteers, Colonel J.C. Davis, a...

Soldiers getting off steamboat. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 246 (1861 Sept. 14), p. 582.

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with pipe]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with pipe]

Title devised by Library staff. Vintage case supplied by donor. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchase... more

[Unidentified soldier in Union great coat]

[Unidentified soldier in Union great coat]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Thermoplastic; floral 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 Form... more

Map of Ashland County, Ohio /

Map of Ashland County, Ohio /

"Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by John McDonnell in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." LC Land ownership maps, 596 Available also through t... more

Plan of the seat of war.

Plan of the seat of war.

Scale ca. 1:750,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.1 Confederate imprint. General map of eastern Virginia showing place names, roads, railroads, and rivers. Inset: Harpers Ferry and vicinity. 9 x 7 cm. Descr... more

[Captain Frederick Ludwig (Lodewig), Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, full-length portrait, facing front] / T.M. Schleier's Cartes de Visite Photograph Gallery, Nashville, Tenn.

[Captain Frederick Ludwig (Lodewig), Union officer in the 32nd Indiana...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Adolph Metzner photograph album ..., no. 37. Color laser copy reference surrogate, showing front and back of photo, filed with finding aids for LOT 8751 in P&P Reading Room.

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

Treasury Office-- city of Boston. Ward No. [blank] Your tax for the year 1861, amounting to $ blank] is now due…Frederic U. Tracy, treasurer and collector…J. E. Farwell & Co., City Printers, 32 Congress Street [1861].

Treasury Office-- city of Boston. Ward No. [blank] Your tax for the ye...

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 21g.

Now ready - American slavery justified

Now ready - American slavery justified

Advertisement and short notice for "American slavery distinguished from the slavery of English theorists, and justified by the law of Nature" by Rev. Samuel Seabury, D.D. and published by Mason Brothers, New Yo... more

2d Rhode Island Infantry

2d Rhode Island Infantry

No. 992. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Corporal Samuel H. Overton of A Company, 44th Virginia Infantry Regiment and A Company, 20th Battalion Virginia Heavy Artillery Regiment in uniform and kepi with bayoneted musket] / Rees.

[Corporal Samuel H. Overton of A Company, 44th Virginia Infantry Regim...

Photograph shows identified soldier in Confederate uniform, possibly with Virginia state seal buckle. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-3. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More in... more

Heading herring

Heading herring

African American woman cleaning herring, N.C. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1861 Sept. 28). Reference copy may be in LOT 4397L. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Unidentified young soldier in Confederate uniform]

[Unidentified young soldier in Confederate uniform]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 2-54. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Ric... more

Gallant charge of United States cavalry. Gallant charge of Lieutenant Tompkins of the second cavalry, at Fairfax Court House, Va., on the morning of June 1, 1861

Gallant charge of United States cavalry. Gallant charge of Lieutenant ...

Print shows a Union cavalry charge with men on horseback, mostly carrying swords, charging past Confederate cannons at Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax, Virginia. 365 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Entered ... more

Battery on Morris Island, gun that fired over 1200 shots into Fort Sumter

Battery on Morris Island, gun that fired over 1200 shots into Fort Sum...

Photograph shows the interior of Fort Putnam with a cannon in the foreground with soldiers in the background. No. 4971. Title from item. Similar view: LC-B811-3520. Mounted with five other photographs with gene... more

[Private Archibald Magill Smith of Co. F, 1st Virginia Cavalry Regiment, and Co. D, 6th Virginia Cavalry Regiment, in uniform]

[Private Archibald Magill Smith of Co. F, 1st Virginia Cavalry Regimen...

Photograph shows identified soldier. 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:/... more

Map of Greene County, Illinois /

Map of Greene County, Illinois /

LC Land ownership maps, 114 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes business directories, views of public, residential, and commercial properties. Insets: Homer, Kane... more

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate great coat and kepi]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate great coat and kepi]

Title devised by Library staff. The unidentified Confederate soldier is descended from the Lucord family of Richmond, Virginia. The soldier may be William T. Lucord (b1838) who served as a Private in the Virgin... more

[Ribbon] Citizens' Committee. Lincoln reception. Philadelphia, February, 1861.

[Ribbon] Citizens' Committee. Lincoln reception. Philadelphia, Februar...

Badge, printed on silk with cut of eagle against landscape.

Johnson's mill, Appomattox River, near Petersburg, Va.

Johnson's mill, Appomattox River, near Petersburg, Va.

Soldiers standing on rocks near river. Civil War Photographs collection.

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.

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.

Indian encampment, Tobacco Plains, Kootenay [i.e., Kootenai] River - fish trap in the foreground, 1861

Indian encampment, Tobacco Plains, Kootenay [i.e., Kootenai] River - f...

Photograph shows tipis and fish trap at a Native encampment at Tobacco Plains on the Kootenai River in British Columbia. Title from item. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Commission and Related Subjects, 1... more

[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

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

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and Louisiana state seal belt buckle and oilcloth cover on kepi]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and Louisiana state seal ...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-103. 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: B... more

Captain J.A. Rawlings

Captain J.A. Rawlings

Photoprint taken at Cairo, Ill. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Fairfax Seminary, near Alexandria, Va.

Fairfax Seminary, near Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows a group of soldiers in front of a building on the grounds of the Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Two wheeled cart to be drawn by a horse]

[Two wheeled cart to be drawn by a horse]

Title devised by Library staff.

Old State Department Building, corner 15 Street and Pennsylvania Avenue
Resolutions adopted by the citizens of Fairfax County, Va., in public meeting assembled at Fairfax, C. H., on Saturday, April 27, 1861.

Resolutions adopted by the citizens of Fairfax County, Va., in public ...

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 4.

[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

[Unidentified soldier in kepi with letter and envelope]

[Unidentified soldier in kepi with letter and envelope]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Rinhart, no. 93. Forms part of: Ambrotype/Tintype photograph filing series (Library of Congress).

... 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.

[Private Philip A. Nail of Co. F, 13th North Carolina Infantry Regiment in uniform with North Carolina state seal buttons and Co. F, 3rd North Carolina Volunteers (13th North Carolina Infantry) Regiment hat]

[Private Philip A. Nail of Co. F, 13th North Carolina Infantry Regimen...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: leather, floral design. Regiment information from www.csawardept.com/genealogy/research/units/NC.html. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information abou... more

[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.

Group of 8th New York State Militia

Group of 8th New York State Militia

No. 4543. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Unidentified young Union soldier in infantry shell jacket with shoulder scales and Company E Hardee hat]

[Unidentified young Union soldier in infantry shell jacket with should...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather floral arrangement in basket interior with scroll exterior. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at h... more

[Unidentified cavalry soldier in Union uniform and Co. C, 1st regiment Hardee hat with sword]

[Unidentified cavalry soldier in Union uniform and Co. C, 1st regiment...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-572. 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: P... more

Brig. Gen'l Daniel E. Sickles / E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm), 501 Broadway, N.Y.

Brig. Gen'l Daniel E. Sickles / E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm), 501 Broadway...

Gift; Mrs. Norman P. Mason; 1963 Oct. Title from item. Printed on verso: from photographic negative in Brady's National Portrait Gallery. In album: Cartes de visite portraits of U.S. Army officers, children, an... more

Officers of 125th Ohio Inf'y.[i.e. Infantry]

Officers of 125th Ohio Inf'y.[i.e. Infantry]

Portrait shows two women and two boys with members of General Emerson Opdycke's staff. No. 4325. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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.

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with knife and revolver]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with knife and revolver]

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

[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 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]

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