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Hydrographic reconnaissance of James River, Virginia, from entrance to City Point /

Hydrographic reconnaissance of James River, Virginia, from entrance to...

General nautical chart. Depths shown by soundings and contours. At head of title: A.D. Bache Supt. Copy 1 is hand col. in blue watercolor to show shallow waters, in red and black inks to show buoys, in pink ink... more

Destruction of the privateer PETREL by the ST. LAWRENCE

Destruction of the privateer PETREL by the ST. LAWRENCE

U.S. revenue cutter AIKEN, captured by Confederate and re-named PETREL, being sunk by U.S. frigate St. Lawrence, 1861 Steel engraving by Robert Hinshelwood, b. 1812; after painting(?) by Paul Manzoni, copyright... more

Colton's new railroad & county map of the United States, the Canadas &c.

Colton's new railroad & county map of the United States, the Canadas &...

Scale ca. 1:3,120,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 25.7 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Colton." "Explanations" (i.e., legend) is pasted over the bottom margin. Map is colored t... more

Plan for organizing a confederate regiment or brigade to be called the national confederate guards. [Corinth, Miss. May, 1862].

Plan for organizing a confederate regiment or brigade to be called the...

Title.; On verso: May 1862, X. 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 85, Folder 10.

A rough road - Iceland

A rough road - Iceland

Drawing shows two men on horses or burros racing down a stone road on a hillside. Two burros or horses are before them. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia. Gift; Charles F. Heartman; 192... more

[François Bazaine and his wife, full-length portrait, standing]

[François Bazaine and his wife, full-length portrait, standing]

On verso: Fotografia: Aubert y Cia. 2[superscript A] C. San Francisco, 7, Mexico. Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Me... more

Major Genl. John A. Dix

Major Genl. John A. Dix

41 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bufford.

The war on the Mississippi River - night expedition to island no. 10 ... / from a sketch by our special artist, Mr. H. Lovie.

The war on the Mississippi River - night expedition to island no. 10 ....

Print shows Union troops spiking Confederate guns on Island No. 10 at night during a violent storm. Title from item. Caption continues: Spiking a Rebel battery by a detachment of National soldiers and sailors, ... more

[Metzmacher portrait of Lincoln.] President des Estats-Unis.

[Metzmacher portrait of Lincoln.] President des Estats-Unis.

Based on Alexander Gardner photograph of Lincoln.

The home of the American citizen after the tax bill has passed

The home of the American citizen after the tax bill has passed

Cartoon shows four tax collectors searching the home of an "American citizen," including under his wife's dress and under the children's bed; with the caption: "Scroggs says he is ready and willing to pay any a... more

Colossi and Sphynx at Wady Saboua, Nubia / Frith 1857.

Colossi and Sphynx at Wady Saboua, Nubia / Frith 1857.

View of the remains of two colossuses and sphinx that may have stood at the head of a walkway. Signed, dated, and numbered on glass plate. Published in: Upper Egypt and Ethiopia / Francis Frith. London : Willia... more

Governor's residence Reykjavik

Governor's residence Reykjavik

Drawing shows a large two-story house surrounded by a stone wall, the residence of the Governor of Iceland in the capitol city, Reykjavk. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia.

Map of part of Henrico and Chesterfield Counties, July 12th, 1862 /

Map of part of Henrico and Chesterfield Counties, July 12th, 1862 /

Shows the names of some residents. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. Maj. W.H. Stevens Chief Eng. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.),... more

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet entering the Mississippi River / sketched by an Officer of the "Mississippi".

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet enteri...

Print shows a large squadron of battleships and ironclads entering the Mississippi River near the "Light-house of Southwest Pass"; some are identified as the "Colorado, 40 Guns", "Pensacola on the Bar", "Westfi... more

Flag of Genl Cleburne's Division

Flag of Genl Cleburne's Division

Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. C-63. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.990) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Lloyd's official map of the State of Tennessee

Lloyd's official map of the State of Tennessee

Scale ca 1:506,880. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 389.9 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by J. T. Lloyd." Cover title (in ms.): Map of Tennessee. Brig. Genl. J. C. Brown, Army of Tennessee,... more

White House to Harrisons Landing /

White House to Harrisons Landing /

Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 594 At head of title: Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no 3. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainag... more

Johnson's Brazil, Argentine Republic, Paraquay, and Uruguay /

Johnson's Brazil, Argentine Republic, Paraquay, and Uruguay /

Decorative border. Inset maps: Rio de Janeiro--Pernambuco. Drawing of Harbor of Rio de Janeiro. Prime meridians Greenwich and Washington. Upper right margin: 62. Available also through the Library of Congress ... more

The Battle of Antietam, fought September 17, 1862

The Battle of Antietam, fought September 17, 1862

Includes General Burnside holding the hill, attack by General Franklin, and General McClellan to the rescue. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1862 Oct. 4, p. 632-633.

[James River, Va. Deck of iron-clad gunboat Galena, showing stack damaged by fire from Fort Darling, May 15, 1862]

[James River, Va. Deck of iron-clad gunboat Galena, showing stack dama...

Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- the Federal Navy, 1861-1865.

Edwin Forrest

Edwin Forrest

Edwin Forrest, half-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing caped overcoat. Title devised by Library staff. Photograph by Mathew Brady Studio. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862, by M... more

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Island. Elevation. Sketch]

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Is...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil J. Griswold [?]. Notation on verso: HWM1.1.3. Also: P.49-TL. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation ; 2010 ; (DLC/PP-201... more

Panoramic view of encampment of Army of Potomac at Cumberland Landing, on Pamunkey River, May 1862

Panoramic view of encampment of Army of Potomac at Cumberland Landing,...

Right section of panorama with 5 soldiers seated on hill in foregrd.

The Union prisoners at Richmond, Virginia

The Union prisoners at Richmond, Virginia

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1862 Jan. 18. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Banknote for $500 from the Boylston Bank, Boston, Massachusetts] / American Bank Note Co.

[Banknote for $500 from the Boylston Bank, Boston, Massachusetts] / Am...

Banknote showing an explorer, possibly Columbus, a woman holding dividers to a globe, and the head of a woman with grapes in her hair.

Fairfax Seminary, near Alexandria, Va.

Fairfax Seminary, near Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows a woman with two Union soldiers in front of the seminary which was headquarters for the Army of the Potomac. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Plan of Rebel redoubt and barracks [at] "Camp Misery" : surveyed April 11th 1862.

Plan of Rebel redoubt and barracks [at] "Camp Misery" : surveyed April...

Layout of "Camp Misery," a Confederate fort on the Virginia Peninsula located in a swampy area on the Ship Point road. The camp was evacuated on April 5th, 1862, as Union forces began their siege of Yorktown.

[Envelope addressed to Mrs. Lizzie Chenault, Catawba Station, Catawba Co., N.C.]

[Envelope addressed to Mrs. Lizzie Chenault, Catawba Station, Catawba ...

Handwritten envelope addressed to Ruth Elizabeth (neé Sherrill) Chenault; bears 10-cent stamp. Title devised by Library staff. Probably from her husband, Captain William W. Chenault of Company I, 49th North Car... more

The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry

The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry

Shows the area surrounding Harper's Ferry, W. Va., at the intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers as the Confederate forces under Jackson began their assault, Sept. 12-15, 1862.

Yorktown to Williamsburg /

Yorktown to Williamsburg /

Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 599 At head of title: Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 1. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and re... more

Headquarters Co. F, 11th Rhode Island Inf'y (i.e., Infantry), Miner's Hill, Va., 1862

Headquarters Co. F, 11th Rhode Island Inf'y (i.e., Infantry), Miner's ...

No. B349. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Grave of Corporal James Bryant of Co. E, 1st New York Light Artillery Battery, who was killed by lightning in Mechanicsville, Virginia]

[Grave of Corporal James Bryant of Co. E, 1st New York Light Artillery...

Photograph shows reproduction of drawing, probably by Larkin Goldsmith Mead, of a grave and a tree engraved "Corp. Jas. Bryant, Co. E 1st N.Y.A. died June 3rd 62." Drawing probably made by Larkin Goldsmith Mead... more

The rebel chivalry as the fancy of "My Maryland" painted them; as "My Maryland" found them.

The rebel chivalry as the fancy of "My Maryland" painted them; as "My ...

Cartoon contrasting man in fine military uniform and soldier in tattered clothing in front of horse labeled "C.S.A.". Illus. from Harper's Weekly, 1862.

Map shewing [sic] march of the [U.S.] Army from Harrison's Landing or Westover to Williamsburg, Virginia, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th August.

Map shewing [sic] march of the [U.S.] Army from Harrison's Landing or ...

Illustrates the path McClellan's troops took in August 1862 after their July encampment at Harrison's Landing ended. The 1st Corps under Fitz-John Porter, the 6th Corps under Sedgwick, and the 4th Corps under ... more

Peace - burial of Wilkie / Turner ; F.E. Jones.

Peace - burial of Wilkie / Turner ; F.E. Jones.

Print shows a steamship illuminated by flames during burial at sea of David Wilkie. Title from item. Caption continues: Engraved expressly for the Ladies' Repository. Illus. from: The Ladies repository; a month... more

Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon and Hospital / J. Queen del. & lith.

Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon and Hospital / J. Queen del. & lith...

Print shows receipt for donation of $20.00 from Master George Morton Moore to Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon and Hospital in Philadelphia; decorated border shows soldiers marching past saloon and hospital a... more

Surveys & reconnaissances in the vicinity of Budd's Ferry, Charles Co., Md. /

Surveys & reconnaissances in the vicinity of Budd's Ferry, Charles Co....

Relief shown by hachures. In upper lefthand corner: 211, L. Sheet 5. In lower righthand corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jan'y 1866. Shows roads, drainage, ... more