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[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats ferrying soldiers across the Potomac River]

[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats fer...

No. 77a (handwritten) and 2577 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mil... More

Back view of Romney Hamilton Co. NC

Back view of Romney Hamilton Co. NC

Signed lower right: A.R. Waud. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed below title, from left to right: First Virgini[a] Camp; The Seventh Virginia Detachment of the Third and Fourth Va. Camp; Hospital; E[a]st V... More

[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats ferrying men and timber across the Potomac River]

[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats fer...

No. 78 (handwritten) and 2579 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... More

Signal Corps Detachment, Elk Mountain, Md., October 1862

Signal Corps Detachment, Elk Mountain, Md., October 1862

No. 4483. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Officers of 119th Pennsylvania Inf'y

Officers of 119th Pennsylvania Inf'y

No. B290. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Six unidentified soldiers in 45th Ohio Infantry Regiment officers' uniforms with sabers]

[Six unidentified soldiers in 45th Ohio Infantry Regiment officers' un...

Photo shows officers smoking pipes and cigars as one opens a wine bottle; two soldiers and a horse stand in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-36. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DL... More

... The anniversaries ... [1862].

... The anniversaries ... [1862].

Handwritten on verso: 1862. 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 69, Folder 47.

[Military construction in northern Virginia: men sitting in blanket boats on the Potomac River]

[Military construction in northern Virginia: men sitting in blanket bo...

No. 73 (handwritten) and 2573 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... More

Map of the State of Virginia

Map of the State of Virginia

Scale ca. 1;887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.45 General map of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Th... More

Map of the Peninsula of Virginia : showing route of McClellan's Army toward Richmond [illegible].

Map of the Peninsula of Virginia : showing route of McClellan's Army t...

On what appears to be a portion of a published travel map showing steamship and railroad routes out of Baltimore, Md., Sheden has indicated the route of the Union Army as it moved up the Virginia Peninsula towa... More

An officer of infantry, U.S.V.

An officer of infantry, U.S.V.

Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.1.247) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Gen. George B. McClellan and staff, Miner's Hill, Va. March 1862

Gen. George B. McClellan and staff, Miner's Hill, Va. March 1862

Portrait shows from left: Lieut. Williams, A.D.C., Surgeon Walters, Gen. G. W. Morell, Lt. Col. A. V. Colburn, A.D.C., Gen. G. B. McClellan, Lt. Col. N. B. Switzer, Prince de Joinville, Comte de Paris as identi... More

Schedule of stamp duties, &c. New York. Published by E. B. Clayton's sons, printers and stationers. [c. 1862].

Schedule of stamp duties, &c. New York. Published by E. B. Clayton's s...

On verso: Filed Oct. 15. 1862. 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 124, Folder 22b.

[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-CR. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation ; 2010 ; (DLC/PP-201... 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-CL. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation ; 2010 ; (DLC/PP-201... More

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

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

Title devised by Library staff. Sheet no. 6. Inscribed in pencil J. Griswold [?]. Stamp: This drawing to be returned. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation ; 2010 ; (DLC/PP... More

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Island. First floor plan. Sketch] / R. M. Hunt, Archt.

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

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil J. Griswold [?]. Stamp: This drawing to be returned. Notation on verso: HWM1.1.3. Also: P.50. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural... More

Sweet potato planting, Hopkinson's Plantation

Sweet potato planting, Hopkinson's Plantation

Photograph shows slaves working in the sweet potato fields on the Hopkinson plantation. Title inscribed in ink on front of the mount. Date from similar photograph on mount at the New York Public Library. Capti... More

The great pyramid, from the plain

The great pyramid, from the plain

Photoprint by Francis Frith. Illus. in: Francis Frith, Egypt, Sinai, and Palestine, 1862(?). This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Egypt Antiquities; Ph. Ind.

[War telegram marking map.].

[War telegram marking map.].

[Scale ca. 1:490,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.8 6th improved edition. Edition statement is printed at the top of the map. Includes additional place names. Description derived from published bibliograp... More

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B1018. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

Photograph shows young African American camp servant of Colonel Lloyd Aspinwall of Field & Staff, 22nd New York Infantry Regiment, standing in front of tent with sword as Aspinwall peeks from inside the tent. N... More

[Large group of slaves(?) standing in front of buildings on Smith's Plantation, Beaufort, South Carolina]

[Large group of slaves(?) standing in front of buildings on Smith's Pl...

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B853. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Negative (stereoscopic) in National Archives Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1... More

Confederate fortifications near Centreville, Va. March 1862

Confederate fortifications near Centreville, Va. March 1862

Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Confederate General William Joseph Hardee]

[Confederate General William Joseph Hardee]

Title devised. Inscribed below image: Hardee. Formerly Waud no. B-153. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.917) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Map of eastern Virginia /

Map of eastern Virginia /

Relief shown by hachures. General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, and rivers. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles ar... More

[Civil War envelope showing American flags, cannon, and drum with message "The Constitution for ever. Rebellion must be put down"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flags, cannon, and drum with mess...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Henry H. Nance, Hospital No. 2, Quincy, Ill.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of... More

[Theodore H. Marsh, Co. "L" 27 New Jersey, full-length studio portrait, standing with left arm resting on studio prop, facing slightly right, wearing military uniform]

[Theodore H. Marsh, Co. "L" 27 New Jersey, full-length studio portrait...

Title devised by Library staff. "Theodor[e] H. Marsh, Co. L 27 [New?] Jersey" lightly inscribed on back of card.

Nine month's men. The citizens of Reading, are hereby invited to meet at Lyceum Hall on Saturday, the 16th inst., at 7 o'clock P.M. for the purpose of making such arrangements as may be deemed necessary for raising our proportion of nine month's

Nine month's men. The citizens of Reading, are hereby invited to meet ...

Civil war poster. 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 69, Folder 22.

[From Maryland Heights at sunrise]

[From Maryland Heights at sunrise]

Signed lower right: Alf R Waud. Title devised from Harpers Weekly title. Published in: Harper's Weekly, November 22, 1862, p. 741. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.399) Forms part of: Morgan collection... More

Headquarters Fifth Army Corps, Harrison's Landing, James River, Va.

Headquarters Fifth Army Corps, Harrison's Landing, James River, Va.

Nine soldiers and an African American cook posed in front of tent. Sitters identified on mount include: Major Kirkland, Col. Locke, Major Montieth, Dr. McMillan, Gen. Porter, Capt. McQuade, Col. Norton, Col. Ma... More

The Battle of Pittsburg Landing [Shiloh, Tenn., April 1862]: The woods on fire...Sunday, Apr. 6; 44th Regt, Indian Volunteers engaged

The Battle of Pittsburg Landing [Shiloh, Tenn., April 1862]: The woods...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1862 May 17. Reference copy may be in LOT 4416(O). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US Hist. 6 April 1862; Civ... More

Topographical sketch of ground 1 1/2 miles south west from Alexandria, Nov. 28, 1862 /

Topographical sketch of ground 1 1/2 miles south west from Alexandria,...

Shows an unidentified section of Fort Hunt Road in Fairfax County. Relief shown by form lines. Surname partially illegible, but transcribed as Frost in Stephenson's Civil War Maps. "Transferred from Office of C... More

Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Interior of Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. No. 285.

Post office, Boston. Winter mail arrangements ... John G. Palfrey, postmaster. Boston, Jan. 1, 1862.

Post office, Boston. Winter mail arrangements ... John G. Palfrey, pos...

Handwritten on verso: 1 Jan. 1862. 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 69, Folder 1.

Map of Loudon [sic], Jefferson, Berkeley, Frederick Counties, Va.

Map of Loudon [sic], Jefferson, Berkeley, Frederick Counties, Va.

[Scale ca. 1:125,000]. Later issue containing additional place names. General maps showing towns and villages, roads, railroads, rivers and streams, relief by hachures, and the names of new residents. Civil War... More

Lloyd's official map of the State of Kentucky

Lloyd's official map of the State of Kentucky

Scale ca. 1:506,880. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 216.3 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862, by J. T. Lloyd." Stamped in the upper left corner: Copyright Library, Nov. 19, 1862. General map s... More

[Sketch of the Manassas battlefield].

[Sketch of the Manassas battlefield].

Shows area west of Manassas, from Haymarket on the west, to Bethlehem Church on the south, to the Stone bridge on the east, and Catharpen and Bull Runs on the north, and names of some residents. Title and date ... More

Map of the battle fields of Manassas and the surrounding region : showing the various actions of the 21st July, 1861, between the armies of the Confederate States and the United States /

Map of the battle fields of Manassas and the surrounding region : show...

Relief shown by hachures. Showing troop positions and movements, roads, houses and names of residents, fences, vegetation, drainage, and fords. Dedicated (facsim.): Presented to the city of New Orleans by Gener... More

Southern "volunteers"

Southern "volunteers"

The print may have appeared soon after the Confederate Congress passed a national conscription act on April 16, 1862, to strengthen its dwindling army of volunteers. The artist characterizes regular Confederat... More

The March from Hampton to before Yorktown, Va., April 1862. Map showing route of 3rd Army Corps. A.P. from Howard's Bridge to the sawmill, April 5 and 6th, 1862.

The March from Hampton to before Yorktown, Va., April 1862. Map showin...

Illustrates a portion of Isle of Wight County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of the U.S. Army of the Potomac in the Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.

Views in Fredericksburg, Va., showing destruction of houses by bombardment on Dec. 13, 1862

Views in Fredericksburg, Va., showing destruction of houses by bombard...

Slightly damaged house, #716. Mathew Brady Collection. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Civil War House... More

Defences [sic] of Vicksburg, Decr. 1862

Defences [sic] of Vicksburg, Decr. 1862

Map shows the area surrounding Vicksburg, Miss., including Warrenton, in December of 1862 at the time of the initial and unsuccessful Union assault, and on the eve of Grant's siege of the city. The Vicksburg & ... More

Topographical sketch of Decherd, Tennessee /

Topographical sketch of Decherd, Tennessee /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows railroads in red, rivers in blue. Indicates what appears to be a fort with artillery, vegetation, roads, houses and names of residents. Sun print. Description derived from publis... More

Seeking for the wounded, by torch-light, after the battle

Seeking for the wounded, by torch-light, after the battle

Print shows soldiers searching by torch-light through a wooded area for wounded soldiers after a Rebel assault on Schwartz's battery during the Union siege of Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Title from item. Illustra... More

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B838. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Negative in National Archives Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860-1985, Serie... More

Battery No. 1, near Yorktown, Virginia / negative by Wood & Gibson ; positive by A. Gardner.

Battery No. 1, near Yorktown, Virginia / negative by Wood & Gibson ; p...

Photograph showing the cannons used by the Union army in a battery near the York River. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866... More

Quartermasters moving, Cedar run, Va

Quartermasters moving, Cedar run, Va

Title inscribed lower right. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.676) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Map of the battlefield of Antietam,

Map of the battlefield of Antietam,

Scale ca. 1:13,300. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 252 Handwritten inscription in the upper right-hand corner reads "Lieut Crawford with compts of Lt. Wm. H. Willcox." Shows roads and streets, houses, fences, veg... More

Churchyard at Hampton

Churchyard at Hampton

Photograph shows graveyard of St. John's Episcopal Church in Hampton, Virginia, with ruins of church in the background. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by Barnard & Gibson, in the Clerk'... More

A. Lincoln, President of the U.S.

A. Lincoln, President of the U.S.

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card (copy of P&AGA catalog card). Associated name on shelflist card: Ehrgott, Forbriger & Company, Cincinnati. The same stone, with only a change of face... More

Western territory of the present war. Eastern territory of the present war.

Western territory of the present war. Eastern territory of the present...

Scale ca. 1:1,900,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 30.3 Two maps printed on sheet; the western territory map measures 59 x 43 cm. and the eastern territory map measures 59 x 48 cm. Inset: Topographical map of ... More

Position of Union Army 30th June 10 1/2 a.m. and 2 1/2 p.m.

Position of Union Army 30th June 10 1/2 a.m. and 2 1/2 p.m.

Concerns the Battle of Frazier's Farm, 30 June 1862, also known as the Battle of Glendale and the Battle of White Oak Swamp. It was one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862. Includes the Confedera... More

The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia

The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia

Shows the area of eastern Henrico County, Va., where the battle of Malvern Hill was fought. The landscape gave the Union forces a strong natural position from which to fend off the Confederate attack.