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[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

Bacon's military map of the United States shewing the forts & fortifications.

Bacon's military map of the United States shewing the forts & fortific...

Scale ca. 1:8,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 24 Ent. Sta. Hall: Aug. 182 , 1862. At top of map: 1s. Bacon's military map of America. 1s. Forts are named and marked by small flags. Map also includes towns... More

Head Quarters of 1st Mass Cavalry, Edisto Island, S.C.

Head Quarters of 1st Mass Cavalry, Edisto Island, S.C.

Photograph shows Union soldiers posed in front of house. Some soldiers are seated in the windows.

Headquarters, Department of South-western Virginia, Salt Sulphur Springs, August. 1862. General orders, No. By direction of the General commanding is hereto appended a list of those absent without leave from the 2nd brigade of this command ... M

Headquarters, Department of South-western Virginia, Salt Sulphur Sprin...

Exchange Wm. & Mary College Lib. 2-14-41.; Rec. R. B. 3-10-14.; On verso: Exchange Wm. & Mary College Liby 2-15-41.; Printed Ephemera -Confederate States of America. Available also through the Library of Congr... More

The War in Virginia - rebuilding railway bridge over Goose Creek, near Manassas Gap, by Col. Geary, 28th Pennsylvania Regiment / sketched by -- Edwin Forbes.

The War in Virginia - rebuilding railway bridge over Goose Creek, near...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1862 May 10, p. 41. Reference copy in LOT 4420B.

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

Brig. Gen. B. F. Kelley, U.S.A. / Gutekunst. photographist.

Brig. Gen. B. F. Kelley, U.S.A. / Gutekunst. photographist.

Photograph shows Brigadier General Benjamin Franklin Kelley, United States Army, in uniform, half-length portrait, facing left. Title from item. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

Catletts Station where Stuart made a raid and captured Popes baggage

Catletts Station where Stuart made a raid and captured Popes baggage

Signed lower right: Alf. R. Waud. Title inscribed below image. Published in: Harper's Weekly, December 13, 1862, p. 792 as part of: The Army of the Potomac - At and on the Way to Fredricksburg. Gift, J.P. Morga... More

Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Accompanied by sheet: Presente... More

A card Jenny Lamont! takes this occasion to inform the public that her farewell benefit at the National theatre previous to her departure for California is to take place on Tuesday evening next ... Jenny Lamont. [Washington, D. C. n. d.].

A card Jenny Lamont! takes this occasion to inform the public that her...

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 209, Folder 14.

[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

Sketch of McClelland's [sic] position, July 7th, 1862 /

Sketch of McClelland's [sic] position, July 7th, 1862 /

Shows McClellan's army at Harrison's Landing in Charles City County and shows names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H99 Available also through the... More

Sketch of vicinity of head qtrs. U.S. forces, Snows Pond, Kentuckey [sic].

Sketch of vicinity of head qtrs. U.S. forces, Snows Pond, Kentuckey [s...

Covers Florence area, west to Independence and east to Union, in central Boone County, Kentucky. Snows Pond not shown. Shows street names, houses, and names of residents. Title from annotation on verso. From th... More

Camp punishments--too fond of whisky [sic]--scene in the Army of the Mississippi

Camp punishments--too fond of whisky [sic]--scene in the Army of the M...

Soldier in barrel labeled "Too fond of whiskey; forged an order on the surgeon," with one soldier saying to him "How are you Monitor?" and another saying to him "Where's the Merrimac?" Illus. in: Harper's weekl... 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

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

Proclamation. Executive office. Nashville, Tenn., May 9, 1862. Whereas certain persons, unfriendly and hostile to the government of the United States, have banded themselves together.. and are now going at large ... plundering Union citizens whe

Proclamation. Executive office. Nashville, Tenn., May 9, 1862. Whereas...

C. S. A. 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 175, Folder 20.

[Man holding a pocket auger]

[Man holding a pocket auger]

No. 82 (handwritten) and 2569 (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

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

Circular. An appeal to the citizens of Ward Eleven! ... Boston, Dec. 26, 1862.

Circular. An appeal to the citizens of Ward Eleven! ... Boston, Dec. 2...

Handwritten on verso: 26 Dec. 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 39.

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with it...

Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads. Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad... More

The war in South Carolina - view of the fortifications erected at Hilton Head The war in South Carolina - the new government buildings for "contrabands" erected at Hilton Head / / From a sketch by our special artist, Mr. W.T. Crane.

The war in South Carolina - view of the fortifications erected at Hilt...

Illustrations show (top) laborers constructing a Union fort and (bottom) African Americans, mostly women, performing tasks such as doing laundry in a camp for escaped slaves at Hilton Head Island, South Carolin... More

General order. Headquaters. Department of Western Virginia, Charleston, Va., Sept. 24, 1862. General Order, No. The money issued by the Confederate government is secure, and is receivable in payment of public dues, and convertible into 8 per cen

General order. Headquaters. Department of Western Virginia, Charleston...

Exchange Wm. & Mary's College Lib. 2-14-41.; Rec. R. B. 3-10-41.; On verso, Copy 2: Exchange Wm. & Mary College Liby 2-15-41.; Printed Ephemera -Confederate States of America. Available also through the Librar... More

Faroese islanders

Faroese islanders

Drawing shows two Far"e islanders on a rowboat. One stands and pushes against rocks with a long pole while the other sits and rows. Taylor visited the Faroe Islands in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia. Gift; Ch... 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

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

Xizang quan tu.

Xizang quan tu.

Pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

President Lincoln of battle-field of Antietam, October 3, 1862 / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

President Lincoln of battle-field of Antietam, October 3, 1862 / Alex....

Photograph shows Abraham Lincoln at Antietam, Maryland, on Friday, October 3, 1862; Lincoln is posed standing by a chair and facing McClellan with other Union Army officers grouped outside a tent. From left to ... More

[Two railroad construction workers hammer track as third construction worker watches]

[Two railroad construction workers hammer track as third construction ...

No. 66 (handwritten) and 2566 (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

Gen. Burndside [sic] visiting Gn. Franklin giving him the order to evacuate his position-on the battlefield on the right, Sunday Eve., all at rest.

Gen. Burndside [sic] visiting Gn. Franklin giving him the order to eva...

Four officers (one standing, the rest seated) behind a campfire. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed below title: Franklin corps in the distance and Rebel batteries on the mountains. Formerly attributed to A... More

Transports at Alexandria removing troops

Transports at Alexandria removing troops

Signed lower right: Alf. R Waud. Title inscribed lower right. Inscribed in pencil above image: Washington and the Capitol in the distance 5 miles away; Maryland shore; Fort; Steamer Vanderbilt, Steamer John Bro... More

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

[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

Plan of the Battle of Antietam, Maryland.

Plan of the Battle of Antietam, Maryland.

Shows the location of troops stationed around Sharpsburg, Md. The locations of Antietam Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.

Gen. Irvin McDowell and staff at Arlington House, Va.

Gen. Irvin McDowell and staff at Arlington House, Va.

Title from item. Date from another copy of the print in LOT 13412, no. 3. 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]

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

Map of part of south eastern Virginia

Map of part of south eastern Virginia

Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 462 Shows fortifications used during the Seven Days battles, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Ava... 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.

[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.

Encampment of Army of Potomac at Cumberland Landing on Pamunkey River, Va., May 1862

Encampment of Army of Potomac at Cumberland Landing on Pamunkey River,...

No. 519. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The late Rebel raid at Garlick Station, Pamunkey River, Va. [June 13, 1862]

The late Rebel raid at Garlick Station, Pamunkey River, Va. [June 13, ...

Wood engraving after A. Lumley in N.Y. Illus. News. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf. Civil War, 1861-1865. Virginia.

Lacey House, Falmouth, Virginia / negative by T.H. O'Sullivan ; positive by A. Gardner.

Lacey House, Falmouth, Virginia / negative by T.H. O'Sullivan ; positi...

Photograph showing soldiers in front of the Lacy House near Fredericksburg, Virginia. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866],... More

The Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. Fought 31st May 1862.

The Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. Fought 31st May 1862.

This map shows an area of Henrico County, Va., east of the city of Richmond and south of the Chickahominy River, where the Battle of Fair Oaks, or Seven Pines, took place 31 May-1 June 1862. Confederate Gen. J... More

[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.

Route of troops and wagon trains from Warrenton Jnct. to Kettle Run

Route of troops and wagon trains from Warrenton Jnct. to Kettle Run

Shows the area of Fauquier County, Va., between Greenwich and Bristoe to the north and Warrenton Junction to the south on the eve of 2nd Bull Run. The location of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad is also indicated.

[Soldier standing at graves of Federal soldiers, along stone fence, at Burnside Bridge, Antietam, Maryland]

[Soldier standing at graves of Federal soldiers, along stone fence, at...

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). LC-B815-585.

[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

The ladies of New Orleans before Gen. Butler's Proclamation [2 ugly women spitting in face of Union officer]; After ... Proclamation [Officer tipping hat to 2 attractive women. Cartoon concerning Benjamin Butler's so-called "Woman Order," as military governor of New Orleans, to prevent local women from insulting U.S. soldiers. Issued May 15, 1862]

The ladies of New Orleans before Gen. Butler's Proclamation [2 ugly wo...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1862 July 12, p. 448. Reference copy may be in LOT 4421-E. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Women in cartoons 1862; CW, 1861-1865 C... 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.

Some specimens of "Secesh" industry - intended for the London Exhibition of 1862, but unfortunately intercepted by the "Paper Blockade"

Some specimens of "Secesh" industry - intended for the London Exhibiti...

Images show: Goblet - made from a "Yankee's skull"; paperweight made from a "Yankee jaw bone"; reading desk made from a human skeleton; furs made from scalps and beards; necklace of "Yankee teeth"; head wreath ... More

Marshall House, Alexandria, Virginia / negative by Wm. R. Pywell ; positive by A Gardner.

Marshall House, Alexandria, Virginia / negative by Wm. R. Pywell ; pos...

Photograph showing exterior view of Marshall House and adjoining buildings.

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

[John Gregg, Brigadier General, C.S.A., head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[John Gregg, Brigadier General, C.S.A., head-and-shoulders portrait, f...

Title devised by Library staff. Written on verso: Brig. Genl. John Gregg, Texas. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

The campaign in Kentucky--The national troops under General Johnston advancing on the Louisville and Nashville Turnpike, overtaken by the equipage and baggage train on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad / from a sketch by our special artist with General Buell's command.  The campaign on the Potomac--Unsuccessful attempt of the Rebels to destroy dam no. 5, on the upper Potomac, near Williamsport, Maryland, December 1861 / from a sketch by Capt. Henry Bacon of the 13th Massachusetts volunteers.

The campaign in Kentucky--The national troops under General Johnston a...

2 illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1862 Jan. 18, p. 129.

Ward No. 5. Notification. The inhabitants of Ward No. 5 in the City of Boston qualified as the law directs, are hereby notified to assemble at their Ward Room, Blossom Street, on Tuesday, the fourth day of November next ... S. F. McCleary, City

Ward No. 5. Notification. The inhabitants of Ward No. 5 in the City of...

This item formerly numbered as Portfolio 69, Folder 31d. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 69, Folder 31d. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page imag... More

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