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Map of the field of Shiloh. April 6 [1862].

Map of the field of Shiloh. April 6 [1862].

LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S171, 440 Finished pen and ink manuscript on tracing cloth. Shows Federal position the "morning of April 6th" in blue, and Federal position the "night of April 6th" in red. Map incl... more

Eastern portion of the Military Department of North Carolina  /

Eastern portion of the Military Department of North Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and swamps. In this issue, the Corps of Engineers's insignia printed to the left of the map title is framed by a scroll, an eagle is on a perch... more

English party at Rejkjavik

English party at Rejkjavik

Drawing shows a group of English visitors in Iceland examining two horses while Icelandic men and a boy stand in the background. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia. Gift; Charles F. Hear... more

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.

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.

Monitor Grand March

Monitor Grand March

Monitor and Merrimac. LOT subdivision subject: Civil War - Battles. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by Lee and Walker, Phila. Lithograph by T. Sinclair. Reference p... more

Second Battle of Bull Run position of troops at 6 p.m.

Second Battle of Bull Run position of troops at 6 p.m.

Shows the area of Sudley Springs, Va., to the north and Bethlehem Church to the south. The location of Warrenton Turnpike and Manassas Gap Railroad is also indicated.

Officers of 119th Pennsylvania Inf'y

Officers of 119th Pennsylvania Inf'y

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

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.

Confederate fortifications near Centreville, Va. March 1862

Confederate fortifications near Centreville, Va. March 1862

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

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

[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

View of the city of Fredericksburg, Va.

View of the city of Fredericksburg, Va.

Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.1.270) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

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

[Captain James H.M. Neblett of Neblett's-Coleman's Virginia Heavy Artillery Battery]

[Captain James H.M. Neblett of Neblett's-Coleman's Virginia Heavy Arti...

Photograph shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-94. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP-2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.go... 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.

[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

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

2nd Battle of Bull Run, Va. position of both armies, 6 p.m. Aug. 26th 1862, showing Jackson's flank march.

2nd Battle of Bull Run, Va. position of both armies, 6 p.m. Aug. 26th ...

The map shows the area surrounding the Bull Run Mountains including Centreville and Kellysville, Va. As part of the Second Bull Run Campaign, Pope's U.S. Army of Virginia assigned to protect Washington, the She... more

Map of Spotsylvania County /

Map of Spotsylvania County /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Pen-and-ink with pencil annotations on a 1 1/2-inch pencil grid, on irregularly shaped tracing linen pasted together from 4 sheets, sectioned and mou... more

[General view of the Cumberland Gap, Tennessee]

[General view of the Cumberland Gap, Tennessee]

Twelve points of interest charted. Sketched by Dr. B. Howard. Illus in: Harper's Weekly, 1862, p. 419. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Tennessee; Shelf.

[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).

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.

[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.

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

[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.

[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

[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

[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

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

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.

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

Williamsburg to White House /

Williamsburg to White House /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, and drainage. "Julius Bien & Co. Photo Lith. N.Y." Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil... 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-CR. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation ; 2010 ; (DLC/PP-201... 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

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

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.

North Carolina coast line. Showing every inlet, sound & bay of special interest, from Fortress Monroe to South Carolina.

North Carolina coast line. Showing every inlet, sound & bay of special...

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 305a.8 At top of map: Burnside's expedition map. Portrait of "Genl. Burnside" is in the lower right corner. Map identifies coastal forts. Description derived from p... more

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.

[Map of the battle of Seven Pines] relative positions at the beginning of the attack, and after dark on May 31 [1862].

[Map of the battle of Seven Pines] relative positions at the beginning...

Scale ca. 1:106,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 653 Shows troop positions and names of commanders, roads, "Richmond and York River Rail Road," and rivers. Brief description of the battle appears below the map... more

Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union and Rebel position April 1st 1862.

Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union and Rebel ...

Shows area of Virginia Peninsula between Newport News and Big Bethel to the north and Fortress Monroe to the south as McClellan prepared to move his forces toward Richmond. Color coding indicates location of Un... 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

Battle of Dranesville, Va., December 20th, between the national forces commanded by Generals McCall and Ord, and a superior rebel force led by General Stewart - rout of the rebels with heavy loss / from a sketch by our special artist.

Battle of Dranesville, Va., December 20th, between the national forces...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1862 Jan. 11, opposite p. 128.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Shows him standing, with hand on Emancipation Proclamation. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card, with subsequent revisions. Associated name on shelflist card: Bufford.

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

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

Group, 22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1...

Photograph shows non-commissioned staff Color Sergeant William Lamonby and Company Sergeant Thompson; Right Gen. Guide Wyckoff, Color Sergt. Geo. V.W. House; Lockwood; Sergt. Major Charles Walker; Left Gen. Gui... more

Henrico County, Virginia, 1862.

Henrico County, Virginia, 1862.

Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, rivers, houses, names of residents, and woodland. The map is based on James Keily's "Smith's map of Henrico County, Virginia" (Richmond, Robert P. Smith & C. Ca... 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.

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

Harrisons landing

Harrisons landing

Tents, and cannons covered with cloth. Title inscribed right margin. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.678) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[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

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