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Teaching the Negro recruits the use of the minie rifle

Teaching the Negro recruits the use of the minie rifle

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 7, 1863 March 14, p. 161.

[Map of the Big Black River, Mississippi, in the vicinity of Bush and Birdsong's ferries, 1863]

[Map of the Big Black River, Mississippi, in the vicinity of Bush and ...

Pencil sketch showing drainage, roads, houses, and names of residents. Small flags apparently indicate campsites. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S114, 263 Availabl... more

[Studio portraits of Japanese woman with tea implements and chest,  a prince with his staff, government officials, and a Daimio (nobleman) with his wife ]

[Studio portraits of Japanese woman with tea implements and chest, a ...

Title devised by Library staff. Captions on front of item: "Native mode of dressing" (upper left); "Japanese prince and staff" (upper right)"; "A group of Japanese officers in court dress" (lower left); and "Ja... more

The most Revd. John Hughes--Archbishop of New York / printed by H. Peters ; engraved by J.B. Forrest from a photograph by Brady.

The most Revd. John Hughes--Archbishop of New York / printed by H. Pet...

Rev. John Hughes, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing slightly right.

Home from the war

Home from the war

Soldiers reunited with their loved ones. Illustration from: Harper's Weekly, 1863 June 13, p. 381.

Rappahannock Co., Virginia /

Rappahannock Co., Virginia /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Pen-and-ink with a few pencil annotations on a 3/8-in. grid. Scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H55 ... more

The picket

The picket

Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.1.173) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

General Stuart's new aid

General Stuart's new aid

Print shows Antonia Ford, who was appointed an honorary aide-de-camp to Jeb Stuart, on horseback. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1863 April 4, p. 211.

[Two long-necked creatures accosting a noodle shop customer]

[Two long-necked creatures accosting a noodle shop customer]

Ukiyo-e print illustration showing Rokurokubi and Mikoshi-nyûdô, demons from Japanese folklore, frightening noodle shop customers to illustrate the proverb that "resistance is futile." Illus. in: Kyōsai hyakuzu... more

[Officers of U.S. horse artillery brigade, near Culpeper, Va., September, 1863]

[Officers of U.S. horse artillery brigade, near Culpeper, Va., Septemb...

Officers of Army of the Potomac posed in front of three tents. Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 607.

[Signal tower on roof of house]

[Signal tower on roof of house]

Signed lower right: ARW. Title devised. Inscribed lower right: Oct 1863. Formerly Waud no. C-164. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1091) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Abraham Lincoln]

[Abraham Lincoln]

Photograph showing portrait of Lincoln, seated, holding glasses and paper, taken August 9, 1863. Title devised by Library staff. Accessions box no. DLC/PP - 1972:018

[Studio portraits of Japanese officers (yaconin) and a high priest dressed in robes]

[Studio portraits of Japanese officers (yaconin) and a high priest dre...

Title devised by Library staff. Captions on front of item: "Japanese calvary officer" (upper left); "Japanese officer" (upper right); "A Japanese officer (Yaconin)" (lower left); and "Japanese high priest in fu... more

[Abraham] Lincoln's summer home, Washington, D.C.

[Abraham] Lincoln's summer home, Washington, D.C.

Anderson cottage on grounds of Soldiers' Home. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Civil War envelope with "God save the Union"]

[Civil War envelope with "God save the Union"]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Father & Mother, Centerville, Allegeny Co., New York, from Mervin; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

Ireland's last martyrs

Ireland's last martyrs

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Schlegel, G. Copyright deposit, Southern District of N.Y.

The emancipation of the negroes, January, 1863 - The past and the future / Drawn by Mr. Thomas Nast.

The emancipation of the negroes, January, 1863 - The past and the futu...

Below rays of "Emancipation," a scene of African Americans enjoying a comfortable home life is flanked by scenes of the past, including the selling and abuse of slaves, and scenes of the future, including educa... more

An army mule. September 28, 1863

An army mule. September 28, 1863

Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.1.99) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

129th Reg + ILL Volls. [sic] at camp "Lady Polk," Nashville, Tenn

129th Reg + ILL Volls. [sic] at camp "Lady Polk," Nashville, Tenn

Ink sketch within oval border of Federal encampment with numerous tents, trees and a flagpole with the Union flag.

Federal dead on the field of battle of first day

Federal dead on the field of battle of first day

Photographs show dead soldiers, horses, and a donkey on the battlefield at Gettysburg. Nos. 242, 243, 234, 226, 274, 266. Title from item. Forms part of Civil War Photographs (Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eaton Collection)

Ponton [i.e. pontoon] bridges at "Franklins crossing" 2-1/2 miles below Fredericksburg, Va., laid April 29th 1863 - from plain above river bottom Bridges were laid here in Decr. 1862 & in April & June 1862 [i.e. 1863].

Ponton [i.e. pontoon] bridges at "Franklins crossing" 2-1/2 miles belo...

Photograph shows two pontoon bridges at Franklin's Crossing with soldiers and horses and an encampment on the opposite side of the Rappannock River. Title from item. Accession box no. DLC/PP-1974:175

Thanksgiving festivities at Fort Pulaski, Georgia, Thursday, Nov. 27 / from a sketch by our special artist, W.T. Crane.

Thanksgiving festivities at Fort Pulaski, Georgia, Thursday, Nov. 27 /...

Composite of eight scenes of games and dancing. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1863 Jan. 3, p. 237.

A settlers hut on the Red river

A settlers hut on the Red river

Signed lower right: A.R.W. Title on recto. Inscribed below title, lower left: Dug out; and upper right: 31. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.10) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Drum Corps, 93d New York Infantry, Bealton, Va., August, 1863

Drum Corps, 93d New York Infantry, Bealton, Va., August, 1863

Group portrait of 8 boys posed with drums and other people. No. 514. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Original glass negative is: LC-B817-7514.

Richmond and its defences. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South"

Richmond and its defences. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The...

Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640.4 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 236 and 237. Signed (facsimile): Charles: Sholl, Topl. ... more

Map of the southern states, including rail roads, county towns, state capitals, count roads, the southern coast from Delaware to Texas, showing the harbors, inlets, forts and position of blockading ships.

Map of the southern states, including rail roads, county towns, state ...

Scale ca. 1:2,970,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 37 At top of map: Bacon's shilling series of war maps,-no. 3. Inset: Enlarged plan of the battle fields of Virginia and Maryland. Scale ca. 1:1,040,000. 16 x ... more

[Map of northwest Alabama and northeast Mississippi].

[Map of northwest Alabama and northeast Mississippi].

"Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989." Pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S14 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

Admiral Porter's second dummy frightening the Rebels at Vicksburg

Admiral Porter's second dummy frightening the Rebels at Vicksburg

Illustration showing a phony ironclad made of wood meant to fool the Confederate batteries on the Mississippi River at Vicksburg into wasting ammunition trying to sink the dummy vessel. Title from item. Illus. ... more

The battle of Chancellorsville Sunday, May 3rd, 1863 /

The battle of Chancellorsville Sunday, May 3rd, 1863 /

Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to left. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor mounted on cloth. Cameo impression in margin at bottom right: Reynolds's Bristolboard (w... more

[Map of Culpeper County with parts of Madison, Rappahannock, and Fauquier counties, Virginia] /

[Map of Culpeper County with parts of Madison, Rappahannock, and Fauqu...

Printed general map without title or border showing roads, railroads, settlements, farms with owners' names, vegetation, streams, and fords. Relief shown by form lines in hilly areas. Also covers Culpeper city ... more

Rebel line in front of Sedgwick--Mine Run 1863

Rebel line in front of Sedgwick--Mine Run 1863

Lone cavalryman on hillside looking across open fields toward farm houses and rebel troops beyond. Signed lower right: A.R. Waud. Title inscribed below image. Published in: Harpers Weekly, 2 January 1864, p. 12... more

Siege of Charleston - the magazine of Fort Moultrie exploded by a shell from the grounded MONITOR WEEHAWKEN, Sept. 8, [1863]

Siege of Charleston - the magazine of Fort Moultrie exploded by a shel...

Wood engraving after sketch by W.T. Crane. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1863 Oct. 3. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Artists, Publ. I.; US... more

Headquarters of the Union Army commanded by Gen. Grant, on the banks of the Mississippi, near Vicksburg [steamboats in backgrd.]

Headquarters of the Union Army commanded by Gen. Grant, on the banks o...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Wood engraving after sketch by Henri Lovie. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 16, no. 392 (1863 Apr. 4), p. 29.

Seat of war in America, 6d.

Seat of war in America, 6d.

Shows fortifications in eastern Virginia. Also shows parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 476.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ... more

Portions of the military departments of Virginia, Washington, Middle & the Susquehanna /

Portions of the military departments of Virginia, Washington, Middle &...

Differs from LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.2 and 47.3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy signed by Gen. M. C. Meigs and annotated in pencil.

[Civil War envelope showing woman holding flag with message "For the Union" and USS New Hampshire]

[Civil War envelope showing woman holding flag with message "For the U...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Elizabeth D. Stebbings, Waterloo, Seneca County, N.Y.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

An U.S. baggage train on its way to the Army at Falmouth, Va.

An U.S. baggage train on its way to the Army at Falmouth, Va.

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1863 Jan. 3, p. 228.

Federal dead on the field of battle of first day, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Federal dead on the field of battle of first day, Gettysburg, Pennsylv...

Title from item. No. 243. Civil War Photograph Collection.

Historical sketch of the Rebellion : [United States] /

Historical sketch of the Rebellion : [United States] /

Scale ca. 1:5,800,000. LC copy annotated in pencil. Shows "Limits of territory controlled by U.S. Forces July 31st 1863." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 40.1 Another issue. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley... more

Stephen Girard, 1750-1831

Stephen Girard, 1750-1831

Full lgth., seated at small table, facing left. Steel engraving after painting by Chappel. Copyrighted by Johnson, Fry & Co. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Map of the Battle of Gettysburg, Penna. : showing positions held July 2nd 1863.

Map of the Battle of Gettysburg, Penna. : showing positions held July ...

This map shows the disposition of troops on this second day of the battle. The designation "5 p.m." appears slightly to the left of the title. As the fighting began late in the day and continued on well into th... more

[A. M. Scales, Brigidier General, C.S.A., half-length portrait, facing right]

[A. M. Scales, Brigidier General, C.S.A., half-length portrait, facing...

Title devised by Library staff. On verso: Brig.-Genl. A.M. Scales, N.C. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

The Battle of Chancellorsville, Sunday May 3rd 9 p.m.

The Battle of Chancellorsville, Sunday May 3rd 9 p.m.

Map shows troop locations around Chancellorsville, Va., and on both sides of the Rapidan River. The map depicts the formation of Confederate troops under McLaws, Slocum and Stuart to the west of Chancellorsvill... more

Topography of the north side of Hunting Creek near Alexandria, Va. /

Topography of the north side of Hunting Creek near Alexandria, Va. /

Relief shown by contours and hachures. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, Supdt. "Copied from the Archives of the U.S. Coast Survey for Gen. J.G. Barnard. [Signed] J.E. Hilgard, Asst. Coast Survey... more

Invasion of Maryland - General Meade's army crossing the Antietam in pursuit of Lee, July 12 / from a sketch by our special artist, E. Forbes.

Invasion of Maryland - General Meade's army crossing the Antietam in p...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 16, no. 409 (1863 Aug. 1), p. 304.

Map of the counties of Chenango and Cortland, New York : from actual surveys /

Map of the counties of Chenango and Cortland, New York : from actual s...

Relief shown by hachures. Shows landowners. LC Land ownership maps, 483 Includes distance charts, business directories, and illustrations. Ancillary maps: Afton -- Bainbridge -- Bennettsville -- Chenango Forks ... more

Map of the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1st, 2nd & 3rd, 1863, showing line of battle on P.M. of 2nd

Map of the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1st, 2nd & 3rd, 1863, showi...

Scale ca. 1:13,100. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 357 Shows topography by hachures, vegetation, drainage, roads, railroads, houses, stonewalls, cultivated areas, churches, and cemeteries. Union and Confederate p... more

Vendue Range, Charleston, S.C.--The building on the left is where the first shell struck the city

Vendue Range, Charleston, S.C.--The building on the left is where the ...

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 3070. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-3070. Brady-Handy Collection.

[Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President. Seated portrait, holding glasses and newspaper, Aug. 9, 1863]

[Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President. Seated portrait, holding glasses and...

"Lincoln poses in Gardner's new gallery on Sunday, August 9, 1863. ... Lincoln had promised to be Gardner's first sitter and chose Sunday for his visit to avoid 'curiosty-seekers and other seekers' while on his... more

Battle of Chancellorsville, Va. Position of the 12th and part of the 3rd Corps covering Chancellorsville Plateau May 2nd and 3rd 1863.

Battle of Chancellorsville, Va. Position of the 12th and part of the 3...

Maps shows the location of Union troops including the 2nd Division under Geary and 1st Division under Williams near Chancellorsville, Va., and the extends from the location of Gen. Hooker's and Gen. Slocum's he... more

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