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Hughes topographical military map of Richmond and Petersburgh [sic] cities with adjacent country in perspective showing the rebel fortifications

Hughes topographical military map of Richmond and Petersburgh [sic] ci...

Scale ca. 1:220,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.1 Copyright no. 27521. Deposited July 23, 1864. Stamped in lower left corner: Copyright Library Mar. 1865. This appears to be the work map for "Hughes milit... more

Falls in Red River, surveyed by L. G. De Russy.

Falls in Red River, surveyed by L. G. De Russy.

Scale ca. 1:2,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 240.5 Pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen showing soundings and obstructions in Red River. A red line delineates the river channel. Stamped at botto... more

Commissary Depot at Cedar Level, Va. August, 1864

Commissary Depot at Cedar Level, Va. August, 1864

No. 182. Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil Wa... more

[Paine copy of the Emancipation Proclamation. Copy 2.]

[Paine copy of the Emancipation Proclamation. Copy 2.]

Done entirely with steel pens and ordinary writing ink, by J. E. Paine, Brooklyn, New York.

[Union troop positions east of Dallas, Georgia, May 25-June 5, 1864].

[Union troop positions east of Dallas, Georgia, May 25-June 5, 1864].

Shows Union troop positions in eastern Paulding County, Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany t... more

Hampton Roads, Va., fleet in squall, Dec. 1864

Hampton Roads, Va., fleet in squall, Dec. 1864

No. 836. Similar view: LC-USZ62-79429. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

Preliminary map of a part of the south side of James River : from surveys and reconnaissances /

Preliminary map of a part of the south side of James River : from surv...

Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj Genl. J.F. Gilmer Chief Engr. Civil War salted paper maps. AL 91. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H19 A... more

Position of the 15th, 16th & 17th A.C.s, July 5th, [1864] evening.

Position of the 15th, 16th & 17th A.C.s, July 5th, [1864] evening.

Shows environs of Turner's Ferry in Cobb County, Georgia. Indicates "Rebel works" and "Rebel works taken this morning." Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil. LC Civil W... more

On picket, Rappahannock Station, Va.

On picket, Rappahannock Station, Va.

Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.1.250) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Map of Richmond and vicinity /

[Map of Richmond and vicinity /

Relief shown by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Map consists of four sheets, each 32 X 26 cm., which have been joined together. Lower sheets are numbered "Range C, no. 2" and "Range C... more

[Elmira Prison, Elmira, New York]

[Elmira Prison, Elmira, New York]

Photograph shows rows of tents within stockade at Camp Rathbun, which was converted to a prison camp for Confederate soldiers in 1864. Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; Cal Packard; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:060).

Hubei Henan he tu.

Hubei Henan he tu.

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

Railroad mortar at Petersburg, Va., July 25, 1864

Railroad mortar at Petersburg, Va., July 25, 1864

Photograph shows the mortar used to protect the United States Military Railroad. No. 304. Title from item. Published in: Russell's Civil War photographs : 116 historic prints / by Andrew J. Russell ; with a pre... more

Headquarters Army of the Potomac - Brandy Station, April 1864. Provost Marshal's Office

Headquarters Army of the Potomac - Brandy Station, April 1864. Provost...

No. 259. Title from item. Photographer from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil War Photography, c2003. Gift;... more

[Map of the battle of Atlanta, Georgia, July 22, 1864].

[Map of the battle of Atlanta, Georgia, July 22, 1864].

Shows environs of Decatur, Georgia including the "line of the enemy," the position of a Union battery, and the positions of the 15th and 17th Army Corps. Relief shown by hachures. Similar map appears in the U.S... more

Hare house, Petersburg

Hare house, Petersburg

House and landscape. Title inscribed below image. Green sheet and white sheet joined, sketch on green sheet only. Formerly Waud no. B-145. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.909) Forms part of: Morgan co... more

The Rebel position at Mine Run [Arnold's Battery at left, Roe's farm in center and Pa. Batteries F and G in foreground]

The Rebel position at Mine Run [Arnold's Battery at left, Roe's farm i...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 8, (1864 January 2), p. 13. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

Grant's Great Campaign--Last fight of the Pennsylvania Reserves

Grant's Great Campaign--Last fight of the Pennsylvania Reserves

Attributed to A.R. Waud. Title printed below image. Published in: Harper's Weekly, June 25, 1864, p. 412. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.743a) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

The money crisis in the South - auction sale of a five dollar gold piece at Danville near the N. Carolina border

The money crisis in the South - auction sale of a five dollar gold pie...

Wood engraving from a sketch by a Union prisoner. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1864 Feb. 13. Reference copy may be in LOT 4402. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. C... more

Views in the woods in the Federal lines on north side of Orange Plank Road

Views in the woods in the Federal lines on north side of Orange Plank ...

Photograph showing skulls and bones of unburied soldiers. Title from item. No. 5019. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battlefield of the "Wilderness". Forms part of Civil War Photograph Co... more

Views in camp of 50th New York Engineers in front of Petersburg, Va.

Views in camp of 50th New York Engineers in front of Petersburg, Va.

No. 790. Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil Wa... more

Resurvey of Charleston Bar

Resurvey of Charleston Bar

Scale 1:30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384 "No. 15" is in the upper left corner. Revised and redrawn edition of the preceding chart published in 1862. Description derived from published bibliography. Avai... more

Winter quarters of Quartermaster's Department, 6th Army Corps. near Hazel River, Va., 1864

Winter quarters of Quartermaster's Department, 6th Army Corps. near Ha...

No. B361. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 7, page 313". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Federal earthworks on north bank of North Anna River--Confederate earthworks on south bank--in distance

Federal earthworks on north bank of North Anna River--Confederate eart...

Civil War Photograph Collection. Original negative no. LC-B811-756.

Discussing the probabilities of the next advance. Feb. 1864

Discussing the probabilities of the next advance. Feb. 1864

Photograph shows two men in civilian dress seated and smoking pipes at camp in Brandy Station, Virginia. Title from item. Print from stereograph glass negative LC-B811-61 in the Brady-Handy Photograph Collection.

Hunan Sichuan he tu.

Hunan Sichuan he tu.

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

Wounded soldiers from the battles in the "Wilderness" at Fredericksburg, Va., May 20, 1864

Wounded soldiers from the battles in the "Wilderness" at Fredericksbur...

Photo shows wounded soldiers resting outside of the Sanitary Commission depot in Fredericksburg. The woman seated in the doorway is volunteer nurse, Abby Gibbons of New York City (source: descendant Angela Sche... more

Map of Lunenburg County, Va. /

Map of Lunenburg County, Va. /

Shows landowners. Relief shown by hachures. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, VA, General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer - Presented to - the West Point Military Academy by his only daughter, ... more

Nr Fort Steadman [sic]

Nr Fort Steadman [sic]

Faint sketch of battery and earthworks. Title inscribed above image. Formerly Waud no. B-33. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.798) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Sketch of the battle of Belle Grove or Cedar Creek, Wednesday, Oct'r 19th, 1864 /

Sketch of the battle of Belle Grove or Cedar Creek, Wednesday, Oct'r 1...

Shows fortifications but no troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil over 3/8-inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H195 Available... more

City Point, Va., July 5, 1864

City Point, Va., July 5, 1864

No. 794. Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil Wa... more

Map of Roanoke County, Va. /

Map of Roanoke County, Va. /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Blue-line print. Oriented with north toward right. "Maps from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer. Pr... more

The Chicago platform / Th. Nast.

The Chicago platform / Th. Nast.

A deceptive broadside, ostensibly a pro-McClellan campaign piece but actually a piercing attack on the Democratic platform. In the center is a portrait of Democratic presidential candidate George B. McClellan... more

Headquarters Q.M. department, City Point

Headquarters Q.M. department, City Point

Photograph shows a railroad bridge above a creek bed in City Point, now known as Hopewell, Virginia. Building in the distance. No. 33. Title from item.

[Iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

[Iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in album: Photographs of arctic ice / William Bradford, [plate 8] Typewritten text in album lists photographers as J.L. Dunmore and G.P. Critcherson, but William H. Pierce... more

The defenses of Richmond, 1864

The defenses of Richmond, 1864

Shows the fortifications surrounding Richmond including, Brook Run to the north, and Harrison's Landing to the south. The James River and major roads and railroad lines are also indicated. Color coding indicat... more

[Abraham Lincoln]

[Abraham Lincoln]

Political campaign button for 1864 presidential election showing bust portrait of Abraham Lincoln, facing left (Anthony Berger photo Feb. 9, 1864); metal casing with pin fastener attached. Title devised by Libr... more

Life in camp, part 2

Life in camp, part 2

Souvenir cards showing the daily life of Union soldiers during the Civil War, on the front, in camp, and on furlough, also, an artist traveling with the army, zouaves, parting with loved ones, and an African Am... more

[Allegorical illustration of man, woman, angels, devils] / K.H. Schmolze.

[Allegorical illustration of man, woman, angels, devils] / K.H. Schmol...

Reproduction of drawing used in book of poetry. Illus. in: Schmolze, Karl Heinrich / An artist's poems, Philadelphia, 1864, pl. 3. Reference copy in LOT 4450-H.

Field hospital, Second Army Corps, Brandy Station / negative by J. Gardner, positive by A. Gardner.

Field hospital, Second Army Corps, Brandy Station / negative by J. Gar...

Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], v. 2, no. 54. Copyright by A. Gardner. Title from item.

[Cowan's independent battery, 1st N.Y., inside one of the rebel forts in front of Petersburg, 24th June 1864]

[Cowan's independent battery, 1st N.Y., inside one of the rebel forts ...

No. 787. Title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil War Photography, c2003. Mount... more

Guerrilla Depredations - Seizing Horses

Guerrilla Depredations - Seizing Horses

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1864 Dec. 24, p. 829. Reference copy may be in LOT 4420P. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Civil War, 1861-1865 Guerrillas; Shelf.

Views in the woods between Palmers and Spotswoods Houses at point where Federals carried Confederate entrenchments

Views in the woods between Palmers and Spotswoods Houses at point wher...

Photograph showing fallen trees in woods. Title from item. No. 5015. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battlefield of the "Wilderness". Forms part of Civil War Photograph Collection (Librar... more

Portion of a map being compiled in the Engr. Bureau, July 1864 : [eastern Georgia and western South Carolina].

Portion of a map being compiled in the Engr. Bureau, July 1864 : [east...

Relief shown by shading and hachures. Main entry from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S34 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In manuscript... more

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