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Mortar dictator

Mortar dictator

Page of text describing the mortar pictured in the accompanying plate.

[Rabbits]
[Illinois statehouse, Springfield, Ill, with details showing draped bunting on dome]

[Illinois statehouse, Springfield, Ill, with details showing draped bu...

Drawing shows the Illinois statehouse where President Abraham Lincoln lay in state in Springfield, Ill., May 3-4,1865. (Source: Mark Johnson, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2010)

Collecting remains of killed at Cold Harbor for re-internment

Collecting remains of killed at Cold Harbor for re-internment

Glass window transparency shows African American soldiers digging with shovels near remains of the dead from the Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia.

Battle at Black River, M[ar]ch 16th, 65

Battle at Black River, M[ar]ch 16th, 65

Lone rider on road, with batteries, cabin, trees, and smoke.

Map of Kansas and Nebraska.

Map of Kansas and Nebraska.

Township map showing drainage, cities and towns, location of the land grant railroads and indicating the 10-, 20-, & 25-mile limits of grants. Shows land offices and the Surveyor General's office.

Plan of the Battle of Five Forks, Va., March 31st 1865 and 1st April.

Plan of the Battle of Five Forks, Va., March 31st 1865 and 1st April.

Map shows view from Petersburg to Five Forks, Va. As part of an overall plan to force the Confederate troops out of their Petersburg trenches, on March 30, 1865, Gen. Sheridan's troops advanced on Dinwiddie Co... more

The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing [sic] battlefield of 5 Forks and Hatcher's Run, Friday March 31st, Saturday April 1st & Sunday April 2nd 1865.

The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing [sic] battlefield of 5 Forks...

Shows the area surrounding Petersburg on the Appomattox River with all major transportation lines noted. Union forces under Grant are opposed by Lee's Confederates. Five Forks is to the left of the image; Port ... more

[Map of attack on Fort Fisher, Wilmington, N.C.]

[Map of attack on Fort Fisher, Wilmington, N.C.]

Shows details of the area surrounding Wilmington, N.C., during the Union attack on and capture of Fort Fisher.

Railroad map of the central part of California, and part of Nevada. 1865.

Railroad map of the central part of California, and part of Nevada. 18...

Outline map of the U.S. West, from vicinity of Lake Tahoe to the Pacific Ocean.