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