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Sen. Powell Clayton Gov. of Arkansas, Col. of 5th Kansas vol. cav. U.S.A.

Sen. Powell Clayton Gov. of Arkansas, Col. of 5th Kansas vol. cav. U.S...

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Samarkandskiia drevnosti. Grobnitsa sviatago Kassima [sic] ibni Abassa (Shakh-Zinde) i mavzolei pri nem [sic]. Mavzolei Emira Kutuluka Turdi Bek-Aka. Otdielka shchek nishi naruzhnago fasada (verkh)

Samarkandskiia drevnosti. Grobnitsa sviatago Kassima [sic] ibni Abassa...

Illus. in: Turkestanskīi al'bom, chast' arkheologicheskaia ..., 1871-1872, part 1, vol. 1, pl. 27.

[Jefferson Davis's attempted escape in woman's clothes with a knife in his hand.]

[Jefferson Davis's attempted escape in woman's clothes with a knife in...

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Richmond, Virginia. Group of Negroes ("Freedmen") by canal

Richmond, Virginia. Group of Negroes ("Freedmen") by canal

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La Mahea, Hon. M.D. ? (Samoan Minister)

La Mahea, Hon. M.D. ? (Samoan Minister)

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Dickey, Hon. Henry L. of Ohio

Dickey, Hon. Henry L. of Ohio

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Morton, Hon. Oliver Hazard Perry T. of Ind. Gov. of Ind. in 1861

Morton, Hon. Oliver Hazard Perry T. of Ind. Gov. of Ind. in 1861

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[Return envelope of the Bureau of the American Freedmen's Aid Union, No. 130 Nassau-Street, New York]
Dayton Extra Journal, [newspaper]. April 15, 1865.

Dayton Extra Journal, [newspaper]. April 15, 1865.

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[Bingham and Dodd portrait of Lincoln.]

[Bingham and Dodd portrait of Lincoln.]

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[President Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[President Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

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Owl Gap Cut. 900 feet long, 45 feet deep. 80 miles from Sacramento

Owl Gap Cut. 900 feet long, 45 feet deep. 80 miles from Sacramento

No. 91. Part of series: Central Pacific Railroad, California, scenes in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Petersburg, Virginia. Confederate breastworks in front of Petersburg

Petersburg, Virginia. Confederate breastworks in front of Petersburg

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The Independent, [newspaper]. April 27, 1865.
Petersburg, Virginia. Interior of colonial mansion on Bollingbrook street

Petersburg, Virginia. Interior of colonial mansion on Bollingbrook str...

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Crowd at the Baltimore depot before the funeral arrived

Crowd at the Baltimore depot before the funeral arrived

Photograph shows flags waving at the Baltimore rail terminal where a crowd is gathered awaiting the arrival of Abraham Lincoln's funeral car on April 21, 1865.

Horace Greeley to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, February 06, 1865  (Requests exchange of Roger A. Pryor)
Death of Abraham Lincoln, April 15th 1865 / E.B. & E.C. Kellogg ; F.P. Whiting.

Death of Abraham Lincoln, April 15th 1865 / E.B. & E.C. Kellogg ; F.P....

Print shows Abraham Lincoln on his deathbed surrounded by large group of men, each identified on the print. No. 259. Exhibited: American Treasures of the Library of Congress, Library of Congress, 2005-2006.

Henry T. Cheever to Charles Sumner, Thursday, January 26, 1865  (Cover letter)
West Virginia grand march

West Virginia grand march

Music associated with the Union side

Richmond, Virginia. View from Gambles Hill

Richmond, Virginia. View from Gambles Hill

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[Group portrait of Freemasons of Anglo-Saxon Lodge, seated and standing, in ceremonial dress
Charleston, South Carolina. Flag-raising ceremony at Fort Sumter. Arrival of Gen. Robert Anderson and guests

Charleston, South Carolina. Flag-raising ceremony at Fort Sumter. Arri...

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[Petersburg, Va. Heavy gun mounted on inner line of Confederate fortifications]

[Petersburg, Va. Heavy gun mounted on inner line of Confederate fortif...

Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the siege of Petersburg, June 1864-April 1865.

[Charleston, S.C. Houses on the Battery; the nearest is burned out]

[Charleston, S.C. Houses on the Battery; the nearest is burned out]

Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Charleston, S.C., 1863-1865.

Thomas T. Crittenden, Rep from Mo. Lt. Col 7th Mo. Cav. Militia Regt. USA

Thomas T. Crittenden, Rep from Mo. Lt. Col 7th Mo. Cav. Militia Regt. ...

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Officers of 50th Regiment Pennsylvania Infantry

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Officers of 50th Regiment Pennsylvania Infan...

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Jeff. Davis caught at last. Hoop skirts & southern chivalry.
View of Johnson's Island, near Sandusky City, O.

View of Johnson's Island, near Sandusky City, O.

Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 320 Perspective drawing showing fortifications, prison, buildings, and vegetation. Principal buildings are keyed by number to a list in the lower left corner. De... More

Washington, District of Columbia. Government repair shops. Wheelright shop

Washington, District of Columbia. Government repair shops. Wheelright ...

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Sharon, Hon. Wm. Of Nevada. Senator

Sharon, Hon. Wm. Of Nevada. Senator

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[Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in military uniform] / M.B. Brady & Co. National Photographic Portrait Galleries, No. 352 Pennsylvania Av., Washington, D.C. & New York.

[Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in military uniform] / M.B. Brady & Co. Nationa...

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Abraham Lincoln and his pall bearers, April 20, 1865.

Abraham Lincoln and his pall bearers, April 20, 1865.

Indicates which bearers are deceased.

Emancipation proclamation issued January 1st, 1863, [G. R. Russell].

Emancipation proclamation issued January 1st, 1863, [G. R. Russell].

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Samarkandskiia drevnosti. Grobnitsa sviatago Kussama ibni Abassa (Shakh-Zinde) i mavzolei pri nei. Mavzolei Shirin-Beka. Obshchii vid s vostoka na mavzolei: Shirin-Beka, Chugun'-Beka-Aki i Kutluk-Turdi-Bek-Aki

Samarkandskiia drevnosti. Grobnitsa sviatago Kussama ibni Abassa (Shak...

Illus. in: Turkestanskīi al'bom, chast' arkheologicheskaia ..., 1871-1872, part 1, vol. 1, pl. 64.

Golden sayings of Abraham Lincoln.. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Golden sayings of Abraham Lincoln.. American Civil War 1861-1865.

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Aiken house on Weldon Railroad, Virginia / negative by J. Reekie, positive by A. Gardner.

Aiken house on Weldon Railroad, Virginia / negative by J. Reekie, posi...

Photograph showing a farm house near Petersburg. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], v. 2, no. 71. Copyright by A. Gardne... More

[A. Kidder copy of the Emancipation proclamation. Copy 2]

[A. Kidder copy of the Emancipation proclamation. Copy 2]

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Books and stationery - Print, Library of Congress collection

Books and stationery - Print, Library of Congress collection

Print of advertisement for books and stationary showing items related to the stationary trade and a list of available products. Copyright 1865 by Andrew Peck.

Emancipation Proclamation. Proclamation by the governor / E. Knobel, fec.

Emancipation Proclamation. Proclamation by the governor / E. Knobel, f...

One of two large commemorative prints marking the ordinance issued by Missouri governor Thomas C. Fletcher, proclaiming the immediate emancipation of slaves in that state. The Missouri ordinance was issued on J... More

[Charleston, S.C. St. Michael's Church], Confederate States of America.

[Charleston, S.C. St. Michael's Church], Confederate States of America...

Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Charleston, S.C., 1863-1865.

General Sherman and his boys in blue

General Sherman and his boys in blue

Music associated with the Union side

Elizabeth E. Hutter to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, February 08, 1865  (Requests interview)
Vendue Range, Charleston, S.C.

Vendue Range, Charleston, S.C.

Stereograph showing ruined buildings, and wooden planks in the foreground. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Copyright by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. in 1865. Forms part of: Civil War Ph... More

End of track, on Humboldt Plains

End of track, on Humboldt Plains

Photo shows railroad track construction, including Chinese railroad workers. No. 317. Part of series: Central Pacific Railroad, Nevada. Scenes on the Humboldt River.

New York Times, [newspaper]. May 5, 1865.

New York Times, [newspaper]. May 5, 1865.

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Soldier's home medley
Soldier's home medley
Washington and Lincoln. The father and the saviour of our country

Washington and Lincoln. The father and the saviour of our country

George Washington and Abraham Lincoln shaking hands in front of monument, on which is an eagle and shield, and on top of which is a flame. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonne / compiled by Gale Research. Detr... More

"Lincoln's Funeral," Philadelphia / taken by Ridgeway (i.e. Ridgway) Glover.

"Lincoln's Funeral," Philadelphia / taken by Ridgeway (i.e. Ridgway) G...

Photograph shows Abraham Lincoln's casket conveyed by funeral car through the crowd on Broad Street in Philadelphia, April 22, 1865. (Source: Kunhardt, Dorothy Meserve, and Philip B, Twenty Days: A Narrative in... More

Architectural Iron Works--D.D. Badger & others, proprietors / lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp.

Architectural Iron Works--D.D. Badger & others, proprietors / lith. of...

Cut-away view of the Architectural Iron Works building illustrating manufacture of cast iron architectural elements. Illus. in: Illustrations of iron architecture, made by the Architectural Iron Works of the ci... More

Public Ledger, [newspaper]. April 26, 1865.

Public Ledger, [newspaper]. April 26, 1865.

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Public Ledger, [newspaper]. April 26, 1865.

Public Ledger, [newspaper]. April 26, 1865.

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Congress, Wednesday, February 01, 1865  (Joint Resolution Submitting 13th Amendment to the States; signed by Abraham Lincoln and Congress)
Barnum's new American museum, no. 539 & 541 Broadway, N.Y., between Spring and Prince streets The lecture room of Barnum's new American museum.

Barnum's new American museum, no. 539 & 541 Broadway, N.Y., between Sp...

Prints show the exterior facade of Barnum's American Museum and an interior view of the lecture hall or auditorium with large audience during a theatrical production. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated news... More

[Charleston, S.C. Meeting Street, near Broad; St. Michael's Church in middle distance]

[Charleston, S.C. Meeting Street, near Broad; St. Michael's Church in ...

Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Charleston, S.C., 1863-1865.

[Richmond, Va. The Belle Isle railroad bridge (covered) from the south bank]

[Richmond, Va. The Belle Isle railroad bridge (covered) from the south...

Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, fallen Richmond, April-June 1865.

[Richmond, Va. Railroad bridge and Old Dominion Iron and Nail Works on Belle Isle]

[Richmond, Va. Railroad bridge and Old Dominion Iron and Nail Works on...

Photograph of the main eastern theater of war, fallen Richmond, April-June 1865.

Lincoln at home. [Andrew O'Connor portrait of Lincoln and family.]

Lincoln at home. [Andrew O'Connor portrait of Lincoln and family.]

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[Abraham Lincoln, half-length, seated, facing front, with hand on arm of chair]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length, seated, facing front, with hand on arm ...

Copy or later print of carte de visite-size photo by Alexander Gardner taken at Gardner's Gallery in Washington, DC, on Sunday, February 5, 1865. This last photo session from life was long thought to have happe... More

District of Columbia. 100 pdr. Parrott gun at Fort Totten

District of Columbia. 100 pdr. Parrott gun at Fort Totten

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Entrance to National Cemetery

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Entrance to National Cemetery

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Magoffin, Hon. Beriah of Ky. Glass Plate Negative, American Civil War time.

Magoffin, Hon. Beriah of Ky. Glass Plate Negative, American Civil War ...

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Murder of President Lincoln; The assassin retreating across the stage and Mr. Stewart climbing upon it to pursue him; Appearance of Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C. after the murder

Murder of President Lincoln; The assassin retreating across the stage ...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 20, no. 503 (1865 May 20), p. 140.

Destruction of the depots, public buildings, and manufactories at Atlanta, Georgia, November 15, 1864 The Fourteenth and Twentieth Corps moving out of Atlanta, November 15, 1864.

Destruction of the depots, public buildings, and manufactories at Atla...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 9, no. 419 (1865 Jan. 7), p. 4.

Lincoln's funeral

Lincoln's funeral

Photograph showing a wagon pulled by six white horses. Accession box no. DLC/PP-1995:149

Lincoln's last hour.

Lincoln's last hour.

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Gray Wolf, Chief of Winnebagoes

Gray Wolf, Chief of Winnebagoes

Gray Wolf, full-length portrait, seated, facing left, holding rifle. Photo possibly by B.H. Gurnsey. No. 504.

Voyage a la lune

Voyage a la lune

French cartoon shows a man riding on a bicycle-like flying machine while looking through a telescope attached to the front. Two balloons, "Veloc[ipedes]" and "Domanie," are attached at front and rear as are pro... More

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Kirgizskaia dorozhnaia kibitka. Dzhulani [sic.]

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Kirgizskaia dorozhnaia kibitka. Dzhulani [sic...

Photograph shows men, their belongings, a camel and a horse by a kibitka, or yurt. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 2, pl. 92. "Dzhulani [sic.]" translat... More

President Lincoln at home

President Lincoln at home

Seated, holding album, with his son, Tad. Illus. from: Harper's weekly. Copyright by F.W. Sumner.

President Lincoln and family, Portrait Print

President Lincoln and family, Portrait Print

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Walter, A.B.

Lacy House from Old Wilderness Tavern ruins. This house was head qrs [i.e. quarters] of Burnside. 1st day's fight, '64

Lacy House from Old Wilderness Tavern ruins. This house was head qrs [...

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Drewry's Bluff, Virginia. Exterior of Confederate Fort Darling. (Masked battery position shown)

Drewry's Bluff, Virginia. Exterior of Confederate Fort Darling. (Maske...

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[Broadway Landing, Va.  Tripod artillery swing by the Appomattox]

[Broadway Landing, Va. Tripod artillery swing by the Appomattox]

Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the siege of Petersburg, June 1864-April 1865.

Escape of the Army of Virginia, commanded by General Lee, over the Potomac River near Williamsport

Escape of the Army of Virginia, commanded by General Lee, over the Pot...

Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.1.294) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[4 election tickets. Dec. 1865].

[4 election tickets. Dec. 1865].

On verso of Piece 4: 11 Dec. 1865. 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 71, Folder 54.

Soldier's home medley
Soldier's home medley
Charleston, South Carolina. Club house at the race course where Federal officers were confined

Charleston, South Carolina. Club house at the race course where Federa...

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The Richmond Times, [newspaper]. April 21st, 1865.

The Richmond Times, [newspaper]. April 21st, 1865.

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Public Ledger, [newspaper]. April 26, 1865.

Public Ledger, [newspaper]. April 26, 1865.

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Public Ledger, [newspaper]. April 26, 1865.

Public Ledger, [newspaper]. April 26, 1865.

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Bradwell march
[Charleston, S.C. Confederate torpedoes, shot, and shell in the Arsenal yard]

[Charleston, S.C. Confederate torpedoes, shot, and shell in the Arsena...

Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Charleston, S.C., 1863-1865.

Public Ledger, [newspaper]. April 15, 1865.

Public Ledger, [newspaper]. April 15, 1865.

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Clara Barton Papers: Subject File, 1861-1952; Civil War; Atwater, Dorence; Newspaper clippings, 1865-1905

Clara Barton Papers: Subject File, 1861-1952; Civil War; Atwater, Dore...

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[Charleston, S.C. Interior view of Fort Johnson, with stacks of shot]

[Charleston, S.C. Interior view of Fort Johnson, with stacks of shot]

Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Charleston, S.C., 1863-1865.

Clara Barton Papers: Miscellany, 1856-1957; Phrenology, 1865, undated
Sherman, Gen. Wm. T. U.S.A, American Civil War Photograph, Glass Negative.

Sherman, Gen. Wm. T. U.S.A, American Civil War Photograph, Glass Negat...

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Richmond, Virginia. Haxall & Crenshaw flour mill. (Arch Street)

Richmond, Virginia. Haxall & Crenshaw flour mill. (Arch Street)

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Hon. Blanche Kelso Bruce of Mississippi

Hon. Blanche Kelso Bruce of Mississippi

African American legislator.

Edison, Thomas A. photo by L.C. Handy 1877

Edison, Thomas A. photo by L.C. Handy 1877

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National Inauguration Ball. March 4th, 1865. Invitation.

National Inauguration Ball. March 4th, 1865. Invitation.

Invitation addressed to Mrs. Henry Smith. Public domain image related to President Abraham Lincoln, gelatin silver print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Trees shattered by artillery fire on south side of Plank Road near where Gen. Stonewall Jackson was shot

Trees shattered by artillery fire on south side of Plank Road near whe...

No. 4996. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battle-field of Chancellorsville. Photographed by a member of the field staff organized by M. B. Brady and possibly by George N. Barnard. Forms ... More

Zaravshanskii okrug. G. Samarkand. Gorodskaia bol'nitsa dlia tuzemtsev

Zaravshanskii okrug. G. Samarkand. Gorodskaia bol'nitsa dlia tuzemtsev

Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 2, pl. 146.

Embarkation of exchanged Union prisoners at Aiken's Landing, February 21, 1865 / sketched by J.R. Hamilton.

Embarkation of exchanged Union prisoners at Aiken's Landing, February ...

Print shows exchanged Union prisoners of war walking to the steamboat "New York" waiting at Aiken's Landing, South Carolina. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 9, no. 429 (1865 March 18), p. 173.

William Tecumseh Sherman, 1820-1891

William Tecumseh Sherman, 1820-1891

Head and shoulders, facing right. Photo copyrighted by Anthony Berger. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI; Photog. I.; Shelf.

Stephens, Hon. Alexander H. of GA

Stephens, Hon. Alexander H. of GA

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