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Topic: american civil war

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A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, the improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love : 2ly, the west part by Capt. Tho. Nairn : 3ly, a chart of the coast from Virginia to Cape Florida /

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, t...

Shows coastal area from North Carolina to Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Charles Town. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

Ichnography of Charleston, South-Carolina : at the request of Adam Tunno, Esq., for the use of the Phœnix Fire-Company of London, taken from actual survey, 2d August 1788 /

Ichnography of Charleston, South-Carolina : at the request of Adam Tun...

Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to 1 in. Oriented with north toward the lower right. "Published 1st Jan'y 1790 by E. Petrie, No. 13 America Square." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster im... more

Sunset view of Fort Sumter before the bombardment [1861]

Sunset view of Fort Sumter before the bombardment [1861]

Engraving by N. Orr [?] of drawing by H. Fenn. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Civil War Forts Sumter 1861; Shelf.

Artist group - Mathew Brady seated on left

Artist group - Mathew Brady seated on left

Photograph shows group portrait of artists who participated in the art exhibition at the Metropolitan Fair in New York City, 1864, held to support the United States Sanitary Commission, "for the relief of the s... more

[Lieutenant Colonel Karl Friedrich Heinrich von Trebra, Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, half-length portrait, facing front] / Abtheilung für Portraits, Wilhelm Grundner.

[Lieutenant Colonel Karl Friedrich Heinrich von Trebra, Union officer ...

Title devised by Library staff. Sitter identified by Michael Peake. Date based on Trebra's emigration from Germany in 1854 and death in 1863. Subject is wearing a German military uniform. In: Adolph Metzner pho... more

[Hon. Andrew Johnson, half-length portrait, facing left]

[Hon. Andrew Johnson, half-length portrait, facing left]

Brady-Handy Collection (Library of Congress). Print reversed from original(?) LC-BH82-4437.

Paris, New York & Philadelphia fashions for spring & summer 1855, published & sold by F. Mahan, No. 186 Chesnut Street, Philadelphia / P.S. Duval & Co's Steam lith. Press, Philada.

Paris, New York & Philadelphia fashions for spring & summer 1855, publ...

Print shows in two horizontal panels, at top, men, a woman, and two children standing in a large drawing room, and at bottom, men, a woman, and two children standing outdoors on a street at seaside. At bottom c... more

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Ill...

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. According to Ostendorf, this portrait by Hessler was copied during Lincoln's campaign and further distributed. Ostendorf, no. 2 (variation) Meserve, n... more

[Abraham Lincoln while a traveling lawyer, taken in Danville, Illinois

[Abraham Lincoln while a traveling lawyer, taken in Danville, Illinois

Illus. in: The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln / Frederick Hill Meserve. New York, Privately printed, 1911, p. 43. Original photograph: The original ambrotype is at the Illinois State Historical Library. Ostendo... more

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Ill...

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Ostendorf, no. 2 Meserve, no. 6 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 6-7.

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Reversed and retouched copy of photo by Alexander Hessler]

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Reversed a...

"On February 28, 1857, Alexander Hesler took the famous photograph of Lincoln in Chicago. About seven months earlier, so the story went, Lincoln had posed for William H. Masters of Princeton, Illinois. No photo... more

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing left]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing left]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbins in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. ... more

[General John Buford of General Staff U.S. Volunteers Infantry Regiment in uniform] / From photographic negative in Brady's National Portrait Gallery.

[General John Buford of General Staff U.S. Volunteers Infantry Regimen...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) Purchased from: The Excelsior Brigade, Inc., April 2015. Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Lib... more

Maj. Gen. G.A. Custer / From photographic negative in Brady's National Portrait Gallery.

Maj. Gen. G.A. Custer / From photographic negative in Brady's National...

Photograph shows portrait of George Armstrong Custer in uniform. Title from item. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) Purchased from: Thomas Harris, New York, New York, May 2015. Forms part of: Lilje... more

[Abraham Lincoln, bust-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, bust-length portrait, facing right]

Ostendorf, no. 12 Meserve, no. 4 Original photograph: The original tintype is at the National Lincoln Museum (Old Ford's Theatre), according to Ostendorf. Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album /... more

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbons in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. ... more

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbins in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. 29)

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbons in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. ... more

[Andrew Johnson, Senator from Tennessee, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Andrew Johnson, Senator from Tennessee, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-l...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 228. Each item includes subject's orig... more

[Plaster copy of statue of George Washington]

[Plaster copy of statue of George Washington]

Photograph of plaster copy of a statue by William Hubard after an original by Jean-Antoine Houdon showing George Washington standing, dressed in his Revolutionary War uniform, holding a walking cane in one hand... more

[Two unidentified soldiers of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues, later assigned to Co. A, 46th Virginia Infantry Regiment, in uniform]

[Two unidentified soldiers of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues, later...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-39. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Ann... more

"Washington" by Houdon. Original in State-house at Richmond, Va.

"Washington" by Houdon. Original in State-house at Richmond, Va.

Photograph of plaster copy of a statue by William Hubard after an original by Jean-Antoine Houdon showing George Washington standing, dressed in his Revolutionary War uniform, holding a walking cane in one hand... more

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Gen. Thomas Williams

Gen. Thomas Williams

Photograph shows two half-length portraits of Thomas R. Williams (1815-1862), a general for the Union during the Civil War.

Garde Lafayette, 1860

Garde Lafayette, 1860

Several full-length sketches of soldiers and a woman.

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Andrews of Mass

Andrews of Mass

Full-length portrait of George Andrews.

Colonne Vendome

Colonne Vendome

Stereograph shows monument to Napoleon's victory at Austerlitz at Place Vendôme, Paris.