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Hon. Gerrit Smith of N.Y., American Civil War Photograph, Glass Negative.

Hon. Gerrit Smith of N.Y., American Civil War Photograph, Glass Negati...

Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[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.

Edwin C. Mason 7th Maine Infantry

Edwin C. Mason 7th Maine Infantry

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched on emulsion: 1861; tape on emulsion: 848 [crossed out]. Corresponding print is in LOT 4192. Credit line: Civil war photo... More

Gen. G.B. McClellan and wife, American Civil War Photograph, Glass Negative.

Gen. G.B. McClellan and wife, American Civil War Photograph, Glass Neg...

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Lt. Col. E. Burt, 3rd Maine Inf.

Lt. Col. E. Burt, 3rd Maine Inf.

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Genoa. General view from N. West

Genoa. General view from N. West

In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 95.

The political quadrille. Music by Dred Scott

The political quadrille. Music by Dred Scott

A general parody on the 1860 presidential contest, highlighting the impact of the Dred Scott decision on the race. That controversial decision, handed down in 1857 by Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, ruled that ne... More

Battle of Hanover Court House, Hanover, Hanover County, VA

Battle of Hanover Court House, Hanover, Hanover County, VA

Significance: 1) On May 27, 1862 Union Maj. Gen. Fitz John Porter with Brig. Gen. George W. Morell's division marched at 4 A.M. from camps at New Bridge via Hundley's Corner. The column reached Pearson's Corner... More

[Untitled], American Civil War Glass Negative.

[Untitled], American Civil War Glass Negative.

Picryl description: Public domain historical photo, American history, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

[Group of 8th New York State Militia in front of tent, Arlington, Virginia, June 1861]

[Group of 8th New York State Militia in front of tent, Arlington, Virg...

Photo from Brady negative. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate cavalry uniform and snake belt buckle with two revolvers]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate cavalry uniform and snake belt bu...

Case: Berg, no. 3-175 Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Regimental Headquarters, Falmouth... More

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and Company H cap with bayoneted musket, cap box, and Volunteer Maine Militia (VMM) belt buckle in front of American flag]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and Company H cap with bayonete...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an American Civil War, military forces and conflict, officer, uniform, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

[Unidentified soldier of the 34th Indiana Infantry Regiment in zouave uniform]

[Unidentified soldier of the 34th Indiana Infantry Regiment in zouave ...

Case: Berg, no. 3-274 The 34th Indiana Zouaves were also known as the "Morton Rifles." Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/... More

[Private Albert B. Martin of Co. 3, Washington Louisiana Light Artillery Battery]

[Private Albert B. Martin of Co. 3, Washington Louisiana Light Artille...

Photograph shows identified soldier. Case: Leather; floral design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purc... More

Lincoln arrival at B&O Station, Feb. 23, 1861 for his innauguration, Lincoln Memorial Assn. J.W. Hill. Copy

Lincoln arrival at B&O Station, Feb. 23, 1861 for his innauguration, L...

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Camp Brightwood, D.C.--Contrabands in 2nd R.I. Camp

Camp Brightwood, D.C.--Contrabands in 2nd R.I. Camp

Capt. B.S. Brown (left); Lt. John P. Shaw, Co. F 2nd Regt. Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry (center); and Lt. Fry (right) with African American men and boy. Title transcribed from item. Purchase; William A. Glad... More

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with flintlock musket]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with flintlock musket]

Case: Rinhart, no. 93. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Paul Reeder, Germantown, Tenness... More

[Civil War envelope showing American flags and eagle on shield above ship and cannons with message "Our Army and Navy forever! Three cheers for the red, white, and blue"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flags and eagle on shield above s...

Addressed to Mrs. Mary A. Hubbard, Jasper, Steuben Co., N.Y., via Corning in haste; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Bath, N.Y., May 16, 1863. Annotation on verso: Direct to Savona; to me at Savona. Gift; Tom Li... More

View taken in 1861, Confederate States of America.

View taken in 1861, Confederate States of America.

Photograph shows group of men at the entrance of Fort Sumter. No. 4394. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. 9, p. 41. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. Pho... More

Fort Putnam, previously Confederate Battery Gregg, Morris Island, S.C.

Fort Putnam, previously Confederate Battery Gregg, Morris Island, S.C.

Photograph shows a parapet inside the fort with a sign, Fort Putnam", and artillery. No. 4110. Similar view in LC-B811-3479. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Brig.-Gen. A.L. Long, Va., American Civil War.

Brig.-Gen. A.L. Long, Va., American Civil War.

Photograph shows Confederate General A.L. Long, in uniform, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. No. 210. Reference print in BIOG FILE.

[Private William Baxter Ott of Co. I, 4th Virginia Infantry Regiment, in uniform with musket]

[Private William Baxter Ott of Co. I, 4th Virginia Infantry Regiment, ...

Photograph shows identified soldier killed at the 1st Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861. Case: Leather; geometric. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is avail... More

(Sailors on deck of warship)

(Sailors on deck of warship)

Part of Brady-Handy Collection. Cited in Miller, vol. 6, p. 278-279, as the gunboat Mendota.

[Private W.R. Clack of Co. B, 43rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment, with saber, pistol, and small book]
Battle of Savage Station, Sandston, Henrico County, VA

Battle of Savage Station, Sandston, Henrico County, VA

Significance: 1) In the afternoon, June 28, Maj. Gen. Ewell's Division and Maj. Gen. Stuart's cavalry moved to Bottom's Bridge and discovered the bridges burning. For Gen. Lee, this confirmed that Maj. Gen. McC... More

Confederate camp, Warrington Navy Yard, Pensacola, Florida, 1861

Confederate camp, Warrington Navy Yard, Pensacola, Florida, 1861

Photograph shows Company B of the 9th Mississippi in a bivouac camp. The cook is identified as Kinlock Falconer. (Information from the Image of War, 1981).

Alexandria, Virginia. Soldiers rest, American Civil War Glass Negative.

Alexandria, Virginia. Soldiers rest, American Civil War Glass Negative...

Public domain photograph of American Civil War era building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

An Alabama regiment marching Capitol Square, Richmond, on their way to join the rebel forces under Beauregard

An Alabama regiment marching Capitol Square, Richmond, on their way to...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 5, (1861 October 19), p. 661. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

[Civil War envelope showing angel holding American flag watching over sleeping children with broken doll on floor; also two boys sparring, one with Union flag and the other with Confederate flag; with messages "As it is," "God watches over them," and "As it will be"]

[Civil War envelope showing angel holding American flag watching over ...

Addressed to Mr. William Field, Richwood, Union Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

[Civil War envelope for Manchester Light Battery showing team of four horses pulling a limber and cannon]

[Civil War envelope for Manchester Light Battery showing team of four ...

Addressed to Mr. Ezra H. Pray, Gt. Falls, N.H.; 3 cents postage due. Notation on verso: Soldiers letter, Maj. Drew...N.H. Rgt. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family ... More

Major General P. H. Sheridan. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Major General P. H. Sheridan. American Civil War 1861-1865.

No. B29. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 4, page 263". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

1st Conn. Artillery, Ft. Richardson, Arlington Heights, Va. 20 pounder Parrott

1st Conn. Artillery, Ft. Richardson, Arlington Heights, Va. 20 pounder...

Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948. The albumen silver print is a photographic printing process that was widely used in the 19th century. It involves coating paper support with a mixture of egg whites and salt, w... More

[Unidentified young soldier in Union sack coat and forage cap]

[Unidentified young soldier in Union sack coat and forage cap]

Case: Leather geometric. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj pp/liljunion

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with cavalry sword and revolver]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with cavalry sword and re...

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

2d Rhode Island Infantry. American Civil War 1861-1865.

2d Rhode Island Infantry. American Civil War 1861-1865.

No. 993. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Officer with horse, American Civil War Glass Negative.

Officer with horse, American Civil War Glass Negative.

Picryl description: Public domain historical photo, American history, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Train Extra! Right of free speech! George Francis Train arrested in Faneuil Hall, [Newspaper].

Train Extra! Right of free speech! George Francis Train arrested in Fa...

Picryl description: Public domain book scan - American Civil War, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Fort Sumner - Fair Oaks, Va. - 19th century Virginia.

Fort Sumner - Fair Oaks, Va. - 19th century Virginia.

Glass transparency stereograph shows Union cannoneers preparing for an attack as infantry soldiers line up in the distance by the Chickahominy River, near Fair Oaks, Virginia, in June, 1862. No. 2339. Glass is cracked.

Magnus's county map of the United States, showing the forts, railroads, canals, and navigable waters. Published to trace the progress of operations by the government, as they occur, during the War of the Rebellion.

Magnus's county map of the United States, showing the forts, railroads...

Scale 1:2,111,789. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 30.2 Printed at the bottom of the map: Extra session of Congress map. Price 25 cents. General map of the eastern United States showing finished railroads, railroa... More

Battle of the Antietam fought September 16 & 17, 1862

Battle of the Antietam fought September 16 & 17, 1862

Scale 1:10,560. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 246 Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, showing "line of Hooker's advance," roads, houses and names of occupants, fences, vegetation, drainage, and relief... More

Infamous libel. From Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper. Sept. 13th, 1862. "Col Fletcher Webster, of the 12th Mass. regiment, is reported among the killed in the battle of August 29th, before Washington. He was the sole surviving son of Daniel

Infamous libel. From Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper. Sept. 13th,...

Leslie, Frank.; Copy 2 is a negative Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Colle... More

Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A., the hero of Fort Donelson [Half-lgth., standing, (6)]

Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A., the hero of Fort Donelson [Hal...

Wood engraving after a photograph. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 6, (1862 March 8), p. 145 (front page). Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pres. I.; Shelf.

[Unidentified African American soldier in Union infantry sergeant's uniform and black mourning ribbon with bayonet in front of painted backdrop]

[Unidentified African American soldier in Union infantry sergeant's un...

Case: Leather; floral design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collect... More

The siege of Vicksburg - Major General U.S. Grant, commanding / JG ; sketched by A.E. Mathews, 31st O.V.I. ; Middleton, Strobridge, & Co. Lith. Cin. O.

The siege of Vicksburg - Major General U.S. Grant, commanding / JG ; s...

Print shows soldiers in the foreground hiding behind trees and bushes during a bombardment of the encampment and earthworks of the Union army outside Vicksburg, Mississippi, with Confederate forts and earthwork... More

Gunboat COMMORDORE MCDONOUGH

Gunboat COMMORDORE MCDONOUGH

Broadside view; Union soldiers sitting in rowboat in foregrd. Hilton Head, South Carolina, 1863. Photo by Haas & Peale. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Civil ... More

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. View of Little Round Top

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. View of Little Round Top

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Battlefield of Gettysburg, Little Round Top mountain. July 1863. Corresponding print is in LOT 4167-A. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-... More

Winslow Homer - Campaign sketches. The letter for home / H.

Winslow Homer - Campaign sketches. The letter for home / H.

Print shows a nurse writing a letter for a wounded Army of the Potomac soldier in a hospital bed. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2013; (DLC/PP-2013:089.03).

[Nine views of the Gettysburg battlefield from photographs by Mathew Brady and Army of the Potomac's Twelfth Corps crossing the Rappahannock River in pursuit of Robert E. Lee from a sketch by an officer]

[Nine views of the Gettysburg battlefield from photographs by Mathew B...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1863 Aug. 22, pp. 532-533.

[Gardner photograph of Lincoln' head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front.]

[Gardner photograph of Lincoln' head-and-shoulders portrait, facing fr...

Meserve Collection 59. This portrait has been widely published, first by Philp & Solomon of Washington soon after it was made. Alexander Gardner (October 17, 1821 - December 10, 1882) was a Scottish photograph... More

Samuel Downing, aged 102, one of the survivors of the Revolution

Samuel Downing, aged 102, one of the survivors of the Revolution

Portrait shows one of the oldest surviving American Revolutionary War veterans. A similar photograph appears in: Hillard, E. B. (Elias Brewster). The Last Men of the Revolution. Hartford:, N. A. & R. A. Moore, ... More

City Point, Virginia. General hospital at City Point. (South-east view)

City Point, Virginia. General hospital at City Point. (South-east view...

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: General Hospital at City Point, Va. (SE view). Sept. 1864. Corresponding print is in LOT 4180. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Li... More

Cortina / from sketch by our special artist, C.E.H. Bonwill.

Cortina / from sketch by our special artist, C.E.H. Bonwill.

Detail from an illustration of the civil war in Matamoras, showing head-and-shoulders portrait of Cortina, facing left.

The army map of Georgia.

The army map of Georgia.

Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 129.8 "Deposited [for copyright] July 27, 1864. Recorded vol. 39, page 496" and "No. 41" are written in the right margin. "Copyright Library, 28 Jan. 1865." "En... More

Abraham Lincoln, 16th president. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Abraham Lincoln, 16th president. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Photograph showing portrait of Lincoln. Public domain image related to President Abraham Lincoln, gelatin silver print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front]

[Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front]

Public domain photograph of 19th-century portrait, gelatin silver print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[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

Public domain historical photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Entrance to National Cemetery

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Entrance to National Cemetery

Public domain photograph of American Civil War era building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

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.

Palmyre. Arc de triomphe vue generale prise de face / Bonfils.

Palmyre. Arc de triomphe vue generale prise de face / Bonfils.

Remains of Triumphal arch in Palmyra, Syria. No. 1321. The albumen silver print is a photographic printing process that was widely used in the 19th century. It involves coating paper support with a mixture of... More

The surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown A.D. 1781

The surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown A.D. 1781

Print depicts the surrender of the British forces after the Battle of Yorktown. Major General O'Hara, substituting for General Cornwallis, is shown handing his sword to the Comte de Rochambeau, who is standing ... More

The Battle on the Little Big Horn River - The Death Struggle of General Custer

The Battle on the Little Big Horn River - The Death Struggle of Genera...

Public domain image of horse riding, cavalry, military, war, 17th, 18th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Old Abe, the live war eagle of Wisconsin, from the Centennial

Old Abe, the live war eagle of Wisconsin, from the Centennial

Photograph shows eagle mascot of Co. C, 8th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, at the time of the U.S. Centennial.

Map of part of Augusta County, Colony of Virginia, 1755-1760

Map of part of Augusta County, Colony of Virginia, 1755-1760

Scale 1:1,450,000. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H279 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

City Hall, Charleston, S.C.

City Hall, Charleston, S.C.

Public domain image of a large historic building, city hall, urban architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

The greater Shenandoah by Bronson Howard.

The greater Shenandoah by Bronson Howard.

Z43604 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Halt! Created and "copyright 1894 by The Strobridge Lith Co, Cin'ti. - N.Y." Management, Charles Frohman. N.Y. 6088. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

U.S.S. Castine

U.S.S. Castine

Picryl description: Public domain image of a ship, navy, harbor, maritime photograph, 19th-20th century architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

[Confederate Monument, Baltimore, Md.], Confederate States of America

[Confederate Monument, Baltimore, Md.], Confederate States of America

Public domain photo of a 3d object, America, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Charleston, S.C., Broad St. looking west]
Oak avenue at Ashley Hall, Charleston, S.C.

Oak avenue at Ashley Hall, Charleston, S.C.

Public domain image of a large historic building, city hall, urban architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

[King Street lights at night, Charleston, S.C.]
South Battery, Charleston, S.C.

South Battery, Charleston, S.C.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a residential building, colonial house, 19th-20th century architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Orchard Knob, Grant's headquarters at battle of Missionary Ridge

Orchard Knob, Grant's headquarters at battle of Missionary Ridge

Public domain photograph related to President Ulysses Grant, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Calhoun monument, Charleston, S.C.

Calhoun monument, Charleston, S.C.

Monument to John C. Calhoun with church in background. Copyright by Detroit Photographic Company. No. 070110.

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, taken in Pittsfield, Illinois, two weeks before the final Lincoln-Douglas debate in Lincoln's unsuccessful bid for the Senate, October 1, 1858]

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, t...

Copy of an ambrotype made by Calvin Jackson. Print is reversed from original ambrotype. Illus. in: The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln / Frederick Hill Meserve. New York, Privately printed, 1911, p. 47. Ostendo... More

[Abraham Lincoln, last portrait sitting in Springfield, Illinois, before leaving for Washington, D.C., to assume the presidency]

[Abraham Lincoln, last portrait sitting in Springfield, Illinois, befo...

Illus. in: The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln / Frederick Hill Meserve. New York, Privately printed, 1911, p. 59. Ostendorf, no. 43 Meserve, no. 35 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Ll... More

Unidentified African American soldier in uniform and overseas cap with rifle and knife hanging from cartridge belt

Unidentified African American soldier in uniform and overseas cap with...

Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2017; (D073) Purchased from: Orton and Pat Begner, Rochester, New York, via Civil War Collectables, Kendall, New York, February 2017.

Oyida Peaks riveting as part of her NYA training to become a mechanic in the Assembly and Repair Department at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Oyida Peaks riveting as part of her NYA training to become a mechanic ...

Picryl description: Public domain historical photo of Second World War, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

The commemorative march on Blair Mountain on the anniversary of the 1921 Battle of Blair Mountain

The commemorative march on Blair Mountain on the anniversary of the 19...

Public domain photo of a monument, historic place, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Major Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., of Co. A and Co. G, 20th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment in uniform with sword Silsbee, Case & Co., photograph artists, 299-12 Washington St., Boston

Major Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., of Co. A and Co. G, 20th Massachuset...

Photograph shows identified soldier who was wounded at Ball's Bluff, Virginia, Antietam, Maryland, and Fredericksburg, Virginia; later served as Associate Justice and Acting Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Co... More

Secretary of War Edwin Stanton. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Secretary of War Edwin Stanton. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2017:171, formerly deposit D072) Purchased from: The Historical Shop, Metairie, Louisiana, 2016. Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Libr... More

Seth Kinman, California hunter and trapper, who presented President Lincoln with the Elk-Horn Chair Washington, D.C. & Broadway & Tenth St. New York

Seth Kinman, California hunter and trapper, who presented President Li...

Signed on verso: "Seth Kinman." Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2017:171, formerly deposit D072) Purchased from: Frohne's Historic Military, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, April 2016. Forms part of: Liljenquist Fami... More

Quartermaster Sergeant Max Henry Stein of Co. A, 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Regiment in uniform with a glass and wine bottle Ph. Rupp, photographic artist, 13 Avenue A, N.Y

Quartermaster Sergeant Max Henry Stein of Co. A, 1st Connecticut Heavy...

Photograph shows identified soldier. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2017; (D073) Purchased from: Excelsior Brigade, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia, October 2017. Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil Wa... More

District of Columbia. Company E, 4th U.S. Colored Infantry, at Fort Lincoln

District of Columbia. Company E, 4th U.S. Colored Infantry, at Fort Li...

Photograph of Washington, 1862-1865, view of the defenses of Washington. Shows 27 African Americans in two lines with rifles resting on the ground. Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milhol... More

[Portrait of Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler, officer of the Confederate Army]

[Portrait of Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler, officer of the Confederate Army...

Photograph of Gen. Joe Wheeler, CSA of 19th Alabama Infantry.

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 [...

Public domain scan of the back of stereograph card, stereoscopic view, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Strand Historic District, Ufford Building, 303-309 Twenty-third Street, Galveston, Galveston County, TX

Strand Historic District, Ufford Building, 303-309 Twenty-third Street...

Significance: One of the few remaining buildings erected in Galveston before the Civil War, the Ufford Building was built by John Brown for Edmund L. Ufford. The building was started on October 23, 1860 and com... More

U.S. gunboat Fort Hindman - Mississippi River Fleet

U.S. gunboat Fort Hindman - Mississippi River Fleet

The albumen silver print is a photographic printing process that was widely used in the 19th century. It involves coating paper support with a mixture of egg whites and salt, which creates a glossy surface to h... More

Neuhaus Complex, L. E. Neuhaus Homestead, Highway 532, Hackberry, Lavaca County, TX

Neuhaus Complex, L. E. Neuhaus Homestead, Highway 532, Hackberry, Lava...

1992 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Second Place Significance: The homestead is a notable example of German fachwerk construction of hand-hewn oak timbers and site-fired bricks. Built between 1850-1852, the 2 story... More

Political caricature. No. 4, The miscegenation ball

Political caricature. No. 4, The miscegenation ball

Although slightly different in format, this appears to be the fourth in the Bromley series of anti-Republican satires. As in no. 2 of the series, "Miscegenation or the Millenium of Abolitionism" (no. 1864-39), ... More

The Confederate States of America : 22 February 1862 - deo vindice / Andrew B. Graham Litho. Washington, D.C.

The Confederate States of America : 22 February 1862 - deo vindice / A...

Print shows the Great Seal of the Confederate States of America with George Washington at the center of a seal, in a full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, sitting on a horse, facing left, with a borde... More

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

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

Public domain photograph of American Civil War era building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Unidentified soldier in Union greatcoat with forage cap]

[Unidentified soldier in Union greatcoat with forage cap]

Case: Berg, no. 3-462. Digital photo with mat removed by Mike O'Donnell. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lil... More

[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.

[Incidents of the war. A harvest of death, Gettysburg, July, 1863]

[Incidents of the war. A harvest of death, Gettysburg, July, 1863]

Dead Federal soldiers on battlefield at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Camp Reynolds, Commanding Officer's Quarters, Angel Island State Park, Angel Island, Marin County, CA

Camp Reynolds, Commanding Officer's Quarters, Angel Island State Park,...

Significance: Camp Reynolds was established on Angel Island in 1863 to enhance the coastal defenses of San Francisco Bay during the Civil War. In 1866 Camp Reynolds became the army's general depot for receivin... More

Fort Davis, Texas Route 17, Fort Davis, Jeff Davis County, TX

Fort Davis, Texas Route 17, Fort Davis, Jeff Davis County, TX

Significance: Fort Davis guarded the Trans-Pecos segment of the southern route to California. From 1854 to 1891, except for the Civil War years, units of the U.S. Army garrisoned this remote post. The patrolled... More

Empire Sewing Machine Co., New York / Henry Seibert & Bros., general lithographers and power press printers, N.Y.

Empire Sewing Machine Co., New York / Henry Seibert & Bros., general l...

Views of New York & Brooklyn Suspension Bridge, sewing machines, people sewing by hand and with sewing machines, and transportation by stagecoach and railroad train. Copyright by Empire Sewing Machine Company. ... More

[Journey of a slave from the plantation to the battlefield]

[Journey of a slave from the plantation to the battlefield]

Uncut sheet of twelve illustrated cards presenting the journey of a slave from plantation life to the struggle for liberty, for which he gives his life, as a Union soldier during the Civil War. Attributed to J... More

Slave pen, Alexandria, Va.

Slave pen, Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows street view of buildings along 1300 block of Duke Street, including Price, Birch & Co., which were used to hold slaves awaiting auction. Slave pen address: 1315 Duke Street. No. 4191. Illus. i... More

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