Print shows a crowd of people and troops in front of the arsenal building. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 11, no. 262 (1860 Dec. 1), p. 25.
Engraving showing building on fire next to Willard Hotel; Ellworth's New York fire Zouaves firefighters in action with fire pumps and hoses; crowd gathered on street watching flames pouring from windows and roo... more
Title and other information transcribed from caption card and from looking at the item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 11, no. 273 (1861 Feb. 16), p. 205 (bottom of page). Caption card tr... more
Joseph Derr, Jr., Private Secretary; Capt. N.P. Richmond, Adjutant; Capt. C. Leib, Quartermaster; Brigadier-General W.S. Rosencranz; and Capt. C. Kingsbury, Jr., Aide-de-Camp sitting around table with a map of ... more
Wood engraving showing crowd watching regiment gathered at the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad station at New Jersey Avenue and C Street in Washington, D.C.
Print shows Union troops spiking Confederate guns on Island No. 10 at night during a violent storm. Title from item. Caption continues: Spiking a Rebel battery by a detachment of National soldiers and sailors, ... more
Illustration showing a throng of Louisville citizens in carriages and covered wagons, and on foot evacuating the city, many headed toward the docks on the Ohio River where they are boarding steamboats.
Print shows Confederate troops, under the command of General Stonewall Jackson, burning the bridge over the north fork of the Shenandoah River, June 4, 1862.
Illustrations show (top) laborers constructing a Union fort and (bottom) African Americans, mostly women, performing tasks such as doing laundry in a camp for escaped slaves at Hilton Head Island, South Carolin... more
Caricature of J. Ross Browne holding umbrella on horseback and view of the iron-clad Montauk engaging the rebel Fort McAllister. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 7, no. 321 (1863 Feb. 21), p. 125.
Print shows (top) Union ships under the command of Admiral Farragut bombarding Port Hudson, Louisiana, and (bottom) African American troops of the 2nd Louisiana Regiment attacking the Confederate defensive work... more
Illustrations show (top) military camp for 1st South Carolina Infantry Regiment, Union regiment of former slaves, and escaped slaves entering the town of Mitchelville; (middle) batteries; and (bottom) iron clad ships.
Illustration showing soldiers behind low wooden barricades; the remains of a building burned to the ground; and the smoke from cannon fire in the background.