Print shows the walled city of Thionville in France surrounded by cannons with troops breaching a wall. Spanish forces forced the French army out of the besieged Thionville in 1639 during the Thirty Years' War... more
Print shows a birds-eye view of the city of Mainz, Germany with towers and other buildings on the shore of the Rhine and Main rivers. Also visible are boats in the harbor and a long boat with soldiers arriving ... more
Print shows two birds-eye views battlefields outside of Freystadt, Germany on August 1 and at Altenberg, outside of Nuremberg on August 24, 1632. Indicated on the upper image are different towns and villages in... more
Print shows birds-eye view of the map of the battlefield outside of Freystadt, Germany in 1632. Also indicated on the map are different towns and villages including Fürth, Nuremberg, Lauff, Schwabach, Rott and ... more
Birds-eye view print shows the Alte Brücke [Old Bridge] on the Main River between Frankfurt and Sachsenhausen during battle in August 1635 when imperialist troops captured Sachsenhausen that had been occupied b... more
Birds-eye view print shows the plan of the city of Grevelingen (Gravelines) in northern France on close to the Dutch border in 1644. The city was captured and recaptured many times during the Thirty Years' War.... more
Birds-eye view print shows the plan of the city of Lindau on the shore of Lake Constance during the siege by the Swedish army in 1647. Included are views of ships on the lake, formation of troops and key landma... more
Birds-eye view engraving shows three views on one sheet. The top and largest picture shows galleon ships involved in battle on the sea. The picture on the lower left shows a plan of the star fortress of "Langac... more
Print shows a birdseye view of the mountain fortress of Visegrád, Hungary under attack in 1684. Includes views of a ship approaching the shore, troops amassed along the shoreline, tents of the generals and hill... more
Print shows birds-eye view of the city of Ofen [Buda] on the banks of the Danube under siege in 1686. Includes views of troops in battle, explosions and smoke rising from the city with its numerous towers. In t... more
Print shows a birdseye view of a battle scene across a valley. A walled city labeled "Esseck" a bridge and a river (the Drava) is visible in the background. Print shows troops on horseback in the forground, col... more
Birds-eye view print presents two images. The upper image shows the harbor of Dieppe, France under fire from ships in the harbor. The lower image shows the fortified harbor of Havre de Grace [Le Havre], France ... more
Birds-eye view print shows the plan of the fortress of Namur in Belgium with its fortifications along the Maas River. Includes views of troops, activities and geographic features identified by letters A-Z and n... more
Engraving shows many ships in battle on choppy seas with smoke and flames coming from many damaged ships. Many sailors in open boats. In the distance, the city of Mallaga. Above the battle is an angel holding t... more
Birds-eye view print shows view of the fortress city of Landau (Landau an der Pfaltz), Germany surrounded by troops. Volleys of cannon are being shot into the city. In the right foreground are a group of noblem... more
Birds-eye view print shows the walled fortress city of Ulm, Germany as it was retaken by imperial and grand alliance troops on September 11, 1704 after being under Bavarian and French control. Title from captio... more
Birds-eye view engraving shows battlefield with large numbers of fighting troops. In the foreground are soldiers on horseback with guns and swords, some fallen soldiers and horses are seen. In the middle and ri... more
Print shows map of the battlefield between Heilesheim, Germany and Landen, Leuwen and Tienen in Belgium. Print also shows the Becke, Geete and Gias rivers and the location of numerous small villages in the regi... more
Location indeterminable. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text... more
Shows United States troop movements, roads, buildings, geographical features, cities, and towns in the "Valley of Mexico." Relief shown by hachures. Annotated in red ink and sectioned into 12 and mounted on clo... more
Shows the area between Sudley Springs and Centreville to the north and New Market to the south. The location of the Warrenton Turnpike is also included.
Area depicted includes Buck Hill to the north and Bald Hill to the south. The locations of the Warrenton Turnpike and Market Road are included. Color coding indicates location of Union and Confederate forces. N... more
Shows the Potomac River in the area of Loudoun County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md., where Union troops under Col. Edward D. Baker faced Confederate troops commanded by Evans. What was meant to be a "a slig... more
Shows Dranesville, Fairfax County, Va., and the area to the north. The locations of the Leesburg Turnpike, Centreville Road and Chain Bridge Road are indicated.
Shows area between Sudley Springs to the north and Manassas Junction to the south. Locations of railroads and Warrenton Turnpike are indicated.
Relief shown by hachures. Sectioned and mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S5 For another copy, see LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) no. 84. Includes list of sources. Available also through the Library o... more
Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 84 Map of South Carolina, Kentucky, and Tennessee, and parts of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Virginia, showing roads, railroads, towns, rive... more
Print shows on the left, two fashionably dressed, healthy young women escorting a young man ill-suited for military service, carrying a valise, on his departure from a seaside resort; on the right, two hearty y... more
From Edison films catalog: A file of Spanish soldiers line up the Cubans against a blank wall and fire a volley. The flash of rifles and drifting smoke make a very striking picture. 50 feet. $7.50.
From Edison films catalog: The commander of the 5th Army Corps rides forward with a party of officers. He wears a white helmet, a broad expanse of shirt bosom and a general air of avoirdupois. 50 feet. $7.50.
From Edison films catalog: Up the road comes a detachment of infantry, firing, advancing, kneeling and firing, again and again. The advance of the foot soldiers is followed by a troop of Rough Riders, riding li... more
War hero Adm. George Dewey, famous for his victory at Manila Bay early in the war, was filmed during his trip back to the United States at Gibraltar in early September 1899.
A historical re-enactment of a naval battle in Chemulpo Bay off the coast of Korea during the Russo-Japanese war. Shows a Japanese ship damaging one Russian vessel and sinking another.
Pen-and-ink and colored pencil on two sheets of paper pasted together. Mounted on cardboard. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text.