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[Ironclad vessel with rudder and paddlewheel]

[Ironclad vessel with rudder and paddlewheel]

Illus. in: Gaspar Schott, Technica Curiosa, 1664, pl. 30, opp. p. 388. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Marine engineering; ... more

A view of the lines thrown up, on Boston Neck, by the Ministerial Army / B. Romans.

A view of the lines thrown up, on Boston Neck, by the Ministerial Army...

Print with legend shows and identifies several locations in the vicinity of Boston, including John Hancock's house, Beacon Hill, the British encampment on McHill, and a blockhouse. Title from item. Illus. on ma... more

To the Hone. Jno. Hancock, Esqre. president of ye Continental Congress, this map of the seat of civil war in America, is respectfully inscribed by his most obedient humble servant, B. Romans.

To the Hone. Jno. Hancock, Esqre. president of ye Continental Congress...

Scale ca. 1:320,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Indexed for points of interest. Insets with indexes: Plan of Boston and its environs, 1775.--A view of the lines thrown up on Boston Neck; by the min... more

Plat of the partition of Moore & Beckley survey of 170,038 a. in the counties of Giles & Logan, Virginia.

Plat of the partition of Moore & Beckley survey of 170,038 a. in the c...

"Surveyed for Andrew Moore & John Beckley, Nov. 2nd, 1794." Shows names of some residents. Pen-an-ink and pencil over col. grid, mounted on cloth. Includes notes. In upper right corner in red ink: Moore & Beckl... more

Plats of the Wilson Cary Nicholas surveys (from the originals) made in Wythe and Russell Counties, Virginia, now Mercer, Raleigh, Wyoming, McDowell, and Logan counties, West Virginia

Plats of the Wilson Cary Nicholas surveys (from the originals) made in...

Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H217 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

The Metropolitan Sanitary Fair - the art gallery

The Metropolitan Sanitary Fair - the art gallery

Illustration shows people viewing paintings at event in New York City to raise money for the Civil War; page also includes poem "Dead" by Theo. P. Cook and beginning of story "Maritana" by Lizzie Campbell. Titl... more

[Lace pattern with flowers]

[Lace pattern with flowers]

Print shows overall lace pattern in blue and white with hand-colored flowers in the center; possibly a greeting card. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and albu... more

Geographical history of the rail road regiment, 89th regiment of Illinois vols. infantry. [1862-1865]

Geographical history of the rail road regiment, 89th regiment of Illin...

Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 77.6 Map of parts of Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia showing the operations of the 89th regiment of Illinois volunteers. The regiment was first attached t... more

Autumn flowers

Autumn flowers

Print shows two girls in a garden with a statue of a reclining figure in the background. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and album compiled by Larkin Goldsmit... more

Cold Harbor Hanover County, Virginia

Cold Harbor Hanover County, Virginia

One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is in the Map... more

Vessels destroyed at Norfolk 1861.

Vessels destroyed at Norfolk 1861.

Sketch map of "U.S. Navy Yard" vicinity at Portsmouth (Va.) showing buildings, shipbuilding docks, drydock, buoys, and locations of the scuttled U.S. ships "Pennsylvania", "Columbia", "Raritan", and "Delaware".... more

Map of portion of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Virginia

Map of portion of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Virginia

One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. Oriented with north tow... 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.

Swift Creek area, Chesterfield and Prince George Counties, Virginia

Swift Creek area, Chesterfield and Prince George Counties, Virginia

One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is in the Map... more

Map of a portion of Missionary Ridge, illustrating the positions of Baird's & Wood's div's., Nov. 23, 24 and 25, 1863.

Map of a portion of Missionary Ridge, illustrating the positions of Ba...

Scale ca. 1:11,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 398 Shows topography by contours, drainage, roads, railroads, and dwellings with names of inhabitants. Names of corps and commanding officers are given. Arrows i... more

Map of the Chaffin's Bluff area of Henrico County, Virginia

Map of the Chaffin's Bluff area of Henrico County, Virginia

Additional annotations made in pencil. Map shows federal and Confederate positions September 28, 1864. One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included i... more

Affair of the Wmsbg Road or Fair Oaks No. 2, Oct. 26-27-2864

Affair of the Wmsbg Road or Fair Oaks No. 2, Oct. 26-27-2864

One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing Civil War battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is ... more

[Com. Franklin Buchanan, C.S.N., half-length portrait, standing, facing right]

[Com. Franklin Buchanan, C.S.N., half-length portrait, standing, facin...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: BI; United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Military Leaders Confederate; Shelf.

Ellerson's Mill. Battle-field of Mechanicsville, Va.

Ellerson's Mill. Battle-field of Mechanicsville, Va.

Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 920.

Plan of Fort Powhatan, Prince George County, Virginia

Plan of Fort Powhatan, Prince George County, Virginia

Original map located in House of Delegates, Office of the Speaker, Executive Communications, Oversized, Box 9, Folder 14. Although included in a report of 1821, this plan represents the fort as it looked in 181... more

Spartanburgh District, South Carolina /

Spartanburgh District, South Carolina /

LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S153 In lower right corner: Traced by A. Cheville, Compagnie K. 47 N.Y.V. In lower left corner: Eng. by H. S. Tanner & Assistants. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S.... more

Richland District, South Carolina /

Richland District, South Carolina /

LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S152 "[A]pproved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lu... more

Laurens District, South Carolina /

Laurens District, South Carolina /

LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S145 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. At lower right corner: Traced by A. Cheville, 47 N.Y.V... more

Pendleton District, South Carolina /

Pendleton District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S." "Traced by B. Schelten, Comp. A, 103 Reg., N.Y.S.V. Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carol... more

Lancaster District, South Carolina /

Lancaster District, South Carolina /

LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S144 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S." Pe... more

[Orangeburgh District, South Carolina] /

[Orangeburgh District, South Carolina] /

Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S150 Incomplete; the eastern and western portions of the map are wanting. Pen and ink tracin... more

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Edwin M. Stanton to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, April 05, 1865 (Telegram concerning Secretary Seward's injury)
Newberry District, South Carolina /

Newberry District, South Carolina /

"Approved, C. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] LC Civil War maps (2nd ... more

Washington's reception on the bridge at Trenton in 1789 on his way to be inaugurated 1st pres[iden]t of the U.S. / Engraved by T. Kelley.

Washington's reception on the bridge at Trenton in 1789 on his way to ...

Print shows Washington and soldiers passing through a garlanded canopy labeled "The hero who defended the mothers will protect the daughters" as girls and young women toss flowers in their path. Title from item... more

Georgetown District, South Carolina /

Georgetown District, South Carolina /

Relief by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S140 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web s... more

Lexington District, South Carolina /

Lexington District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S146 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. At lower right corner: "Trac... more

Barnwell District, South Carolina /

Barnwell District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S130. Description derived from published biibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, ... more

Marion District, South Carolina /

Marion District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S147 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1... more

Chester District, South Carolina  /

Chester District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Title, scale, and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S134 Available also through the Library of ... more

Abbeville District, South Carolina /

Abbeville District, South Carolina /

Scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills' Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltim... more

Kershaw District, South Carolina /

Kershaw District, South Carolina /

LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S143 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S." Pe... more

Greenville District, South Carolina /

Greenville District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S141 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress... more

Colleton District, South Carolina /

Colleton District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1898. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S136 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress... more

York District, South Carolina /

York District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of S... more

Sumter District, South Carolina /

Sumter District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. "Approved, C. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of Sout... more

Charleston District, South Carolina /

Charleston District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S132. Available also through the Library of Congress web site... more

[Chesterfield District, South Carolina /

[Chesterfield District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of Sou... more

Union District, South Carolina /

Union District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of S... more

Williamsburgh District, South Carolina : /

Williamsburgh District, South Carolina : /

Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr. D.S." Pen and ink tracing of map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of Carol... more

Ed gefield [sic] District, South Carolina /

Ed gefield [sic] District, South Carolina /

LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S138 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, C. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Eng... more

Darlington District, South Carolina : improved for Mills' Atlas, 1820 ; enga by H. S. Tanner & assistants.

Darlington District, South Carolina : improved for Mills' Atlas, 1820 ...

Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S137. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress... more

Horry District, South Carolina /

Horry District, South Carolina /

LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S142 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, C. R. Suter, 1st Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S." P... more

Fairfield District[t], South Carolina /

Fairfield District[t], South Carolina /

Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S139 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.... more

Beaufort District, South Carolina /

Beaufort District, South Carolina /

Scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D.S." Pen and ink tracing of map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina. LC imperfect: ... more

The guitar / D.G. Johnson, sc.

The guitar / D.G. Johnson, sc.

Print shows a woman playing guitar as a man flirts with her. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and album compiled by Larkin Goldsmith Mead], page 2. Library of... more

Residence and tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, on the Potomac / W.H. Brooke, F.S.A. ; A.L. Dick.

Residence and tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, on the Potomac / W.H. ...

Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and album compiled by Larkin Goldsmith Mead], p. 128. Library of Congress copy is trimmed. Accession box no. DLC/PP-1975:071

Map of the location of part of the North-Western Turnpike Road /

Map of the location of part of the North-Western Turnpike Road /

Shows road from Winchester westward to the Cheat River in Preston County, West Virginia. Relief shown by hachures. "This copy made by Fr. Koch, Richmond, Va. Jan. 27th 1862." Pen-and-ink, pencil and watercolor ... more

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Louis Eliel to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, December 12, 1860 (Wants to know Lincoln's position on secession)
Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Albert V. Colburn to Hudson, October 1861 (Telegram regarding military affairs; endorsed by William Seward to Lincoln)

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: A...

Telegram regarding military affairs; endorsed by William Seward to Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Joseph A. Gilmore to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, March 09, 1864 (Telegram reporting New Hampshire election results)

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: J...

Telegram reporting New Hampshire election results

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: John Brough to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, July 20, 1864 (Introduction; endorsed by Andrew G. Curtin)
Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Cuthbert Bullitt to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, March 03, 1864 (Telegram reporting Louisiana election results)
Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Morton McMichael to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, April 13, 1865 (Telegram concerning national day of thanksgiving)
Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: William S. Roberts to Edward S. Sanford, Tuesday, November 04, 1862 (Telegram reporting New York election results)
Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Elihu B. Washburne to Abraham Lincoln, Sunday, March 16, 1862 (Telegram regarding military affairs at Cairo)
Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Henry Russell / R. Street pinxt. ; R. Street lith.

Henry Russell / R. Street pinxt. ; R. Street lith.

Print shows Henry Russell, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, with right hand resting on piano keyboard, open sheet music in the foreground and a shipwreck on storm tossed waves in the background. Inc... more

Crimson fronted Purple Finch / Drawn from nature by J.J. Audubon, F.R.S.F.L.

Crimson fronted Purple Finch / Drawn from nature by J.J. Audubon, F.R....

Print shows bird on flowering pea vine surrounded by border of vines, birds, a woman, and a bird's nest. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and album compiled by... more

Walking dresses for January 1843 Engraved for the Lady's World.

Walking dresses for January 1843 Engraved for the Lady's World.

Print from Lady's World magazine shows two women dressed in clothing for the outdoors. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and album compiled by Larkin Goldsmith ... more

[Unidentified man, about 70 years of age, half-length portrait, facing three-quarters to the left]

[Unidentified man, about 70 years of age, half-length portrait, facing...

Scratched on back of plate: 26. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[William Murray, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the left]

[William Murray, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the le...

Scratched on back of plate: 36; Murry. Alternative identification: William M. Murray (cat. 5). Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress... more

[James Bruce Elgin, 8th Earl of Elgin, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to right]

[James Bruce Elgin, 8th Earl of Elgin, head-and-shoulders portrait, th...

Identification from a woodcut engraving from an ambrotype by Brady in Harper's Weekly, June 6, 1857, p. 357. Corners trimmed. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Forms part of: Brady-Handy collectio... more

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to the right]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to the right]

Scratched on back of plate: 315. Hallmark: Rinhart 46. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to right, eyes front, with monocle suspended around neck]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to right, eyes...

Scratched on face of plate: 256; Capt. Dunn. Scratched on back of plate: 127. Alternative identification: Mr. Dunn (Captain Charles Dunn who served in the Black Hawk War and later became Chief Justice of the W... more

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, head three-quarters to the left, resting arm on back of chair, wearing plaid coat]

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, head t...

Scratched on back of plate: 39. Written in pencil on back of plate: 39. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew B... more

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