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L'escadre françoise entrant dans Newport sous le feu des batteries et forcant le passage le 8 Aoust 1778 : jour que les Américains passerent sur l'Isle de Rode Island par le chemin d'howland's ferry.

L'escadre françoise entrant dans Newport sous le feu des batteries et ...

Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and gilt. Includes index to defenses and points of interest. Note at bottom: Nta. les anglois brulereus ou coulereus a Rode Is... more

An east view of Gray's Ferry, on the river Schuylkill / C.W. Peale delin. ; J.T. sculp.

An east view of Gray's Ferry, on the river Schuylkill / C.W. Peale del...

Print shows footbridge, towline, and landings of Gray's Ferry across the Schuylkill River in Pennsylvania. Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for ... more

Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper Eastern Branch ferry, shewing the situation of the buildings & grave-yards belonging to the Widow Wheler.

Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper E...

Covers area bounded by 12th, L, 15th streets, and Anacostia River waterfront S.E. Relief shown by hachures. On accompanying fact sheet: Nicholas King journal, Ms. Division L.C. ... order to map ... 1796. King .... more

Toll gate at ferry

Toll gate at ferry

Title from item. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

Near ferry looking to Span[ish] Town

Near ferry looking to Span[ish] Town

Title from item. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

Francis Piatti, respectfully informs his friends, and the public in general, that he has for sale at his store, on the Main Street, at the corner of the street leading-to Coutts's Ferry below the market house, a general assortment of groceries .

Francis Piatti, respectfully informs his friends, and the public in ge...

Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 182, Folder 24.

Plan and geological section of a rail-road route from Old Ferry Wharf, Chelsea to Beverly.

Plan and geological section of a rail-road route from Old Ferry Wharf,...

Topographical strip map of part of Massachusetts showing relief by hachures, drainage, property owners names, roads, and the lines of survey. Includes geological cross-section profile. [From published bibliogra... more

Map of the River Sabine from its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico in the sea to Logan's Ferry in latitude 31°58ʹ24ʺ north : shewing the boundary between the United States and the Republic of Texas between said points : as marked and laid down by survey in 1840, under the direction of the Commissioners appointed for that purpose /

Map of the River Sabine from its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico in the se...

Phillips, 1384 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in 3 parts. [See Sen. Doc. 199 2nd Session, 27th Congr. LC Vo. 397 for text and smaller maps] Mounted on cloth. ... more

Map of the river Sabine from Logan's Ferry to 32nd degree of north latitude : shewing the boundary between the United States of America and the Republic of Texas between said points, as marked and laid down by survey in 1841, under the direction of the Joint Commission appointed for that purpose under the 1st article of the convention signed at Washington on the 25th day of April 1838 /

Map of the river Sabine from Logan's Ferry to 32nd degree of north lat...

Relief shown by hachures. " ... it appears from a letter of J.H. Overton, United States Commissioner, dated Opelousas, Louisiana, August 10 1841 ... and the reply of October 1, 1841 ... that the maps ... had no... more

Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R.R. 4 miles below its junction with the Columbia R.R. & terminating at the R.R. bridge at Gray's Ferry; showing it to be the easiest & most economical route for avoiding the inclined plans & approaching the city of Philadelphia; surveyed February, 1849.

Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R....

The distance and cost of grading is tabulated at the lower right of the map. The area covered is along Mill Creek and from the Lancaster Pike to Schuylkill River. Scale 1:9,600. Across bottom of map: "Profiles ... more

Kaighn Avenue ferry terminal, Camden, New Jersey, of the South Camden Ferry Company, seen from the road looking toward the river, ferry partially visible at left side of the building; also shows masts of a ship docked nearby

Kaighn Avenue ferry terminal, Camden, New Jersey, of the South Camden ...

Title devised by Library staff. Identification based on 1913 postcard on www.dvrbs.com website. Inscribed in pencil on lower left: 1852. Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC... more

The falls of Niagara from the rock above the ferry, American side

The falls of Niagara from the rock above the ferry, American side

Drawing shows Niagara Falls from the American side looking across to the Canadian side. Terrapin Tower, built in 1833 and destroyed in 1873 hovers between the American and Canadian falls. Wallis was a British C... more

From Grays Ferry looking south / Jas. Queen.

From Grays Ferry looking south / Jas. Queen.

Drawing shows two steamboats at dock and four riverboats or barges on the Schuylkill River, with marsh in the foreground. Title from item. Signed "Jas. Queen" on lower right. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Ma... more

Harper's Ferry insurrection - Interior of the Engine-House, just before the gate is broken down by the storming party - Col. Washington and his associates as captives, held by Brown as hostages

Harper's Ferry insurrection - Interior of the Engine-House, just befor...

Men shot and bleeding, John Brown and others with rifle and pikes, and hostages inside the engine house of the Harpers Ferry Armory. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 8, no. 2... more

The Execution of Cook and Coppock ... [Charlestown, W. Va., Dec. 17, 1859; panoramic view of soldiers surrounding gallows from which 2 of the Harper's Ferry Raiders are hanging]

The Execution of Cook and Coppock ... [Charlestown, W. Va., Dec. 17, 1...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 9, no. 212 (1859 Dec. 24), pp. 56-57. Caption card tracings: U.S. History 1859; West Virginia Cha... more

Harper's Ferry insurrection - the battle ground - Captain Alberts' party attacking the insurgents - view of the railroad bridge, the engine-house, and the village / from a sketch by our special artist.

Harper's Ferry insurrection - the battle ground - Captain Alberts' par...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1859 Nov. 5, p. 358.

En route for Harper's Ferry

En route for Harper's Ferry

John Brown, 1800-1859. Wood engraving by Porte Crayon. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1859 Nov. 26, p. 756. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption... more

Harper's Ferry insurrection - burying the dead insurgents

Harper's Ferry insurrection - burying the dead insurgents

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1859 Nov. 5, p. 351.

Gen. Ferry
[Gen'l. John W. Geary and staff - taken at Harper's Ferry]

[Gen'l. John W. Geary and staff - taken at Harper's Ferry]

Among the staff, the third man from left, holding a sword, has been identified as Captain Thomas Hollingsworth Elliot (Source: L. C. Wagner, 2007). The third man from the right is James Gillette (Source: Amy Jo... more

Harper's Ferry, VA, no. 641 / George Stacy.

Harper's Ferry, VA, no. 641 / George Stacy.

Stereograph shows view of town, railroad, bridge, and river.

[Map of portions of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, centering on Harpers Ferry and including Winchester, Hancock, Emmitsburg, and Ridgeville, Maryland.] /

[Map of portions of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, centering o...

Shows roads in red, and railroads, place names, etc. in black. Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Following the statemen... more

T.W. Ferry
Birds eye view of the seat of war. Arranged after the latest surveys, showing views of Washington, Baltimore, Harpers Ferry, Richmond, Manassas Junction, Ft. Monroe, Norfolk Harbor &c. their r.r. connections, & the general surface of the country in Maryland, Dist. of Columbia, & Virginia.

Birds eye view of the seat of war. Arranged after the latest surveys, ...

Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.9 "J. Haven, sole agent, 31 Exchange St." printed in the lower right margin. Panoramic map looking South from Baltimore to Cape Henry. Description derived fro... more

Col. Dixon S. Miles at Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

Col. Dixon S. Miles at Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

No. 5439. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Shore near Matwomon[sic] [and] Hookers men make beautiful groups, preparing to embark, Budd's Ferry

Shore near Matwomon[sic] [and] Hookers men make beautiful groups, prep...

Two landscape sketches. Title inscribed below images. Formerly Waud no. B-143. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.907) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. View of Loudon [i.e. Loudoun] Heights

Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. View of Loudon [i.e. Loudoun] Heights

Photograph shows Loudoun Heights above the Shenandoah River near Harper's Ferry. No. 441. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Maryland Heights (as on duplicate print)". Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol.... more

Vicinity of Winchester and Harper's Ferry, Va.

Vicinity of Winchester and Harper's Ferry, Va.

Detail of a printed map of Winchester, Va., and environs, with annotations and additions by Sneden. Additions include inclusion of roads, notes about and dates of battles and skirmishes, location of the point w... more

Shenandoah River, near Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

Shenandoah River, near Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

No. 7443. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Harper's Ferry, West Virginia

Harper's Ferry, West Virginia

Photograph shows railroad tracks in foreground with bridge and town in background.

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing rifle with bayonet from the side, top, and bottom. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 110. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in... more

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing rifle from the side, top, and bottom.

The burning of the United States arsenal at Harper's Ferry, 10 P.M. April 18, 1861 / sketched by D.H. Strother.

The burning of the United States arsenal at Harper's Ferry, 10 P.M. Ap...

Print shows the arsenal at Harpers Ferry in flames as soldiers and citizens carry away to safety the munitions that were stored there.

Harper's Ferry, photographed immediately after its evacuation by the rebels. 1861

Harper's Ferry, photographed immediately after its evacuation by the r...

Title from item. Alternate title from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil War Photography, c2003. Similar to ... more

Plan of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry, West Virginia.

Plan of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry, West Virginia.

Carnifex Ferry is located on the Gauley River east of the town of Gauley Bridge. Floyd's Confederate forces are positioned with their backs to the Gauley River, and the Union is shown attacking chiefly in the ... more

The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry

The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry

Shows the area surrounding Harper's Ferry, W. Va., at the intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers as the Confederate forces under Jackson began their assault, Sept. 12-15, 1862.

Surveys & reconnaissances in the vicinity of Budd's Ferry, Charles Co., Md. /

Surveys & reconnaissances in the vicinity of Budd's Ferry, Charles Co....

Relief shown by hachures. In upper lefthand corner: 211, L. Sheet 5. In lower righthand corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jan'y 1866. Shows roads, drainage, ... more

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B1019. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history Mounted with five other photographs. See LC-USZC4-6315 for full card mount. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B853. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Negative (stereoscopic) in National Archives Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1... more

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B845. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Company A, 22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va. (i.e. West Virginia), 1861 [i.e.1862]

Company A, 22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va. (i.e. We...

No. B186. Title from item. Original negative in National Archives Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860-1985, Series: Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities ... more

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B986. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B795. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B774. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B1030. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. See LC-USZC4-6315 for full card mount. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

Photograph shows Private James P. Bonnett and unidentified soldiers in front of tent. No. B837. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Photographer and soldier's name from another copy in the National ... more

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B838. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Negative in National Archives Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860-1985, Serie... more

Group, 22nd New York State Militia, near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e. 1862]

Group, 22nd New York State Militia, near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e...

No. B163. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 8, page 69". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B858. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

B Company, 22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

B Company, 22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i...

No. 4134. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948. Published in: History of the Twenty-second regiment of the National guard of the state of New York ... / by General George W. Wingate. New York: E. W. ... more

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

Photograph shows portrait of Corporal Joseph P. Goodliff of Co. I, 22nd New York Infantry Regiment with bayoneted rifle, bedroll, and backpack. No. B777. Negative in the National Archives, who attribute the ima... more

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B1014. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The attack on Harper's Ferry Va., by Jackson, September 14th and 15th, 1862

The attack on Harper's Ferry Va., by Jackson, September 14th and 15th,...

Shows the area of convergence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers that marks the border of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Details include the location of Union forces in the town of Harper's Ferry and ... more

Group, 22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]. Co. D

Group, 22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1...

No. B214. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B1018. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

Photograph shows Private J.H. Kissam standing with bayoneted rifle. No. 890. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Identification of photographer and soldier from same photograph in National Archives.... more

A sutler's store, Harper's Ferry, Virginia [soldiers of Gen. Geary's Div. making purchases]

A sutler's store, Harper's Ferry, Virginia [soldiers of Gen. Geary's D...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 13 or 14 (1862 Nov. 29), p. 145, (front page). Caption card tracings: C.W. Units Geary's Div.; C.... more

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B822. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B1006. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B855. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Group, 22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

Group, 22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1...

Photograph shows non-commissioned staff Color Sergeant William Lamonby and Company Sergeant Thompson; Right Gen. Guide Wyckoff, Color Sergt. Geo. V.W. House; Lockwood; Sergt. Major Charles Walker; Left Gen. Gui... more

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B915. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B793. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

Photograph shows Private J.H. Carpenter and unidentified soldiers playing cards in front of tent. No. B849. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Photographer and soldier's name from another copy in t... more

The war in Texas - Brownsville, now occupied by the Army under Major-General N.P. Banks, showing Santa Cruz Ferry / from a sketch by L. Avery.

The war in Texas - Brownsville, now occupied by the Army under Major-G...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1863 Dec. 5, p. 173.

Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia

Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portio...

Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.17 Another edition. Map, extends from Frederick, Maryland, west to Winchester, Virginia, and Hagerstown, Maryland, south to Front Royal, Virginia. Depicted ... more

[Military map showing the topographical features of the country adjacent to Harper's Ferry, Va.; including Maryland, Loudoun, and Bolivar Heights, and portions of South and Short Mountains, with the positions of the defensive works, also the junction of the Potomac & Shenandoah Rivers, and their passage through the Blue Ridge.

[Military map showing the topographical features of the country adjace...

Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 700 Printed edition of the preceding map indicating relief by hachures rather than by contour lines. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ... more

Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper Potomac River.

Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper ...

Concerns an area of Maryland and Virginia between the towns of Cumberland, Md., on the west and Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.], on the eastern side of the map. Sneden details the mountainous topography highlig... more