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Major General James Wolfe, commander in chief of his majesty's forces in the expedition against Quebec / H. Smith Esqr. pinxt. ; C. Spooner fecit.

Major General James Wolfe, commander in chief of his majesty's forces ...

Print shows James Wolfe, half-length portrait, left porfile, wearing military uniform.

Sir William Johnson, Major General of the English forces in America / T. Adams, delin.; Spooner, fecit.

Sir William Johnson, Major General of the English forces in America / ...

Print shows three-quarter length portrait of Sir William Johnson, with his arm resting on a cannon muzzle and holding a baton.

New York, June 24th, 1775. Last night arrived an express from the Provincial camp near Boston, with the following interesting account of an engagement, at Charlestown, between about Three thousand of the King's regular forces, and about half the

New York, June 24th, 1775. Last night arrived an express from the Prov...

Copy 1 is a positive Photostat; Copy 2 is a negative Photostat.; Gift Albert C. Red 3-19-43; Rec. R. B. 6-18-43.; On verso, Copy 1: Gift Albert C. Read, Mar. 19, 1943. Available also through the Library of Con... more

Israel Putnam, Esq'r. - major general of the Connecticut forces, and commander in chief at the engagement on Bunckers-Hill near Boston, 17 June 1775 / J. Wilkinson pinxt.

Israel Putnam, Esq'r. - major general of the Connecticut forces, and c...

Print shows Israel Putnam, three-quarter length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing slightly right, with right arm resting on the barrel of a cannon, cannons firing in the background.

A plan of the action at Bunkers-Hill, on the 17th. of June, 1775, between His Majesty's troops under the command of Major General Howe, and the rebel forces,

A plan of the action at Bunkers-Hill, on the 17th. of June, 1775, betw...

Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. An engraved map, with change of title, appears in Stedman's History of the origin, process, and termination of the American War. London, 1794. A copy o... more

[A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina by a squadron of His Majesty's ships on the 28th day of June 1776, with the disposition of the King's land forces and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels, from the drawings made on the spot.

[A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Caro...

Scale ca. 1:25,500. Title from engraved map published by Faden in 1776. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes inset "Plan of the platform in Sullivan's Fort." Annotated by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of ... more

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, shewing also the landing of the British Army on New-York Island, and the taking of the city of New-York &c. on the 15th of September following, with the subsequent disposition of both the armies.

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & e...

Scale ca. 1:85,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows information to Sept. 23, 1776. Pictorial map. Annotated in lower right corner in pencil: 3rd impression. Includes "Re... more

The Hon[ora]ble S[i]r Wm. Howe, Knight of the Bath and commander in chief of his magesty's forces in America / Corbutt, delin; se bend chez J.M. Will, à Augsbourg.

The Hon[ora]ble S[i]r Wm. Howe, Knight of the Bath and commander in ch...

Print shows Sir William Howe, three-quarter length portrait, in uniform.

Horatio Gates Esqr., major general of the American forces

Horatio Gates Esqr., major general of the American forces

Print shows Horatio Gates, three-quarter length portrait, facing left, wearing uniform, standing at table in tent, with tents and a flag with horizontal stripes in the background.

A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and encampments of His Majesty's forces under the command of Lieutenant General Sir William Howe, K.B. /

A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and e...

Scale ca. 1:21,000. Shows names of rural landholders. Indexed for public buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1327 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AAC... more

Charles Lee Esq'r. - major general of the American forces

Charles Lee Esq'r. - major general of the American forces

Print shows Charles Lee, full-length portrait, standing, facing left and gesturing with right arm, holding baton. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, between Great Britain an... more

His excellency George Washington Esq'r. captain general of all the American forces

His excellency George Washington Esq'r. captain general of all the Ame...

Print shows George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing military uniform, gesturing with right hand holding a swagger stick, left hand resting on cannon barrel, military camp in the ... more

The honble. Horatio Gates, major general of the American forces

The honble. Horatio Gates, major general of the American forces

Print shows General Horatio Gates, full-length portrait, standing, wearing uniform, facing slightly right, holding scroll labeled "Articles of Capitulation."

John Andre esqr., late Adjutant General of the British forces in America

John Andre esqr., late Adjutant General of the British forces in Ameri...

John André, full-length portrait, facing right with left arm raised and pointing to the right, wearing military uniform. Illus. in: Walker's Hibernian magazine; or, Compendium of entertaining knowledge. Dublin ... more

The Hon. Sir Willm. Howe Kt. of the Bath, commander in chief of all his majesty's forces in America

The Hon. Sir Willm. Howe Kt. of the Bath, commander in chief of all hi...

Print shows William Howe, full-length portrait, standing, facing left and pointing to the left with his sword.

Robert [i.e., Esek] Hopkins, Esqr., commodore of the American sea forces

Robert [i.e., Esek] Hopkins, Esqr., commodore of the American sea forc...

Print shows Esek Hopkins, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, holding sword at left side, two pistols in his belt. He is standing on shore, pointing to his left, with ships in the background.

A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak [sic] Bay, with James and York Rivers; wherein are shewn the respective positions (in the beginning of October) 1. of the British Army commanded by Lord Cornwallis, at Gloucester and York in Virginia; 2. of the American and French forces under General Washington, 3. and of the French fleet under Count de Grasse.

A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak [sic] Bay, with James and York Riv...

Scale ca. 1:240,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated "London, Published by Wm. Faden, Charing Cross, Novr. 26th 1781." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1464 Available also thro... more

His excy. George Washington Esqr. captain general of all the American forces / J. Norman.

His excy. George Washington Esqr. captain general of all the American ...

Print shows George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing military uniform, gesturing with right hand holding a swagger stick, left hand resting on cannon barrel, military camp in the ... more

The surrender of Earl Cornwallis (Lieutenant-General of the British Army in North America) to General Washington & Count DeRochambeau, on the 19th of Octr. 1781 - whereby the posts of York-Town & Gloucester in Virginia, were then given up to the combined forces of America & France / Hamilton delin. ; Thornton sculp.

The surrender of Earl Cornwallis (Lieutenant-General of the British Ar...

Print shows General Charles O'Hara, representing General Cornwallis, handing sword to George comte de Rochambeau who is standing with George Washington.

Plan of the attack of the Forts Clinton & Montgomery, upon Hudsons River, which were stormed by His Majesty's forces under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., on the 6th of Octr. 1777.

Plan of the attack of the Forts Clinton & Montgomery, upon Hudsons Riv...

Scale ca. 1:21,250. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Pictorial map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1196 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a rast... more

[Arms of the British forces]

[Arms of the British forces]

Print shows British arms with drum and flag as title page ornament.

Washington. [A] representation of the capture of the city of Washington, by the British forces under the command of Major Genl. Ross and Rear Adml. Sir I. Cockburn, August 24th 1814, wherein are shown, the fort and the flotilla

Washington. [A] representation of the capture of the city of Washingto...

Print shows British soldiers in the foreground and British ships on the Potomac River bombarding Washington, D.C., which appears atop a hill, with several buildings burning.

"Glorious news from New Orleans! Splendid victory over the British forces! Essex Register office, Feb. 9..."

"Glorious news from New Orleans! Splendid victory over the British for...

Broadside announcing Jackson's victory at New Orleans, Jan. 8, 1815.

Andrew Jackson, with the Tennessee forces, on the Hickory Grounds (Ala.) A.D. 1814

Andrew Jackson, with the Tennessee forces, on the Hickory Grounds (Ala...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting on a horse, facing right, with military troops in the background on the lower right. Includes quotes by and about Jackson. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1903:41860).

Major General Estcourt, Adj.-Gen. to the British forces in the Crimea

Major General Estcourt, Adj.-Gen. to the British forces in the Crimea

Major-General James B. Estcourt, full-length portrait, wearing uniform and hat, facing right with left arm resting on wall.

Plan of works erected at Centreville, Va., by Union forces. Under direction of Genl. Barnard Chief Engineer of Department of Washington.

Plan of works erected at Centreville, Va., by Union forces. Under dire...

Map shows the area surrounding Centreville in Fairfax County , Va., and includes the locations of abandoned Confederate fortifications on the outskirts of the town.

Grafton, Virginia, now occupied by General McClellan's forces

Grafton, Virginia, now occupied by General McClellan's forces

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 233 (1861 June 15), p. 381 (center).

Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861.

Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861.

Depicts the area between Lewinsville, in Fairfax County, and Georgetown in the north, and Alexandria in the south. The location of the Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.

Head quarters, Virginia forces, Staunton, Va. Men of Virginia, to the rescue! Your soil has been invaded by your abolition foes, and we call upon you to rally at once, and drive them back. We want volunteers to march immediately to Grafton and r

Head quarters, Virginia forces, Staunton, Va. Men of Virginia, to the ...

C. S.; On verso: 87 #10. 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 187, Folder 10.

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.

Battery on St. John's Bluff, Florida, taken by our forces

Battery on St. John's Bluff, Florida, taken by our forces

After a sketch by H. Van Ingen. Illus from: Harper's weekly, 1862.

[Envelope addressed to Brig. Gen. Taliaferro, Commanding Forces on James Island, Charleston, S.C.; postmarked Charleston, S.C.]

[Envelope addressed to Brig. Gen. Taliaferro, Commanding Forces on Jam...

Handwritten envelope addressed to Brigadier General William Booth Taliaferro of Gen. & Staff Confederate States Infantry Regiment; bears 10-cent stamp.

Map of the country between Monterey, Tenn: & Corinth, Miss: showing the lines of entrenchments made & the routes followed by the U.S. forces under the command of Maj. Genl. Halleck, U.S. Army, in their advance upon Corinth in May 1862: /

Map of the country between Monterey, Tenn: & Corinth, Miss: showing th...

Relief shown by hachures. Includes houses, names of residents, fences, roads, railroads, vegetation, fields, and drainage. Differs from G3984.C8S5 1862 .M3 CW 267: lacks address of lithographer. Description de... more