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Topic: fort monroe va

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The Union army encampment at Hampton, Virginia Showing picket lines and Fortress Munroe sic

The Union army encampment at Hampton, Virginia Showing picket lines an...

Shows the landmarks in the area around Union-occupied Hampton, Va., including the Poor Farm, the Female Seminary, Buckrow's house, Hickman's farm, and "Fox Hill," the home of J. Fox. "Sketch exhibiting the Outp... more

Map of Fortress Monroe and surroundings.

Map of Fortress Monroe and surroundings.

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 544 Sketch map showing the location of batteries on the James River and Hampton Roads, and a few place names. Inset: [View of] Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort an... more

The "contraband" schottische

The "contraband" schottische

A sheet music cover with a comic scene of escaping slaves, produced around the time of Union general Benjamin F. Butler's declaration of such fugitives as contraband of war. (See "The (Fort) Monroe Doctrine," n... more

The (Fort) Monroe Doctrine

The (Fort) Monroe Doctrine

On May 27, 1861, Benjamin Butler, commander of the Union army in Virginia and North Carolina, decreed that slaves who fled to Union lines were legitimate "contraband of war," and were not subject to return to t... more

The Union army encampment at Hampton, Virginia Showing picket lines and Fortress Munroe [sic].

The Union army encampment at Hampton, Virginia Showing picket lines an...

Shows the landmarks in the area around Union-occupied Hampton, Va., including the Poor Farm, the Female Seminary, Buckrow's house, Hickman's farm, and "Fox Hill," the home of J. Fox.

Neighborhood of Fort Monroe & Norfolk Harbour Virginia : from the U.S. Coast Survey

Neighborhood of Fort Monroe & Norfolk Harbour Virginia : from the U.S....

This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as... more

Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union and Rebel position April 1st 1862.

Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union and Rebel ...

Shows area of Virginia Peninsula between Newport News and Big Bethel to the north and Fortress Monroe to the south as McClellan prepared to move his forces toward Richmond.

Plan of Fortress Monroe, Virginia, March 6, 1862.

Plan of Fortress Monroe, Virginia, March 6, 1862.

Shows in close view the area surrounding Fort Monroe.

Plan of Fortress Munroe [sic], Va., 1862.

Plan of Fortress Munroe [sic], Va., 1862.

Shows the area surrounding Fort Monroe, including the Chesapeake Bay, Old Point Comfort, and Camp Hamilton to the north.

Sally port, Fort Monroe, Va.

Sally port, Fort Monroe, Va.

Photograph shows Union guards among a group of men at the entrance to the fort.

Hotel Chamberlin and Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Va.

Hotel Chamberlin and Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Va.

Postcard shows a large hotel on the waterfront. To the left are ships in the water and to the right are U.S. military buildings at Fort Monroe near in Hampton, Virginia.

Gun yard at Fortress Monroe, Va

Gun yard at Fortress Monroe, Va

Stereograph shows cannon balls piled into two elongated pyramids, Fort Monroe, Virginia. Title from item. Card number: "No. 116." Gottheim collection code: GCW 23. "Ex collection of [...] Rob Lowden" stamp on b... more

Gun yard at Fortress Monroe, Va

Gun yard at Fortress Monroe, Va

Stereograph shows cannon balls piled into two elongated pyramids, Fort Monroe, Virginia. Title from item. Card number: "No. 116." Gottheim collection code: GCW 23. "Ex collection of [...] Rob Lowden" stamp on b... more

Fortress Monroe, Va.

Fortress Monroe, Va.

Stereograph shows Fort Monroe exterior walls, moat, and three soldiers standing near the edge of the moat. Title from item. Attributed to George Stacy. Card number: "616." Gottheim collection code: GCW 21. For... more

Fortress Monroe, Va.

Fortress Monroe, Va.

Stereograph shows Fort Monroe exterior walls, moat, and three soldiers standing near the edge of the moat. Title from item. Attributed to George Stacy. Card number: "616." Gottheim collection code: GCW 21. For... more

South side of Fort Monroe

South side of Fort Monroe

Stereograph shows Fort Monroe exterior walls, moat, and area outside moat.

South side of Fort Monroe

South side of Fort Monroe

Stereograph shows Fort Monroe exterior walls, moat, and area outside moat.

Bridge and main entrance to Fortress Monroe, Va.

Bridge and main entrance to Fortress Monroe, Va.

Stereograph shows side view of bridge, over moat, leading to Fort Monroe.

Bridge and main entrance to Fortress Monroe, Va.

Bridge and main entrance to Fortress Monroe, Va.

Stereograph shows side view of bridge, over moat, leading to Fort Monroe.

Fleet at Fortress Monroe

Fleet at Fortress Monroe

Broadside views of nine ships. Title inscribed within image. Inscribed lower left: white. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1096) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Fleet at Fortress Monroe

Fleet at Fortress Monroe

Broadside views of nine ships. Title inscribed within image. Inscribed lower left: white. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1096) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Contraband, Fortress Monroe]

[Contraband, Fortress Monroe]

Print shows a slave at the Union fort taunting his plantation master. The planter (left) waves his whip and cries, "Come back you black rascal." The slave replies, "Can't come back nohow massa Dis chile's contr... more

[Contraband, Fortress Monroe]

[Contraband, Fortress Monroe]

Print shows a slave at the Union fort taunting his plantation master. The planter (left) waves his whip and cries, "Come back you black rascal." The slave replies, "Can't come back nohow massa Dis chile's contr... more

[Fort Monroe, Va. 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery on parade]

[Fort Monroe, Va. 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery on parade]

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Fort Monroe, Va.

[Fort Monroe, Va. 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery on parade]

[Fort Monroe, Va. 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery on parade]

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Fort Monroe, Va.

[Fort Monroe, Va. Captain of the Port's office and the Hygeia Dining Saloon]

[Fort Monroe, Va. Captain of the Port's office and the Hygeia Dining S...

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Fort Monroe, Va.

[Fort Monroe, Va. Captain of the Port's office and the Hygeia Dining Saloon]

[Fort Monroe, Va. Captain of the Port's office and the Hygeia Dining S...

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Fort Monroe, Va.

Key West, 1862

Key West, 1862

Details of fort with inset.

Key West, 1862

Key West, 1862

Details of fort with inset.

Stampede of slaves from Hampton to Fortress Monroe

Stampede of slaves from Hampton to Fortress Monroe

Illustration shows African Americans, carrying their possessions, running along a river bank at night, toward a bridge that leads to Fort Monroe; there are some Union soldiers among them.

Stampede of slaves from Hampton to Fortress Monroe

Stampede of slaves from Hampton to Fortress Monroe

Illustration shows African Americans, carrying their possessions, running along a river bank at night, toward a bridge that leads to Fort Monroe; there are some Union soldiers among them.

[Fort Monroe, Va. The "Lincoln Gun," a 15-inch Rodman Columbiad]

[Fort Monroe, Va. The "Lincoln Gun," a 15-inch Rodman Columbiad]

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- specifically of Fort Monroe, Va.

[Fort Monroe, Va. The "Lincoln Gun," a 15-inch Rodman Columbiad]

[Fort Monroe, Va. The "Lincoln Gun," a 15-inch Rodman Columbiad]

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy -- specifically of Fort Monroe, Va.

[Fort Monroe, Va. Officers of 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery]

[Fort Monroe, Va. Officers of 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery]

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Fort Monroe, Va.

[Fort Monroe, Va. Officers of 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery]

[Fort Monroe, Va. Officers of 3d Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery]

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Fort Monroe, Va.

[Fort Monroe, Va. The post band]

[Fort Monroe, Va. The post band]

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Fort Monroe, Va.

[Fort Monroe, Va. The post band]

[Fort Monroe, Va. The post band]

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Fort Monroe, Va.

Camp Hamilton, Fortress Monroe, Va.

Camp Hamilton, Fortress Monroe, Va.

Stereograph shows tents and soldiers, including in background a group of Zouaves and a group of drummer boys. According to Zeller, "This 1861 view shows the camp of the 5th New York Zouaves." (Source: Civil War... more

Camp Hamilton, Fortress Monroe, Va.

Camp Hamilton, Fortress Monroe, Va.

Stereograph shows tents and soldiers, including in background a group of Zouaves and a group of drummer boys. According to Zeller, "This 1861 view shows the camp of the 5th New York Zouaves." (Source: Civil War... more

[Fort Monroe, Va. Officers and ladies on porch of a garrison house]

[Fort Monroe, Va. Officers and ladies on porch of a garrison house]

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Fort Monroe, Va.

[Fort Monroe, Va. Officers and ladies on porch of a garrison house]

[Fort Monroe, Va. Officers and ladies on porch of a garrison house]

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Fort Monroe, Va.

The casemate, Fortress Monroe, Jeff Davis in prison

The casemate, Fortress Monroe, Jeff Davis in prison

Two guards stand in Davis' cell, while the prisoner sits on his bed.

The casemate, Fortress Monroe, Jeff Davis in prison

The casemate, Fortress Monroe, Jeff Davis in prison

Two guards stand in Davis' cell, while the prisoner sits on his bed.

The casemate, Fortress Monroe, Jeff Davis in prison

The casemate, Fortress Monroe, Jeff Davis in prison

Two guards stand in Davis' cell, while the prisoner sits on his bed.