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A view of the country towards Dorchester, taken from the advanced works on Boston Neck

A view of the country towards Dorchester, taken from the advanced work...

Print shows open countryside looking toward Dorchester, Massachusetts, with soldiers in redoubt on the left. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Br... more

A front view of the lines taken from the advanced post near Browns house

A front view of the lines taken from the advanced post near Browns hou...

Print shows two cheval-de-frise and two buildings in the middle distance. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... more

A view of the harbour of Boston taken from Fort Hill

A view of the harbour of Boston taken from Fort Hill

Print shows tents and wooden fence in foreground and Boston Harbor in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. D... more

A quiet day in the diamond battery - portrait of a Lancaster 68 pounder, 15th Decr. 1854 / W. Simpson del.

A quiet day in the diamond battery - portrait of a Lancaster 68 pounde...

Print shows a large Lancaster cannon in a British artillery battery. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gracious Majesty the Queen / William Simpson. Fi... more

General Garrett's quarters & tents of the 4th Division

General Garrett's quarters & tents of the 4th Division

General Garrett's encampment with bell tents and huts. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Roger Fenton, photographer of the 1850s. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton... more

Camp of the 5th Dragoons Guards

Camp of the 5th Dragoons Guards

View of camp with tents, huts, and horses, looking toward the village of Kadikoi.

The field of Inkermann / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

The field of Inkermann / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

Print shows the plains of Inkerman, ruins on the far right, a French battery on the left, and some soldiers in the foreground. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to... more

Russian rifle pit - now part of the British advanced trenches, on the left of the right attack, or Gordon's battery / W. Simpson delt. ; C. Haghe lith.

Russian rifle pit - now part of the British advanced trenches, on the ...

Print shows soldiers filling sand bags and firing over a barrier of sand bags and gabions. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gracious Majesty the Queen... more

French left attack, Kamiesch in the distance - tents of Sir John Campbell in the foreground

French left attack, Kamiesch in the distance - tents of Sir John Campb...

Plains before Sevastopolʹ, with Sir John Campbell's marquis tent in the foreground. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Roger Fenton, photographer of the 1850s. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944... more

A hot night in the batteries / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

A hot night in the batteries / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

Print shows action in a British artillery battery with cannons firing and being loaded, and men bringing in supplies. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most... more

Huts and warm clothing for the army / W. Simpson del. ; E. Morin lith.

Huts and warm clothing for the army / W. Simpson del. ; E. Morin lith.

Print shows soldiers transporting winter clothing, lumber for huts, and other supplies through a snow-covered landscape, with partially buried dead horses along the roadside, to the British camps; huts under co... more

[Military camp]

[Military camp]

View of camp on hillside with conical tents, horses, buildings, and soldiers; church(?) and hills in the distance. Title devised by cataloger. Photo possibly printed from damaged negative; loss to image. "302" ... more

Looking towards Mackenzie's Heights, tents of the 33rd Regiment in the foreground

Looking towards Mackenzie's Heights, tents of the 33rd Regiment in the...

Photograph showing vast plain with encampments of tents, wagons, equipment, and military personnel, some on horseback. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Roger Fenton, photographer of the 1850s... more

Looking towards St. George's Monastery, tents of the 4th Division in the foreground

Looking towards St. George's Monastery, tents of the 4th Division in t...

Military encampment on the plateau of Sevastopolʹ. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Roger Fenton, photographer of the 1850s. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Cri... more

Cavalry camp, looking towards Kadikoi

Cavalry camp, looking towards Kadikoi

View of encampment showing bell tents, huts, soldiers, and horses. Title transcribed from item. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection. Roger Fenton, ph... more

A quiet night in the batteries - a sketch in the Greenhill battery (Major Chapman's), 29th Jany. 1855 / W. Simpson delt.

A quiet night in the batteries - a sketch in the Greenhill battery (Ma...

Print shows men and cannons in a British artillery battery, at night. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gracious Majesty the Queen / William Simpson. F... more

Sentinel of the Zouaves, before Sevastopol / W. Simpson del.

Sentinel of the Zouaves, before Sevastopol / W. Simpson del.

Print shows a soldier standing guard at a French battery with snow-covered cannons and Zouaves carrying bundles of wood to a camp in the background.

A hot day in the batteries / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

A hot day in the batteries / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

Print shows action in a British artillery battery, mortar fire, mortars and cannon being loaded, the removal of wounded, and in the distance, the fortifications of Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The se... more

Malakoff or round tower / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith.

Malakoff or round tower / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith.

Print shows view of the Russian battery at the Malakoff tower, the principal Russian fortification at Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gr... more

Camp of the 3rd Division, French tents in the distance

Camp of the 3rd Division, French tents in the distance

Photograph showing military encampment.

Camp of the 4th Dragoon Guards near Karyni

Camp of the 4th Dragoon Guards near Karyni

Men and horses standing among tent encampment with building; mountains in background. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Camp of the naval brigade, before Sebastopol / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith.

Camp of the naval brigade, before Sebastopol / W. Simpson del. ; E. Wa...

Print shows bell tents at a British military camp and "Mr. Maxse, Naval Aide-de-Camp," on horseback with Captn. Burnet, Captn. Peel, Captn. Lushington, and Captn. Moorsom and other men from the naval brigade in... more

Lord Raglan's head quarters at Khutor-Karagatch / W. Simpson delt. ; C. Haghe lith.

Lord Raglan's head quarters at Khutor-Karagatch / W. Simpson delt. ; C...

Print shows cluster of buildings being used by Lord Raglan as the British headquarters. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gracious Majesty the Queen / ... more

Distant view of Lord Raglan's head quarters before Sebastopol / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

Distant view of Lord Raglan's head quarters before Sebastopol / W. Sim...

Print shows several British military camps, an ambulance, a distant view of Lord Raglan's headquarters (just left of center), and, in the foreground, a dead horse. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in ... more

The camp of the second division, looking east January 1855 / W. Simpson delt.

The camp of the second division, looking east January 1855 / W. Simpso...

Print shows men on a roadway, horses tethered on the right, and a distant view of the tents of the 2nd Division during winter.

Highland Brigade camp, looking south / W. Simpson del. ; T. Picken lith.

Highland Brigade camp, looking south / W. Simpson del. ; T. Picken lit...

Print shows an artillery battery with Capn. Mansfield, Major Shadwell, Lieut. Col. Stirling, Major Gordon, and Sir Colin Campbell standing near the cannons, with the camp of the Highland Brigade, showing huts a... more

Captain Webb's hut, 4th Dragoon Guards

Captain Webb's hut, 4th Dragoon Guards

Captain John MacDonnell Webb standing in the doorway of his hut looking at Colonel Hodge (standing in profile), Mrs. Rogers, Webb's servant with a horse, and several others; also shows three bell tents next to ... more

The camp of the 1st Division, looking north towards the camp of the 2nd Division - the heights of Inkermann in the distance / W. Simpson del. ; M. Morin lith.

The camp of the 1st Division, looking north towards the camp of the 2n...

Print shows a distant view of bell tents at British military camps, as well as hospital tents, soldiers and a wagon hauling supplies toward the camps, the skeletal remains of an animal on the roadside, and men ... more

The new works at the siege of Sebastopol on the right attack - from the mortar battery on the right of Gordon's battery / W. Simpson del. ; J. Needham lith.

The new works at the siege of Sebastopol on the right attack - from th...

Print shows a mortar battery with soldiers, two mortars, gabions, and earthworks, with a distant view of Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most... more

Ditch of the Malakoff, battery gervais and rear of the redan / W. Simpson del. ; J. Needham, lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

Ditch of the Malakoff, battery gervais and rear of the redan / W. Simp...

Print shows a view of the earthworks, gabions, and passageways at the Malakoff, the primary Russian fortification before the city of Sevastopolʹ, with view of the city in the background. Title from item. Colnag... more

Interior of the Malakoff with the remains of the round tower W. Simpson del. ; E. Morin, lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen

Interior of the Malakoff with the remains of the round tower W. Simpso...

Print shows an interior view of the Malakoff, the main Russian fortification before Sevastopolʹ, following the successful French assault. Title from item. Colnaghi's Authentic Series. Plate 27.

Quarantine cemetery and church, with French battery no. 50 / W. Simpson del. ; J. Needham, lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

Quarantine cemetery and church, with French battery no. 50 / W. Simpso...

Print shows a church and cemetery, and French soldiers at a battery on the left. Title from item. Colnaghi's Authentic Series. Plate 31.

Washington's head quarters near Newburgh

Washington's head quarters near Newburgh

Four soldiers in foreground, Hudson River and mountains in background.

Charlestown Navy Yard

Charlestown Navy Yard

Broadside view ship docked at navy yard and two images of sailboats. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed below ship: Ohio Frigate. Possibly by Alfred Waud. Published in: New York Illustrated News, 30 March 1... more

United States military post, Fort Vancouver, Columbia River - General Harney's house beside flagstaff, May 1859 [sic]

United States military post, Fort Vancouver, Columbia River - General ...

Photograph shows view of the U.S. military post at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River; identifies General William Selby Harney's house on the right by the flag pole. Title from item. Date for probably May 18... more

Ft. Runyon

Ft. Runyon

Title inscribed above image. Inscribed above image with arrow indicator: Road to Mt. Vernon. Formerly Waud no. C-98. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1025) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Two sketches of horse outside tent]

[Two sketches of horse outside tent]

Title devised. Formerly Waud no. B-63. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.828) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Rhode Island camp ground

Rhode Island camp ground

Title inscribed upper left. Formerly Waud no. C-161. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1088) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Chimney, guns stacked against and fort commanding R.R., Manassas

Chimney, guns stacked against and fort commanding R.R., Manassas

Small sketch shows chimney in foreground with flag atop fort in the background. Title inscribed on right. "Turn over" bottom left. Source unknown; possibly Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.) Forms part... more

In the Rebel intrenchments [sic]

In the Rebel intrenchments [sic]

Possibly Petersburg. Signed lower right: A.R.W. Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. B-29. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.794) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Ft. Brady

Ft. Brady

Landscapes with two shores of river. Title inscribed within image. Formerly Waud no. B-92. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.856) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Rebel works on the heights of Centerville [sic]

Rebel works on the heights of Centerville [sic]

Signed lower right: Alf. R. Waud. Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. B-2. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.767) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Army camp]

[Army camp]

Title devised. Formerly Waud no. B-10. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.775) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Key West, Fla. Jan 14 60, garrisoned by U.S. troops. Fort Taylor

Key West, Fla. Jan 14 60, garrisoned by U.S. troops. Fort Taylor

Includes sketch of interior of tent. Title inscribed above and below image. Sketch of tent inscribed with color indicators. Formerly Waud no. B-68. Possibly by William Waud. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919... more

Ft. Monroe [Gunnery?]

Ft. Monroe [Gunnery?]

Title from inscription below image. Last word of the title is illegible, the conjecture is based on image content. Inscribed vertically upper left margin: No I 6. Faint sketch of man's head above image. Sketch ... more

4 mile run valley

4 mile run valley

Title inscribed above image. Formerly Waud no. C-79. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1006) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Bull Pen - Hd. qtrs A of P.

Bull Pen - Hd. qtrs A of P.

Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.314) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

U.S. military post, lower Cascades, Columbia River, May 1860

U.S. military post, lower Cascades, Columbia River, May 1860

Photograph shows buildings at a United States Army post on the Columbia River in the lower Cascade Range; snow covered mountain in the background. Title from item. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Commissi... more

Camp of R.I. Regiment

Camp of R.I. Regiment

Title inscribed upper right. Inscribed upper left: head quarters. Inscribed lower left: deep piazzas all round two upper stories. Formerly Waud no. C-161. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1088) Forms p... more

Ft. Scott [and] Towards Alexandria

Ft. Scott [and] Towards Alexandria

Two scenes. Title inscribed below images. Formerly Waud no. B-96. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.860) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

U.S. military post at the Cascades, May 1860

U.S. military post at the Cascades, May 1860

Photograph shows the guardhouse and other buildings at a United States Army post on the Columbia River in the lower Cascade Range; mountains in the background. Title from item. In album: [British Northwest Boun... more

Castle Pinkney [sic]

Castle Pinkney [sic]

Gun placements inside fort. Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. B-123. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.887) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Two sketches of tent interior]

[Two sketches of tent interior]

Title devised. Inscribed with color indicators. Formerly Waud no. B-63. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.828) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Howlett house battery

Howlett house battery

Landscape with river and wrecked boat in foreground, fort in background. Title inscribed above image. Inscribed below image: wreck. Formerly Waud no. B-92. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.856) Forms p... more

Moving headquarters

Moving headquarters

Title inscribed upper right. Sketch pad pages stenciled upper right: 48, 50. Formerly Waud no. B-20. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.785) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

View of Charleston Harbor and its Defences

View of Charleston Harbor and its Defences

Landscape with harbor and wetlands; Charleston on horizon upper left and ironclads and ships in harbor upper right. Damaged dwelling right margin. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed below image to indicacte... more

Earthwork fort at Alexandria protecting the left of the line of the grand army, showing its commanding position

Earthwork fort at Alexandria protecting the left of the line of the gr...

Title inscribed above image. Inscribed within image as indicators: Fill in with soldiers of the Pennsylvania 4th drilling; narrow Road; Field rough; Trees cut down; distant country. Inscribed vertically left ma... more

Sumter, 61

Sumter, 61

Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. B-112. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.876) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Military camp with Union soldiers, horses, and tents, probably at Camp Griffin, Langley, Virginia]

[Military camp with Union soldiers, horses, and tents, probably at Cam...

In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and album compiled by Larkin Goldsmith Mead], page 77. Photograph probably by G. H. Houghton, photographer of other photographs in this album a... more

Office of Judge Advocate Department of the Cumberland

Office of Judge Advocate Department of the Cumberland

No. 4518. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Views at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Photograph is half of a stereograph pair. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

General R.S. Foster's headquarters

General R.S. Foster's headquarters

Soldiers outside of log cabins. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 2317.

[U.S. Quartermaster's office, Charleston, South Carolina]

[U.S. Quartermaster's office, Charleston, South Carolina]

Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 3435.

Departure of volunteers from Duqubue, Iowa, April 22, 1861 / Hy. The Eighth Massachusetts Regiment in the rotunda of the Capitol, Washington.

Departure of volunteers from Duqubue, Iowa, April 22, 1861 / Hy. The E...

Top illustration shows crowds on the docks waving farewll as boats loaded with Army troops departs. Bottom illustration shows soldiers,some civilians, and mattresses on the floor in the U.S. Capitol rotunda. Il... more

Exterior view of the gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th April 1861 after its evacuation by Maj. Robert Anderson 1st Arty. U.S.A. Commdg showing that portion towards Cummings' Point, Morris' [i.e. Morris] Island

Exterior view of the gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th April 1861 after...

Copy photograph shows a photo of a group of men in front of the damaged walls of Fort Sumter near the gorge. Title from item. Mounted with two other photographs. Photograph is possibly half of a stereograph pai... more

The twelfth regiment "laying off" in the Navy Yard barracks at Washington

The twelfth regiment "laying off" in the Navy Yard barracks at Washing...

Stereograph showing soldiers from the 12th regiment relaxing in the barracks, most out of uniform and some sitting on their bunks. No. 826. Title from item. Forms part of: Civil War Photograph Collection (Libra... more

The great 10,000 mile wall China

The great 10,000 mile wall China

No. 15348. Title from item.

Bombardment of Ft. Sumter

Bombardment of Ft. Sumter

Photograph shows Battery Stevens, commanded by First Lieutenant James Wilson from Battery C, 1st U.S. Artillery, after the fall of Battery Wagner. Title from item. Photographer and date from another copy in the... more

Hancock's headquarters 1861

Hancock's headquarters 1861

Photograph shows a caisson and cannon in the foreground with a military camp and house that served as the headquarters of a person named Hancock, probably General Winfield Scott Hancock, probably at Camp Griffi... more

Battery on Morris Island, gun that fired over 1200 shots into Fort Sumter

Battery on Morris Island, gun that fired over 1200 shots into Fort Sum...

Photograph shows the interior of Fort Putnam with a cannon in the foreground with soldiers in the background. No. 4971. Title from item. Similar view: LC-B811-3520. Mounted with five other photographs with gene... more

[Camp of 4th Vermont Infantry Regiment at Camp Griffin, Langley, Virginia, with troops in formation]

[Camp of 4th Vermont Infantry Regiment at Camp Griffin, Langley, Virgi...

Attribution of G.H. Houghton as photographer from "A very fine appearance" : the Vermont Civil War photographs of George Houghton / Donald H. Wickman. Barre : Vermont Historical Society, c2010, page 14. Title d... more

Castle Pinckney

Castle Pinckney

Photograph shows a cannon and cannon balls stacked in piles. No. 4395. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. V, p. 181". Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Charleston Harb... more

Quartermaster's store [rooms?], the point ...

Quartermaster's store [rooms?], the point ...

Photograph shows the levee at Fort Prentiss, Cairo, Illinois. View includes the Ohio River in the background, military facilities, and railroad tracks. Title from inscriptions on item. Additional inscriptions i... more

Headquarters Chief of Artillery Department of the Cumberland

Headquarters Chief of Artillery Department of the Cumberland

Photograph shows rows of carts and cannons in front of the buildings. No. 4515. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Views at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Photograph is half of ... more

Arsenal yard, Washington, D.C., from roof of model arsenal

Arsenal yard, Washington, D.C., from roof of model arsenal

Photograph showing an aerial view of the Washington Arsenal yard. Title from item. No. 274.

View at City Point headquarters, hospital, with old school houses, barns &c

View at City Point headquarters, hospital, with old school houses, bar...

Photograph shows supply wagons passing General Patrick's headquarters in City Point, now known as Hopewell, Virginia. No. 29. Title from item. Caption continues: Hospital, with old school houses, barns &c.

General Birney's Head Quarters, 2d Division, 10th Corps

General Birney's Head Quarters, 2d Division, 10th Corps

Soldiers with horses. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 2446.

General Weitzel's Head Quarters, 18th Corps

General Weitzel's Head Quarters, 18th Corps

Army band, log buildings in background.

Fort Johnson and Battery Gregg

Fort Johnson and Battery Gregg

Photograph of drawing shows soldiers rowing a boat in front of Fort Johnson and Battery Simpkins with Charleston in the background. No. B680. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general ca... more

Camp Second Vt. Camp Griffin 1861

Camp Second Vt. Camp Griffin 1861

Photograph shows the camp of the 2nd Vermont Infantry Regiment with row of soldiers in front of tents and trusses of a roof in the background at Camp Griffin, Langley, Virginia. Photograph probably by G. H. Hou... more

Fort Sumter, showing the effects of the bombardment by the artillery of the Army & Navy of the United States; while occupied by the rebels from April, 1861 to Feb., 1865

Fort Sumter, showing the effects of the bombardment by the artillery o...

Copy photograph shows a photo of the damaged walls of Fort Sumter viewed by men on a nearby sandbar. The photo is mounted above a printed caption with Engineer Department noted on the left. Title from item. Mou... more

Sleeping-bunks of the First Rhode Island Regiment, at the Patent Office, Washington / Sketched by our special artist.
Giesboro, Md

Giesboro, Md

Photograph showing barns at the Giesboro cavalry depot. Title from item.

General Terry's Head Quarters, Hatcher's farm

General Terry's Head Quarters, Hatcher's farm

Army tents, soldiers and building in background. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 2446.

Fort Putnam, previously Confederate Battery Gregg, Morris Island, S.C.

Fort Putnam, previously Confederate Battery Gregg, Morris Island, S.C.

Photograph shows a parapet inside the fort with a sign, Fort Putnam", and artillery. No. 4110. Title from item. Similar view in LC-B811-3479. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Exterior view of the gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th, April 1861 after its evacuation by Maj. Robert Anderson, 1st Arty. U.S.A. Comdg showing that portion towards Fort Johnson, James Island

Exterior view of the gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th, April 1861 afte...

Copy photograph showing a group of men in front of the damaged walls of Fort Sumter near the gorge. Title from item. Mounted with two other photographs. Photograph is possibly half of a stereograph pair. Letter... more

Company Street, Battery D, 1st U.S. Arty., Camp Seymour, Beaufort, S. C.

Company Street, Battery D, 1st U.S. Arty., Camp Seymour, Beaufort, S. ...

Photograph shows soldiers on lawn surrounded by camp facilities. Title from item; hand-lettered on mount. Gift of; Mrs. James DeWolf Perry; 1932; (DLC/PP-1932:0099).

Camp of 27th U.S. Colored Infantry

Camp of 27th U.S. Colored Infantry

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 4096.

300 pdr. [i.e. pounder] Parrot Rifle, Fort Chatfield, Morris Isand

300 pdr. [i.e. pounder] Parrot Rifle, Fort Chatfield, Morris Isand

Photograph shows a group of soldiers by the 300 pound Parrot rifled cannon with the name "Col. Brayton" inscribed on it in battery Chatfield on Morris Island. No. 4308. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "... more

Office of Provost Marshall Department of the Cumberland

Office of Provost Marshall Department of the Cumberland

No. 4512. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Views at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Photograph is half of a stereograph pair. Original negative in National Archives Record Grou... more

Springfield block, passenger depot, sheds and yard for Army horses, I.C.R.R., levee of Ohio River, Kentucky

Springfield block, passenger depot, sheds and yard for Army horses, I....

Photograph shows a view of the levee and boats along the Ohio River; Union horse stables, and the Illinois Central Chicago and Cairo railroad, Cairo, Illinois.

[Two sketches: fort opposite Alexandria, 1861; opposite Ft. Scott on Potomac]

[Two sketches: fort opposite Alexandria, 1861; opposite Ft. Scott on P...

Title devised from inscription above and below image. Formerly Waud no. C-12. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.939) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Fort Johnson, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Fort Sumter in distance

Fort Johnson, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Fort Sumter in distance

Photograph shows two mounted guns at the parapet inside Fort Johnson. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. III, p. 173". Similar view in LC-B811-3471. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Second Vt. Camp Griffin 1861

Second Vt. Camp Griffin 1861

Photograph shows train of horse-drawn covered wagons on a foraging expedition with the camp of the 2nd Vermont Infantry Regiment in the background at Camp Griffin, Langley, Virginia. Attribution of G.H. Houghto... more

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

Photograph of drawing showing ruins of Fort Sumter from Charleston Harbor with a Confederate flag waving on the left. No. B698. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Fort Su... more

Jefferson Ave., Brigade hospital, horse sheds for Army horses, old P.O.

Jefferson Ave., Brigade hospital, horse sheds for Army horses, old P.O...

Photograph shows Union military hospital and other buildings in Cairo, Illinois. Title from inscriptions on mount. "No. 5" upper left corner. Photograph possibly taken by Munn & Faul. Purchase; William L. Schae... more

Confederate flag flying.  Ft. Sumter after the evacuation of Maj. Anderson - interior view

Confederate flag flying. Ft. Sumter after the evacuation of Maj. Ande...

Photograph shows the Confederate flag flying at Fort Sumter, on April 15, 1861, following the surrender of Major Anderson and his Union troops, documenting the beginning of the Civil War; troops prepare to load... more

Fort Brady [i.e. Fort Carroll]

Fort Brady [i.e. Fort Carroll]

Photograph shows mounted guns and ammunition around the perimeter of a fort, possibly interior of Fort Carrol in Giesboro, Washington, D.C. instead of Fort Brady. No. 587. Title from item. Corrected title from ... more

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