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Neon sign at the Horseshoe Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Neon sign at the Horseshoe Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Steam locomotives in the roundhouse of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Scenic Railroad in Durango, Colorado

Steam locomotives in the roundhouse of the Durango & Silverton Narrow ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... more

[Flight into Egypt: night piece]

[Flight into Egypt: night piece]

Print shows Joseph, holding a lantern, leading a donkey on which Mary and Jesus are riding. Title from shelflist card. Paper shows a watermark of three balls on the right margin. Ex. Coll.: J.A. Boerner (Lugt 2... more

[Adoration of the shepherds: night piece]

[Adoration of the shepherds: night piece]

Print shows a group of shepherds, one at center holding a lantern and removing his hat, stand to the left with Mary, Jesus, and Joseph at the edge of the shadows on the right. Title from shelflist card. Trimmed... more

An elegy occasioned by the sudden and awful death of Mr. Nathanael Baker Dedham; a young man just upon the point of marriage and son to Lieutenant John Baker. He fell from his horse on Monday night the 7th of May, 1733. And died the Wednesday fo

An elegy occasioned by the sudden and awful death of Mr. Nathanael Bak...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Verse. 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 34, Folder 28.

The queen's arms, a night's amusement / Maucourt invt. et fecit.

The queen's arms, a night's amusement / Maucourt invt. et fecit.

Four men gathered for an evening of amusement, one appears to be forcing another to drink from a bowl.

Ukie naniwa tenmatenjin yomatsuri no zu

Ukie naniwa tenmatenjin yomatsuri no zu

Print shows a festival in honor of Sugawara Michizane taking place at night at the Tenman Tenjin shrine in Osaka; many people crossing a high wooden bridge lined with lanterns over a river filled with boats of ... more

Union, activity and freedom, or division, supineness and slavery. My dear Fellw Citizens In my address to you last night, in which I represented the dangerous consequences that would result to the inhabitants of this distressed colony, if you su

Union, activity and freedom, or division, supineness and slavery. My d...

Positive Photostat. 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 103, Folder 33.

Sanada no yoichi to matano no gorō

Sanada no yoichi to matano no gorō

Print shows two warriors fighting at night, with Sanata no Yoichi on top of Matana no Gorō, about to strike him with his sword. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo prin... more

To the publick. New-York, October 5, 1774. By Mr. Rivere, who left Boston on Friday last, and arrived here last night, in his way to the General Congress, we have certain intelligence that the carpenters and masons who had inadvertently undertak

To the publick. New-York, October 5, 1774. By Mr. Rivere, who left Bos...

Evans 13674.; On verso: S; Oct 5, 1774; 00198.36C. 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; Portfoli... more

To the publick. The long expected Tea Ship arrived last night at Sandy-Hook, but the pilot would not bring up the Captain till the sense of the City was known. The committee were immediately informed of her arrival, and that the Captain solicits

To the publick. The long expected Tea Ship arrived last night at Sandy...

Imprint 3.; Tea.; On verso: Apr 19, 1774. 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 106, Folder 4.

An act to restrain the sending of provisions to Cape-Breton, or any other French port or settlement, on the Continent of North America, or Islands night or adjacent thereto. [New York: Printed by James Parker, 1755].

An act to restrain the sending of provisions to Cape-Breton, or any ot...

Evans 7509.; On verso: New York Acts 19 Feb 1755. 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... more

A circumstantial account of an attack that happened on the 19th of April 1775, on his Majesty’s troops. By a number of the people of the Province of Massachusetts Bay. On Tuesday the 18th of April, about half past 10 at night, Lieutenant Colonel

A circumstantial account of an attack that happened on the 19th of Apr...

Positive Photostat.; A British account of Battle of Lexington.; Battle of Lexington. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Prin... more

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

Thomas Jefferson, 1776, Memorandum on Virginia Presbyterian's Petition about Night Meetings

Thomas Jefferson, 1776, Memorandum on Virginia Presbyterian's Petition...

Memorandum on Virginia Presbyterian's Petition about Night Meetings

Plan of Carillon ou [sic] Ticonderoga : which was quitted by the Americaines in the night from the 5th to the 6th of July 1777 /

Plan of Carillon ou [sic] Ticonderoga : which was quitted by the Ameri...

Shows military installations and British troop positions in the vicinity of Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.) at the time of the Battle of Saratoga (Oct. 1777). Relief shown by hachures. Parts of index in mixed English a... more

New-York, November 26, Last Sunday night arrived the Lord Hyde Packet in 47 days from Falmouth. From the English papers brought we have extracted the following important advices. London. September 30. The definitive treaty, between Great-Britain

New-York, November 26, Last Sunday night arrived the Lord Hyde Packet ...

Evans 18253.; Title. New York, November 26, etc.; The definitive treaty.; Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Prin... more

Meeting night of the Club of Odd Fellows / Collings, del. ; etchd. by Barlow.

Meeting night of the Club of Odd Fellows / Collings, del. ; etchd. by ...

"Members of a Club of Odd Fellows drinking, smoking, and talking..." (Source: George) Frontispiece to The Attic Miscellany, i. This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Person... more

The night mare

The night mare

Cartoon shows a scantily clad woman asleep on a bed, a little man sitting on her chest pulling back her see-through covers, as one of her arms hangs to the floor near a chamber pot written on it... "Source of N... more

The last night. Mr. Reinagle's benefit. On Saturday evening, May 25th, will be presented, a celebrated comedy. Taken from the German of Kotzbue ... called Lovers' vows ... To which will be added, a new grand dramatic romance, called Blue-Beard;

The last night. Mr. Reinagle's benefit. On Saturday evening, May 25th,...

Notice of this play-bill in Gazette of the U. S. and Philadelphia daily advertiser for May 25, 1799. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full te... more

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - breaking down the entrance]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - breaking down the entra...

Print shows a group of warriors advancing on building under a full moon during the winter. Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with a group of samurai advancing on th... more

The president's message. Register Office. Salem, Saturday morning Dec. 25 1802. By an express conveyance, we were late last night in possession of the president's message to Congress. We feel gratified in the success of an arrangement, by which

The president's message. Register Office. Salem, Saturday morning Dec....

Imprint 2. 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 47, Folder 16.

Five hundred dollars reward. Proclamation, by the deputy-mayor of the City of New York. Whereas there is reason to apprehend that the fire on Wednesday night, the 1st instant, in Cheapside Street, was the effect of design ... offer a reward of f

Five hundred dollars reward. Proclamation, by the deputy-mayor of the ...

2101 F 26 29 My 46.; Rec. 6-21-46.; $10.00.; On verso: 2101E26 29 My 46. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemer... more

500 dollars reward. Stop thief. Last night between ten & eleven o'clock, absconded from the schooner John of New-York, lying at Rockets a negro man named Jack Alford ... Ezra Sampson, Jr. Richmond, July 7, 1810.

500 dollars reward. Stop thief. Last night between ten & eleven o'cloc...

Imprint 2.; Reward.; On folder : M.C. # 09-82-038. 378. 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; Por... more

[Cut] Theatre on fire. Awful calamity! A letter from Richmond, Virginia dated Dec. 27, says "Last night the theatre took fire and was consumed, together withe about 8- people, with the governor Smith- many were trampled to death under foot, othe

[Cut] Theatre on fire. Awful calamity! A letter from Richmond, Virgini...

Verse.; Richmond theatre fire.; Imprint 1. 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 49, Folder 34.

Battle of Niagara

Battle of Niagara

Print shows an American infantry charge against British guns during the battle of Lundy's Lane on Lake Niagara, Ontario, July 25th, 1814. This print is shortened on the right side, eliminating half of the fence... more

Moto-yanagibashi yuki no kōkei

Moto-yanagibashi yuki no kōkei

Print shows a woman opening up a parasol while walking in the snow at night near the Motonoyanagi Bridge. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-... more

American Theatre, in Mercer-Street, in the rear of 1 Mile Stone, Broadway. Positively the last night! Mr. Hewlett ... On Monday the 24th of March, Mr. Hewlett will be at home in the following: Part 1st--Songs ... Part 2d ... La diligence ... Par

American Theatre, in Mercer-Street, in the rear of 1 Mile Stone, Broad...

Cancel slip over date: On Friday the 21st of March.; 1. Hewlett.; On verso: Gift Edith L. Yonge, Feb. 4, 1965. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and... more

Oft in the stilly night arranged for the Spanish guitar by B.F. Peale

Oft in the stilly night arranged for the Spanish guitar by B.F. Peale

Print shows sheet music with musical notation and words, including the second verse, to the song "Oft in the stilly night arranged for the Spanish guitar, by B.F. Peale." Title from item. Publication date based... more

Azuma no mori no yau

Azuma no mori no yau

Print shows two travelers on a roadway in the rain at night. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: horizontal Oban Nishikie. Moder... more

A short history of a moral & political scoundrel. To my fellow-citizens- John S. Tyson than whom a dirtier scoundrel does not breathe - a fellow, both morally and politically corrupt ... put in circulation late Thursday night ... an infamous han

A short history of a moral & political scoundrel. To my fellow-citizen...

Copy 2 formerly numbered as Portfolio 29, Folder 28. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 29, Folder 28. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images an... more

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. N bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. N bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Print shows the letter "N" formed by a man, an acrobat, leaning back and supporting himself with two swords, with his feet resting on a small ball and balancing on his toes a sword with a plate on top, with exa... more

Eitaibashi tsukuda oki isaribune

Eitaibashi tsukuda oki isaribune

Print shows pedestrians with palanquin crossing bridge with large boats moored in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Fr... more

Kanbara

Kanbara

Print shows travelers walking in the snow at night at the Kanbara station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From ... more

Kanbara

Kanbara

Print shows people walking during an evening snowfall at the Kanbara station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From... more

Kanbara [2nd edition]

Kanbara [2nd edition]

Print shows a snowy evening at the Kanbara station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Tōkaidō gojūs... more

100 dollars reward. Ran away from the subscriber, living near Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, on the night of the 4th instant two negro men Robert & Lewis ... John Lock. October 6, 1834. Charlestown: Printed at the Virginia Free Press O

100 dollars reward. Ran away from the subscriber, living near Charlest...

Title.; Reward. 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 186, Folder 26.

Old Iron Sides on a lee shore The U.S. Frigate Constitution Captn. Elliott, weathering Scilly, on her return from France, with the Hon. Edward Livingston on board on the night of the [Eleventh] of May 1835 / / drawn on stone by A. Hoffy, from a painting by J. Evans ; P.S. Duval, Lith. Philad.

Old Iron Sides on a lee shore The U.S. Frigate Constitution Captn. Ell...

327 U.S. Copyright Office. "Illustrative of a sketch, in the Democratic Review, of May 1839, by the author of "the log of Old Ironsides"." Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1839, by Dow & Duval, ... more

Night ascent. Royal Standard Tavern, pleasure grounds & tea gardens ... H. Brading, Proprietor ... has, at the solicitation of several scientific gentlemen, prevailed on Mr. Gypson, who will ... make an experimental trip, in the Royal Standard balloon, on Monday next, June 3, at ten o'clock at night! ...

Night ascent. Royal Standard Tavern, pleasure grounds & tea gardens .....

Text-only broadside announcing a balloon ascension at night by Richard Gypson from the Royal Standard Tavern, England, on June 3, 1839. In addition, "Mr. Blanchard, a descendant of the celebrated Mons. Blanchar... more

$100 reward! escaped from the Illinois penitentiary, on the night of Friday, August 7, 1840, a convict named Hansel G. Horn ... I. Greathouse, Warden Ill's penitentiary. Alton, Aug. 8 ‘40.

$100 reward! escaped from the Illinois penitentiary, on the night of F...

Imprint 2.; Reward. 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 16, Folder 21.

Notice!! Taken from the subscriber, on the night of April 16th, at Nutter's tavern in Upper Alton, a calfskin pocket book ... William H. Hungerford. April 17, 1840. Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" office [1840].

Notice!! Taken from the subscriber, on the night of April 16th, at Nut...

Reward.; 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 16, Folder 5.

$100 reward. The above reward will be given for the apprehension and conviction of the rascal or rascals, who entered the office of the undersigned, on the night of Saturday, the 20th instant, and attempted to force open their iron safe.

$100 reward. The above reward will be given for the apprehension and c...

Imprint.; Reward. 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 17, Folder 15.

$200 Reward. Ranaway from the subscriber, on the night of Thursday, the 30th of Sepember, five Negro slaves

$200 Reward. Ranaway from the subscriber, on the night of Thursday, th...

Reward offered by Wm. Russell for apprehension of the slaves, St. Louis, 1 Oct. 1847. Reference copy may be in LOT 4422-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI;... more

Columbus / painted by J.M.W. Turner R.A. ; engraved for the Eclectic Museum by John Sartain.

Columbus / painted by J.M.W. Turner R.A. ; engraved for the Eclectic M...

Print shows an anxious Christopher Columbus standing on the deck of his ship at night, under a crescent moon, searching the horizon for any sign of land. There appear to be two figures in the dark clouds direct... more

Sumida gawa no tsuki

Sumida gawa no tsuki

Print shows a full moon shining on pedestrians crossing a bridge over inlet with boats and buildings nearby, and the Sumida River and mountains in the background. Title and other descriptive information compile... more

Akasaka

Akasaka

Print shows travelers with paper lanterns, walking at night through a small grove of pine trees near the Akasaka station on the Tōkaidō Road.

Murder! $500 reward. A reward of $500 will be given for the apprehension, and safe delivery in the jail of Chillicothe of the murderer of Frederick Edwards, committed at Bourneville, Ross county, O. on the night of the 19th of Nove

Murder! $500 reward. A reward of $500 will be given for the apprehensi...

Gift, from the Edward McPherson Papers, 1908. 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 137,... more

Die Heiligen drei Könige L.R. ; Allanson

Die Heiligen drei Könige L.R. ; Allanson

Illustration for a book showing actors or carolers performing "the three kings" outside a dwelling with a small crowd gathered to watch and listen. Title from item. Printed at top of page: Die heilgen 3 König' ... more

Das Käuzchen Flegel sc

Das Käuzchen Flegel sc

Illustration for a book of fables shows a young boy nestled in bed with an oil lamp burning in a niche next to a window in the wall in the background; an owl is looking in through the window and has apparently ... more

Brown's paintings, at the Odd-fellows' hall, on Monday night, Tuesday, and Tuesday night only, Sept. 27 and 28, 1847 ... [Washington, D. C. 1847].

Brown's paintings, at the Odd-fellows' hall, on Monday night, Tuesday,...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 198, Folder 29. Copy scanned: 2

Akasaka

Akasaka

Print shows travelers, including several with lanterns, passing between two trees at night under a crescent moon near the Akasaka station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by... more

Ned Buntline's own. Extra. Ned never before has had occasion to get out an extra, but he deems it necessary to say that he was not participating in the riot at the Astor Place Opera House on the night of the 10th ... Edward Z. C. Judson, the "Ne

Ned Buntline's own. Extra. Ned never before has had occasion to get ou...

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 120, Folder 23.

"Night -- Tracing the vessel's progress"

"Night -- Tracing the vessel's progress"

Men, women, and children seated at long table, looking at map, below decks on ship. Negative includes fragments of text above image. Illus. in: The Illustrated London News?. This record contains unverified, old... more

Henry C. Baker of Winchester, Virginia. The friends of the unfurtunate lady who disappeared at the Falls of Niagara on the night of the 26th of November last, and who then supposed to have committed suicide, have been, for three months, in a sta

Henry C. Baker of Winchester, Virginia. The friends of the unfurtunate...

Baker, Henry E. 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 200, Folder 3.

Takanawa tsuki no kei

Takanawa tsuki no kei

Print shows full moon shining on boats in harbor and many people walking between buildings on the beach.

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

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

Fukagawa kiba

Fukagawa kiba

Print shows the parasol of someone walking past the Fukagawa lumberyard during a snowfall at night. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Fr... more

The calamity of the night of July 1st/56

The calamity of the night of July 1st/56

Drawing showing the collapse of the Reed Street wharf on the Delaware River in the Southwark section of Philadelphia. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library... more

Saruwaka-machi yoru no kei

Saruwaka-machi yoru no kei

Print shows pedestrians on a commercial street at night beneath a full moon. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Meisho e... more

Karasaki no yau

Karasaki no yau

Print shows rain storm on landscape of sea and mountains, featuring large tree with limbs supported by many poles. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists... more

Eitaibashi tukudajima

Eitaibashi tukudajima

Print shows view from water level with pillar of the Eitai bridge on the left and the helm of a boat passing to the right, with ships anchored nearby and Tsukuda island in the background, half-moon in the sky o... more

Ishiyama no shūgestu

Ishiyama no shūgestu

Print shows bird's-eye view of the Buddhist temple at Ishiyama-dera, and a building on a bluff, also a bridge across the Seta River (the same bridge as in Evening glow at Seta), and mountains in the distance, u... more

Toranomon-soto aoizaka

Toranomon-soto aoizaka

Print shows pedestrians, a porter or noodle vendor, and two men carrying lanterns on a walkway near waterfalls and the Aoi slope, beneath a cresent moon. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nich... more

Matsuchiyama san'yabori yakei

Matsuchiyama san'yabori yakei

Print shows a woman walking along the bank of the San'ya Canal at night. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Meisho edo h... more

Emigration - encampment for the night

Emigration - encampment for the night

Illus. in: Sears, Robert. A Pictorial Description of the United States.... New York: R. Sears, 1860, p. 565. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions.

The Hon. Jefferson Davis, president-elect of the new southern confederacy, addressing the citizens of Montgomery, Ala., from the balcony of the Exchange Hotel, on the night of February 16th, 1861, and previous to his inauguration / from a sketch by our special artist.

The Hon. Jefferson Davis, president-elect of the new southern confeder...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1861 March 16, p. 257.

A Night haul

A Night haul

African Americans netting herring by torchlight. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1861 Sept. 28). Reference copy may be in LOT 4397L. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracin... more

American patriots dream: the night before the battle

American patriots dream: the night before the battle

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 0195.

Cutting down the U.S. flagstaff, under the direction of Major Anderson, at Fort Moultrie, Charleston Harbor, S.C., on Christmas night, 1860

Cutting down the U.S. flagstaff, under the direction of Major Anderson...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1861 Jan. 19, p. 129.

Evacuation of Fort Moultrie by Major Anderson and the United States troops, on Christmas night, 1860 - the troops conveying powder and other stores in sloop to Fort Sumpter [sic]

Evacuation of Fort Moultrie by Major Anderson and the United States tr...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and from looking at the item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 11, no. 269 (1861 Jan. 19), pp. 136-7 (top of page). Caption card tr... more

The war on the Mississippi River - night expedition to island no. 10 ... / from a sketch by our special artist, Mr. H. Lovie.

The war on the Mississippi River - night expedition to island no. 10 ....

Print shows Union troops spiking Confederate guns on Island No. 10 at night during a violent storm. Title from item. Caption continues: Spiking a Rebel battery by a detachment of National soldiers and sailors, ... more

Sketches with Co. B, 8th Reg. Pa. Ma. taps under the officers of the old Southwark Gaurd. sic Camp "Little Mac" J. Queen del

Sketches with Co. B, 8th Reg. Pa. Ma. taps under the officers of the o...

Drawing shows a Civil War night scene with pickets, drummer boy, and tents pitched among the trees; one tent, lit by a lantern from within, shows a man recoiling from an outstretched arm, perhaps that of a woma... more

Sketches with the Co. B 8th Reg., Pa. Ma. [i.e., militia] under the officers of the old "Southwark Gaurd" [sic] night after leaving "Camp McClure" / J Queen.

Sketches with the Co. B 8th Reg., Pa. Ma. [i.e., militia] under the of...

Drawing shows soldiers standing in residential street and sitting against fence along the roadside during rest period; some gathered around small campfires. Title from item. Signed in pencil "J Queen" on lower ... more

The passage of the Rappahannock by the Grand Army of the Potomac at Fredericksburg, Va., midnight, Wednesday, December 10 / from a sketch by our special artist, Henri Lovie.

The passage of the Rappahannock by the Grand Army of the Potomac at Fr...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1862 Dec. 27, pp. 220.

Sketches with Co. B, 8th Reg. Pa. Ma. under the officers of the old "Southwark Gaurd" sic on "picket duty" J. Queen

Sketches with Co. B, 8th Reg. Pa. Ma. under the officers of the old "S...

Drawing shows a Civil War night scene with two soldiers on picket duty, one is pointing toward the center, over a fence to the field beyond. Title from item. Signed in pencil on mount at lower left. Inscribed i... more

Melrose Abbey / F.F. Palmer del. ; lith. Currier & Ives, N.Y.

Melrose Abbey / F.F. Palmer del. ; lith. Currier & Ives, N.Y.

Print shows a moonlight view, from the east, of the ruins of Melrose Abbey with two men on horseback in the foreground. The area around the Abbey is overgrown with trees. 21947 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from... more

Map of the night march [from Malvern Hill to Harrison's Landing].

Map of the night march [from Malvern Hill to Harrison's Landing].

Shows the route used by the retreating Union forces to march from Malvern Hill (Henrico County) to Harrison's Landing (Charles City County), July 2, 1862.

Sketches with Co. B, 8th Reg. Pa. Ma. under the officers of the old "Southwark Gaurd sic "the night in the apple orchard" J. Queen del

Sketches with Co. B, 8th Reg. Pa. Ma. under the officers of the old "S...

Drawing shows a Civil War night scene with soldiers asleep in an apple orchard with apples on the ground around them, some sleep with their rifles, three rifles stand ready at center, other soldiers stand along... more

Sketches with Co. B, 8th Reg. Pa. Ma. under the officers of the old "Southwark Gaurd" sic first night at Hagerstown Jas. Queen del

Sketches with Co. B, 8th Reg. Pa. Ma. under the officers of the old "S...

Drawing shows a Civil War night scene with many soldiers asleep on the ground in a field, campfires burn low, rifles stand ready in threes, a sentry stands guard; there is a stone wall in the middle distance, s... more

Map[s] exhibiting part of the operations of the Army of Virginia under the command of Major General John Pope. Battlefield of Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9th 1862. The positions of the troops on the night of Aug. 27th and at sunset Aug. 28th 1862, and the battlefield of Manassas, Va. at the close of the action on the 29th of Aug. 1862

Map[s] exhibiting part of the operations of the Army of Virginia under...

Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 577 Maps from "Report of Maj. Gen. John Pope to the Committee on the Conduct of the War." Each map gives troop positions, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and reli... more

The Army telegraph - setting up the wire during an action The Army telegraph - the operator at work / / sketched by Mr. A.R. Waud.  A signal station at night / sketched Mr. Theodore R. Davis.

The Army telegraph - setting up the wire during an action The Army tel...

3 illustrations in: Harper's weekly, 1863 Jan. 24, p. 53.

Revival of the old slave laws of Louisiana--a scene in New Orleans--arrest of contrabands on the night of January 30 / From a sketch by our special artist.

Revival of the old slave laws of Louisiana--a scene in New Orleans--ar...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1863 March 7, p. 381.

The plantation police or home-guard examining Negro passes on the levee road below New Orleans / from a sketch by our special artist, F.B. Schell.

The plantation police or home-guard examining Negro passes on the leve...

Illustration showing a guard with a lantern checking the passes of African American men traveling on a levee road at night. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 16, no. 406 (1863... more

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