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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

A view of the city of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken from the rock on Point Levi, by Wm. Peachy Octr. 23d, 1784 / engraved by J. Wells.

A view of the city of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken from the ro...

Print shows ship in the foreground with the city of Québec in the distance.

HBM frigate Macedonian, Capt. Carden, striking her colours to the U.S. frigate United States, Com'd. Decatur the 25th Octr. 1812 / painted from a drawing onboard ; J.Y. sc.

HBM frigate Macedonian, Capt. Carden, striking her colours to the U.S....

Print showing the heavily damaged HBM Macedonian surrendering during battle with the USS United States.

The North Pennsylvania Rail Road and its connections, Octr. 1853.

The North Pennsylvania Rail Road and its connections, Octr. 1853.

Outline map of the eastern Great Lakes, east to Philadelphia and New York City, showing the east Pennsylvania coal fields. Chartered April 8, 1852, under Philadelphia, Easton and Water-Gap Railroad. See entry 529.

View from the heights above Balaklava, looking towards Sebastopol, shewing the ground of the battles of the 25th Octr. and of the 5th Novr. 1854 and the line of our defences since the 25th Octr. / W. Simpson del. ; J. Needham lith.

View from the heights above Balaklava, looking towards Sebastopol, she...

Print shows a panoramic view of the landscape between the heights above Balaklava and Sevastopolʹ, including the battlefields at Balaklava and Inkerman, also, on the far left, is the inlet to the harbor at Bala... more

Charge of the heavy cavalry brigade, 25th Octr. 1854 / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith.

Charge of the heavy cavalry brigade, 25th Octr. 1854 / W. Simpson del....

Print shows the Enniskillen Dragoons and the 5th Dragoon Guards engaging the Russian cavalry in the midst of the camp of the light cavalry brigade which is being plundered by the Russian troops during the battl... more

Plan of the Battle of Bristoe Station, Orange and Alexandria Railroad, Va., Octr. 14th 1863.

Plan of the Battle of Bristoe Station, Orange and Alexandria Railroad,...

Shows the area of Fairfax County, Va., which was the site of the Battle of Bristoe Station. The map is oriented with Cedar Run to the south, Bristoe to the west and indicates the route of the Orange and Alexan... more

Skirmish at Auburn, Virginia, Octr. 14th 1863

Skirmish at Auburn, Virginia, Octr. 14th 1863

This map depicts a minor skirmish near Catlett's Station, Fauquier County, Va., part of the Bristoe Campaign. Union forces, including the 20th Indiana, 3rd Maine, and 40th New York regiments, are arrayed on a h... more

General Butler and Dexter: match for $2,000, two mile heats, to wagons, over the fashion course, L.I. Octr. 27th 1865

General Butler and Dexter: match for $2,000, two mile heats, to wagons...

Artist: John Cameron (signature on image). Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 2436

Democracy against the unnatural union. Trial Octr. 14th 1817. / designed and executed by one who has neither place nor pension.

Democracy against the unnatural union. Trial Octr. 14th 1817. / design...

A satire on the 1817 Pennsylvania gubernatorial race between William Findlay and Joseph Heister. The artist clearly favors the former, and charges corruption in Heister's campaign. Findlay appears to be buoyed... more

Democracy against the unnatural union. Trial Octr. 14th 1817. / designed and executed by one who has neither place nor pension.

Democracy against the unnatural union. Trial Octr. 14th 1817. / design...

A satire on the 1817 Pennsylvania gubernatorial race between William Findlay and Joseph Heister. The artist clearly favors the former, and charges corruption in Heister's campaign. Findlay appears to be buoyed... more

The 3rd Custer div. on the 7th of Octr. retiring and burning the forage Etc. Somewhere near Mt. Jackson

The 3rd Custer div. on the 7th of Octr. retiring and burning the forag...

Custer and his cavalry in the foreground, two regiments of infantry in background.

The 3rd Custer div. on the 7th of Octr. retiring and burning the forage Etc. Somewhere near Mt. Jackson

The 3rd Custer div. on the 7th of Octr. retiring and burning the forag...

Custer and his cavalry in the foreground, two regiments of infantry in background.

The 3rd Custer div. on the 7th of Octr. retiring and burning the forage Etc. Somewhere near Mt. Jackson

The 3rd Custer div. on the 7th of Octr. retiring and burning the forag...

Custer and his cavalry in the foreground, two regiments of infantry in background.

The 3rd Custer div. on the 7th of Octr. retiring and burning the forage Etc. Somewhere near Mt. Jackson

The 3rd Custer div. on the 7th of Octr. retiring and burning the forag...

Custer and his cavalry in the foreground, two regiments of infantry in background.