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[Illustrations of Johannes Staden's description of the Tuppin Inwa Indians: European prisoners being fried and eaten by the Tuppin Inwa]

[Illustrations of Johannes Staden's description of the Tuppin Inwa Ind...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 56. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

The Contrast a French prisoner in England, an English prisoner in France., British Cartoon Print

The Contrast a French prisoner in England, an English prisoner in Fran...

Political cartoon showing French prisoner in England seated at table with plum pudding and woman serving him a large beef roast; in France a skinny English prisoner looks with disgust at food being served to hi... More

Virginia Colony to George III of England, May 17, 1769, Petition Against Deportation of Prisoners
Political electricity; or, an historical & prophetical print in the year 1770 / Bute & Wilkes invent. ; Mercurius & Appeles fect., British Cartoon Print

Political electricity; or, an historical & prophetical print in the ye...

Detail showing convicts consisting of lords, esquires, and attorneys, in chains, boarding ship, for transport from England to Georgia, under the reign of King George III. Detail of British Museum Cartoon Collec... More

[Instructions for keeping prisoners - Lancaster, Pa. July 14, 1776; text in English and German]

[Instructions for keeping prisoners - Lancaster, Pa. July 14, 1776; te...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pa. L-; US Hist. Rev. Misc.; War prisoners 1776; Penn. Germans; Broadsides 1776; RBD; Shelf.

Bernis Brown, October 5, 1777, Account for Guarding British Prisoners
Patrick Henry to Thomas Jefferson, February 26, 1777, Treatment of British Prisoners
Virginia Militia, October 8, 1779, List of Officers Guarding Convention Prisoners
Virginia Council to Thomas Jefferson, October 8, 1779, Instructions on Prisoners of War
An extract of a letter from an officer of the 71st regiment to his friend at Edinburgh, giving an account of the reduction of Charlestown, in South Carolina, with the list of the killed, wounded, and taken prisoners. [June 20, 1780].

An extract of a letter from an officer of the 71st regiment to his fri...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans.; Surender of Charleston, S. C. 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

The American general Lee taken prisoner by lieutenant colonel Harcourt of the English army, in Morris Country, New Jersey, 1776 / Hamilton delin. ; Hawkins sculp.

The American general Lee taken prisoner by lieutenant colonel Harcourt...

Print shows Charles Lee at his capture by British troops. Title from item. Engraved for Barnard's New complete & authentic history of England. Illus. in: The new, comprehensive and complete history of England :... More

Die Hessen, vom General Washington am 25ten Dec. 1776, zu Trenton überfallen, werden als Kriegsgefangne in Philadelphia eingebracht / D. Chodowiecki del. et sculp.

Die Hessen, vom General Washington am 25ten Dec. 1776, zu Trenton über...

Print shows Hessian soldiers captured during the battle at Trenton enroute to Philadelphia, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution. Title from item. S. iii. [Plate] 6. Published i... More

L'homme au masque de fer

L'homme au masque de fer

Print shows a prisoner in chains and wearing an iron mask sitting on a bench in a prison cell, and another man with a lantern and a tray of food entering the cell in the Bastille. Title from item. Possibly purc... More

Encampment of the convention army at Charlotte Ville in Virginia after they had surrendered to the Americans

Encampment of the convention army at Charlotte Ville in Virginia after...

Print shows a panoramic view of the landscape in Charlottesville, Virginia, with British troops, captured at the surrender in Saratoga, engaged in subsistence farming. Title from item. Illus. in: Travels throug... More

In the House of Delegates. December 15, 1789. Resolved, that the Executive be requested to take the most effectual means in their power to prevent the employment of unnecessary guards over the prisoners ... and to enforce upon the courts of the

In the House of Delegates. December 15, 1789. Resolved, that the Execu...

Not in Evans.; On verso: 10 75 cents 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 179, Folder 16.

A view of Winchester in North America - dedicated to Mr. President Mad I Son!!, British Cartoon Print

A view of Winchester in North America - dedicated to Mr. President Mad...

Print shows "an American officer, General Winchester, stands stripped to the waist, his face and body covered with bold patterns in paint: stars, circles, an anchor, &c ..." (Source: George). James Winchester s... More

View of Dartmoor Prison from a drawing taken on the spot by J.I. Taylor, one of the prisoners

View of Dartmoor Prison from a drawing taken on the spot by J.I. Taylo...

Title from item. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Taylor.

Statement of the number and species of crimes for which prisoners have been convicted, sentenced and confined in the goal of the city and County of Philadelphia, from the beginning of the year 1790 to the conslusion of the year 1815.

Statement of the number and species of crimes for which prisoners have...

Title.; Imprint 2.; On verso: 81 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 151, Folder 27.

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

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

Print shows the letter "G" formed by a harlequin with left arm extended, holding his hat, and standing before a table with three cups for a shell game on it, with examples "Grossmutter" showing an elderly woman... More

War and pestilence! Two young ladies taken prisoners by the savages ... Just published an interesting narrative of the captivity of Miss Francis and Almira Hall, two respectable young females (sisters) of the ages of 16 and 18 who were taken pri

War and pestilence! Two young ladies taken prisoners by the savages .....

Indians of North America- Captivities.; Hall, Francis and Almira.; Brigdon, Philip.; Woodcut.; Prospectus. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as f... More

War and pestilence! Two young ladies taken prisoners by the savages.

War and pestilence! Two young ladies taken prisoners by the savages.

Two young women and a young man, captives, being led through the wilderness by four Sauk and Fox Indians. Illus. in: Narrative of the capture and providential escape of Misses Frances and Almira Hall : two resp... More

Louis Haghe - The first descent through the Koojah Pass

Louis Haghe - The first descent through the Koojah Pass

Illustration shows soldiers and Indian civilians, who traveled with the Army of the Indus en route to Afghanistan, marching in the Khojak Pass, Pakistan, en route to Afghanistan; prisoners stand in the foregrou... More

Interview of Gen. Lafayette with his wife & daughters in the prison of Olmutz
Passmore Williamson / John H. Sherwin, del. ; L.N. Rosenthals lith. Phila.

Passmore Williamson / John H. Sherwin, del. ; L.N. Rosenthals lith. Ph...

Print shows Passmore Williamson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, "in Moyamensing Prison, Philada." Includes facsimile signature. Title from item. Caption continues: Incarcerated by Judge Kane. In Moy... More

Lynch law in California - surrender of prisoners at the county gaol [jail], San Francisco

Lynch law in California - surrender of prisoners at the county gaol [j...

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1856 July 12, p. 36. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: California San Francisco; California Hist. 1856; Lynching; Prisons.

Jean Baptiste Adolphe Lafosse - Napoléon a Sainte-Hélène Paul Delaroche

Jean Baptiste Adolphe Lafosse - Napoléon a Sainte-Hélène Paul Delar...

Print shows Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, full-length portrait, facing front, sitting on rocks on the island of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. Title from item. Signed on ... More

Office of the Commissary General of Prisoners, Washington, D. C. ... 186. Sir: In reply to your letter of .... you are hereby informed that in order to obtain a certificate for commutation of rations while held as a prisoner of war for ..., it w

Office of the Commissary General of Prisoners, Washington, D. C. ... 1...

Engraved form.; On verso: 5949A , Aug 63. 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 205, Folder 71.

Capture of a U.S. Cavalry

Capture of a U.S. Cavalry

Title inscribed lower right. Fragment of an arm below image. Formerly Waud no. B-78. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.842) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Train of prisoners

Train of prisoners

Train meeting steamboat Marion at dock. Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. B-31. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.796) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Bône. Prisoniers Kroumirs á la Casbah / ND.

Bône. Prisoniers Kroumirs á la Casbah / ND.

Five prisoners (possibly Berbers) in courtyard, Annaba (Bône), Algeria. Title from item. No. 189?

Tecumseh saving prisoners

Tecumseh saving prisoners

Print shows Tecumseh shielding prisoners from another Native American on horseback wielding a tomahawk during the War of 1812; another Native is about to scalp a dead soldier. Title from item. Entered according... More

Lieut. Washington, a Confederate prisoner, and Capt. Custer, U.S.A.

Lieut. Washington, a Confederate prisoner, and Capt. Custer, U.S.A.

George Armstrong Custer, seated with Lieut. Washington and his slave. No. 428.

Rebel prisoners in the dungeon of the State House at Jefferson City, Missouri
Returned Federal prisoners from Andersonville (i.e. Belle Isle) prison
Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861, Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run. Casemate no. 2

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861, Federal...

No. 4375. Title from item. Mounted with one other photograph. Hand written on verso: "See Miller, vol. 7, p. 27". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Lieutenant Tompkins, at the head of Company B, U.S. Dragoons, charging into town at Fairfax Court House, killing thirty of the enemy and carrying off five prisoners, in the face of fifteen hundred secession troops, on Saturday, June 1, 1861

Lieutenant Tompkins, at the head of Company B, U.S. Dragoons, charging...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 12, no. 290 (1861 June 8), p. 53.

Belle Island [sic], Confederate States of America

Belle Island [sic], Confederate States of America

Prison camp with tents and guards. Title inscribed lower left. Inscribed lower right: the river. Formerly Waud no. B-150. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.914) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil... More

The War in America: Union troops attacking Confederate prisoners in the streets of Washington

The War in America: Union troops attacking Confederate prisoners in th...

Wood engraving in The Illustrated London News, 14 September 1861, p. 283. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: DC, Washington Misc. 1861; Civil War Prisoners; She... More

Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run, Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861

Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run, Castle Pinkney [i.e....

Photograph shows Confederate soldiers above watching Union prisoners below in the yard. No. 4375. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "See Miller vol. 7, p. 4". Mounted with one other photograph. Gift; Col.... More

Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run, Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861

Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run, Castle Pinkney [i.e....

Photograph shows group from the 69th New York Infantry (Fighting 69th), some seated, others standing in the rear, facing front. A sign above the door, No. 7 Musical Hall, 444th Broadway. No. 4374. Title from i... More

Capt. W.H. May / Photographed by McPherson & Oliver, No. 132 Canal Street, New-Orleans.

Capt. W.H. May / Photographed by McPherson & Oliver, No. 132 Canal Str...

Photograph shows Captain William H. May of Co. I, 23rd Connecticut Infantry Regiment, after being released as a prisoner-of-war from Camp Ford, Tyler, Texas, with bedroll, haversack, canteen, and violin case, w... More

Rebel Prisoners leaving Baltimore for Fortress Monroe

Rebel Prisoners leaving Baltimore for Fortress Monroe

Prisoners leaving in horse-drawn streetcars, through cheering crowd.

Arrest of Marshal Kane, at his house in Baltimore, at three o'clock A.M. on Thursday, June 27, by order of Major-General Banks on a charge of treason / from a sketch by our special artist accompanying General Banks' command.

Arrest of Marshal Kane, at his house in Baltimore, at three o'clock A....

Print shows Union troops taking Marshal Kane into custody outside his home in Baltimore, Maryland. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 12, no. 294 (1861 July 6), p. 113.

Non-commissioned officers, 19th Iowa Infantry, exchanged prisoners from Camp Ford, Texas. Photographed at New Orleans on their arrival
Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861, Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run, Casemate no. 1

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861, Federal...

No. 4376. Title from item. Mounted with one other photograph. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. I, page 165". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Federal flag-of-truce boat NEW YORK, at Aikens Landing, waiting for exchanged prisoners

Federal flag-of-truce boat NEW YORK, at Aikens Landing, waiting for ex...

Caption card tracings: Aikens Landing; Civil War, 1861-1865 Prisoners; CW Ships; CW Truces; Shelf. ? Virginia?

Provost Marshal--and police of Alexandria searching and examining a prisoner of war

Provost Marshal--and police of Alexandria searching and examining a pr...

Title inscribed under image. Inscribed: all portraits got rubbed while riding. Published in: New York Illustrated News, July 22 1861, p. 188. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.55) Forms part of: Morgan ... More

Secrets of the prison-house--a cell in the female department of the Washington jail / from a sketch made on the spot by our special artist, Mr. Lumley.
The first Rebel prisoners & Genl i.e. General Willich, Green River, Ky i.e. Kentucky A.M

The first Rebel prisoners & Genl i.e. General Willich, Green River, Ky...

Title from item (transcribed from front and back of sheet). Title on mat (source unverified): The first Rebel prisoners (Texas Rangers) at Green River, Ky., 1862. Gen. Willich receiving them. Code on mat (sourc... More

The capture of General August Willich at Stone's River Tennessee, 1862

The capture of General August Willich at Stone's River Tennessee, 1862

Title from Blood shed in this war by M. Peake. "N.61" upper left corner of sheet. Code on mat (source unverified): III-59. Forms part of the Adolph Metzner American Civil War Collection at the Library of Congre... More

The Union prisoners at Richmond, Virginia

The Union prisoners at Richmond, Virginia

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1862 Jan. 18. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Five unidentified prisoners of war in Confederate uniforms in front of their barracks at Camp Douglas Prison, Chicago, Illinois]
W. E. Price to Lorenzo Thomas, Sunday, March 23, 1862  (Telegram regarding trial of prisoners)
Mississippian Extra.

Mississippian Extra.

From the Oliver R. Barrett Collection.

Major Anderson of Terry's Texas Rangers, a lady of Woodson House, and General Richard W. Johnson, exchanging prisoners, Woodson House, near Munfordville, Kentucky, February 10, 1862

Major Anderson of Terry's Texas Rangers, a lady of Woodson House, and ...

Title from Blood shed in this war by M. Peake. Title on mat (source unverified): Exchanging prisoners under a flag of truce-Woodland House near Munfortsville, KY; Major Anderson of Terry's Texas Rangers; Lady a... More

Some colors and prisoners taken by French : [map of action around Washington Heights, Sharpsburg, Md.].

Some colors and prisoners taken by French : [map of action around Wash...

Shows the location of troops just outside of Sharpsburg, Md., during the battle of Antietam. Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photoco... More

Rebel prisoners, Camp Morton, Indianapolis, Confederate States of America.

Rebel prisoners, Camp Morton, Indianapolis, Confederate States of Amer...

Photograph shows Confederate prisoners of war at Camp Morton.

A disloyal demonstration, New Orleans, Feb. 20th 1863 A group of exchanged Rebel prisoners / / Bobbett-Hooper.

A disloyal demonstration, New Orleans, Feb. 20th 1863 A group of excha...

Print shows, from a two page spread of scenes in New Orleans, a vignette of several Confederate prisoners of war on the docks awaiting transportation home. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated... More

Rebel wounded coming in as prisoners on the field of battle

Rebel wounded coming in as prisoners on the field of battle

Title inscribed below image. Published in: Harper's Weekly, 15 August 1863, p. 521, as part of : Reminiscences of the Maryland Campaign. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.363) Forms part of: Morgan coll... More

Proclamation. [Presidential powers to grant reprieves and pardons.]
Union war prisoners association

Union war prisoners association

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Sarony, Major & Knapp. Copyright deposit, southern district of N.Y.: Oct. 1863

To the President of the United States: The undersigned, loyal citizens of the United States and of the city of New Orleans.

To the President of the United States: The undersigned, loyal citizens...

Letter requests the removal of Judge Peabody from his present position.

Reminiscences of the Maryland campaign - Rebel wounded coming in as prisoners on the field of battle

Reminiscences of the Maryland campaign - Rebel wounded coming in as pr...

Three wounded men approaching Union picket under a white flag. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1863 Aug. 15), p. 521. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4420S This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption c... More

Libby Prison, Union prisoners at Richmond, Va. from nature by Act. Major Otto Boetticher; lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp, 449 Broadway, N.Y

Libby Prison, Union prisoners at Richmond, Va. from nature by Act. Maj...

Print shows the interior of Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia with Union officers and soldiers sitting or standing in groups. Brigadier General August Willich (1810-1878), captured at the Battle of Stones River,... More

John P. Usher to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, January 15, 1863  (Removal of prisoners from Washington D.C. jail)
Map showing route taken by Mosby with his prisoners, Nov. 27th-29th, 1863.

Map showing route taken by Mosby with his prisoners, Nov. 27th-29th, 1...

In this detail from an unidentified printed map, Sneden has traced the circuitous route he and other prisoners captured by Mosby's Guerillas during the Mine Run Campaign followed from near Rappahannock Station,... More

[Portraits of Japanese guards, a woman washing herself, a prisoner with a police examiner, and a woman playing a shamisen]

[Portraits of Japanese guards, a woman washing herself, a prisoner wit...

Title devised by Library staff. Captions on front of item: "Japanese guardhouse men" (upper left); "A Japanese girl at toilet" (upper right); "Japanese prisoner and police examiner" (lower left); and "A Japanes... More

Confederate prisoners captured at cavalry fight at Aldie, Va., June, 1864

Confederate prisoners captured at cavalry fight at Aldie, Va., June, 1...

No. 4215. Title from item. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], v. 1, pl. 34. Hand written on verso: "See Miller, vol. 7, ... More

The escaped refugees from the Libey [sic] Prison

The escaped refugees from the Libey [sic] Prison

Escaped Union prisoners in woods, being met by Union soldiers(?). Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Illustration from: Harper's Weekly, 1864.

Andersonville Prison, Georgia. South end view of the stockade Showing the sentry stands in the distance Photographed by A.J. Riddle

Andersonville Prison, Georgia. South end view of the stockade Showing ...

Photograph shows prisoners using latrines in the foreground, masses of huts made of sticks and blankets, and a stockade with sentry boxes in the distance (Source: Notes by Sergeant Warren L. Goss of Co. H, 2nd ... More

Beverly Tucker to Thomas P. Akers, Thursday, October 06, 1864  (Provisions for Union prisoners of war)
Serving out rations to our exchanged prisoners on board the "New York" / sketched by William Waud.
Andersonville Prison, Georgia. Bird's eye view - gathering roots to boil coffee Thirty-three thousand prisoners in bastile Photographed by A.J. Riddle

Andersonville Prison, Georgia. Bird's eye view - gathering roots to bo...

Photograph shows prisoners using latrines in the foreground and masses of huts made of sticks and blankets; the cluster of huts in the foreground was referred to as "Mud Island" (Source: Notes by Sergeant Warre... More

President Lincoln and General Grant on peace and war.

President Lincoln and General Grant on peace and war.

1) Interview with the President, by J. T. Mills. 2) Letter of General Grant to E. B. Washbourne. 3) On the Chicago surrender [poem] by Bayard Taylor.

Butler's victims of Fort St. Philip

Butler's victims of Fort St. Philip

Union General Benjamin F. Butler with Confederate prisoners at Fort St. Philip near New Orleans, Louisiana. Drawn and published by Adalbert Volck. Illus. in: V. Blada's war sketches. London [i.e. Baltimore], 18... More

Office Commissioner for Exchange. Fort Monroe. Va., January 24th, 1864. All prisoners heretofore held by the Confederate authorities, whether civilians, officers or soldiers, received at City Point, before the 20th inst. from the Confederate Com

Office Commissioner for Exchange. Fort Monroe. Va., January 24th, 1864...

On verso: 5949A 1 Aug 63. 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 235, Folder 1a.

Map showing route taken by U.S. prisoners of war, Feby. 1864, when sent from Richmond, Va., to Andersonville, Georgia.

Map showing route taken by U.S. prisoners of war, Feby. 1864, when sen...

Depicts railroad lines from Raleigh, N.C., through South Carolina and Georgia, highlighting in purple ink the particular train route Sneden took as a prisoner. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocop... More

Where five thousand Confederate prisoners lay camped. A scene after the Battle of Spotsylvania - May, 1864

Where five thousand Confederate prisoners lay camped. A scene after th...

Title from item. Hand written on verso: "See Miller, vol. 7, p. 42". Gift; George Holmes; July 26, 1941.

Serving out rations to our exchanged prisoners on board the NEW YORK
Point Lookout, Md. View of Hammond Genl. Hospital & U.S. genl. depot for prisoners of war

Point Lookout, Md. View of Hammond Genl. Hospital & U.S. genl. depot f...

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 257 Sixty-three sites are listed in the margin and keyed by number to the appropriate position in the view. Inset: Headquarters of the general commanding St. Mary's... More

Confederate prisoners at Belle Plain Landing, Va., captured with Johnson's Division, May 12, 1864

Confederate prisoners at Belle Plain Landing, Va., captured with Johns...

No. B225. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "See Miller, vol. 7, p. 42". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Andersonville Prison, Georgia. South-east view, taken from the stockade Thirty three thousand prisoners in bastile Photographed by A.J. Riddle

Andersonville Prison, Georgia. South-east view, taken from the stockad...

Photograph shows prisoners using latrines in the foreground, a group involved in a court martial or trial of a prisoner on the left, a structure with four poles and a blanket roof used as a barber shop in the m... More

Andersonville Prison, Georgia. View from the main gate Issuing rations to thirty-three thousand prisoners Photographed by A.J. Riddle

Andersonville Prison, Georgia. View from the main gate Issuing rations...

Photograph shows prisoners gathered for rations distribution in front of Confederate sutlers building and stockade in the distance (Source: Notes by Sergeant Warren L. Goss of Co. H, 2nd Massachusetts Heavy Art... More

Confederate prisoners captured at the battle of Fisher's Hill, VA. Sent to the rear under guard of Union troops

Confederate prisoners captured at the battle of Fisher's Hill, VA. Sen...

Devised title based on information from: The Image of war, 1861-1865, vol. 2, page 338 and National Archives photograph 111-B-497. Erroneous title on item: Confederate prisoners captured at the battle of Fisher... More

"Camp Lawton" at Millen, Georgia : about 8,600 prisoners confined here 14th November 1864.

"Camp Lawton" at Millen, Georgia : about 8,600 prisoners confined here...

Concerns a Confederate prison camp for Northern soldiers that was brand new in October 1864 when Sneden was transferred from Savannah, Ga., back inland to Camp Lawton at Millen, Ga. Sneden shows the 44-acre st... More

Washington, District of Columbia. Gen. William Hoffman (Commissary General of Prisoners) and staff
Embarkation of exchanged Union prisoners at Aiken's Landing, February 21, 1865 / sketched by J.R. Hamilton.

Embarkation of exchanged Union prisoners at Aiken's Landing, February ...

Print shows exchanged Union prisoners of war walking to the steamboat "New York" waiting at Aiken's Landing, South Carolina. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 9, no. 429 (1865 March 18), p. 173.

Relics of Andersonville Prison from the collection brought from there by Miss Clara Barton and Dorence Atwater, August, 1865, and photographed by Brady & Co. for the great National Fair, Washington, June, 1866.

Relics of Andersonville Prison from the collection brought from there ...

Inscribed on back: Very Truly yours Dorence Atwater. Entered according to act of Congress by M.B. Brady & Co. in the year 1865 ... District of Columbia. Clara Barton Collection (Library of Congress).

Andrew Johnson to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, April 12, 1865  (Release of prisoners; endorsed by Lincoln, April 14, 1865)
Commissioned officers of 19th Iowa Infantry after their exchange as prisoners of war, New Orleans

Commissioned officers of 19th Iowa Infantry after their exchange as pr...

Caption card tracings: CW Prisoners; Civil War Troops Iowa; Shelf.

Landing where they exchange prisoners, James River, April 1865 (Andrew J. Russel)

Landing where they exchange prisoners, James River, April 1865 (Andrew...

Photograph showing a soldier standing near a wharf on the James River. Title from item.

Commissioned officers of 19th Iowa Infantry after their exchange as prisoners of war, New Orleans
Joseph W. McClurg to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, February 02, 1865  (Release of prisoners)
W. H. H. Cardiff and Henry Elliot to Joseph W. McClurg, Wednesday, February 01, 1865  (Telegram concerning release of rebel prisoners)
[Five Forks, Virginia (vicinity).] Confederate prisoners on the way to the rear. Captured at Five Forks
[Portraits of a Chinese policeman with prisoners, a person being carried in a sedan chair, a group of women and a barber]

[Portraits of a Chinese policeman with prisoners, a person being carri...

Title devised by Library staff. Captions on front of item: "Policeman with prisoners" (upper left); "Chinese chair" (upper right); "Group of men" (lower left); and "Barber" (lower right). Captions on back of it... More

Modocs scalping and torturing prisoners

Modocs scalping and torturing prisoners

Illustration shows a Modoc Indian holding up the scalp of a dead soldier lying at his feet; in the background are other Modocs standing near the body of another soldier. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 17, no. 8... More

The Bashful model / S.L. Fildes.

The Bashful model / S.L. Fildes.

A scene in Newgate Prison, London, where a prisoner, being held down by police, is compelled to sit for his photograph, to be placed in the "Rogue's Gallery". Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1873 Nov. 29, pp. 1064-1065.

Arrival of the surviving prisoners of the "Virginius" crew at New York - demonstrations of welcome by their friends and sympathizers at Trujillo's restaurant in Pine Street / sketched by Matt Morgan.

Arrival of the surviving prisoners of the "Virginius" crew at New York...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v.37, 1874 Jan. 17, pp. 312-313.

[Prisoners returning from work on Blackwell's Island, N.Y. C.]

[Prisoners returning from work on Blackwell's Island, N.Y. C.]

Wood engraving in The Illustrated London News, February 19, 1876, p. 180. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Prisons; New York New York City; Shelf.

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