Full-length silhouette portrait shows the Virginia politician John Randolph facing left. He is dressed in a coat with tails, boots with spurs and carries a thin cane. He served as U.S. Minister to Russia in 1830.
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Handwritten envelope addressed to General Henry Alexander Wise of General & Staff Confederate States Infantry Regiment; bears 5-cent stamp. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2... more
Shows the area surrounding Roanoke Island, N.C., including Croatan, Roanoke and Pamlico sounds, and the locations of Confederate forces on the eve of the Battle of Roanoke Island in February 1862.
Federal forces under Burnside quickly overcame the Confederate defenders, giving the Union control of Pamlico Sound and a base on the Atlantic coast for operations against North Carolina.
Map of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, and the railroad network with the named lines. Heavy black lines emphasize the main line. See entry 614.