Photograph shows Tripolitan gun boats firing on the U.S.S. Philadelphia and during the Tripolitan Wars, 1803. Title from item. Original engraving by Charles Denoon not in LC collection, which has only a blac... more
Print shows rowboats towing the USS Constitution away from the British fleet as the British frigate Belvidera fires it's cannons. In the background, rowboats tow the British frigate Shannon. Other ships in the ... more
Crew of H.M.S. Malabar (foreground, left) watch as USS Missouri explodes and burns in the distance from accidental fire after completing first trans-Atlantic voyage of a U.S. steam powered ship the day prior.
Drawing is on the "Susquehanna & Mississippil Scroll", depicting Perry's expedition to Japan. Watercolor drawing Taguchi Shumpei. Title devised by Library staff.
Drawings are panels one and two of the "Machinery scroll' depicting Perry's expedition to Japan, 1853. Watercolor by a contemporary Japanese artist. Title devised by Library staff.
Print showing a broadside view of the port side of the steam frigate U.S.S. Merrimack undersail near the entrance to New York harbor. Includes measurements for length, breadth, weight, and horse power. Title fr... more
Print shows a banquet given for the Japanese commissioners on board the U.S.S. Powhatan, possibly in the bay at Edo (Tokyo). Title from item. Plate from: Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to t... more
Print showing a broadside view of the port side of the steam frigate U.S.S. Merrimack undersail near the entrance to New York harbor. Title from item.
No. B504. Title from item. Additional information from similar image, 111-B-374, held at the National Archives. Hand written on verso: "See Miller, vol. 6, page 275". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.
Photograph shows a Union timberclad, the U.S.S. Tyler. No. 3122. Title from item. Cited in Miller, vol. I, p. 203, as the U.S.S. Tyler. "U.S. Army Military History Institute also identifies it as (U.S.S) Tyler"... more
Photograph shows a Union timberclad, the U.S.S. Tyler. No. 3127. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. I, p. 189". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.
Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress). pp/liljpaper
Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Elizabeth D. Stebbings, Waterloo, Seneca County, N.Y.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem
Photo shows tents and soldiers on beach of Morris Island. In distance, ironclads, including USS New Ironsides and five monitor-class warships are in action against Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie in Charleston ha... more
Photograph shows timberclad steamer gunboat USS Tyler with crew on deck. Title from item. Tax stamp on verso. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available a... more
Detail of Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, Charleston S.C., showing Confederate Fort Wagner being shelled by the U.S.S. Monitor. Also shown is the daylight assault of Gen. George C. Strong against the heavily... more
Print shows the battle between the USS Kearsarge and the CSS Alabama off the coast of France, with a private British yacht "Deerhound" nearby; the Alabama is foundering and its crew is being rescued by the Kear... more
Young man or boy leaning against cannon. No. 4955. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Original glass negative is: LC-B811-4016
Map shows Confederate fortifications (Forts Powell, Gaines, Morgan) and the location of Union fleet in Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. On August 5, Union Admiral Farragut attempted to lead several ships int... more
Photograph shows the officers and sailors of the steam-powered gunboat on its decks. Title from item. Purchase; Gary Edwards Gallery 2011; (DLC/PP-2011:114). Was AP1003.
Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil War Photogr... more
"65" inscribed on photograph. Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by th... more