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A perspective view of the loss of the U.S. frigate Philadelphia in which is represented her relative position to the Tripolitan gunboats ...

A perspective view of the loss of the U.S. frigate Philadelphia in whi...

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

The National barber

The National barber

Print shows a sailor, identitied elsewhere as Samuel W. Dewey, having sawn the head of Andrew Jackson off the figurehead of the U.S.S. Constitution, passes it to another sailor awaiting in a rowboat alongside t... more

[U.S.S. Susquehanna, Commodore Perry's flag ship, full starboard view]

[U.S.S. Susquehanna, Commodore Perry's flag ship, full starboard view]

Drawing is on the "Susquehanna & Mississippil Scroll", depicting Perry's expedition to Japan. Watercolor drawing Taguchi Shumpei. Title devised by Library staff.

[Port views of the U.S.S. Susquehanna and the U.S.S. Mississippi understeam]

[Port views of the U.S.S. Susquehanna and the U.S.S. Mississippi under...

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.

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off the entrance to New York harbour / T.G. Dutton, del et lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off ...

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

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off the entrance to New York harbour / T.G. Dutton, del et lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to [the Queen].

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off ...

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.

Dinner given to the Japanese commissioners on board U.S.S.F. Powhatan / from nature by W. Heine ; Js. Queen del. ; P.S. Duval & Co., Philada.

Dinner given to the Japanese commissioners on board U.S.S.F. Powhatan ...

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

U.S.S. Silver Lake, a U.S. Navy tin-clad steamboat which patrolled Confederate waterways during the Civil War

U.S.S. Silver Lake, a U.S. Navy tin-clad steamboat which patrolled Con...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Connor Paul Younkin; 2017; (DLC/PP-2017:151). Forms part of: Younkin collection of cartes de visite. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2017:151, no. 5 (AA size part)

Adm. B.F. Sands, U.S.N

Adm. B.F. Sands, U.S.N

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Com. Sands. Commanded the U.S.S. Fort Jackson on Dec. 24 & 25, 1864 at Ft. Fisher, N.C. Credit line: Brad... more

U.S.S. Polaris, Washington Navy Yard

U.S.S. Polaris, Washington Navy Yard

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, in pencil, emulsion side: Polaris, Washington Navy Yard, 417, 162. Corresponding print is in LOT 4182. Credit line: Civil war phot... more

[American steam packet vessel at port in Le Havre, France] / Auguste Lacroix, photographe, Havre.

[American steam packet vessel at port in Le Havre, France] / Auguste L...

Photograph shows American commercial ship with American flag flying from foremast and commercial flag flying from mainmast. Title devised by Library staff. Ship was formerly identified as U.S.S. Kearsarge. Date... more

On deck of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.

On deck of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.

No. 4956. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs and one print. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

A gun crew on deck of U.S.S. Mendota, James River, Va.

A gun crew on deck of U.S.S. Mendota, James River, Va.

Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

On deck of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.

On deck of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.

No. 4957. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs and one print. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

On deck of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.

On deck of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.

No. 4954. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs and one print. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Gun crew on deck of U.S.S. Miami, [i.e. Mendota] James River, Va.

Gun crew on deck of U.S.S. Miami, [i.e. Mendota] James River, Va.

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.

U.S.S. Wabash

U.S.S. Wabash

No. 4939. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs and one print. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

U.S. gunboat Lexington [i.e. Tyler] - Mississippi River Fleet

U.S. gunboat Lexington [i.e. Tyler] - Mississippi River Fleet

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

U.S. gunboat Tyler - Mississippi River Fleet

U.S. gunboat Tyler - Mississippi River Fleet

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.

U.S.S. Mendota

U.S.S. Mendota

Title from item.

U.S.S. Mendota, James River, Va.

U.S.S. Mendota, James River, Va.

No. B203. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

U.S.S. Pawnee

U.S.S. Pawnee

No. 4940. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs and one other print. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[U.S.S. Casco, light draft monitor, in the James River]

[U.S.S. Casco, light draft monitor, in the James River]

Title devised by library staff. See also: LOT 4182, no. 76. Gift; George Holmes; July 26, 1941.

Officers on deck of U.S.S. Mendota, James River, Va.

Officers on deck of U.S.S. Mendota, James River, Va.

No. B265. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Crew on deck of U.S.S. Colorado

Crew on deck of U.S.S. Colorado

No. 4455. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

On deck of U.S.S. Vermont off Charleston, S.C.

On deck of U.S.S. Vermont off Charleston, S.C.

No. 4959. Title from item. Mounted with three other photographs and two prints. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

On deck of U.S.S. Vermont off Charleston, S.C.

On deck of U.S.S. Vermont off Charleston, S.C.

No. 4960. Title from item. Mounted with three other photographs and two prints. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

James River, Virginia. Captain W.N. Jeffers on deck of U.S.S. MONITOR

James River, Virginia. Captain W.N. Jeffers on deck of U.S.S. MONITOR

Photographer name from negative sleeve: James F. Gibson. Caption from negative sleeve: Capt. W.N. Jeffers on board the Monitor. Corresponding print is in LOT 4182. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865,... more

[Commander James H. Strong of U.S.S. Mohawk, Flag, and Monongahela in uniform with sword] / J. Gurney & Son, 707 Broadway, N.Y.

[Commander James H. Strong of U.S.S. Mohawk, Flag, and Monongahela in ...

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

James River, Virginia. Officers on deck of U.S.S. MONITOR

James River, Virginia. Officers on deck of U.S.S. MONITOR

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Group, officers on board the Monitor, July 9. 1862. Corresponding print is in LOT 4182. Front row, from left: Robinson W. Hands, Edwin V. Gager;... more

Launch of the Dictator

Launch of the Dictator

Photograph shows crowds gathered for the 1863 launching of the U.S.S. Dictator by Delameter Iron Works, New York City, New York. Title from handwritten inscription on back of card. Publisher attribution based o... more

Plan of the assault on Ft. Wagner, July 11th 1863.

Plan of the assault on Ft. Wagner, July 11th 1863.

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

Chart of the battle off Cherbourg.

Chart of the battle off Cherbourg.

The map charts the course of the two ships in Cherbourg Harbor and in the British Channel off the coast of Cherbourg, France. Made by the British for the Confederacy and captained by Raphael Semmes the C.S.S. A... more

Map showing entrance to Mobile Bay and course taken by Union fleet

Map showing entrance to Mobile Bay and course taken by Union fleet

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

Hampton Roads, Virginia (vicinity). U.S.S. MALVERN

Hampton Roads, Virginia (vicinity). U.S.S. MALVERN

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Flagship "Malvern" off Norfolk, Va. December 1864. Corresponding print is in LOT 4182. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of... more

Hampton Roads, Virginia. School ship U.S.S. SABINE

Hampton Roads, Virginia. School ship U.S.S. SABINE

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: ship Sabine off Fort Monroe, Va. Dec. 1864. Hampton Roads. Va. Corresponding print is in LOT 4182. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865... more

Map showing entrance to Mobile Bay and course taken by Union fleet.

Map showing entrance to Mobile Bay and course taken by Union fleet.

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

Chart of the battle off Cherbourg

Chart of the battle off Cherbourg

The map charts the course of the two ships in Cherbourg Harbor and in the British Channel off the coast of Cherbourg, France. Made by the British for the Confederacy and captained by Raphael Semmes the C.S.S. A... more

"Powder monkey" on U.S.S. New Hampshire, off Charleston, S.C.

"Powder monkey" on U.S.S. New Hampshire, off Charleston, S.C.

Young man or boy leaning against cannon. No. 4955. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Original glass negative is: LC-B811-4016

U.S.S. "Hunchback." James River, Va. Commanded by Act[in]g Master E. K. Valentine.

U.S.S. "Hunchback." James River, Va. Commanded by Act[in]g Master E. K...

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.

Dalgren [i.e. Dahlgren], Admiral and his staff on U.S.S. Pawnee

Dalgren [i.e. Dahlgren], Admiral and his staff on U.S.S. Pawnee

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

Ingalls, Hon. John J. Sen. of Kansas (photographed March 12, 1873)

Ingalls, Hon. John J. Sen. of Kansas (photographed March 12, 1873)

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: No 10, 27085, J.J. Ingals, U.S.S. Kansas. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Cong... more

Tipton, Hon. Thomas Weston of NEB. Sen. Chaplain of the 1st Nebraska Vol. Inf. 1861-65

Tipton, Hon. Thomas Weston of NEB. Sen. Chaplain of the 1st Nebraska V...

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, inked on tape: Senator Tipton [illegible]; scratched into emulsion: 672 [crossed out], 1291 [crossed out], Senator Tipton, U.S.S. ... more

Admiral Dahlgren and staff on board U.S.S. Pawnee, off Charleston, S.C.

Admiral Dahlgren and staff on board U.S.S. Pawnee, off Charleston, S.C...

"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

Flag ship, LANCASTER, U.S. Navy

Flag ship, LANCASTER, U.S. Navy

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 327. LOT subdivision subject: USS Lancaster. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

Judge David Davis, U.S.S. Court

Judge David Davis, U.S.S. Court

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: David Davis, USSC, 488, 1934 [crossed out]. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Co... more

U.S.S. Constitution - artists' conceptions: starboard, full sail

U.S.S. Constitution - artists' conceptions: starboard, full sail

Wood engraving from: Harper's New Monthly, v. 44, 1872. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

U.S.S. Winona

U.S.S. Winona

"525" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021085. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Yantic

U.S.S. Yantic

Negative no. falls within nos. listed in Detroit, Catalogue F (1899) Detroit Publishing Co. no. 07353. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Hamilton

U.S.S. Hamilton

"WJ 138" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021084. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Thetis

U.S.S. Thetis

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021020. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Atlanta in dry dock, Brooklyn Navy Yard

U.S.S. Atlanta in dry dock, Brooklyn Navy Yard

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "X 44" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020008. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Dolphin

U.S.S. Dolphin

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "N.Y. Hart" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020360. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Dolphin

U.S.S. Dolphin

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "Hart" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020361. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Dolphin

U.S.S. Dolphin

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "Hart" and "565" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020357. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Dolphin

U.S.S. Dolphin

Attribution ot Hart based on negative D4-20361. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "887" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0640. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Dolphin

U.S.S. Dolphin

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-20361; date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020362. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Dolphin

U.S.S. Dolphin

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-20358. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020359. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Dolphin

U.S.S. Dolphin

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020355. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Dolphin

U.S.S. Dolphin

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "Hart" and "566" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020358. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Vesuvius, barrels of dynamite guns

U.S.S. Vesuvius, barrels of dynamite guns

"X 2" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020110. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Atlanta, sword exercise

U.S.S. Atlanta, sword exercise

"X 45" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020009. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Cushing

U.S.S. Cushing

"Detroit Photographic Co." on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020345. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Raleigh and U.S.S. Maine

U.S.S. Raleigh and U.S.S. Maine

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 08940. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Baltimore

U.S.S. Baltimore

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020131. "Copyright N.Y. Hart, 21st. & 23rd st." on negative. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

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