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Topic: william tecumseh

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The Rebel defences [sic] of Savannah, Georgia, Nov. 1864.

The Rebel defences [sic] of Savannah, Georgia, Nov. 1864.

Includes Confederate fortifications and batteries in and around Savannah, Ga., during Sherman's March to the Sea, also referred to as the Savannah Campaign of 15 November to 21 December 1864. Sneden includes Ar... more

The true peace commissioners

The true peace commissioners

An angered response to false Confederate peace overtures and to the push for reconciliation with the South advanced by the Peace Democrats in 1864. (See also "The Sportsman Upset by the Recoil of His Own Gun," ... more

Sherman's march from Atlanta to the sea. Drawn from official map of Brig. Genl. O. M. Poe, Chief Engineer.

Sherman's march from Atlanta to the sea. Drawn from official map of Br...

Includes portions of Tennessee and Georgia from Atlanta to Savannah, highlighting Sherman's March to the Sea, also referred to as the Savannah Campaign of 15 November to 21 December 1864.

Democracy. 1832. 1864.

Democracy. 1832. 1864.

Two scenes contrast Democratic presidential candidate of 1832 Andrew Jackson and 1864 George B. McClellan. McClellan is portrayed as weak and conciliatory toward the South, whereas his earlier counterpart's st... more

[Grand Review of the Armies, Washington, D.C.; Jefferson Davis' cell at Fort Monroe; portrait of David E. Herold, accomplice of John Wilkes Booth]

[Grand Review of the Armies, Washington, D.C.; Jefferson Davis' cell a...

Full page includes four illustrations and an article describing Herold's role in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Sherman's march to the sea / drawn by F.O.C. Darley.

Sherman's march to the sea / drawn by F.O.C. Darley.

Soldiers destroying railroad tracks and telegraph poles, and burning buildings.

The political Sam'ls of Posen / Gillam.

The political Sam'ls of Posen / Gillam.

Print shows a large group of political peddlers trying to sell their goods to Columbia as mistress of the house. Among those shown are Samuel J. Tilden selling "Tribulation Toys", Benjamin F. Butler with "Elast... more

A lenten dream / J. Keppler.

A lenten dream / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows a mermaid labeled "Presidency" swimming in water with a clear view of the fish that are attracted to her. Depicted are David Davis, Grover Cleveland, Joseph E. McDonald, Benjamin F. Butler, R... more

The contest of beauty / J. Keppler.

The contest of beauty / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows a beauty contest where "First Prize" is the "Presidency". The presidential candidates, all dressed as women, are sitting on raised platforms around which men have gathered to admire their bea... more

Union commanders With compliments of the Travelers Insurance Company.

Union commanders With compliments of the Travelers Insurance Company.

Photographic montage shows Abraham Lincoln surrounded by Admiral David G. Farrugut, General William T. Sherman, General George Henry Thomas, General George Gordon Meade, General Ulysses S. Grant, General Joseph... more

The senatorial puppet-show / J. Keppler.

The senatorial puppet-show / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows Puck peering behind a curtain to witness Joseph F. Keppler staging a puppet show labeled "U.S. Senate" showing a confrontation between Jefferson Davis, dressed as a woman, and General Sherman... more

The patriot and the politician / Gillam.

The patriot and the politician / Gillam.

Illustration shows John Sherman pasting a portion of his Mt. Gilead speech that states "The Solid South held together in political fellowship by crimes, violence and fraud" onto a Ulysses S. Grant monument that... more