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Plan of Fort George and adjacent works at Pensacola in West Florida.

Plan of Fort George and adjacent works at Pensacola in West Florida.

Scale 1:1,800; 150 ft. to an in. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1659 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site a... more

A view of the country towards Dorchester, taken from the advanced works on Boston Neck

A view of the country towards Dorchester, taken from the advanced work...

Print shows open countryside looking toward Dorchester, Massachusetts, with soldiers in redoubt on the left. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Br... more

A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign: 1775.

A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent...

Scale ca. 1:26,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. "N.B. The rebels entrenchments are express'd as they appear from Beacon Hil... more

Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1153 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

A perspective view of the salt works in Salisbury, New England

A perspective view of the salt works in Salisbury, New England

Print shows view of a salt works on the Merrimack River, near Newburyport, Massachusetts, with large meadow in the foreground.

A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New England, with all the isles contained therein, among which Rhode Island and Connonicut have been particularly surveyed, shewing the true position & bearings of the banks, shoals, rocks &c. as likewise the soundings; To which have been added the several works & batteries raised by the Americans. Taken by order of the principal farmers on Rhode Island.

A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New...

Scale ca. 1:50,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Inscribed "To the Right Honourable Hugh Earl Percy ... with His Lordship's permission ... by ... Wm. Faden." Includes text,... more

View of the Rebel fort and works, on Mud Island comprehending Red-Bank on the Jersey shore; taken from * [southeast shore of Carpenter's Island] in front of the 6 gun battery / surveyed & drawn by P. Nicole.

View of the Rebel fort and works, on Mud Island comprehending Red-Bank...

Title from item. Illus. on map: A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing the several works constructed by His Majesty's troops, ... / surveyed & drawn by P. Nicole. [1777?] Published in: Th... more

Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge 1777, with the proposed redoubts coloured orange. Old rebel works coloured black.

Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge 1777, with the proposed redoubts ...

Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Oriented with north to the left LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1165 Available also through ... more

A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New England, with all the isles contained therein, among which Rhode Island and Connonicut have been particularly surveyed, shewing the true position & bearings of the banks, shoals, rocks &c. as likewise the soundings: To which have been added the several works & batteries raised by the Americans. Taken by order of the principal farmers on Rhode Island.

A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New...

Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and form lines. Inscribed "To the Right Honourable Hugh Earl Percy ... with His Lordship's permission ... by ... Wm. Faden." Includes text... more

A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing the several works constructed by His Majesty's troops, under the command of Sir William Howe, since their possession of that city 26th. September 1777, comprehending likewise the attacks against Fort Mifflin on Mud Island, and until it's reduction, 16th November 1777.

A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing the seve...

Scale 1:14,400; 400 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Annotated: John Montresor, chief engineer. Map sections individually titled: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island... more

[The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting the several works erected by the rebels to defend its passage, with the attacks made upon them by His Majesty's land & sea forces.

[The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting...

Scale ca. 1:32,400. Title from the author's The course of Delaware River ... 1778. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Shows soundings, disposition of ships, etc. Names "Fort Mifflin" and "F... more

The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting the several works erected by the rebels to defend its passage, with the attacks made upon them by His Majesty's land & sea forces.

The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting ...

Scale ca. 1:33,200. Hand colored. Shows soundings and disposition of ships, etc. Includes "A sketch of Fort Island" and "Profile and plan of the sunk frames or chevaux de frise which formed the stackadoes in th... more

A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and encampments of His Majesty's forces under the command of Lieutenant General Sir William Howe, K.B. /

A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and e...

Scale ca. 1:21,000. Shows names of rural landholders. Indexed for public buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1327 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AAC... more

Sketch of the rebel works at West Point as taken from the description of them given by a deserter who came to Stoney Point, 9th June, 1779.

Sketch of the rebel works at West Point as taken from the description ...

Scale ca. 1:11,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and amounts of ordnance. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1203 Available also through the Library ... more

In Council, March 26, 1781. Sir. I inclose you by express, three acts of the last session of Assembly for ascertaining the number of militia in the state; exempting artificers employed at iron works from militia duty, and remedying the incovenie

In Council, March 26, 1781. Sir. I inclose you by express, three acts ...

Evans 17411. 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 1b.

Plan of York Town and Gloucester in Virginia, shewing the works constructed for the defence of those posts by the Rt. Honble: Lieut. General Earl Cornwallis, with the attacks of the combined army of French and rebels under the command of the Generals Count de Rochambaud and Washington which capitulated October 1781.

Plan of York Town and Gloucester in Virginia, shewing the works constr...

Scale ca. 1:5,850. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1473 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ... more

A view of St. John's, upon the River Sorell, in Canada, with the redoubts, works, &c. taken in the year 1776, during the late war in America

A view of St. John's, upon the River Sorell, in Canada, with the redou...

Print shows a view looking across the Richelieu River at St. John, a cluster of buildings and fortifications used by the British.

Proposals for printing by subscription the miscellaneous works of David Humphreys ... It is requested that to the names of subscribers their titles, address and places of residence may be distinctly added ... addressed under cover to the Rev.d T

Proposals for printing by subscription the miscellaneous works of Davi...

Positive Photostat.; Imprint 2. 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 4, Folder 13.

The water works, Centre Square, Philadelphia

The water works, Centre Square, Philadelphia

Print shows an exterior view of the front entrance and the side facade of the pump house at Centre Square for the Philadelphia waterworks. Title from item. Possible restrike of plate by George E. Blake.

[Sugar works]

[Sugar works]

Title from finding aid. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

Plan of Bend and breast works of Tohopeka, the battle of the 27th March 1814.

Plan of Bend and breast works of Tohopeka, the battle of the 27th Marc...

Does not show troops or details of battle. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backed paper. Title from verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

[Title page of The Poetical Works of John Trumbull, Hartford, 1820, illustrated with man with bow and arrows, woman, with Liberty cap on pole, boy with sword, and sea serpent.]

[Title page of The Poetical Works of John Trumbull, Hartford, 1820, il...

/ E Tisdale, del.; W.H. Bassett fc. Engraving by W.H. Bassett after drawing by E. Tisdale. Illus. in: The Poetical Works of John Trumbull, Hartford, 1820. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr) - PATRIOTISM 1820. This re... more

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] with proposed extensions to Cleveland, Cincinnati and St. Louis, in connexion [sic] with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois /

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] with p...

Outline map showing major drainage, some relief by hachures, state boundaries, canals, and important place names. Finished and proposed railroads are indicated.

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with proposed extension to Cleveland, Wooster, Sandusky, Toledo, Cincinnati; Michigan City, Chicago, Galena, Rock Island, St. Louis, &a; in connection with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with ...

Covers area between Massachusetts and Virginia and west to the Mississippi River. Shows "finished" and "proposed" railroads. A mileage chart entitled "Rail Road Routes from Seaboard to the Interior" appears at ... more

High Bridge and high service works and reservoir

High Bridge and high service works and reservoir

Print shows the High Bridge and aqueduct spanning the Harlem River to the pumping station and reservoir. Title from item. Illus. from: Manual of the Corporation for the City of New York. New York : Common Council, 184-.

J. & F.W. Ridgway, plumbers and hydraulic engineers, plumbers to the Croton Water Works, 145 Broadway, New York / drawn by J. Calwey.

J. & F.W. Ridgway, plumbers and hydraulic engineers, plumbers to the C...

Composite of plumbing fixtures and man taking shower.

[Fairmount Water Works on the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[Fairmount Water Works on the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, Pennsylv...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library of Congress)

U.S. mail steam ship Pacific: Collins line, builders, hull by Brown & Bell N.Y. engines by Allaire Works N.Y.

U.S. mail steam ship Pacific: Collins line, builders, hull by Brown & ...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 6838

U.S. mail steam ship, Atlantic: Collins line. builders, hull by Wm. H. Brown N.Y.--engines, by Stillman Allen & Co. Novelty Works N.Y.

U.S. mail steam ship, Atlantic: Collins line. builders, hull by Wm. H....

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 6832

A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c. showing also Canada and the Island of Cuba,

A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its vast wor...

Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, state and county capitals, cities and towns, common roads, the "Oregon Route," canals, and railroads. One of... more

Washington, January, 1853. To Sir: I have the pleasure to inform you that a jury of the Royal Commissioners connected with the exhibition of the works of all nations, at London, in the year 1851, in consideration of has awared you a medal, certi

Washington, January, 1853. To Sir: I have the pleasure to inform you t...

Signature of Millard Fillmore. Page Order: Leaflet 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; Portfoli... more

[Notion Company's Works, California]

[Notion Company's Works, California]

Gold mine. From Gleason's Pictorial, vol. 6, 1854. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: California; Gold processing; Shelf.

The new works at the siege of Sebastopol on the right attack - from the mortar battery on the right of Gordon's battery / W. Simpson del. ; J. Needham lith.

The new works at the siege of Sebastopol on the right attack - from th...

Print shows a mortar battery with soldiers, two mortars, gabions, and earthworks, with a distant view of Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most... more

Route of a proposed railroad from Powelton, West Philada. to the Philada; gas works and thence to the river Delaware; surveyed by the engineer of the Pennsylva Rail Road Co.

Route of a proposed railroad from Powelton, West Philada. to the Phila...

Outline map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing different railroad lines and depots. Below "Line E" on the map is the following statement. "Surveyed by Edw. H. Saunders, Nov. 1856." Scale ca. 1:35,000. LC Rail... more

The water works at Fair Mount / eng. and coloured by R.H. Filbert.

The water works at Fair Mount / eng. and coloured by R.H. Filbert.

Print shows a distant view of the Fairmount Water Works on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Print was splattered with m... more

Entrance to Washington Water Works, Great Falls, Potomac River

Entrance to Washington Water Works, Great Falls, Potomac River

Photograph shows two men standing in a small flat boat near the spillway.

City of Boston. Boston water works ... You are hereby notified that the water will be stopped upon your premises for about five hours, for the purpose of making repairs on the works. A. Stanwood, Supt. of Eastern Division ... J. E. Farwell & Co.

City of Boston. Boston water works ... You are hereby notified that th...

On verso: Sent to house 4 Sept. 1863. 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 70, Folder 25a.

Plan of works erected at Centreville, Va., by Union forces. Under direction of Genl. Barnard Chief Engineer of Department of Washington.

Plan of works erected at Centreville, Va., by Union forces. Under dire...

Map shows the area surrounding Centreville in Fairfax County , Va., and includes the locations of abandoned Confederate fortifications on the outskirts of the town.

The Tredegar Iron Works, Richmond, Virginia

The Tredegar Iron Works, Richmond, Virginia

Photograph shows ruins of Tredegar Iron Works with footbridge to Neilson's Island in the distance.

Confederate Powder Works, Augusta, Ga.

Confederate Powder Works, Augusta, Ga.

No. 5307. Title from item. Photograph is half stereograph. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The Union assault on the Rebel works Lee's Mill Va.

The Union assault on the Rebel works Lee's Mill Va.

Shows the fortifications of the Union and Confederate forces on opposite sides of the Warwick River in Warwick County [now city of Newport News], Va., at the time of the engagement Lee's Mill, also known as Bur... more

Union and Rebel works Yorktown, Va. [1862]

Union and Rebel works Yorktown, Va. [1862]

Shows the York River from Gloucester Point to south of Wormsley Creek. Yorktown appears at top of image, with remaining detail showing interior of the Peninsula. Woods, creeks, fields, roads, houses and other ... more

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuation, May 4th, 1862.

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuat...

Shows the street plan of Yorktown and the fortifications surrounding the town following the Confederate removal up the Peninsula. The York River and the town of Gloucester Point are also indicated.

The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 showing Fort Lyon with extended works.

The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 showing For...

Shows the locations of Union fortifications surrounding Alexandria, Va., including forts Lyon and Ellsworth in Fairfax County. The locations of Hunting Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.

The Rebel works at Howard's Bridge Virginia April 4th 1862.

The Rebel works at Howard's Bridge Virginia April 4th 1862.

Shows the fortifications of the Confederate forces at Howard's Bridge on the banks of the Poquoson River, which succeeded in slowing McClellan's advance up the Peninsula.

The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown, Va.

The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown, Va.

Shows fortifications on opposite sides of the Warwick River, with the Confederate forces concentrated to the north of the river and the Union forces to the south around Lee's Mill.

The Quaker gun, now on exhibition, was brought from the rebel works at Manassas, and wishing the public to witness the artillery used by the aforesaid rebels, it will be exhibited for a few days only at the old "Press" office, 417 Chestnut Stree

The Quaker gun, now on exhibition, was brought from the rebel works at...

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 157, Folder 30.

Official map of the Union works in front of Yorktown, Va.

Official map of the Union works in front of Yorktown, Va.

Shows the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., including Union batteries located along the Warwick Court House Road. Also shows the Confederate barricade made up of abatis, palisades, slashings of trees, felled trees, an... more

Chattanooga water works

Chattanooga water works

Photograph shows U.S. Army water works at Cameron Hill, Chattanooga, Tennessee Title from item. Purchase; Andrew Smith Gallery, Inc.; 2011; (DLC/PP-2011:117). Vender : Andrew Smith Gallery, Inc.

The War in Virginia - Battle of Rappahannock Station, Nov. 7 - a portion of Sedgwick's Sixth Corps, -- and the skirmishers of the 4th New York charging the Rebel works / sketched by -- Edwin Forbes.

The War in Virginia - Battle of Rappahannock Station, Nov. 7 - a porti...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1863 Nov. 28, pp. 152-153. Reference copy in LOT 4416G (1863)

The seige of Vicksburg - Approach of McPhearson's saps to the rebel works

The seige of Vicksburg - Approach of McPhearson's saps to the rebel wo...

Wood engraving after Theo. R. Davis. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1863 July 11. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Bombardment of Port Hudson by Admiral Farragut's fleet Assault of the Second Louisiana (Colored) regiment on the Rebel works at Port Hudson, May 27 / / from a sketch by our special artist.

Bombardment of Port Hudson by Admiral Farragut's fleet Assault of the ...

Print shows (top) Union ships under the command of Admiral Farragut bombarding Port Hudson, Louisiana, and (bottom) African American troops of the 2nd Louisiana Regiment attacking the Confederate defensive work... more

City of Boston. Boston water works ... You are hereby notified that the water will be stopped upon your premises for about five hours, for the purpose of making repairs on the works. E. R. Jones, Supt. of Eastern Division ... J. E. Farwell & Co.

City of Boston. Boston water works ... You are hereby notified that th...

On verso: 1861(?). 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 70, Folder 25.

Field works at Franklin, Tenn., occupied by the 23d and 4th corps during engagement of Nov. 30th 1864, Maj. Gen. J. M. Schofield, comdg.

Field works at Franklin, Tenn., occupied by the 23d and 4th corps duri...

Scale ca. 1:28,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 421 Indicates troop positions and names of commanders, roads, "Nashville and Decatur R.R.," drainage, relief by hachures, and a few houses and names of occupants... more

Copy of section of photograph map captured from the enemy, showing country adjacent to Richmond and lines of defensive works surrounding the city.

Copy of section of photograph map captured from the enemy, showing cou...

Scale 1:80,000. Relief shown by hachures. Civil War salted paper maps. AL 95.1, AL 95.2, AL 95.3. LC copy 1 annotated in ink: Engr. Office Depmt. Va. & N.C., October 28th. Official, Peter S. Michie, 1st Lt. U.S... more

[Interior view of Rebel fort in front of Petersburg works, manned by Cowan's Independent battery, 1st N.Y., 24th June, 1864]

[Interior view of Rebel fort in front of Petersburg works, manned by C...

No. 788. 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 Photography, c2003. Mount... more

The war in Virginia - the 22nd Colored Regiment, Duncan's brigade, carrying the first line of Rebel works before Petersburg / from a sketch by our special artist, Edwin Forbes.

The war in Virginia - the 22nd Colored Regiment, Duncan's brigade, car...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1864 July 9, p. 244.

Copy of section of photograph map captured from the enemy, showing country adjacent to Richmond and lines of defensive works surrounding the city. /

Copy of section of photograph map captured from the enemy, showing cou...

Relief shown by hachures. Similar to, but covering a larger area than G3884.R5S5 1864 .U5 CW 642. Gift; Mrs. Thomas P. Haviland. Signed, Official: N. Michler, Major, Engineers, U.S.A. Civil War salted paper map... more

Confederate works in front of Petersburg, Va. captured by 18th Corps, June 24, 1864

Confederate works in front of Petersburg, Va. captured by 18th Corps, ...

No. 785. 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 Wa... more