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[Map of part of Montgomery County showing] Topographical Approaches on the Left Bank of the Potomac to Washington City from the North West. Surveyed by Parties of U. S. Coast Survey detailed by A. D. Bache, Supt., to act under the orders of Lieut. Col. J. N. Macomb, Chf. Topl. Engr. of the Army of the Potomac. Parts of Sept. & Oct. 1861. Field work by F. W. Dorr & C. Rockwell, U.S.C.S. ...Drawn by E. Hergesheimer. Photographs by G. Mathiot and D. Hinkle.

[Map of part of Montgomery County showing] Topographical Approaches on the Left Bank of the Potomac to Washington City from the North West. Surveyed by Parties of U. S. Coast Survey detailed by A. D. Bache, Supt., to act under the orders of Lieut. Col. J. N. Macomb, Chf. Topl. Engr. of the Army of the Potomac. Parts of Sept. & Oct. 1861. Field work by F. W. Dorr & C. Rockwell, U.S.C.S. ...Drawn by E. Hergesheimer. Photographs by G. Mathiot and D. Hinkle.

[Unidentified soldier of 8th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, with musket, bayonet, and scabbard]

[Unidentified soldier of 8th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, with musket, bayonet, and scabbard]

The advance guard

The advance guard

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Quartermaster's landing and storehouses, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Quartermaster's landing and storehouses, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Mr. Train's great speech in England, on the American question. [1861?].

Mr. Train's great speech in England, on the American question. [1861?].

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with flintlock musket]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with flintlock musket]

[Soldier in Confederate uniform with state of Virginia buttons]

[Soldier in Confederate uniform with state of Virginia buttons]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with bass drum]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with bass drum]

Officers on deck on U.S. frigate Sabine

Officers on deck on U.S. frigate Sabine

Bvt. Brig. General J. W. Fisher and staff

Bvt. Brig. General J. W. Fisher and staff

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform]

[Civil War envelope showing two soldiers in combat with message "Right nerves the arm of loyalty"]

[Civil War envelope showing two soldiers in combat with message "Right nerves the arm of loyalty"]

Trestle work (no. 1,) on City Point & Army R. R.

Trestle work (no. 1,) on City Point & Army R. R.

Fort Lancaster, Texas

Fort Lancaster, Texas

[Sloped hill near the river]

[Sloped hill near the river]

Evacuation of Fort Moultrie, and burning of the gun carriages, on Sullivan's Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C.

Evacuation of Fort Moultrie, and burning of the gun carriages, on Sullivan's Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C.

119th Pennsylvania Infantry

119th Pennsylvania Infantry

Co. - , 3d Connecticut Infantry, Camp Douglass, 1861

Co. - , 3d Connecticut Infantry, Camp Douglass, 1861

Henry Clay

Henry Clay

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and Ohio Volunteer Militia belt buckle]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and Ohio Volunteer Militia belt buckle]

[Unidentified soldier in Norfolk "Light Blues" Virginia Light Artillery Battery uniform]

[Unidentified soldier in Norfolk "Light Blues" Virginia Light Artillery Battery uniform]

General Weitzel's Head Quarters, 18th Corps

General Weitzel's Head Quarters, 18th Corps

[Unidentified Union officer, full-length portrait, standing, facing front]

[Unidentified Union officer, full-length portrait, standing,  facing front]

Departure of volunteers from Duqubue, Iowa, April 22, 1861 / Hy. The Eighth Massachusetts Regiment in the rotunda of the Capitol, Washington.

Departure of volunteers from Duqubue, Iowa, April 22, 1861 / Hy. The Eighth Massachusetts Regiment in the rotunda of the Capitol, Washington.

Gen. Franz Sigel

Gen. Franz Sigel

Bull Run, near Railroad Bridge, looking down stream

Bull Run, near Railroad Bridge, looking down stream

33d new York Infantry

33d new York Infantry

Browning & Jenkins, will open their importation of French hats, also a variety of their own manufacture, on Friday, Oct. 4th, 1861. 249 Washington Street. Boston.

Browning & Jenkins, will open their importation of French hats, also a variety of their own manufacture, on Friday, Oct. 4th, 1861. 249 Washington Street. Boston.

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted musket and scabbard]

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted musket and scabbard]

[Civil War envelope from the headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, Office of Chief Quartermaster]

[Civil War envelope from the headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, Office of Chief Quartermaster]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform]

By Telegraph. Sunday, April 14, 1861. Fort Sumpter surrendered! Maj. Anderson a prisoneer of war. &c. &c.&c. ....

By Telegraph. Sunday, April 14, 1861. Fort Sumpter surrendered! Maj. Anderson a prisoneer of war. &c. &c.&c. ....

The African Church, Richmond, Va.

The African Church, Richmond, Va.

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and Hardee hat]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and Hardee hat]

[Bolling house originally named "Mitchell's" (later "Bull Hill"), possibly located in Hopewell, Va.]

[Bolling house originally named "Mitchell's" (later "Bull Hill"), possibly located in Hopewell, Va.]

[Unidentified graduating cadet in military trousers and mortarboard]

[Unidentified graduating cadet in military trousers and mortarboard]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Berdan's Sharps rifle and Colt 1862 Police Model pistol]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Berdan's Sharps rifle and Colt 1862 Police Model pistol]

Twin Sister Rock on Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

Twin Sister Rock on Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

[Group of 26 unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms with stacked bayoneted muskets in front of tree]

[Group of 26 unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms with stacked bayoneted muskets in front of tree]

The generals of the Union

The generals of the Union

Potomac Creek Bridge - Acquia (i.e. Aquia) Creek and Fredericksburg R.R.

Potomac Creek Bridge - Acquia (i.e. Aquia) Creek and Fredericksburg R.R.

Government bakery, Stoneman's Station, Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh Railroad

Government bakery, Stoneman's Station, Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh Railroad

Wounded soldiers at hospital in Fredericksburg, Va.

Wounded soldiers at hospital in Fredericksburg, Va.

Afternoon dancing school Joseph B. Brown. respectfully gives notice to the citizens of Boston and vicinity, that his afternoon winter term for young ladies, misses, and masters will commence on Wednesday, December 11th at 3 o'clock ... [Boston 1

Afternoon dancing school Joseph B. Brown. respectfully gives notice to the citizens of Boston and vicinity, that his afternoon winter term for young ladies, misses, and masters will commence on Wednesday, December 11th at 3 o'clock ... [Boston 1

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform with musket]

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform with musket]

[Two unidentified sailors in Union uniforms seated outdoors]

[Two unidentified sailors in Union uniforms seated outdoors]

[Unidentified soldier in pendant]

[Unidentified soldier in pendant]

Earthwork fort at Alexandria protecting the left of the line of the grand army, showing its commanding position

Earthwork fort at Alexandria protecting the left of the line of the grand army, showing its commanding position

Col. E. E. Ellsworth killed in Alexandria, Va., May 24, 1861

Col. E. E. Ellsworth killed in Alexandria, Va., May 24, 1861

A slave auction at the south / from an original sketch by Theodore R. Davis.

A slave auction at the south / from an original sketch by Theodore R. Davis.

U.S. frigate Macedonian

U.S. frigate Macedonian

Battle-field of Gettysburg. Scene of the charge of the Louisiana Tigers

Battle-field of Gettysburg. Scene of the charge of the Louisiana Tigers

The Gal with the balmoral

The Gal with the balmoral

Point of Rocks, Appomattox River

Point of Rocks, Appomattox River

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted musket in front of painted backdrop showing a window with curtains]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted musket in front of painted backdrop showing a window with curtains]

View on Savannah River

View on Savannah River

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag above star design with message "Not a star must fall"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag above star design with message "Not a star must fall"]

The saddler's card

The saddler's card

[Four unidentified men including at least one Union officer, full-length portrait, seated and standing, facing front]

[Four unidentified men including at least one Union officer, full-length portrait, seated and standing, facing front]

Poem by Alexander Graham Bell, 1861

Poem by Alexander Graham Bell, 1861

[Page from Harper's Weekly, June 29, 1861, including four prints and text]

[Page from Harper's Weekly, June 29, 1861, including four prints and text]

Officers on deck of the monitor Saugus, James River, Va.

Officers on deck of the monitor Saugus, James River, Va.

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform]

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform]

View on Lookout Mountain

View on Lookout Mountain

[Unidentified young soldier in Confederate private's uniform with cased photograph]

[Unidentified young soldier in Confederate private's uniform with cased photograph]

Cap. Phil Fox

Cap. Phil Fox

Ruins on Carey Street, Richmond, Va.

Ruins on Carey Street, Richmond, Va.

[In the fields]

[In the fields]

[Brady, the photographer, returned from Bull Run]

[Brady, the photographer, returned from Bull Run]

Bombardment of Ft. Sumter

Bombardment of Ft. Sumter

Wagon train crossing pontoon bridge, Rappahannock River, below Fredericksburg, Va.

Wagon train crossing pontoon bridge, Rappahannock River, below Fredericksburg, Va.

Fairfax Court House, Va.

Fairfax Court House, Va.

U.S. frigate Constitution

U.S. frigate Constitution

Steam Sloop Pensacola brought to Washington under canvas from Pensacola, some time 1861

Steam Sloop Pensacola brought to Washington under canvas from Pensacola, some time 1861

[Unidentified soldier in red battleshirt and kepi]

[Unidentified soldier in red battleshirt and kepi]

Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, July 18, 1861 (Memorandum on Treasury Patronage)

Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, July 18, 1861  (Memorandum on Treasury Patronage)

McClellan

McClellan

[Union case for daguerreotype, ambrotype, or tintype showing male and female figures with tools on a farm landscape]

[Union case for daguerreotype, ambrotype, or tintype showing male and female figures with tools on a farm landscape]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate artilleryman uniform and greatcoat with sword]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate artilleryman uniform and greatcoat with sword]

Boteler's Ford, Potomac River near Shepherdstown. Point at which Confederate Army crossed after battle of Antietam

Boteler's Ford, Potomac River near Shepherdstown. Point at which Confederate Army crossed after battle of Antietam

Magazine in Fort Brady, James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Magazine in Fort Brady, James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate captain's uniform, red sash, and kepi marked V.V.]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate captain's uniform, red sash, and kepi marked V.V.]

[Portrait of Union officer holding a sword in his arm]

[Portrait of Union officer holding a sword in his arm]

Views at Fort Darling, Drewry's Bluff, James River, Va.

Views at Fort Darling, Drewry's Bluff, James River, Va.

Mr. Charles ice-stores, Lindsey House, Chelsea: storing the ice

Mr. Charles ice-stores, Lindsey House, Chelsea: storing the ice

Frank Pierce, one of the Eighth Massachusetts Regiment, diving for a missing rail on the road from Annapolis to Washington

Frank Pierce, one of the Eighth Massachusetts Regiment, diving for a missing rail on the road from Annapolis to Washington

Ruins of railroad bridge at Blackburn's Ford, Bull Run, Va.

Ruins of railroad bridge at Blackburn's Ford, Bull Run, Va.

Constitutional Union ticket ... For Mayor Joseph M. Wightman. For aldermen ... Ward eleven .... [Boston] Engraved and printed by J. E. Farwell & Co. 32 Congress Street [1861].

Constitutional Union ticket ... For Mayor Joseph M. Wightman. For aldermen ... Ward eleven .... [Boston] Engraved and printed by J. E. Farwell & Co. 32 Congress Street [1861].

Monitor "Onondaga", James River, Va.

Monitor "Onondaga", James River, Va.

C. W. [i.e. H.] Wheelwright, surgeon

C. W. [i.e. H.] Wheelwright, surgeon

Building stockade, Alexandria, Va.

Building stockade, Alexandria, Va.

[Unidentified soldier of Company F, 34th Ohio Infantry Regiment or Piatt's Zouaves]

[Unidentified soldier of Company F, 34th Ohio Infantry Regiment or Piatt's Zouaves]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate Virginia volunteer uniform with bayoneted musket]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate Virginia volunteer uniform with bayoneted musket]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with fork, knife, plate, and cup sitting on the floor and preparing to eat a slice of the apple on his lap]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with fork, knife, plate, and cup sitting on the floor and preparing to eat a slice of the apple on his lap]

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms holding muskets]

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms holding muskets]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform]

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform and artillery Hardee hat]

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform and artillery Hardee hat]

Officers and crew on deck of gunboat Agawam, James River, Va.

Officers and crew on deck of gunboat Agawam, James River, Va.

View on Pope's Head, near burnt bridge, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

View on Pope's Head, near burnt bridge, Orange & Alexandria Railroad