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Civil war virginia 1864.

Civil war virginia 1864.

Topographical Map of the Battle Field of Nashville, Tenn., 15th & 16th Dec. 1864. Prepared under the direction of Col. Wm. E. Merrill, 1st U.S.V.V. Engineers, Chief Engineer, Dept. of the Cumberland, By Major James R. Willett, 1st U.S.V.V. Engineers, Chief Inspector R. R. Defences, Dept. of the Cumberland. Surveyed by Chs. Peseux & John H. Willett, 1864-[186]5. Drawn by Chs. Peseux.

Topographical Map of the Battle Field of Nashville, Tenn., 15th & 16th Dec. 1864. Prepared under the direction of Col. Wm. E. Merrill, 1st U.S.V.V. Engineers, Chief Engineer, Dept. of the Cumberland, By Major James R. Willett, 1st U.S.V.V. Engineers, Chief Inspector R. R. Defences, Dept. of the Cumberland. Surveyed by Chs. Peseux & John H. Willett, 1864-[186]5. Drawn by Chs. Peseux.

[Bird Rock in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

[Bird Rock in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

Brandy Station, Virginia. Winter quarters of Col. J.B. Howard, Chief Quartermaster, 3d Army Corps

Brandy Station, Virginia. Winter quarters of Col. J.B. Howard, Chief Quartermaster, 3d Army Corps

Dead of Ewell's Corps, Spotsylvania, May 1864

Dead of Ewell's Corps, Spotsylvania, May 1864

Camp of the 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry, February 1864

Camp of the 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry, February 1864

Stone blockade off Charleston

Stone blockade off Charleston

Lincoln oder McClellan? An die Deitschen in Amerika.

Lincoln oder McClellan? An die Deitschen in Amerika.

Outer line of Confederate fortifications, in front of Petersburg, Va., captured by 18th Army Corps, June 15, 1864

Outer line of Confederate fortifications, in front of Petersburg, Va., captured by 18th Army Corps, June 15, 1864

[Small illustration of a sled]

[Small illustration of a sled]

How free ballot is protected!

How free ballot is protected!

[Group of Union soldiers with Abraham Lincoln holding U.S. flag in foreground; four verses of Rally Round the Flag below image]

[Group of Union soldiers with Abraham Lincoln holding U.S. flag in foreground; four verses of Rally Round the Flag below image]

Charles City Court House, Virginia. View of the from south-west

Charles City Court House, Virginia. View of the from south-west

Admiral D.D. Porter and staff on board flag-ship, Malvern, Norfolk, Va., Dec. 1864

Admiral D.D. Porter and staff on board flag-ship, Malvern, Norfolk, Va., Dec. 1864

[Group of six men, one in Union uniform]

[Group of six men, one in Union uniform]

Atlanta, Georgia. Sherman's men in Confederate fort east of Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia. Sherman's men in Confederate fort east of Atlanta

On picket, Rappahannock Station, Va.

On picket, Rappahannock Station, Va.

New national hymn. Composed by an American widow, A. B. Clark. Tune--America. J. H. Johnson, Printer, ... Philad'a. April, 1864

New national hymn. Composed by an American widow, A. B. Clark. Tune--America. J. H. Johnson, Printer, ... Philad'a. April, 1864

Headquarters Army of the Potomac - Brandy Station, April 1864. Provost Marshal's Office

Headquarters Army of the Potomac - Brandy Station, April 1864. Provost Marshal's Office

The state of Texas. Proclamation! By the Governor. Whereas, the Legislature of the State of Texas, on the 28th day of May 1864, passed a joint resolution, which is in these words. I. Be it resolved by the Legislature of the State of Texas, that

The state of Texas. Proclamation! By the Governor. Whereas, the Legislature of the State of Texas, on the 28th day of May 1864, passed a joint resolution, which is in these words. I. Be it resolved by the Legislature of the State of Texas, that

The war in Virginia - contrabands coming in to the Union camp [Blacks in wagon and walking]

The war in Virginia - contrabands coming in to the Union camp  [Blacks in wagon and walking]

Petersburg, Virginia. Officers of 114th Pennsylvania Infantry

Petersburg, Virginia. Officers of 114th Pennsylvania Infantry

Now or never is the time to avoid the draft! Come one! Come all! To the meeting at Osgood's Hall, Ilion, this Monday evening, August 15, 1864. Important business will be transacted and every one interested in filling up the town quota should be

Now or never is the time to avoid the draft! Come one! Come all! To the meeting at Osgood's Hall, Ilion, this Monday evening, August 15, 1864. Important business will be transacted and every one interested in filling up the town quota should be

[Abraham Lincoln, oval bust portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, oval bust portrait, facing right]

Railroad mortar at Petersburg, Va., July 25, 1864

Railroad mortar at Petersburg, Va., July 25, 1864

Hare house, Petersburg

Hare house, Petersburg

The rally cry of freedom. Tune- "Battle Cry of Freedom." James Magee, Publisher 316 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. [c. 1864]

The rally cry of freedom. Tune- "Battle Cry of Freedom." James Magee, Publisher 316 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. [c. 1864]

The operations near Washington--scene of the fight in front of Fort Stevens, July 12 & 13 / from a sketch by our special artist, E.F. Mullen.

The operations near Washington--scene of the fight in front of Fort Stevens, July 12 & 13 / from a sketch by our special artist, E.F. Mullen.

Chattanooga, Tennessee (vicinity). Lulu Falls, Lookout Mt

Chattanooga, Tennessee (vicinity). Lulu Falls, Lookout Mt

Cortina / from sketch by our special artist, C.E.H. Bonwill.

Cortina / from sketch by our special artist, C.E.H. Bonwill.

Grant's Great Campaign--Stevens's Battery at Cold Harbor.

Grant's Great Campaign--Stevens's Battery at Cold Harbor.

[Unidentified elderly woman in shawl and cap] / J. St. John, photographer and dealer in photographic albums, and oval rosewood and gilt frames, Elkhorn, Wisconsin.

[Unidentified elderly woman in shawl and cap] / J. St. John, photographer and dealer in photographic albums, and oval rosewood and gilt frames, Elkhorn, Wisconsin.

Winter quarters of Quartermaster's Department, 6th Army Corps. near Hazel River, Va., 1864

Winter quarters of Quartermaster's Department, 6th Army Corps. near Hazel River, Va., 1864

[Paine copy of the Emancipation Proclamation. Copy 2.]

[Paine copy of the Emancipation Proclamation. Copy 2.]

Commissary Depot at Cedar Level, Va. August, 1864

Commissary Depot at Cedar Level, Va. August, 1864

Mounted rifleman. By R. B. Nicol. Published and sold by G. P. Hardwick, ... Washington, D. C. [c. 1864]

Mounted rifleman. By R. B. Nicol. Published and sold by G. P. Hardwick, ... Washington, D. C. [c. 1864]

Falls in Red River, surveyed by L. G. De Russy.

Falls in Red River, surveyed by L. G. De Russy.

Appomattox River, Virginia. Medical supply steamer, PLANTER

Appomattox River, Virginia. Medical supply steamer, PLANTER

A tribute to the memory of the fallen brave

A tribute to the memory of the fallen brave

Brandy Station, Virginia. Group of officers, headquarters, Army of the Potomac

Brandy Station, Virginia. Group of officers, headquarters, Army of the Potomac

Brandy Station, Virginia. Col. John R. Coxe, A.C.S., and lady seated before his log-cabin winter quarters at Army of the Potomac headquarters

Brandy Station, Virginia. Col. John R. Coxe, A.C.S., and lady seated before his log-cabin winter quarters at Army of the Potomac headquarters

Discussing the probabilities of the next advance. Feb. 1864

Discussing the probabilities of the next advance. Feb. 1864

Federal earthworks on north bank of North Anna River--Confederate earthworks on south bank--in distance

Federal earthworks on north bank of North Anna River--Confederate earthworks on south bank--in distance

Mrs. Abraham Lincoln / engraved by Samuel Sartain, printed by Irwin & Sartain.

Mrs. Abraham Lincoln / engraved by Samuel Sartain, printed by Irwin & Sartain.

Ward B. Burnett to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, July 06, 1864 (Tenders his services)

Ward B. Burnett to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, July 06, 1864  (Tenders his services)

The Skaters Song

The Skaters Song

U.S. Quartermaster's repair shops on Nashville Turnpike, Nashville, Tenn., March, 1864

U.S. Quartermaster's repair shops on Nashville Turnpike, Nashville, Tenn., March, 1864

Grant's Great Campaign--Last fight of the Pennsylvania Reserves

Grant's Great Campaign--Last fight of the Pennsylvania Reserves

[General Ulysses S. Grant at his headquarters in Cold Harbor, Virginia]

[General Ulysses S. Grant at his headquarters in Cold Harbor, Virginia]

Headquarters Q.M. department, City Point

Headquarters Q.M. department, City Point

The pending conflict

The pending conflict

[Unidentified woman in front of painted backdrop showing landscape]

[Unidentified woman in front of painted backdrop showing landscape]

Fredericksburg, Virginia. Store rooms of U.S. Sanitary Commission

Fredericksburg, Virginia. Store rooms of U.S. Sanitary Commission

Fort Monroe, Virginia. Quartermaster's office

Fort Monroe, Virginia. Quartermaster's office

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Middlesex, ss. To either of the constables of the Town of Reading,- Greeting. In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are hereby required to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Reading, qua

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Middlesex, ss. To either of the constables of the Town of Reading,- Greeting. In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are hereby required to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Reading, qua

Outer line of Confederate fortifications, in front of Petersburg, Va., captured by 18th Army Corps, June 15, 1864

Outer line of Confederate fortifications, in front of Petersburg, Va., captured by 18th Army Corps, June 15, 1864

Fleet of monitors in Trent's Reach, James River, Va. Butler's "Crow's Nest" signal tower on bank of river

Fleet of monitors in Trent's Reach, James River, Va. Butler's "Crow's Nest" signal tower on bank of river

Assistant engineers at headquarters Army of Potomac, November, 1864

Assistant engineers at headquarters Army of Potomac, November, 1864

[Page of text from Jane Andrews' "Seven little sisters"]

[Page of text from Jane Andrews' "Seven little sisters"]

Free Negroes in the North

Free Negroes in the North

[Abraham Lincoln]

[Abraham Lincoln]

[Pack ice forming off the coast of Labrador, with land visible in the background]

[Pack ice forming off the coast of Labrador, with land visible in the background]

[Iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

[Iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

George Blagden to John Williams, Friday, July 08, 1864 (Case of Lyman C. Reed)

George Blagden to John Williams, Friday, July 08, 1864  (Case of Lyman C. Reed)

[Field and staff of 39th U.S. Colored infantry, in front of Petersburg, Va.]

[Field and staff of 39th U.S. Colored infantry, in front of Petersburg, Va.]

Views in the woods between Palmers and Spotswoods Houses at point where Federals carried Confederate entrenchments

Views in the woods between Palmers and Spotswoods Houses at point where Federals carried Confederate entrenchments

Guerrilla Depredations - Seizing Horses

Guerrilla Depredations - Seizing Horses

Notice. All persons having unpaid bills against the town of Reading, are requested to present them at the selectmen's Office for payment on or before the 13th instant ... Selectmen of Reading. Reading, Feb. 2, 1864. Boston. From F. A. Searle's S

Notice. All persons having unpaid bills against the town of Reading, are requested to present them at the selectmen's Office for payment on or before the 13th instant ... Selectmen of Reading. Reading, Feb. 2, 1864. Boston. From F. A. Searle's S

Substitute office

Substitute office

Public meeting. At a large meeting of the citizens of the city of Santa Fe' convened in the Council Chamber on the evening of February 21st, 1864 the following proceedings were held. [Santa Fe. 1864].

Public meeting. At a large meeting of the citizens of the city of Santa Fe' convened in the Council Chamber on the evening of February 21st, 1864 the following proceedings were held. [Santa Fe. 1864].

Brandy Station, Virginia. Col. Thomas Wilson, Chief Commissary, Army of the Potomac

Brandy Station, Virginia. Col. Thomas Wilson, Chief Commissary, Army of the Potomac

Sir: The purpose of the Great Central fair, as set forth in the circular herewith, is one which so eminently commends itself to our sympathies and affections, as to require no argment or appear to secure the co-operation of all who may be able t

Sir: The purpose of the Great Central fair, as set forth in the circular herewith, is one which so eminently commends itself to our sympathies and affections, as to require no argment or appear to secure the co-operation of all who may be able t

Fort Monroe, Virginia. Light house

Fort Monroe, Virginia. Light house

Petersburg, Virginia. Group of men of Company A, U.S. Engineer Battalion

Petersburg, Virginia. Group of men of Company A, U.S. Engineer Battalion

Life in camp, part 2

Life in camp, part 2

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Middlesex, ss. To either of the constables of the Town of Reading,- Greeting: In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are hereby required to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Reading, qua

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Middlesex, ss. To either of the constables of the Town of Reading,- Greeting: In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are hereby required to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Reading, qua

Pontoon bridge across James River at Powhatan Point on which Army of Potomac crossed, June, 1864

Pontoon bridge across James River at Powhatan Point on which Army of Potomac crossed, June, 1864

H. P. Bennet and Jesse H. Leavenworth to Abraham Lincoln, [1864] (Calling Card requesting an appointment)

H. P. Bennet and Jesse H. Leavenworth to Abraham Lincoln, [1864]  (Calling Card requesting an appointment)

Huntsville, Alabama, from General Logan's head-quarters

Huntsville, Alabama, from General Logan's head-quarters

Dutch Gap Canal [...] November 1864, while Canal was being dug

Dutch Gap Canal [...] November 1864, while Canal was being dug

[Another view of iceberg or ice formation with hole at center, off the coast of Labrador, with land visible in the background]

[Another view of iceberg or ice formation with hole at center, off the coast of Labrador, with land visible in the background]

[Brandy Station, Virginia]. Carpenter, wheelwright and harness shops. Headquarters, Army of the Potomac

[Brandy Station, Virginia]. Carpenter, wheelwright and harness shops. Headquarters, Army of the Potomac

Views at Belle Plain Landing, Va., May, 1864

Views at Belle Plain Landing, Va., May, 1864

Interior of Confederate earthworks commanding Chesterfield Bridge, captured by 2nd Corps, May 24, 1864

Interior of Confederate earthworks commanding Chesterfield Bridge, captured by 2nd Corps, May 24, 1864

Chesapeake Hospital, Hampton, Va.

Chesapeake Hospital, Hampton, Va.

[A small sailboat or schooner, possibly the Benjamin S. Wright, at sea]

[A small sailboat or schooner, possibly the Benjamin S. Wright, at sea]

A played-out mule in hospital

A played-out mule in hospital

Just so!

Just so!

Cold Harbor, Virginia. Camp in the woods

Cold Harbor, Virginia. Camp in the woods

Union Republican ticket. Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, for President. Andrew Johnson, of Tennessee, for Vice-President. [Campaign ticket]

Union Republican ticket. Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, for President. Andrew Johnson, of Tennessee, for Vice-President. [Campaign ticket]

Abraham Lincoln, 16th president

Abraham Lincoln, 16th president

Lecture on Cuba, for the Great Central fair. Applications for tickets should be made as early as possible to either of the following committee ... May 13, 1864.

Lecture on Cuba, for the Great Central fair. Applications for tickets should be made as early as possible to either of the following committee ... May 13, 1864.

Josiah Snow to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, July 01, 1864 (Recommendation)

Josiah Snow to Abraham Lincoln, Friday, July 01, 1864  (Recommendation)

Knoxville, Tenn., view from the cupola of University of East Tennessee, March 19th, 1864

Knoxville, Tenn., view from the cupola of University of East Tennessee, March 19th, 1864

[Two pages of text from Jane Andrews' "Seven little sisters"]

[Two pages of text from Jane Andrews' "Seven little sisters"]

A complete list of stamp duties, to take effect August 1, 1864. Carefully compiled and arranged from the Act of Congress, approved June 30, 1864, as published officially, at Washington ... Boston, Published by J. G. Beals at the office of the Bo

A complete list of stamp duties, to take effect August 1, 1864. Carefully compiled and arranged from the Act of Congress, approved June 30, 1864, as published officially, at Washington ... Boston, Published by J. G. Beals at the office of the Bo

This little joker for president.

This little joker for president.

Jeff Davis's November nightmare.

Jeff Davis's November nightmare.

Carlota

Carlota

The Emancipation Proclamation

The Emancipation Proclamation