Focuses on a small portion of the Rappahannock River close to the line dividing Culpeper and Fauquier counties, Va., and about 8 miles (as indentified by Sneden) from Brandy Station where the Battle of Kelly's ... more
Illustration shows bird's-eye view of Les Halles market. Illus. in: Monographie des halles centrales de Paris, construites sous le regne de Napoléon III. et sous l'administration de ... Haussmann ... par V. Ba... more
Scale ca. 1:150,000. Civil War salted paper maps. AL-25. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 434.6 Another issue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web si... more
Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; octagon and scroll design. Preserver stamped with illegible word and Lockport. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collecti... more
Battlefield scene, showing dead and wounded, and men on horses. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1863 July 18, p. 461. Reference copy in 4416G (1863)
Scale 1:5,702,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 36.8 "Federal free states" are outlined in red, "Federal slave states" are yellow, "Federal territories (free)" are orange, and "Confederate states (slave)" are g... more
Regimental flag depicting African American soldier standing next to Columbia. On verso: Photographed by B.F. Reimer, No. 624 Arch Street, Philada. Photograph of painting. In album: [U.S. army officers and other... more
This map shows the location of the two armies on the eve of the Chancellorsville Campaign. Union Gen. Hooker has moved his forces via Kelly's Ford into position south of the Rappahannock near Chancellorsville, ... more
Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 16, no. 402 (1863 June 13), p. 189. Reference copy may be in LOT 4421-F?
Scale ca. 1:650,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 481.2 Includes a testimonial from William A. Bryan, Chief Clerk, Post Office Department, dated February 10, 1863. 1861 editions are listed as entry nos. 450 and... more
Detail of a printed map to which Sneden has added color and arrows to highlight the lines of Union advance on Missionary Ridge (Sherman's forces from the north on the Confederate right and Hooker's from the sou... more
Print shows an African American cook for an Army of the Potomac corps dancing by a fire as soldiers watch at an encampment. Title from item. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2013; (DLC/PP-2013:089.03).
View of the city from across Susquehanna River. Reference copy in LOT 4416G (1863). Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1863 July 18, p. 461.
Photograph shows rows of tents, possibly of the 9th Maine Infantry Regiment, on a beach. Title devised by Library staff. Neg. no. B8184-10378. Information from the back of a similar photo in the collection of R... more
On verso: 20 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 26.
Ukiyo-e drawing illustration showing Rokurokubi and Mikoshi-nyūdō, demons from Japanese folklore, frightening noodle shop customers to illustrate the proverb that "resistance is futile." Illus. in: Kyōsai hansh... more
Relief shown by hachures. Shows parts of Warren and Van Buren counties, Tennessee, indicating rivers, falls, roads, houses and names of residents and woodland. Sun print. Description derived from published bibl... more
As part of the Bristoe Campaign, while Union troops fought to cross the Rappahannock River at Kelly's Ford, Ewell's Confederates defended the pontoon bridge at Rappahannock Station approximately four miles away... more
Signed lower right: A.R. Waud. Title inscribed below image. Published in: Harper's Weekly, March 28, 1863, pp. 200-201. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.699) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil W... more
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.
Map shows troop locations around Chancellorsville, Va., and on both sides of the Rapidan River. The map depicts the formation of Confederate troops under McLaws, Slocum and Stuart to the west of Chancellorsvill... more
Civil War salted paper maps. AL-40. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 699 Relief shown by contour lines. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ra... more
Scale 1:696,960. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 37.2 General map of the river indicating the location of a few forts. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congres... more
Photograph shows a man sitting on a fallen tree in the Occoquan River at the scene of the battle of Bull Run Bridge in which Union Brigadier General G.W. Taylor was killed in August, 1862. No. 262. Title from i... more
Union positions are indicated in black and Confederate positions in red. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 346.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web si... more
Map depicts Hooker's attempt to flank Lee's position at Fredericksburg via Kelly's Ford and Chancellorsville, which backfired when Lee discovered it. Dividing his forces, Lee turned half to meet Hooker's Federa... more
Photograph showing the Confederate garrison and troops amidst the ruins of the interior of the fort. No. 4379. Title from item. Date and photographer's name from 99 Historic Images of Civil War Charleston, ed. ... more
Title devised by Library staff. Captions on front of item: "An officer in winter dress" (upper left); "The Japanese doctor in traveling dress" (upper right); "Japanese in fire dress" (lower left); and "A Japane... more
Photograph shows officers of the Sanitary Commission in front of the headquarter in Gettysburg. No. 238. Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the ... more
No. 5413. Title from Civil War caption book in Prints & Photographs Reading Room. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.
On verso: Mc# 09-82-038.342 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 158, Folder 18a.
In uniform, with drums. Photo by T.H. O'Sullivan. Original negative: LC-B8171-7520. Caption card tracings: Music... Drums; CW Drummer boys; Shelf.
LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 47.46 Description derived from published bibliography. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supt. From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the... more
Print shows Union troops and contrabands constructing a canal near Vicksburg, Mississippi. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 16, no. 391 (1863 March 28), p. 8-9.
Photograph showing ships loaded with supplies in Aquia Creek. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], v. 1, no. 33. Copyright... more
Indicates the general terrain and disposition of troops around Gettysburg, Pa., as well the fighting northwest of town between the Union's I Corps, under Maj.Gen. John F. Reynolds and Confederate forces under H... more
Print shows the title page of a pocket-sized Bible with opposite a notice from the "Bible House, Baltimore" that identifies the owner of this Bible with the name and address of his next of kin asking that they ... more
This undated map extends from German Ford on the Rapidan east to Falmouth Station and south to Shady Grove Church. It shows rivers, roads, crossroads and taverns.
Map includes part of west Florida and shows drainage, place names, roads, and railroads. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 260.1 LC Railroad maps, 140 Description derived from published bibliography. "U.S. Coast Sur... more
Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 479.5 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1863 by Forbes & Co." "Deposited [for copyright] May 11, 1863, vol. 38, page 179, no. 124" is written on the... more
This map shows the disposition of troops on this second day of the battle. The designation "5 p.m." appears slightly to the left of the title. As the fighting began late in the day and continued on well into th... more
Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Father & Mother, Centerville, Allegeny Co., New York, from Mervin; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem