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Letter from Henry Wright Clarke, West Gloucester, [Gloucester, Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, [18]63 Nov[ember] 22

Letter from Henry Wright Clarke, West Gloucester, [Gloucester, Massach...

Henry Clarke Wright writes to William Lloyd Garrison asking about his plans to travel to Philadelphia the following week (for the upcoming 30th anniversary of the founding of the American Anti-Slavery Society).... More

[South central Virginia showing lines of transportation].

[South central Virginia showing lines of transportation].

Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Traced from: Portions of Virginia and North Carolina, embracing Richmond & Lynchburg, Va. and Goldsboro & Salisbury, N.C., 1864. P... More

The Republican court in the days of Lincoln

The Republican court in the days of Lincoln

Description of painting by P.F. Rothermel. Illus. in: Rare Book Collection - Broadside portfolio 127, no. 47. Reference copy may be in Pres. File - LINCOLN, ABRAHAM - INAUGURATION (1864). This record contains u... More

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

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

Illus. in: Jane Andrews, Seven little sisters (Boston : Ticknor and Fields,1864) p. 12 & 13. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Map of Nottoway Co., Va. /, Confederate States of America

Map of Nottoway Co., Va. /, Confederate States of America

Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Two sheets joined to form 1, mounted on cloth. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer Chief Engineer. Presented t... More

Guangxi quan tu / Historic map, Library of Congress

Guangxi quan tu / Historic map, Library of Congress

Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. One of 26 maps in "Da Qing yi tong yu di quan tu" which was compiled in 1864. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a rast... More

The soldier's song--Unionism vs. Copperheadism

The soldier's song--Unionism vs. Copperheadism

Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1864, by Smith & Swinney, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, in and for the Southern District of Ohio. Title appears as it is wri... More

Brooklyn Sanitary Fair, 1864 Interior view of the Academy of Music, as seen from the dress circle / / Lith. of A. Brown & Co. 47 Nassau St. N.Y.

Brooklyn Sanitary Fair, 1864 Interior view of the Academy of Music, as...

Illus. in: History of the Brooklyn and Long Island Fair, February 22, 1864 / prepared and published by authority of the Executive Committee. Brooklyn : "The Union" Steam Presses, 1864, bet. pp. 32-33. Title from item.

Camp of 2d Massachusetts Cavalry Vienna, Va. Feb., 1864

Camp of 2d Massachusetts Cavalry Vienna, Va. Feb., 1864

No. 8031. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Northern Virginia with adjacent parts of Maryland and West Virginia] /

[Northern Virginia with adjacent parts of Maryland and West Virginia] ...

Relief shown by hachures. Endorsed (facsim.): Approved S. Howell Brown, 1st Lt. Engs: troops, in chg: Topl. Dept., A.N. Va., March 23rd 1864. "No. 22" in upper left corner. Map of Loudoun County, Virginia, and ... More

Letter from Oliver Johnson, New York, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, 28 May, 1864

Letter from Oliver Johnson, New York, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garriso...

Oliver Johnson states to William Lloyd Garrison his sincere hopes that the "sun of righteousness" will "break through the clouds of war, shining upon a land without a slave!" Johnson confides that he is dreads ... More

[Map of Mecklensburg, Brunswick and Greensville counties, Va.] : Sheet no. 3.

[Map of Mecklensburg, Brunswick and Greensville counties, Va.] : Sheet...

"Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map... More

[Map of portions of Orange, Louisa, Spotsylvania, and Culpeper counties, Virginia].

[Map of portions of Orange, Louisa, Spotsylvania, and Culpeper countie...

Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H173 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In... More

[The Benjamin S. Wright, a schooner, held in the ice at Square Island Harbor, 1864]

[The Benjamin S. Wright, a schooner, held in the ice at Square Island ...

Title devised by Library staff (Source: The Labrador Coast by Alpheus Spring Packard). Illus. in album: Photographs of arctic ice / William Bradford, [plate 2] Typewritten text in album lists photographers as J... More

The money crisis in the South - auction sale of a five dollar gold piece at Danville near the N. Carolina border

The money crisis in the South - auction sale of a five dollar gold pie...

Wood engraving from a sketch by a Union prisoner. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1864 Feb. 13. Reference copy may be in LOT 4402. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. C... More

[Large iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

[Large iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in album: Photographs of arctic ice / William Bradford, [plate 28] Typewritten text in album lists photographers as J.L. Dunmore and G.P. Critcherson, but William H. Pierc... More

[Drift ice in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

[Drift ice in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in album: Photographs of arctic ice / William Bradford, [plate 6] Typewritten text in album lists photographers as J.L. Dunmore and G.P. Critcherson, but William H. Pierce... More

[Large iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

[Large iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in album: Photographs of arctic ice / William Bradford, [plate 29] Typewritten text in album lists photographers as J.L. Dunmore and G.P. Critcherson, but William H. Pierc... More

[Map of the Union troop positions southwest of Marietta, Georgia, June 10-July 3, 1864].

[Map of the Union troop positions southwest of Marietta, Georgia, June...

Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar to a map in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 65, no. 3. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S... More

[Map of part of Cobb County, Georgia, showing roads to the west of Marietta, in the vicinity of Powder Springs, June 10-July 3, 1864].

[Map of part of Cobb County, Georgia, showing roads to the west of Mar...

Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95,... More

[Union troop positions northwest of Marietta, Georgia, June 10-July 3, 1864].

[Union troop positions northwest of Marietta, Georgia, June 10-July 3,...

Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S93, 195 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. At bottom of map: Schofi... More

Map showing the lines of entrenchments of the C.S. Army of Northern Va., [exten]ding from the Totopotomoy to the Chickahominy, and the positions of the brigades of the 2nd Corps, A.N. Va., from May 23rd to June 10, 1864 /

Map showing the lines of entrenchments of the C.S. Army of Northern Va...

Shows troop positions in Hanover County and names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H170 Imperfect: First five letters of "extending" cut out. Avail... More

Map illustrating the siege of Atlanta, Ga. by the U.S. forces, under command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman : from the passage of Peach Tree Creek, July 19th, 1864 to the commencement of the movement upon the enemy's lines of communication south of Atlanta, August 26, 1864 /

Map illustrating the siege of Atlanta, Ga. by the U.S. forces, under c...

Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Main entry from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S40, 138 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inc... More

Charge of the V.M.I. cadets : battle of New Market, Va., May 19, 1864 /

Charge of the V.M.I. cadets : battle of New Market, Va., May 19, 1864 ...

"Sketch map" LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 587 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

"Atlanta campaign," left wing 16th Army Corps., May 4th to Sept. 8th, 1864 : Maj. Genl. G.M. Dodge, comdg., Genls. Corse and Burke, comdg. divisions /

"Atlanta campaign," left wing 16th Army Corps., May 4th to Sept. 8th, ...

Shows dates, troop positions, and campsites in northwestern Georgia between Chattanooga and Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures. Gift; Miss Eleanor Sherman Fitch; July 7, 1942. Blue print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ... More

Plan of the Battle of Spotsylvania C.H., Virginia : fought May 8th to 21st 1864.

Plan of the Battle of Spotsylvania C.H., Virginia : fought May 8th to ...

Shows the Confederate forces located around and to the north of Spotsylvania Court House, with the Po River at their back. The Union forces were positioned along the Ny River so as to attack on both the Confede... More

Plan of the Battle of the Wilderness, Va. : May 5th to 12th.

Plan of the Battle of the Wilderness, Va. : May 5th to 12th.

While labelled the Battle of the Wilderness (May 5-6), this map depicts troop locations and movements during engagements in the days immediately following as both armies met at Spotsylvania Court House (May 8-1... More

The capture of Plymouth, North Carolina, October 31, 1864

The capture of Plymouth, North Carolina, October 31, 1864

Naval Battle. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1864 December 24), p. 820. Reference copy may be in LOT 9353 E. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US Hist. 24 Dec. 1864; Shelf.

McPherson crossing at Rosswell [i.e., Roswell, Georgia July, 1864].

McPherson crossing at Rosswell [i.e., Roswell, Georgia July, 1864].

Shows works of the 15th and 16th army corps and "H.Q., Army of the Tenn." near "Rosswells Factory." Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dep... More

Map of army operations Atlanta campaign between Cassville and Mariette and vicinity

Map of army operations Atlanta campaign between Cassville and Mariette...

Scale 1:285,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 132.6 Map of Bartow, Cherokee, Paulding, and Cobb counties, Georgia, showing location and date of battles, entrenchments, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and rel... More

Andersonville Prison, Georgia in July 1864.

Andersonville Prison, Georgia in July 1864.

Illustrates a detailed outline of the actual prison yard with acreage and stockade dimensions given. Also, shows the surrounding area where the following sites were located: "death house," graveyard, rifle tre... More

Letter from Gerrit Smith, [Peterboro, N.Y. ?], to William Lloyd Garrison, Oct[ober] 10 1864

Letter from Gerrit Smith, [Peterboro, N.Y. ?], to William Lloyd Garris...

Gerrit Smith pens a brief note to William Lloyd Garrison concerning the upcoming Presidential election, indicating his probable support for Lincoln. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

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