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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

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 ...

No. B20. Title from item. Hand written on mount: "Saugus in foreground". Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. VI, p. 143". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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.

Pontoon boat, Brandy Station, Virginia / negative by T.H. O'Sullivan, positive by A. Gardner.

Pontoon boat, Brandy Station, Virginia / negative by T.H. O'Sullivan, ...

Photograph showing a wooden boat, used by the Army of the Potomac to build pontoon bridges, resting on a cart. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : P... more

Sharpshooters 18th Corps

Sharpshooters 18th Corps

Based on DRWG/US-Waud, no 359 (A size).

Bridge over Monocacy, Scene of Lew Wallace battle with Early, 1864

Bridge over Monocacy, Scene of Lew Wallace battle with Early, 1864

Title inscribed above image. Inscribed above railroad tracks lower left: Destroyed at fight on a temporary structure. Formerly Waud no. C-3. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.930) Forms part of: Morgan ... more

Grant at City Point [i.e. Cold Harbor], Va., June 1864

Grant at City Point [i.e. Cold Harbor], Va., June 1864

Title from item. Correction to title from Grant and Lee, the Virginia Campaigns by William Frassanito, New York: Scribner's, 1983.

Lemuel Cook

Lemuel Cook

Half-length portrait of American Revolutionary War veteran, seated, facing front. Illus. in: The last men of the revolution / E.B. Hillard. Hartford : N.A. & R.A. Moore, 1864, opp. p. 33.

[Map of Henrico County, Va. : showing fortifications around Richmond, north and east of the James River].

[Map of Henrico County, Va. : showing fortifications around Richmond, ...

LC Land ownership maps, 1281 Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/8-inch pencil grid. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and waterco... more

Army bridge, Chattanooga, 1864

Army bridge, Chattanooga, 1864

Photograph shows an aerial view of the bridge across the Tennessee River built by the Federal Army. No. B769. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller III, 253". Photograph is half stereograph. Gift; Col... more

Sherman's march from Atlanta to the sea. Drawn from official map of Brig. Genl. O. M. Poe, Chief Engineer.

Sherman's march from Atlanta to the sea. Drawn from official map of Br...

Includes portions of Tennessee and Georgia from Atlanta to Savannah, highlighting Sherman's March to the Sea, also referred to as the Savannah Campaign of 15 November to 21 December 1864.

Position of the 15th, 16th & 17th A.C.s, July 5th, [1864] evening.

Position of the 15th, 16th & 17th A.C.s, July 5th, [1864] evening.

Shows environs of Turner's Ferry in Cobb County, Georgia. Indicates "Rebel works" and "Rebel works taken this morning." Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil. LC Civil W... more

[View of land in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador, possibly taken from the schooner Benjamin S. Wright]

[View of land in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador, possib...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in album: Photographs of arctic ice / William Bradford, [plate 26] Typewritten text in album lists photographers as J.L. Dunmore and G.P. Critcherson, but William H. Pierc... 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

Atlanta, GA, 1864. Destruction of Hood's Ordnance train, Georgia Central Railroad

Atlanta, GA, 1864. Destruction of Hood's Ordnance train, Georgia Centr...

Title, and alternate title from item. Another version published in Milhollen, Hirst D. and Kaplan: Divided We Fought: a pictorial history of the war, 1861-1865. New York, Macmillan Company, p. 398.

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

Ruins of Montgomery Blair's house at Silver Spring burnt by the Confederates under Gen. Early

Ruins of Montgomery Blair's house at Silver Spring burnt by the Confed...

Photo shows the mansion called Falkland, built in the 1850s as a summer residence and burned by either Confederate troops or camp followers on July 12, 1864. (Source: Silver Spring Patch blog post, July 15, 201... more

[Plan of the fortifications on Causten's Bluff, Georgia].

[Plan of the fortifications on Causten's Bluff, Georgia].

Shows a part of the defenses of Savannah. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S105, 150 Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth mounted on paper. Available also through the ... more

[Map of the environs of Pine Mountain, Lost Mountain, Kenesaw Mountain, and Little Kenesaw Mountain]

[Map of the environs of Pine Mountain, Lost Mountain, Kenesaw Mountain...

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 164.5 Pen and ink sketch map of northwestern Cobb County, Georgia, showing the "route of Harrison's Brigade," Confederate and Federal works, battlefields, roads, ra... more

[President Abraham Lincoln, full-length portrait, standing]

[President Abraham Lincoln, full-length portrait, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Ostendorf, no. 94 Meserve, 119 Gift; General R.L. Hoxie 1919 June 30 (DLC/PP-1919:45956) Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: R... more

Address of welcome to Rear Admiral David D. Porter, on his temporary return to his home, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, July 27th, 1864.

Address of welcome to Rear Admiral David D. Porter, on his temporary r...

Porter, David D. 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 100, Folder 38.

Co. C, U.S. Engineers in front of Petersburg, Va., August, 1864

Co. C, U.S. Engineers in front of Petersburg, Va., August, 1864

No. 240. Title from item. Photographer from research conducted by William A. Frassanito and reported in Military Images Vol. 11:1, July/Aug. 1989, p. 15. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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

Proposed amendments to the constitution.

Proposed amendments to the constitution.

Contains speech addressed to the President on Feb. 10, 1864, by the chairman of a delegation, with the President's reply. The present copy bears an inscription from McIlvaine to the New York Herald.

Interior view of Fort Sumter, S.C. in 1864 [showing debris]

Interior view of Fort Sumter, S.C. in 1864 [showing debris]

Repro. of drawing by Confederate engineer officer. Civil War Collection (Library of Congress). Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.... more

[Map of Henrico, Hanover and Caroline counties.]

[Map of Henrico, Hanover and Caroline counties.]

From the collection of an anonymous donor Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. "Examined May 19th 1864 J.H."

Plan of the Battle of Monocacy, Maryland, July 9th, 1864.

Plan of the Battle of Monocacy, Maryland, July 9th, 1864.

The map shows the location of troops on either side of the Monocacy River and north into the city of Frederick, Md. This engagement, part of "Early's Washington Raid" took place on July 9, 1864. Early's troops ... more

A tough customer. Army mule

A tough customer. Army mule

Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.1.186) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Old Capitol prison Washington, D.C. circa 1864

Old Capitol prison Washington, D.C. circa 1864

Title from item. no. 103. See also variant of this image: LC-F8-1839. Photograph manipulated with the addition of two figures drawn in ink in the foreground.

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

[Topographic map of the vicinity of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia].

[Topographic map of the vicinity of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia].

Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink over pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H191 Available also through the Library of C... more

Gen. McCallum

Gen. McCallum

Photograph shows portrait of General Daniel Craig McCallum, Superintendent of United States Military Railroads, in uniform. Originally in album belonging to Joel B. Clough, Civilian Engineer, United States Mili... more

Le Porteur de la renaisance a ses abonnes. 1864.

Le Porteur de la renaisance a ses abonnes. 1864.

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 24, Folder 35.

[Preliminary sketch of a portion of the Belle Grove or Cedar Creek battlefield area].

[Preliminary sketch of a portion of the Belle Grove or Cedar Creek bat...

Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on sheet of paper from notebook, lined on right recto and left verso, and mounted o... more

[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

[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

Sherman's campaign--provost marshal's office, Atlanta--citizens getting passes to go north and south, in consequence of Gen. Sherman's order for the departure of all citizens

Sherman's campaign--provost marshal's office, Atlanta--citizens gettin...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1864 Oct. 29, p. 92.

Hunan Guangxi he tu.

Hunan Guangxi he tu.

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

Atlanta : from Vincent's subdivision map, published by the City Council /

Atlanta : from Vincent's subdivision map, published by the City Counci...

From Vincent's subdivision map of the city of Atlanta, Dekalb County, state of Georgia. Savannah : Edward A. Vincent, 185-. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S44 Available also through the Library of Congress Web si... 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.

... The ladies in charge are happy to announce that they have completed the arrangements for the inauguration of this great work in behalf of the Sanitary and Christian commissions ... [Washington, D. C. Jan. 12, 1864].

... The ladies in charge are happy to announce that they have complete...

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 204, Folder 47.

This will certify that has paid in at this office for which amount registered bonds of the Confederate states of America, bearing interest from this date at the rate of four per cent, per annum, will be issued to him, under the "Act to reduce th

This will certify that has paid in at this office for which amount reg...

Printed Ephemera -Confederate States of America.; On verso: 589729 Mar. 19 '40 Rare Bk Rm. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGM... more

"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

Deserted buildings used as stables, City Point, Va.
Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia showing attack on the salient angle May 12th.

Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia showing attack on the sali...

Shows the distribution of Confederate forces under the commands of Longstreet, Ewell, and Hill facing Union forces under Wright, Warren, Burnside, and Hancock, with special attention to Hancock's assault on Ewe... more

Guerrilla depredations - "Your money or your life!" / sketched by W.D. Matthews.

Guerrilla depredations - "Your money or your life!" / sketched by W.D....

Print shows renegade Confederate soldiers robbing a man on horseback, at gunpoint, while others attack a covered wagon in the background. Title from item. Illus. from: Harper's Weekly, vol. 8, no. 417 (1864 Dec... more