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Plate 6: Darius Fleeing from the Battlefield, from The Deeds of Alexander the Great

Plate 6: Darius Fleeing from the Battlefield, from The Deeds of Alexan...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Death on the Battlefield, from 'The five deaths' (Les cinq Morts)

Death on the Battlefield, from 'The five deaths' (Les cinq Morts)

Etched by Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Man Sitting on a Cloud Above a Battlefield, Pointing to a Globe

Man Sitting on a Cloud Above a Battlefield, Pointing to a Globe

Georg Christoph Eimmart the Younger (German, Regensburg 1638–1705 Nuremberg)

James Wolfe, 1727-1759 - being carried from battlefield

James Wolfe, 1727-1759 - being carried from battlefield

Illus. in: John Pringle, Life of Gen. James Wolfe... London, 1760. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Canada Hist. Battle of Quebec 1759; B.I.; Publ. Ind.; Death.

Falstaff on the Battlefield (Shakespeare, King Henry IV, Part I, Act 5, Scene 4)

Falstaff on the Battlefield (Shakespeare, King Henry IV, Part I, Act 5...

Charles Heath, the elder (British, London 1785–1848 London)

battlefield from "The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol, written in the camp ... with illustrations"

battlefield from "The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol, written in ...

This image has been taken from scan 000050 from "The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol, written in the camp ... with illustrations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, cr... more

[Horseman galloping across a battlefield]

[Horseman galloping across a battlefield]

Title devised. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.677) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Map of battlefield]

[Map of battlefield]

Title devised. Inscribed: 2nd line; 1st line; Sway[?]; Rifle pits; Rifle pits over[ ]; Hazn[?]; Avody[?]; Cuse[?]; advanced. Formerly Waud no. B-19. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.784) Forms part o... more

[Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia].

[Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia].

Shows fortifications. Does not include place names. Relief shown by hachures on central bottom sheet only. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Title and s... more

[Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia /

[Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia /

Shows roads, railroads, fortifications, settlements, farmhouses with owners' names, and woodlands. Does not show troop positions or movements. Relief shown by contours (10-ft. intervals), hachures, form lines, ... more

Momentoes [sic] of the Battlefield

Momentoes [sic] of the Battlefield

Sketch of a dead horse, partially decomposed. Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.612) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

View of battlefield.  Peach Tree Creek, Ga.

View of battlefield. Peach Tree Creek, Ga.

Part of Brady-Handy Collection. Title from item. Published in: Barnard, George N., Photographic views of Sherman's campaign. New York: Dover Publishers, 1977, E475.97 .B32 1977. Hand written on verso: Similar t... more

Dunker Church, battlefield of Antietam

Dunker Church, battlefield of Antietam

No. 4216. Title from item. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], v. 1, pl. 21. See also: LC-DIG-ppmsca-12540 for image in s... more

Map of part of battlefield of Bull Run July 1861 : showing positions of each army at opening of battle.

Map of part of battlefield of Bull Run July 1861 : showing positions o...

Area depicted includes Buck Hill to the north and Bald Hill to the south. The locations of the Warrenton Turnpike and Market Road are included. Color coding indicates location of Union and Confederate forces. N... more

The Battlefield of Bull Run

The Battlefield of Bull Run

Map of battlefield, Manassas, Va., July, 1861. Illus. in: Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War, 1861 July, p. 156. P&P Reading Room reference collection. This record contains unverified, old data from ca... more

Battlefield of Bull Run. Soldiers' graves

Battlefield of Bull Run. Soldiers' graves

No. B1250. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

Battlefield of Bull Run, ruins of the stone bridge

Battlefield of Bull Run, ruins of the stone bridge

No. B1130. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Lewis House. Battlefield of Bull Run

Lewis House. Battlefield of Bull Run

George N. Barnard (American, 1819–1902)

Gettysburg, battlefield of, Scene of Pickett's charge, 974

Gettysburg, battlefield of, Scene of Pickett's charge, 974

Photograph shows clump of trees on left that was point of direction for Pickett's soldiers, monument to 2nd Corps placed near where General Alexander S. Webb was wounded, spot in the center where General Armist... more

Battlefield of Bull Run
Battlefield of Bull Run, ruins of Henry house

Battlefield of Bull Run, ruins of Henry house

No. B124. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Map of the Rich Mountain battlefield, W. Va. July 11-12, 1861].

[Map of the Rich Mountain battlefield, W. Va. July 11-12, 1861].

Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H71 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as rast... more

Chicamauga (i.e. Chickamauga) battlefield

Chicamauga (i.e. Chickamauga) battlefield

Part of Brady-Handy Collection. Another print of this negative identifies the location as Resaca, Georgia. Title from item.

Battlefield of Bull Run, Lewis' house

Battlefield of Bull Run, Lewis' house

No. B220. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Skeleton map of battlefield of Bull Run Virginia : showing 1st battle at Blackburn's Ford.

Skeleton map of battlefield of Bull Run Virginia : showing 1st battle ...

Shows area between Sudley Springs to the north and Manassas Junction to the south. Locations of railroads and Warrenton Turnpike are indicated. Color coding indicates location of Union forces under McDowell an... more

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform with American flag-draped stand in front of backdrop showing battlefield scene]

[Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform with American flag-draped...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-46. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Jer... more

The Battlefield of Williamsburg, Va. : fought 5th May 1862.

The Battlefield of Williamsburg, Va. : fought 5th May 1862.

Concerns the Battle of Williamsburg, Va., which was part of the Peninsula Campaign, March-June 1862. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Original scrapbook housed in the ... more

Gen. Burndside [sic] visiting Gn. Franklin giving him the order to evacuate his position-on the battlefield on the right, Sunday Eve., all at rest.

Gen. Burndside [sic] visiting Gn. Franklin giving him the order to eva...

Four officers (one standing, the rest seated) behind a campfire. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed below title: Franklin corps in the distance and Rebel batteries on the mountains. Formerly attributed to A... more

[Sketch of the Manassas battlefield].

[Sketch of the Manassas battlefield].

Shows area west of Manassas, from Haymarket on the west, to Bethlehem Church on the south, to the Stone bridge on the east, and Catharpen and Bull Runs on the north, and names of some residents. Title and date ... more

View of Marye's Heights and part of battlefield of Fredericksburg, Va. on December 13, 1862

View of Marye's Heights and part of battlefield of Fredericksburg, Va....

No. 958. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Map of the battlefield of Antietam,

Map of the battlefield of Antietam,

Scale ca. 1:13,300. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 252 Handwritten inscription in the upper right-hand corner reads "Lieut Crawford with compts of Lt. Wm. H. Willcox." Shows roads and streets, houses, fences, veg... more

Battlefield of Cedar Mountain, August 9th, 1862

Battlefield of Cedar Mountain, August 9th, 1862

Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 526.5 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the conduct of the War, in two vol... more

Battlefield of Bull Run. Stone house on Warrenton Pike

Battlefield of Bull Run. Stone house on Warrenton Pike

Photograph shows a stone house on a hill above the battlefield at Bull Run. No. 4227. Title from item. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & S... more

Burying the Dead on the Battlefield of Antietam, September 1862

Burying the Dead on the Battlefield of Antietam, September 1862

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

[Abraham Lincoln on battlefield at Antietam, Maryland, cropped version that highlights McLellan and Lincoln]

[Abraham Lincoln on battlefield at Antietam, Maryland, cropped version...

Abraham Lincoln with, from left: Col. Alexander S. Webb, Chief of Staff, 5th Corps.; Gen. George B. McClellan; Scout Adams; Dr. Jonathan Letterman, Army Medical Director; an unidentified person; and standing be... more

Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862]

Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862]

[Scale ca. 1:13,300]. Inscribed in longhand as follows: Obtained from Washington & presented to Gen. R. E. Lee by J. E. B. Stuart. This map was in the possession of Jedediah Hotchkiss at the time of his death. ... more

Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862] /

Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862] /

Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 254 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect.

Battlefield of Bull Run, ruins of the stone bridge

Battlefield of Bull Run, ruins of the stone bridge

No. 4228. Title from item. Illus. in: E468.7 .G2, Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], v. 1, no. 7. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Illustrative map of the battlefield of Manassas, Va., showing positions and movement of troops August 29th, 1862. : to accompany closing argument of counsel for the government, positions laid down by him, time of day 6 P.M. /

Illustrative map of the battlefield of Manassas, Va., showing position...

Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: No. 2. Folding map from: Argument of Asa Bird Gardner, counsel for government, after conclusion of the evidence in the case of Fitz-John Porter, before the Board of A... more

Map of the battlefield of Roanoke Id. Feb. 8th 1862 /

Map of the battlefield of Roanoke Id. Feb. 8th 1862 /

Scale ca. 1:1650 and 1:82,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317 Detailed map of Roanoke Island battlefield and a map of Roanoke Island and vicinity. The former indicates Union and Confederate troop positions, t... more

Map showing vicinity of battlefield of Antietam Md.

Map showing vicinity of battlefield of Antietam Md.

Shows the area west from Cumberland, Md., east to Hanover, Pa. The maps also show the area surrounding the Antietam battlefield including Hopewell, Pa., to the north down to Winchester, Va., in the south. Despi... more

Topographical sketch of the battlefield of Chaplin hills, near Perryville, Kentucky. October 9th, 1862. /

Topographical sketch of the battlefield of Chaplin hills, near Perryvi...

Relief shown by hachures. Sun print. Map of Perryville and vicinity, annotated in blue and red crayon to show what may be the position of the Union and Confederate troops on October 9, the day after the battle ... more

Battlefield of Bull Run August 29th and 30th 1862.

Battlefield of Bull Run August 29th and 30th 1862.

Shows the area of the Bull Run battlefield with the disposition of Union and Confederate forces. Union Gen. Pope's command faced that of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson, unaware that Longstreet's command ha... more

Plan of Fort Magruder, Battlefield of Williamsburg, Virginia. Sketched the day after the battle 6th May 1862.

Plan of Fort Magruder, Battlefield of Williamsburg, Virginia. Sketched...

Shows the area surrounding Confederate Fort Magruder just south of in Williamsburg, Va. Details include the network of ravines and slashed trees extending the width of the Peninsula used by the Confederate Army... more

[Scene showing dead soldiers on the battlefield of Antietam, Md.]

[Scene showing dead soldiers on the battlefield of Antietam, Md.]

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1862, p. 664. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4416-A (1862). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: C.W. Battles Antietam, Md.; C.W. Dead.

Antietam, Maryland. Battlefield on the day of battle [sic]

Antietam, Maryland. Battlefield on the day of battle [sic]

Photo, probably taken on the afternoon of Sept. 18 (the day after the battle), shows a man with binoculars on the hill in front of McClellan's headquarters looking towards Antietam Creek. The smoke is from camp... more

Map[s] exhibiting part of the operations of the Army of Virginia under the command of Major General John Pope. Battlefield of Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9th 1862. The positions of the troops on the night of Aug. 27th and at sunset Aug. 28th 1862, and the battlefield of Manassas, Va. at the close of the action on the 29th of Aug. 1862

Map[s] exhibiting part of the operations of the Army of Virginia under...

Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 577 Maps from "Report of Maj. Gen. John Pope to the Committee on the Conduct of the War." Each map gives troop positions, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and reli... more

View on the Battlefield of Antietam, September 1862

View on the Battlefield of Antietam, September 1862

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Part of the map of the Battlefield of South Mountains [sic], Sept. 14th, 1862. Shewing the Positions of the Forces under the Command of Maj. Genl. A. E. Burnside. Surveyed and Compiled by Arthur de Witzleben [and] Theodor [sic] von Kamecke.

Part of the map of the Battlefield of South Mountains [sic], Sept. 14t...

Maryland, the District of Columbia, and the Potomac River

Croquis of the Battlefield of Prairie Grove, Arkansas. December 7th, 1862. Drawn by T. W. Williams, 15 Ills. Infy.

Croquis of the Battlefield of Prairie Grove, Arkansas. December 7th, 1...

Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Texas, and all areas between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains

The War in Virginia--officers and men of Meade's army discovering unburied Union dead on the battlefield of Bull Run / from a sketch by our special artist, Edwin Forbes.

The War in Virginia--officers and men of Meade's army discovering unbu...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1863 Nov. 14, p. 120.

The battlefield of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2nd and 3rd 1863

The battlefield of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2nd and 3rd 1863

Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 350 For a complete description see the earlier edition published in 1905 by L. W. Minnigh (entry no. 344). Description derived from published bibliography. Available... more

[Nine views of the Gettysburg battlefield from photographs by Mathew Brady and Army of the Potomac's Twelfth Corps crossing the Rappahannock River in pursuit of Robert E. Lee from a sketch by an officer]

[Nine views of the Gettysburg battlefield from photographs by Mathew B...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1863 Aug. 22, pp. 532-533.

The Battlefield of Chicamauga Fought the 19th and 20th of Septr 1863.

The Battlefield of Chicamauga Fought the 19th and 20th of Septr 1863.

This detailed view gives the location of Bragg's Confederate forces, primarily on the east bank of West Chickamauga Creek, on the first day of the battle. Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confe... more

Gettysburg and vicinity, showing the lines of battle, July, 1863, and the land purchased and dedicated to the public by General S. Wylie Crawford and the Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association

Gettysburg and vicinity, showing the lines of battle, July, 1863, and ...

Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 342 From his Gettysburg: How the battle was fought. c1891. Inset: Site of Gen. Gregg's calvary [sic] operations. Three miles east of Gettysburg. Uncolored. Scale 1:6... more

The battlefield of Chancellorsville

The battlefield of Chancellorsville

This hand-drawn map shows the location of troops around Chancellorsville and details the route taken by Stonewall Jackson the night he was mortally wounded.

Gettysburg and vicinity, showing the position of the troops July 1st and 3rd, 1863, and the land purchased and dedicated to the public by General S. Wylie Crawford and the Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association.

Gettysburg and vicinity, showing the position of the troops July 1st a...

Scale ca. 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 335 Indicates Union troop positions and movements, points of interest on the battlefield, dwellings with names of inhabitants, drainage, fences, roads, and railr... more

Battlefield of Chattanooga with the operations of the national forces under the command of Maj. Gen. U.S. Grant during the battles of Nov. 23, 24, & 25, 1863,

Battlefield of Chattanooga with the operations of the national forces ...

Relief shown by shading. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 403 Indicates troop positions, Union and Confederate headquarters, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, relief by shading, and the names of a few residen... more

Battlefield of Gettysburg. Bodies of dead Federal soldiers on the field of the first day's battle

Battlefield of Gettysburg. Bodies of dead Federal soldiers on the fiel...

No. 964. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "See also B811-242". Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. II, p. 241". Illus. in: E468.7 .G2, Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner.... more

Gettysburg Battlefield. Battle fought at Gettysburg, Pa. July 1st, 2d & 3d 1863 by the Federal and Confederate armies commanded respectively by Genl. G. G. Meade and Genl. Robert E. Lee.

Gettysburg Battlefield. Battle fought at Gettysburg, Pa. July 1st, 2d ...

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Cover title: Gettysburg Battlefield directory, with index. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 324.2 Includes "Plan of the soldiers national cemetary." Accompanied by: Gettysburg Bat... more

[Sketch of the battlefield of Gettysburg, July 1st and 2nd, 1863].

[Sketch of the battlefield of Gettysburg, July 1st and 2nd, 1863].

Shows troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ... more

The war in Virginia - Officers and men of Meade's army discovering unburied Union dead on the old battlefield of Bull Run / from a sketch by our special artist, Edwin Forbes.

The war in Virginia - Officers and men of Meade's army discovering unb...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 17, no. 424 (1863 Nov. 14), p. 120.

Battlefield of Gettysburg. Dead Confederate sharpshooter at foot of Little Round Top

Battlefield of Gettysburg. Dead Confederate sharpshooter at foot of Li...

No. 96. Title from item. Illus. in: E468.7 .G19, Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], v. 1, pl. 40. Photographer and date from image ... more