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Liste de touts les Generaux, haus- & bas- Officiers & simples soldats sous le commandement de S.A.S. Prince Louis de Bade & du Duc de Marlebourough Generalissime de S.M.R. d'Angleterre, qui dans l'attaque & l'emportement du Fort de Schellenberg, prés de Donawerth, le 2. Juillet, 1704, ont esté morts ou blessés

Liste de touts les Generaux, haus- & bas- Officiers & simples soldats ...

Print presents a list of injured and dead generals who fought in the Battle of Schellenberg on July 2, 1704. Includes a table with a summary of the 5,078 troops injured or killed by battalion and broken down by... more

[The coffin of Patrick Carr]

[The coffin of Patrick Carr]

Print shows section of newspaper column with illustration of the coffin bearing skull and crossbones and the initials of Patrick Carr, who died from wounds received during the Boston Massacre. Title devised by ... more

[Four coffins of men killed in the Boston Massacre]

[Four coffins of men killed in the Boston Massacre]

Print shows section of newspaper column with illustration of four coffins bearing skull and crossbones and the initials of those killed: Samuel Gray, Samuel Maverick, James Caldwell, and Crispus Attucks. Title ... more

The death of General Wolfe, to the lovers of little things and cheap-buyers this plate is earnestly recommended and dedicated painted by B. West, Hist. Painter to King of England ; engraved by P. Somebody

The death of General Wolfe, to the lovers of little things and cheap-b...

Print shows General James Wolfe, wounded, lying on the ground in the arms of his officers and Dr. Thomas Hinde, during the Battle of Quebec; other officers and a Native gather nearby, as a runner approaches wit... more

The death of Warren / M inv. ; Norman sc.

The death of Warren / M inv. ; Norman sc.

Print shows Joseph Warren on bended knee, right hand over chest, left hand on rifle for support, after being mortally wounded during the battle of Bunker Hill, three soldiers stand nearby. Title from item. Illu... more

George Montgomery, Esq'r. major general of the American armies - kill'd at Quebec Decr. 31st. 1775

George Montgomery, Esq'r. major general of the American armies - kill'...

Print shows Richard Montgomery, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing right, leaning against hillside and holding sword in right hand. Title from item. Illus. in: Walker's Hibernian m... more

Major Gen'l. Rich'd. Montgomery slain in storming Quebec Dec'b'r. 31st, 1775 / J. Norman sc.

Major Gen'l. Rich'd. Montgomery slain in storming Quebec Dec'b'r. 31st...

Print shows Richard Montgomery, full-length portrait, standing facing right, wearing military uniform, right hand on chest, holding baton in left hand.

Son mérite personnel l'emporte sur toutes les considérations / Le Barbier l'aîné del. ; N. Ponce sculp.

Son mérite personnel l'emporte sur toutes les considérations / Le Barb...

Print shows an imaginary scene depicting the funeral of Richard Montgomery, killed during the attack on Québec. Title from item. Illus. in: Essais historiques et politiques sur les Anglo-Américains, ... / par M... more

General Montgomery

General Montgomery

Print shows Richard Montgomery, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing military uniform, facing slightly left, in oval. Title from item. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial ... more

Contemplez l'ouvrage de pouvoir arbitraire / Le Barbier l'aîné inv. del. ; Patas sculp.

Contemplez l'ouvrage de pouvoir arbitraire / Le Barbier l'aîné inv. de...

Print shows an imaginary scene depicting the funeral of Joseph Warren. Title from item. Illus. in: Essais historiques et politiques sur les Anglo-Américains, ... / par M. Hilliard d'Auberteuil .... Bruxelles : ... more

Précis du traité de paix, signé à Versailles le 3 Septembre 1783 N. Ponce, inv. et sculpsit

Précis du traité de paix, signé à Versailles le 3 Septembre 1783 N. Po...

Print shows eight battle scenes from the American Revolutionary War on oval medallions with ribbons identifying and dating the battles and two additional scenes as panels on the base supporting the medals and d... more

Major general Warren / J. Norman sc.

Major general Warren / J. Norman sc.

Print shows Joseph Warren, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front; in medallion. Title from item. After Copley portrait ca. 1765. Illus. in: The Boston magazine. Boston, Mass. : Norman & White, 1784 April, o... more

Précis du traité de paix, signé à Versailles le 3 Septembre 1783 / N. Ponce, inv. et sculpsit.

Précis du traité de paix, signé à Versailles le 3 Septembre 1783 / N. ...

Print shows ten battle scenes from the American revolutionary war, from the battle of Trenton in December 1776 to the victory of Comte de Grimouard, commander of the Scipion, in the West Indies in November 1782... more

The death of General Wolfe N. Merchant invt. ; L. Schiavonetti V.A. inct

The death of General Wolfe N. Merchant invt. ; L. Schiavonetti V.A. in...

Print shows an idealized version of the death of General James Wolfe, with two officers and a Native warrior in attendance. Title from online source. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Libr... more

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived that he was wounded he fell into the arms of a brother officer / G.M. Brighty del. ; Brown sculp.

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived tha...

Print shows Robert Ross, full-length portrait, seated on horse, facing left, mortally wounded, being assisted by another soldier. Title from item.

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived that he was wounded he fell into the arms of a brother officer / G.M. Brighty del. ; Brown sculp.

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived tha...

Print shows Robert Ross, full-length portrait, seated on horse, facing left, mortally wounded, being assisted by another soldier. Title from item. Briggs Coll. 41499.

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham [sic] on the 8th of January 1815 / West del. ; J. Yeager sc.

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham [sic] on th...

Print shows the Battle of New Orleans from the British perspective, as British forces advance upon the earthworks or barricades from which the American forces, under the command of Andrew Jackson, repel the att... more

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham sic on the 8th of January 1815 West del. ; J. Yeager sc

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham sic on the ...

Print shows the Battle of New Orleans from the British perspective, as British forces advance upon the earthworks or barricades from which the American forces, under the command of Andrew Jackson, repel the att... more

The graves in the fort on Cathcart's Hill - of the officers 4th Division who fell at Inkermann / W. Simpson delt. ; C. Haghe lith.

The graves in the fort on Cathcart's Hill - of the officers 4th Divisi...

Print shows the cemetery on Cathcart's Hill at sunset with distant view of Sevastopolʹ.

Graves at the head of the harbour of Balaklava / W. Simpson del. ; C. Haghe lith.

Graves at the head of the harbour of Balaklava / W. Simpson del. ; C. ...

Print shows a burial party gathered around a grave during funeral at a cemetery at the head of the harbor in Balaklava, during winter, also shows ships in the harbor, and men, on the left, hauling supplies on t... more

Embarkation of the sick at Balaklava / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Morin lith.

Embarkation of the sick at Balaklava / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Morin lit...

Print shows the embarkation of sick persons at the harbor in Balaklava. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gracious Majesty the Queen / William Simpson.... more

Scene on the Macedonian after the battle

Scene on the Macedonian after the battle

Print shows a busy scene in the physician's quarters below deck on the HMS Macedonian where wounded sailors are being attended to by medical staff, some are having limbs amputated. Title from item. Illus. from:... more

[Private Vernon Mosher of Co. F, 97th New York Infantry Regiment, in uniform, amputated hand visible] / Thos. D. Givin, photographer, No. 432 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

[Private Vernon Mosher of Co. F, 97th New York Infantry Regiment, in u...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) Purchased from: Rick Brown, May 2015. Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress). ... more

Death of Genl. Ross at Baltimore / from the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers.

Death of Genl. Ross at Baltimore / from the original painting by Chapp...

Print shows British General Robert Ross, on horseback, mortally wounded, on September 12th, 1814. Title from item.

Pioneers, woods on fire, Indians, 7 going [...] in the woods

Pioneers, woods on fire, Indians, 7 going [...] in the woods

Soldiers carrying blanket (with wounded?) on poles. Title inscribed vertically right margin. Inscribed below image: bring [...] wounded in [a] blanket. Formerly Waud no. B-97. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-19... more

[Rough sketch of a battle scene]

[Rough sketch of a battle scene]

Title devised. Inscribed lower right: 55. Inscribed below image: on the right. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.145) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Unidentified officer directing his men]

[Unidentified officer directing his men]

Title devised. Waud No. 661 is a version of the same scene. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.662) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

On skirmish line Officer turning to look at a dying soldier

On skirmish line Officer turning to look at a dying soldier

Title inscribed above image. Inscribed on LC mat: White Oak Swamp. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.146) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Dead soldiers lying side by side in a field]

[Dead soldiers lying side by side in a field]

Photograph shows dead Confederate soldiers at the southwestern edge of the Rose Woods, probably on July 5th or 6th, 1863 (Source: Early photography at Gettysburg / by William A. Frassanito. Gettysburg, Pa. : Th... more

Private Xavier Blodier's funeral, Camp Nevin, Kentucky

Private Xavier Blodier's funeral, Camp Nevin, Kentucky

Title from Blood shed in this war by M. Peake. Title on mat (source unverified): The first death, Bloder's funeral at Camp Nevin, March 1861. Code on mat (source unverified): II-38. Forms part of the Adolph Met... more

Unidentified soldier with amputated fingers in Union uniform with Co. D, New Hampshire Volunteers regiment hat

Unidentified soldier with amputated fingers in Union uniform with Co. ...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-256. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms part of: Lil... more

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth with quotation "He who noteth even the fall of a sparrow will have some purpose even in the fate of one like me"]

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth with q...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Louisa I. Winters, Crillertown [?], Lancaster Co., Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Harrisburgh, Pa. Notations on verso. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP... more

Casualties of the war

Casualties of the war

Title from mat cover (source unverified). Code on mat (source unverified): I-31. Forms part of the Adolph Metzner American Civil War Collection at the Library of Congress. Purchase; E. Burns Apfeld; 2014; (DLC... more

[Civil War envelope showing Corporal Francis Brownell killing James Jackson after he murdered Colonel Elmer Ellsworth with message from Brownell, "Father--Col. Ellsworth was shot this morning. I killed his murderer. Frank"]

[Civil War envelope showing Corporal Francis Brownell killing James Ja...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Wharton Gray, Amenia Termin[al?], Amenia, Du[t]chess, N.Y.; postmarked New York; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). pp/liljmem

Major Genl. McPherson

Major Genl. McPherson

Print shows James B. McPherson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, wearing military uniform. Title from item.

Union volunteer refreshment saloon and hospital J. Queen del. & lith

Union volunteer refreshment saloon and hospital J. Queen del. & lith

Print shows a blank receipt for donations to the Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon and Hospital in Philadelphia; decorated border shows soldiers marching past saloon and hospital and amputee in hospital bed wi... more

Casualties at Shiloh, Tennessee, April 7, 1862

Casualties at Shiloh, Tennessee, April 7, 1862

Title from Blood shed in this war by M. Peake. Collection code assigned by former owner: III-63. "76" written on sheet. Forms part of the Adolph Metzner American Civil War Collection at the Library of Congress... more

Casualties at Shiloh

Casualties at Shiloh

Title from Blood shed in this war by M. Peake. Title and date on mat: War casualties at Shiloh, (Pittsburg Landing), April 7, 1862. "N.60" upper left corner of sheet. Code on mat (source unverified): III-64. Fo... more

Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon and Hospital / J. Queen del. & lith.

Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon and Hospital / J. Queen del. & lith...

Print shows receipt for donation of $20.00 from Master George Morton Moore to Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon and Hospital in Philadelphia; decorated border shows soldiers marching past saloon and hospital a... more

Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg

Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.144) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Shiloh Battlefield, April 9, 1862

Shiloh Battlefield, April 9, 1862

Drawing shows a war victim on the battlefield inTennessee. Title from Blood shed in this war by M. Peake. Code on mat (source unverified): III-75. Forms part of the Adolph Metzner American Civil War Collection ... more

The Army of the Potomac - skirmish at Upperville, Virginia, June 21, 1863 / from a sketch by Mr. A.R. Waud.

The Army of the Potomac - skirmish at Upperville, Virginia, June 21, 1...

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)

Home of a rebel sharpshooter / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Home of a rebel sharpshooter / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Photograph showing a dead Confederate soldier and his gun. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], v. 1, no. 41. Copyright by... more

Jeff Davis's last appeal to arms

Jeff Davis's last appeal to arms

Jefferson Davis making address to soldiers missing arms and legs. Illustration from: Harper's Weekly, 1863.

Confederate soldiers as they fell near the center of the battlefield of Gettysburg

Confederate soldiers as they fell near the center of the battlefield o...

Title from item. No. 235. Top left photograph on mount with five other photographs. Forms part of Civil War Photographs (Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eaton Collection)

Lieut. John W. Ricker, lost leg at Port Hudson, May 27th, 1863 - 48th Reg. Mass. Photographed by H.P. MacIntosh, Newburyport, Mass

Lieut. John W. Ricker, lost leg at Port Hudson, May 27th, 1863 - 48th ...

Photograph shows identified soldier from Co. C, 11th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment and Co. A, 48th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment with amputated leg in uniform with sword. Title from item. Gift; Tom Liljenqu... more

Federal dead on the field of battle of first day, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Federal dead on the field of battle of first day, Gettysburg, Pennsylv...

Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 242. Variant print in Gardner's Photographic Sketch book of the War, v. 1, p . 36 has the title "A harvest of death, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania." Original glass negative is: L... more

Gettysburg.

Gettysburg.

Title inscribed below image. Inscribed above image: Colonel Peter B. Porter killed at 2nd Cold Harbor. It is not clear that the inscription above image relates to the sketch. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-191... more

Rebel wounded coming in as prisoners on the field of battle

Rebel wounded coming in as prisoners on the field of battle

Title inscribed below image. Published in: Harper's Weekly, 15 August 1863, p. 521, as part of : Reminiscences of the Maryland Campaign. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.363) Forms part of: Morgan coll... more

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.

Campaign sketches. The letter for home / H.

Campaign sketches. The letter for home / H.

Print shows a nurse writing a letter for a wounded Army of the Potomac soldier in a hospital bed. Title from item. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2013; (DLC/PP-2013:089.03).

Federal dead on the field of battle of first day

Federal dead on the field of battle of first day

Photographs show dead soldiers, horses, and a donkey on the battlefield at Gettysburg. Nos. 242, 243, 234, 226, 274, 266. Title from item. Forms part of Civil War Photographs (Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eaton Collection)

Slaughter pen, foot of Round Top, Gettysburg / negative by T.H. O'Sullivan. positive by A. Gardner.

Slaughter pen, foot of Round Top, Gettysburg / negative by T.H. O'Sull...

Photograph showing dead soldiers in a ravine at the foot of Little Round Top after the battle. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons,... more

[Confederate dead near centre of battle-field, Gettysburg, Pa.]

[Confederate dead near centre of battle-field, Gettysburg, Pa.]

Photograph shows dead soldiers, view taken at the edge of the Rose woods, July 5. Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 246. Negative number: LC-B811-246.

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...

Title from item. No. 946. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. II, p. 243". Illus. in: E468.7 .G2, Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866... more

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Body of Confederate sharpshooter

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Body of Confederate sharpshooter

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Rocks could not save him at the Battle of Gettysburg. July 1863. Corresponding print is in LOT 4168. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-18... more

[Interior and exterior views of the Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon hospital, southwest corner of Washington and Swanson avenues, Philadelphia]

[Interior and exterior views of the Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon...

Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; Marian Carson; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

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.

Federal dead on the field of battle of first day, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Federal dead on the field of battle of first day, Gettysburg, Pennsylv...

Title from item. No. 243. Civil War Photograph Collection.

Scene of Ewell's attack, May 19, 1864, near Spottsylvania [i.e. Spotsylvania] Court House. Mrs. Allsop's house

Scene of Ewell's attack, May 19, 1864, near Spottsylvania [i.e. Spotsy...

Dead soldier on stretcher. Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 721. LC-B811-721, LC-B8171-721.

Major-General Wadsworth fighting in the Wilderness

Major-General Wadsworth fighting in the Wilderness

Title printed below image. Published in: Harper's Weekly, June 4, 1864, p. [3]56. The original drawing is Waud no. 157. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.157) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil W... more

Michael Dunn, Raymond, Potter Co., Penna. / Photographed by Hope, successor to M.H. Kimball, 477 Broadway, New York.

Michael Dunn, Raymond, Potter Co., Penna. / Photographed by Hope, succ...

Photograph shows portrait of Corporal Michael Dunn of Co. H, 46th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, after the amputation of his legs in 1864, the result of injuries received in a battle near Dallas, Georgia, on M... more

Alfred A. Stratton of Co. G, 147th New York Infantry Regiment in uniform, with amputated arms

Alfred A. Stratton of Co. G, 147th New York Infantry Regiment in unifo...

Photograph shows identified soldier who lost his arms on on June 18, 1864, at Petersburg, Virginia. Title devised by Library staff. Printed on recto: "Alfred A. Stratton, Co G., 147th N.Y.V. Wounded at Petersbu... more

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

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

Wood engraving for DRWG/US A Waud, no. 426 (A size). Attributed to A.R. Waud. Title printed below image. Published in: Harper's Weekly, 25 June 1864, p. 404. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.426a) Form... more

[Sergeant Alfred A. Stratton of Co. G, 147th New York Infantry Regiment, with amputated arms] / Fredricks & Co., 179 Fifth Avenue, Madison Square, New York.

[Sergeant Alfred A. Stratton of Co. G, 147th New York Infantry Regimen...

Carte de visite is housed in thermoplastic frame. Title devised by Library staff. Identification of soldier from Photography and the Civil War / Jeff L. Rosenheim. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013, p... more

Spare cartridges

Spare cartridges

A soldier taking cartridge pouch from dead soldier; others shooting in background. (Probably drawn after war-time pencil sketch, for postwar illustrated publication.) Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.6... more

[Wounded being carried away]

[Wounded being carried away]

Titled devised, based on information in Century Magazine. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.25) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Army of the Potomac--The Struggle for the Salient, near Spottsylvania[sic], Virginia. May 12, 1864.

Army of the Potomac--The Struggle for the Salient, near Spottsylvania[...

From Waud drawing: The toughest fight yet--the fight for the Salient. Attributed to: A.R. Waud. Title printed below image. Published in: Harper's Weekly, June 11 1864, pp. 376-7. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP... more

Japanese Ambassador

Japanese Ambassador

Drawing shows an unidentified Union soldier wounded from battle with the Texas Rangers. Title from Blood shed in this war by M. Peake. Code on mat (source unverified): I-33. Forms part of the Adolph Metzner Am... more

Inside Confederate fortifications after the battle at Resaca, Georgia, May 1864 A.M

Inside Confederate fortifications after the battle at Resaca, Georgia,...

Title from Blood shed in this war by M. Peake. Drawing signed, lower right side. "N.34" upper left corner. Title on mat (source unverified): Inside the Rebel fortifications after the Battle of Resaca Georgia, M... more

Collecting remains of killed at Cold Harbor for re-internment

Collecting remains of killed at Cold Harbor for re-internment

Glass window transparency shows African American soldiers digging with shovels near remains of the dead from the Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia. Title from item. On photograph: Taylor & Huntington, sole owners... more

A man knows a man "Give me your hand, comrade! We have each lost a leg for a good cause; but, thank God, we never lost heart."

A man knows a man "Give me your hand, comrade! We have each lost a leg...

Illustration shows African American soldier in Union uniform with amputated leg shaking hands with white man with amputated leg; illustration on page with classified advertisements including for land, pianos, s... more

Dead Confederate soldier, in trenches of Fort Mahone in front of Petersburg, Va., April 3, 1865
[An officer directing his troops into battle]

[An officer directing his troops into battle]

Officer in center of image points toward scene of battle, as wounded soldiers return. Signed lower left in pencil and Chinese white: JR Chapin. Title devised. Gift, John R. Chapin, 1902 (DLC/PP-A41530.2)

A dead rebel soldier, as he lay in the trenches of "Fort Hell"

A dead rebel soldier, as he lay in the trenches of "Fort Hell"

Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Caption continues: This view was taken the morning after the storming of Petersburgh, Va., April 2d, 1865. Copyright 1865 by E. & H.... more

Pardon. Franchise Columbia. -- "Shall I trust these men, and not this man?" Th. Nast

Pardon. Franchise Columbia. -- "Shall I trust these men, and not this ...

Centerfold prints show Columbia considering why she should pardon Confederate troops who are begging for forgiveness when an African American Union soldier with an amputated leg does not have the right to vote.... more

These died, that our Nation might live. We were driven from this field (Wilderness) before we could gather our wounded or bury our dead. This is the way we found the field covered when we returned some months later

These died, that our Nation might live. We were driven from this field...

Stereograph showing skeletal remains and soldiers' uniforms on the battlefield of Gaines' Mill near Cold Harbor, Virginia, in April,1865. No. 916. Title from item. Copyright 1904 by John C. Taylor. Attributed t... more

The true defenders of the Constitution / drawn by Mr. James Walker.

The true defenders of the Constitution / drawn by Mr. James Walker.

Print showing bodies of two black men and two white men, Union soldiers, on a battlefield during the Civil War. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 9, no. 463 (1865 November 11), p. 712.

A burial party on the battle-field of Cold Harbor

A burial party on the battle-field of Cold Harbor

Page of text describing the scene pictured in the accompanying plate. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, [D.C.]: Philp & Solomons, [1865-66], v. 2, [94].

Dead confederate soldier, Petersburg, Va.

Dead confederate soldier, Petersburg, Va.

Dead Confederate soldier lying in trench. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Published in: Viewpoints; a selection from the pictorial collections of the Library of Congress .... Washington :... more

Dead Confederate soldier, in trenches of Fort Mahone in front of Petersburg, Va., April 3, 1865

Dead Confederate soldier, in trenches of Fort Mahone in front of Peter...

Civil War Photograph Collection. Original glass negative: LC-B811-3189. No. 4082.

Head-and-shoulders portrait of General Ward of Massachusetts, killed in China, October 1862; and head-and-shoulders portrait of General Burgevine, of New York, recently killed in China

Head-and-shoulders portrait of General Ward of Massachusetts, killed i...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1866 Jan. 20, p. 33. Includes masthead.

Collecting the remains of Union soldiers for reinterment in national cemeteries / photographed by A. Gardner, Washington, D.C. ; S. Fox.

Collecting the remains of Union soldiers for reinterment in national c...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1866 Nov. 24, p. 740, bottom illustration.

General Ward, of Massachusetts, killed in China, October, 1862 General Burgevine, of New York, recently killed in China ; Funeral of German patriots at Comfort, Texas, August 20, 1865.

General Ward, of Massachusetts, killed in China, October, 1862 General...

Head-and shoulders portrait of Frederick Townsend Ward, head-and-shoulders portrait of General Burgevine, and funeral of German Union soldiers at Comfort, Texas. Three illustrations in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, ... more

The lost found / drawn by A.R. Waud.

The lost found / drawn by A.R. Waud.

Illustration showing a woman mourning at the poorly marked grave of her husband, killed in action during the Civil War; two men, one an African American servant, stand next to her, and across a stream a man wai... more

Civil War veteran George W. Warner of Co. B, 20th Connecticut Infantry Regiment with amputated arms Peck, photographer

Civil War veteran George W. Warner of Co. B, 20th Connecticut Infantry...

Photograph shows portrait of identified veteran who was wounded at Gettysburg on July 3, 1863. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) Purchased from: The Horse Soldier, J... more

Scene of McPherson's death

Scene of McPherson's death

Print shows location in wooded area where Union General James B. McPherson was killed while positioning his troops during battle in the Atlanta campaign. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's pictorial history o... more

Shooting captured insurgents /

Shooting captured insurgents /

"A file of Spanish soldiers line up the Cubans against a blank wall and fire a volley. The flash of rifles and drifting smoke make a very striking picture. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog. 46696 U.S. Copyright O... more

Wounded soldiers embarking in row boats /

Wounded soldiers embarking in row boats /

"This picture was taken after the Battle of Las Guaymas [i.e., Las Guásimas], and shows a large number of wounded soldiers embarking in a rowboat from an extemporized dock, on their way to the hospital ship "O... more

Last sad rites over the heroes of the Maine

Last sad rites over the heroes of the Maine

Funeral of crew of the battleship Maine. No. 12624.