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Ruins of the North Eastern R. R. Depot, where so many lives were lost by explosion, Charleston, S.C.

Ruins of the North Eastern R. R. Depot, where so many lives were lost ...

Stereograph shows a group of men observing the ruins of a railroad station. No. 3082. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Copyright by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. in 1865. Forms part of: C... More

Bull Run, Virginia William N. Thornton's i.e., Thornberry house on the route to Sudley Ford

Bull Run, Virginia William N. Thornton's i.e., Thornberry house on the...

Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, First Bull Run, July 1861. Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge, Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1977... More

Atlanta, Georgia. Federal troops in Confederate fort

Atlanta, Georgia. Federal troops in Confederate fort

Caption from negative sleeve: Ft. Atlanta, Confederate Fort, Atlanta, Ga. Two plates form left (LC-B811-3612A) and right (LC-B811-3612B) halves of a stereograph pair. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-18... More

[Trout House hotel and tent camp at State Square, Atlanta, Georgia]

[Trout House hotel and tent camp at State Square, Atlanta, Georgia]

Tax stamp on verso. Original glass negative: LC-B811-3581. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2017; (D073) Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress). pp/liljpaper

Charleston, S.C. Ex-Governor William Aiken's house (48 Elizabeth Street)

Charleston, S.C. Ex-Governor William Aiken's house (48 Elizabeth Stree...

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Charleston, S.C., 1863-1865. Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milho... More

General Sherman's men destroying the railroad before the evacuation of Atlanta, Ga.

General Sherman's men destroying the railroad before the evacuation of...

No. 3630. Attributed to George N. Barnard, based on LC-B811-3630. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Forms part of: Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Correspondin... More

Buildings of the Western & Atlantic (state) R.R. at Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 1864. These were all destroyed a few days afterwards

Buildings of the Western & Atlantic (state) R.R. at Atlanta, Ga., Nov....

Photograph shows railroad tracks and buildings in the state owned Western & Atlantic Railroad depot which was destroyed during the occupation of Atlanta. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

View from rebel battery at the foot of Lookout Mountain, looking towards Chattanooga

View from rebel battery at the foot of Lookout Mountain, looking towar...

Photograph shows a view of the Tennessee River looking towards Chattanooga from the base of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee. No. 1. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-3656. Forms part of: Visual materials from ... More

Confederate fortifications, Yorktown, Virginia - 19th century Virginia.

Confederate fortifications, Yorktown, Virginia - 19th century Virginia...

Stereograph showing cannons destroyed by Confederate soldiers before they evacuated "Battery Magrauder (i.e. Magruder)", named for Confederate General J. B. Magruder. No. 458. Part of series: The War for the Un... More

View of railroad depot and surroundings, Atlanta, Ga.

View of railroad depot and surroundings, Atlanta, Ga.

Stereograph showing loaded carts and wagons in front of the railroad depot in Atlanta. No. 2712, in series: War Views. Imprinted on card: E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., 591 (i.e. 501) Broadway, New York. Attributed ... More

Ruins of old brick church, Hampton, Virginia The oldest church in America

Ruins of old brick church, Hampton, Virginia The oldest church in Amer...

Photograph shows a man sitting near the damaged wall, on the west end of St. John's Episcopal Church in Hampton, Virginia, built in 1728. Brady's Album Gallery, no. 466. Entered according to Act of Congress, in... More

Graveyard, Circular Church, Charleston, S.C. during American Civil War

Graveyard, Circular Church, Charleston, S.C. during American Civil War

Photograph shows damaged monuments in the cemetery of Circular Church, Charleston, South Carolina. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-3086. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

Rebel look-out, Bolivar Point, Confederate States of America.

Rebel look-out, Bolivar Point, Confederate States of America.

Photograph shows a soldier in a Confederate lookout tower, on Galveston Island. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

View of laborers preparing cotton for gins, on Alex. Knox's plantation, Mount Pleasant, near Charleston, S.C.

View of laborers preparing cotton for gins, on Alex. Knox's plantation...

Photograph shows an aerial view of African American laborers loading cotton into bags which are then processed by the overseer. Purchase; Robin Stanford; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:022). Date based on Barnard's third ... More

Picket Post (Union), Atlanta, Ga, Nov. 1864

Picket Post (Union), Atlanta, Ga, Nov. 1864

Photograph shows a group of soldiers with their weapons near a shelter after the occupation of Atlanta. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

A bomb-proof in front of Atlanta, Ga.

A bomb-proof in front of Atlanta, Ga.

Hand written on verso: Miller, III, 136. Public domain photograph - United States during American Civil War, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter). Interior, showing sallyport (entrance to the fort)

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter). Interior, showing sallyport (entra...

Stereograph showing gabions and ruins inside Fort Sumter facing the entrance. Soldier being photographed on the parapet by Sam Cooley. No. 3062. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Cop... More

City of Atlanta, Ga., no. 1 / Photo from nature by G. N. Barnard.

City of Atlanta, Ga., no. 1 / Photo from nature by G. N. Barnard.

Illustration showing the destroyed Atlanta roundhouse, with steam engines and train cars in place but with collapsed stone walls. Illus. in: Photographic views of Sherman's campaign, from negatives taken in the... More

Charleston, S.C. Ex-Governor William Aiken's house (48 Elizabeth Street)

Charleston, S.C. Ex-Governor William Aiken's house (48 Elizabeth Stree...

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Charleston, S.C., 1863-1865. Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milho... More

Outside view of Fort Sumter, March, 1865. Foot of slope on southwestern front, looking S.E.

Outside view of Fort Sumter, March, 1865. Foot of slope on southwester...

Photograph shows two men seated on rocks amidst the debris of exterior of Fort Sumter. One man leans on a cannon. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-3049. Variant view in LOT 4166-C. Forms part of: Visual m... More

View from Confederate fort, east of Peachtree street, looking east, Atlanta, Georgia

View from Confederate fort, east of Peachtree street, looking east, At...

No. B624. Hand written on back of mount: Rebel works in front of Atlanta, no. 4. Hand written on back of mount: Miller vol. 3, page 137. Attributed to George N. Barnard, based on record for LC-USZC6-43 and LC-... More

View of Atlanta, Ga., October 1864, from the Female Academy

View of Atlanta, Ga., October 1864, from the Female Academy

Transfer; LC Manuscript Division; December 20, 1985; DLC/PP-1985:644. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe. No. 62. Landmarks labeled on image. Exhibited: "The Civil War in America" at th... More

Fort McAllister, Ga. soon after it had been carried(?) by assault, Dec., 1864 from western glacis, showing ditch of the land front

Fort McAllister, Ga. soon after it had been carried(?) by assault, Dec...

Photograph shows a chevaux-de-frise in a ditch at Fort McAllister, near Savannah, Georgia. Original negative for this print: LC-B811-4001. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

Umbrella Rock -- Lookout Mountain during American Civil War

Umbrella Rock -- Lookout Mountain during American Civil War

Photograph shows two men seated on Umbrella Rock, Lookout Mountain, above Chattanooga, Tennessee. No. 2. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-3659. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

Charleston after bombardment, Dec., 1861 - Ruins of St. Finbar's Cathedral - Charleston, S.C.

Charleston after bombardment, Dec., 1861 - Ruins of St. Finbar's Cathe...

Photograph shows the damaged ruins of the Cathedral of St. John and St. Finbar on Broad Street after the bombardment. Purchase; Robin Stanford; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:022). Printed on label: "No. 6." Forms part of... More

View of railroad depot and surroundings, Atlanta, Ga.

View of railroad depot and surroundings, Atlanta, Ga.

Stereograph showing loaded carts and wagons in front of the railroad depot in Atlanta. No. 2712, in series: War Views. Imprinted on card: E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., 591 (i.e. 501) Broadway, New York. Attributed ... More

Churchyard, Circular Church, Meeting St., Charleston, S.C.

Churchyard, Circular Church, Meeting St., Charleston, S.C.

Photograph shows ruins of Circular Church and surrounding cemetery in Charleston, South Carolina. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-3085A. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

Street in Atlanta, Ga. - A black and white photo of a street with buildings

Street in Atlanta, Ga. - A black and white photo of a street with buil...

Stereograph showing a number of buildings including a church. The house next to the church was used as Sherman's headquarters. No. 3609. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Attributed ... More

Calhoun's grave, Charleston, S.C., St. Philip's Churchyard

Calhoun's grave, Charleston, S.C., St. Philip's Churchyard

Photograph shows the tomb of John C. Calhoun on the grounds of St. Philip's Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-3087. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

Outside view, Fort Sumter, n. east face

Outside view, Fort Sumter, n. east face

Photograph shows war damaged brick walls and timber reinforcements on exterior of Fort Sumter. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-3056. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing light house

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing light house

Stereograph showing a beacon above a bombproof construction on the parapet of Fort Sumter, with gabions used as reinforcements. No. 344, part of series: War Views. Copyright 1865 by John P. Soule. Attributed t... More

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing the debris, shot, shell, and broken guns

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing the debris, shot, shell, a...

Stereograph showing debris among the rocks on exterior of Fort Sumter. No. 3052. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Copyright 1865 by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. Attributed to George N. B... More

"Auction & Negro Sales," Whitehall Street. Washington DC sterescope card, 19th century.

"Auction & Negro Sales," Whitehall Street. Washington DC sterescope ca...

Photograph of the War in the West. These photographs are of Sherman in Atlanta, September-November, 1864. After three and a half months of incessant maneuvering and much hard fighting, Sherman forced Hood to ab... More

Nashville, Tennessee. Fortified bridge over the Cumberland River

Nashville, Tennessee. Fortified bridge over the Cumberland River

Caption from negative sleeve: Guarding Cumberland bridge at Nashville, Tenn. Photographer's name attributed in Civil War caption books. Two plates form left (LC-B811-2641B) and right (LC-B811-2641A) halves of a... More

Charleston, South Carolina. Ruins of Roman Catholic Cathedral. Interior view

Charleston, South Carolina. Ruins of Roman Catholic Cathedral. Interio...

Caption from negative sleeve: Ruins of Roman Catholic Cathedral, Charleston, S.C. (Interior View). Two plates form left (LC-B811-3444B) and right (LC-B811-3444A) halves of a stereograph pair. Attributed to G.N.... More

Charleston, S.C. City Hall (80 Broad Street)

Charleston, S.C. City Hall (80 Broad Street)

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Charleston, S.C., 1863-1865. Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milho... More

Atlanta, Ga. General William T. Sherman, leaning on breach of gun, and staff at Federal Fort No. 7

Atlanta, Ga. General William T. Sherman, leaning on breach of gun, and...

Photograph of the War in the West. These photographs are of Sherman in Atlanta, September-November, 1864. After three and a half months of incessant maneuvering and much hard fighting, Sherman forced Hood to ab... More

Sherman's men destroying railroad during American Civil War

Sherman's men destroying railroad during American Civil War

Stereograph showing Union soldiers inspecting the damaged railroad before the evacuation. No. 3631. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic War History, 1861-1865. Attributed to George N. Barnard, ... More

View on Meeting St., Charleston, S.C., looking south, showing St. Michael's church, the Mills House, ruins of Central Church and Theatre in ruins in the foreground

View on Meeting St., Charleston, S.C., looking south, showing St. Mich...

Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Copyright 1865 by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. On verso: Similar to Miller, vol. III, p. 329. Forms part of: Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of ... More

Rebel fortifications, north side of the city, Atlanta, Ga.

Rebel fortifications, north side of the city, Atlanta, Ga.

Stereograph showing a line of chevaux-de-frise in the foreground, and Confederate fortifications in the background. No. 3580, part of series: War Views. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic Histo... More

General Sherman's men destroying the railroad before the evacuation of Atlanta, Ga.

General Sherman's men destroying the railroad before the evacuation of...

No. 3630. Attributed to George N. Barnard, based on LC-B811-3630. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Forms part of: Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Correspondin... More

Parapet, Fort Sumter, Confederate States of America.

Parapet, Fort Sumter, Confederate States of America.

Photograph shows damaged gabions on the parapet of Fort Sumter. Photographer Samuel Cooley sets up his camera in the distance. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-3053. Forms part of: Visual materials from t... More

View of large rebel fort east of W. & A. R.R. Potter's House in the right background, Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 1864

View of large rebel fort east of W. & A. R.R. Potter's House in the ri...

Photograph shows war damaged chevaux-de-frise in a former Confederate fort near the Western & Atlantic railroad. Inscribed on item: 110. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

Exterior of sally port, Fort Moultrie, outside, March 1865

Exterior of sally port, Fort Moultrie, outside, March 1865

Photograph shows a guard standing at the war damaged sally port from outside of Fort Moultrie, on Sullivans Island. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

Outside view, Fort Sumter, Confederate States of America.

Outside view, Fort Sumter, Confederate States of America.

Photograph shows two men seated on rocks amidst the debris of the south western exterior of Fort Sumter. One man leans on a cannon below the chevaux-de-frise. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-3049. Forms ... More

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), James Island in the distance

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), James Island in the distance

Stereograph showing gabions used as reinforcements and other debris inside Fort Sumter. No. 340, part of series: War Views. Copyright 1865 by John P. Soule. Attributed to George N. Barnard, based on LOT 13461,... More

Lake on Rock Creek, Lookout Mountain

Lake on Rock Creek, Lookout Mountain

Photograph shows a pool fed by a creek in a war damaged area on Lookout Mountain in Tennessee. Two men sit on a tree stump. No. 7. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-3664. Forms part of: Visual materials f... More

Hampton, Virginia. Ruins of old church

Hampton, Virginia. Ruins of old church

Photographer name attribution from Civil War caption books. Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Ruins of old church at Hampton, Virginia. Corresponding print is in LOT 4164-F. Cred... More

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), on the parapet, overlooking the harbor and distant shore

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), on the parapet, overlooking the ha...

Stereograph showing damaged gabions amid the fortifications on the parapet of Fort Sumter. Photographer Samuel Cooley sets up his camera in the distance. No. 3053. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photogr... More

Atlanta, Georgia. Federal picket post shortly before the battle of July 22

Atlanta, Georgia. Federal picket post shortly before the battle of Jul...

Caption from negative sleeve: Federal Picket Post, Atlanta, Ga. Two plates form left (LC-B811-2719B) and right (LC-B811-2719A) halves of a stereograph pair; with variant view plate (LC-B811-2719C). Stereo filed... More

Charleston, South Carolina. Exterior view of Fort Sumter

Charleston, South Carolina. Exterior view of Fort Sumter

Stereo filed in LOT 4166C. Caption from negative sleeve: Fort Sumter, Exterior view. Annotation from negative, scratched on emulsion: copyright. Two plates form left (LC-B811-3051A) and right (LC-B811-3051B) ha... More

Manassas, Virginia Orange and Alexandria Railroad wrecked by retreating Confederates

Manassas, Virginia Orange and Alexandria Railroad wrecked by retreatin...

Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, Confederate winter quarters, 1861-1862. Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge, Washington, D.C. : Library of C... More

Atlanta, Ga. Railroad depot and yard; Trout House and Masonic Hall in background

Atlanta, Ga. Railroad depot and yard; Trout House and Masonic Hall in ...

Photograph of the War in the West. These photographs are of Sherman in Atlanta, September-November, 1864. After three and a half months of incessant maneuvering and much hard fighting, Sherman forced Hood to ab... More

Atlanta, Ga. View on Decatur Street, showing Trout House and Masonic Hall

Atlanta, Ga. View on Decatur Street, showing Trout House and Masonic H...

Photograph of the War in the West. These photographs are of Sherman in Atlanta, September-November, 1864. After three and a half months of incessant maneuvering and much hard fighting, Sherman forced Hood to ab... More

Nashville, Tennessee. View of city. American Civil War glass negative.

Nashville, Tennessee. View of city. American Civil War glass negative.

Photographer's name attributed in Civil War caption books. Two plates form left (LC-B811-2630A) and right (LC-B811-2630B) halves of a stereograph pair. Corresponding print is in LOT 4164-E. Credit line: Civil w... More

Charleston, S.C. The Mills House, with adjacent ruins

Charleston, S.C. The Mills House, with adjacent ruins

Photograph of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Charleston, S.C., 1863-1865. Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milho... More

Atlanta, before being burnt: by order of Gen'l. Sherman, from the cupola of the Female Seminary

Atlanta, before being burnt: by order of Gen'l. Sherman, from the cupo...

Landmarks labeled under image. Source unknown. Exhibited: "The Civil War in America" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2013.

Reg't. Michigan Engineers & Mechanics destroying R.R. track in Atlanta. Ruins of the car shed to right hand

Reg't. Michigan Engineers & Mechanics destroying R.R. track in Atlanta...

Photograph shows a group of soldiers pulling apart the railroad track at the Atlanta depot. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

Sherman's men destroying railroad. Marching through Georgia. "So we made a thoroughfare for Freedom and her train, sixty miles in latitude, three hundred to the main"

Sherman's men destroying railroad. Marching through Georgia. "So we ma...

Stereograph showing Union soldiers inspecting the damaged railroad before the evacuation. Copyright in 1904 by John C. Taylor, Hartford, Conn. Attributed to George N. Barnard, based on LC-B811-3631. Forms part... More

Sally-port of Fort Moultrie, Confederate States of America.

Sally-port of Fort Moultrie, Confederate States of America.

Stereograph showing a soldier standing guard at the entrance of Fort Moultrie on Sullivan's Island. No. 354, part of series: War Views. Attributed to George N. Barnard in record for no. 43 in LOT 13461. Copyri... More

Railroad depot at Nashville, Tenn. during American Civil War

Railroad depot at Nashville, Tenn. during American Civil War

Stereograph showing an aerial view of the railroad depot in Nashville Tennessee with a line of Union locomotives, each required to move supplies to the Army of Tennessee. No. 6652. Part of series: The War for t... More

Ruins of old brick church, Hampton, Virginia The oldest church in America

Ruins of old brick church, Hampton, Virginia The oldest church in Amer...

Photograph shows a man sitting near the damaged wall, on the west end of St. John's Episcopal Church in Hampton, Virginia, built in 1728. Brady's Album Gallery, no. 466. Entered according to Act of Congress, in... More

Fort Sumpter [i.e. Sumter], Confederate States of America.

Fort Sumpter [i.e. Sumter], Confederate States of America.

Photograph shows a group of men, possibly including Governor Francis Pickens and state Senator Wade Hampton, inspecting a 10 inch Columbiad inside of Fort Sumter after the bombardment. Purchase; Robin Stanford;... More

Car shed - Atlanta during last days of occupation by Gen'l. Sherman's Army, destroyed

Car shed - Atlanta during last days of occupation by Gen'l. Sherman's ...

Photograph shows railroad cars near a rail car shed with accumulated supplies gathered by Union General Sherman's army before their evacuation of Atlanta. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-3671. Fo... More

Outside view, Fort Sumter, Confederate States of America.

Outside view, Fort Sumter, Confederate States of America.

Photograph shows a group of men amidst the ruins and damaged artillery on exterior of Fort Sumter. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), looking toward Morris Island

Interior of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), looking toward Morris Island

Stereograph showing the interior and parapet of Fort Sumter with gabions used as reinforcements in bombproof construction. No. 343, part of series: War Views. Copyright 1865 by John P. Soule. Attributed to Geo... More

Knoxville from Fort Stanley - Public domain dedication image

Knoxville from Fort Stanley - Public domain dedication image

Transfer; LC Manuscript Division; December 20, 1985; DLC/PP-1985:644. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe. No. 21. Landmarks labeled on image.

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter). On the parapet, overlooking the harbor

View of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter). On the parapet, overlooking the ha...

Stereograph showing abandoned artillery, gabions, and chevaux-de-frise on parapet of Fort Sumter. No. 3057. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Copyright 1865 by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co... More

Fort Sumter in April, 1865, Confederate States of America.

Fort Sumter in April, 1865, Confederate States of America.

Photograph shows ruins of Fort Sumter with a group of men rowing a boat nearby. No. B554. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Centreville, Virginia Confederate winter quarters, south view

Centreville, Virginia Confederate winter quarters, south view

Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, Confederate winter quarters, 1861-1862. Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge, Washington, D.C. : Library of C... More

Atlanta, Ga., vicinity. Federal pickets before the city

Atlanta, Ga., vicinity. Federal pickets before the city

Photograph of the War in the West. These photographs are of Sherman in Atlanta, September-November, 1864. After three and a half months of incessant maneuvering and much hard fighting, Sherman forced Hood to ab... More

"Auction & Negro Sales," Whitehall Street. Washington DC sterescope card, 19th century.

"Auction & Negro Sales," Whitehall Street. Washington DC sterescope ca...

Photograph of the War in the West. These photographs are of Sherman in Atlanta, September-November, 1864. After three and a half months of incessant maneuvering and much hard fighting, Sherman forced Hood to ab... More

Yorktown, Virginia Confederate water Battery Magruder, with Rodman smooth-bore siege guns

Yorktown, Virginia Confederate water Battery Magruder, with Rodman smo...

Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign, May-August 1862. Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge, Washington, D.C. : Library of... More

Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War, Volume 2

Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War, Volume 2

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image. Alexander Gardner (October 17, 1821 - December 10, 1882) was a Scottish photographer who is best kno... More

Atlanta, before being burnt: by order of Gen'l. Sherman, from the cupola of the Female Seminary

Atlanta, before being burnt: by order of Gen'l. Sherman, from the cupo...

Landmarks labeled under image. Source unknown. Exhibited: "The Civil War in America" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2013.

General Sherman's men destroying the railroad, before the evacuation of Atlanta, Ga.

General Sherman's men destroying the railroad, before the evacuation o...

Stereograph showing Union soldiers inspecting the damaged railroad. No. 3631, in series: War Views. Imprinted on card: E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., 591 (i.e. 501) Broadway, New York. Attributed to George N. Barnar... More

Interior view, Fort Sumter. Charleston in distance

Interior view, Fort Sumter. Charleston in distance

Photograph shows gabions and ruins inside the parapet surrounding Fort Sumter. Soldier is being photographed on the parapet by Sam Cooley. (Source: Zeller, 1997) Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-3062. Fo... More

Reg't. Michigan Engineers & Mechanics destroying R.R. track in Atlanta. Ruins of the car shed to right hand

Reg't. Michigan Engineers & Mechanics destroying R.R. track in Atlanta...

Photograph shows a group of soldiers pulling apart the railroad track at the Atlanta depot. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

Charleston after bombardment, Dec., 1861 - Ruins of St. Finbar's Cathedral - Charleston, S.C.

Charleston after bombardment, Dec., 1861 - Ruins of St. Finbar's Cathe...

Photograph shows the damaged ruins of the Cathedral of St. John and St. Finbar on Broad Street after the bombardment. Purchase; Robin Stanford; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:022). Printed on label: "No. 6." Forms part of... More

Fort McAllister, from S.E. bastion, looking across the Ogeechee, Dec. 1864

Fort McAllister, from S.E. bastion, looking across the Ogeechee, Dec. ...

Photograph shows equipment inside of Fort McAllister looking toward the Ogeechee River. Original negative for this print: LC-B811-4010. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

Preparing for the "March to the Sea"

Preparing for the "March to the Sea"

Stereograph showing a train loaded with refugees at railroad depot fleeing the city before Sherman's troops destroyed the railroad. No. 3671. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic War History, 186... More

A parapet of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), looking toward Morris Island

A parapet of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), looking toward Morris Island

Stereograph showing abandoned artillery, gabions, and chevaux-de-frise on parapet of Fort Sumter. No. 342, part of series: War Views. Copyright 1865 by John P. Soule. Attributed to George N. Barnard, based on ... More

Ruins of railroad depot, Atlanta, Ga.

Ruins of railroad depot, Atlanta, Ga.

Stereograph showing ruins of the depot, blown up on Sherman's departure, and buildings in the background. No. 2715, in series: War Views. Imprinted on card: E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., 591 (i.e. 501) Broadway, New... More

North wall of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter)

North wall of Fort Sumpter (i.e. Sumter)

Stereograph showing a cannon on top of parapet and gabions used as reinforcements along the damaged exterior wall of Fort Sumter. No. 341, part of series: War Views. Handwritten on verso: Miller, vol. III, p. ... More

A view in Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 1864

A view in Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 1864

Photograph shows a war damaged building in Atlanta. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-2716. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

View along the rebel line just east of the Western & Atlantic R.R., Potter's house in the middle ground, Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 1864

View along the rebel line just east of the Western & Atlantic R.R., Po...

Photograph shows Confederate fortifications and chevaux-de-frise. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-3642. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

Soldiers' graves, Bull Run Battlefield, Virginia / Negative by Brady & Co., Washington.

Soldiers' graves, Bull Run Battlefield, Virginia / Negative by Brady &...

Stereograph shows civilian looking at grave markers beside a pond. Corresponding glass negatives: LC-B811-2329B, left, and LC-B811-2329A, right. E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. acquired the negatives from the studio o... More

View on Meeting St., Charleston, S.C.

View on Meeting St., Charleston, S.C.

Photograph shows the ruins of buildings and one building with scaffolding around it on Meeting Street, Charleston, South Carolina, near the end of the Civil War. Variant view in LOT 4163. Forms part of: Civil ... More

Outside view, Fort Sumter, as seen from Morris Id

Outside view, Fort Sumter, as seen from Morris Id

Photograph shows debris among the rocks below the chevaux-de-frise on the exterior of Fort Sumter as seen from nearby Morris Island. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

"Old Tecumseh" Himself - A couple of men riding on the backs of horses

"Old Tecumseh" Himself - A couple of men riding on the backs of horses

Stereograph shows General William T. Sherman on horseback on the Union line near Atlanta in 1864. The War for the Union. Photographic War History 1861-1865. No. 3623. Original negative is: LC-B811-3623.

"Old Tecumseh" Himself - A couple of men riding on the backs of horses

"Old Tecumseh" Himself - A couple of men riding on the backs of horses

Stereograph shows General William T. Sherman on horseback on the Union line near Atlanta in 1864. The War for the Union. Photographic War History 1861-1865. No. 3623. Original negative is: LC-B811-3623.

Knoxville, Tenn., from the cupola of University of East Tennessee, March 1864

Knoxville, Tenn., from the cupola of University of East Tennessee, Mar...

Transfer; LC Manuscript Division; December 20, 1985; DLC/PP-1985:644. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe. No. 19. Landmarks labeled on image.

View of Ft. Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing a mingled mass of debris, shot, shell & bursted gun

View of Ft. Sumpter (i.e. Sumter), showing a mingled mass of debris, s...

Stereograph showing two men seated on rocks amidst the debris of Fort Sumter. One man leans on a damaged cannon. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Copyright 1865 by E. & H.T. Anthony... More

Atlanta, Ga. View on Decatur Street, showing Trout House and Masonic Hall

Atlanta, Ga. View on Decatur Street, showing Trout House and Masonic H...

Photograph of the War in the West. These photographs are of Sherman in Atlanta, September-November, 1864. After three and a half months of incessant maneuvering and much hard fighting, Sherman forced Hood to ab... More

Nashville, Tennessee. Railroad depot. American Civil War glass negative.

Nashville, Tennessee. Railroad depot. American Civil War glass negativ...

Caption from negative sleeve: Nashville, Tenn., Railroad Depot. Photographer's name attributed in Civil War caption books. Two plates form left (LC-B811-2652B) and right (LC-B811-2652A) halves of a stereograph ... More

Washington, D.C. Closer view of Aqueduct Bridge, with Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in foreground

Washington, D.C. Closer view of Aqueduct Bridge, with Chesapeake and O...

Photograph of Washington, 1862-1865, the capital at war. Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge, Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1977. No. 0745 Title fr... More

Atlanta, Georgia. Sherman's men in Confederate fort

Atlanta, Georgia. Sherman's men in Confederate fort

Caption from negative sleeve: Sherman's men in the Atlanta trenches. Photographer's name attributed in Civil War caption books. Miller, vol. 3, p. 99. Two plates form left (LC-B811-3633B) and right (LC-B811-363... More

Knoxville, Tenn. Environs of Knoxville seen from south bank of Tennessee River; East Tennessee University in middle distance

Knoxville, Tenn. Environs of Knoxville seen from south bank of Tenness...

Photograph of the War in the West. These photographs are of the Siege of Knoxville, November-December 1863. The difficult strategic situation of the Federal armies after Chicamauga enabled Bragg to detach a for... More

Ruins, Catholic Cathedral, Charleston, S.C. during American Civil War

Ruins, Catholic Cathedral, Charleston, S.C. during American Civil War

Photograph shows damage to the outside of the Catholic Cathedral in Charleston, South Carolina. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of O.M. Poe.

Ruins of the passenger station, (car shed), Atlanta, Ga. - Nov. 1864

Ruins of the passenger station, (car shed), Atlanta, Ga. - Nov. 1864

Photograph shows ruins of a railroad depot after bombing by Union General Sherman's army before their evacuation of Atlanta. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-2715. Forms part of: Visual materials from the... More

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