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Officers of 125th Ohio Inf'y.[i.e. Infantry]

Officers of 125th Ohio Inf'y.[i.e. Infantry]

Portrait shows two women and two boys with members of General Emerson Opdycke's staff. No. 4325. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

2d Rhode Island Infantry

2d Rhode Island Infantry

No. 1048. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Officers of 170th New York Inf'y [i.e. Infantry]

Officers of 170th New York Inf'y [i.e. Infantry]

No. B282. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Fairfax Seminary, near Alexandria, Va.

Fairfax Seminary, near Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows a group of soldiers in front of a building on the grounds of the Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Co. D, 6th Vermont Infantry - Camp Griffin, Va.

Co. D, 6th Vermont Infantry - Camp Griffin, Va.

No. 4120. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

119th Pennsylvania Infantry

119th Pennsylvania Infantry

No. B334. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

White House Landing

White House Landing

Part of Brady-Handy Collection. Title from item.

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B911. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B928. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Co. A, 6th Vermont Infantry - Camp Griffin, Va.

Co. A, 6th Vermont Infantry - Camp Griffin, Va.

No. 4119. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B951. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Officers of 170th New York Infantry

Officers of 170th New York Infantry

Photograph shows two officers standing in front of a log cabin. No. B431. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Officers stand in line by a flagpole]

[Officers stand in line by a flagpole]

Title devised by library staff. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

White House Landing, Pamunkey River, Va.

White House Landing, Pamunkey River, Va.

No. B1181. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Two unidentified sailors in Union uniforms]

[Two unidentified sailors in Union uniforms]

Photograph shows older sailor and younger sailor holding hands; probably father and son. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-37. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information ab... More

Brig. Gen. J. J. Abercrombie and group

Brig. Gen. J. J. Abercrombie and group

Photograph shows Kate Chase Sprague seated next to General J.J. Abercrombie and a group of soldiers.

The House of Bishops, Protestant Episcopal Church, United States, 1859 / M. Rosenthal, lith.

The House of Bishops, Protestant Episcopal Church, United States, 1859...

Accompanied by a key sheet that identifies each bishop's portrait by name. The key sheet is 14 3/4 x 18 15/16 in. Copyright by Rev. W. T. Campbell.

[Two unidentified soldiers in Confederate uniforms with sword, bayoneted musket, and knapsack]

[Two unidentified soldiers in Confederate uniforms with sword, bayonet...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 4-1. 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: Krai... More

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B929. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms with linked arms; one holding bugle]

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms with linked arms; one hol...

Title devised by Library staff. Frame: Berg, no. 7-43. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms part of: Li... More

The cabinet of the Confederate States at Montgomery / from photographs by Whitehurst, of Washington, and Hinton, of Montgomery, Alabama.

The cabinet of the Confederate States at Montgomery / from photographs...

Group portrait of the Confederate cabinet including President Jefferson Davis, Vice President Alexander Hamilton Stephens, Attorney General Judah P. Benjamin, Secretary of the Navy Stephen M. Mallory, Secretary... More

Co. - , 3d Connecticut Infantry, Camp Douglass, 1861

Co. - , 3d Connecticut Infantry, Camp Douglass, 1861

No. 4535. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

23d New York Infantry

23d New York Infantry

No. B816. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Bvt. Major General T. H. Neill and staff

Bvt. Major General T. H. Neill and staff

No. B514. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Officers and non-commissioned officers of Co. A, 8th New York State Militia, Arlington, Va., June, 1861

Officers and non-commissioned officers of Co. A, 8th New York State Mi...

No. 4112. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Two unidentified sailors in Union uniforms seated outdoors]

[Two unidentified sailors in Union uniforms seated outdoors]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; Floral design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:180) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased f... More

2d Rhode Island Infantry

2d Rhode Island Infantry

No. 1033. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Steamship Planter, White House Landing, Pamunkey River

Steamship Planter, White House Landing, Pamunkey River

Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Sergeant Robert Black and Private Herman Beckman of Company F, 8th Veteran Reserve Corps in VRC regulation sky blue uniforms]

[Sergeant Robert Black and Private Herman Beckman of Company F, 8th Ve...

Photo shows identified soldier in Union uniform. Title devised by Library staff. Names written above each soldier. Additional information in collections file. Not in case. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2... More

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B920. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Group of soldiers relax in front of a tent]

[Group of soldiers relax in front of a tent]

Title devised by library staff. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

2d Rhode Island Infantry

2d Rhode Island Infantry

No. 1056. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Group of soldiers [i.e. officers]

Group of soldiers [i.e. officers]

Title from item. Part of Brady-Handy Collection.

[Unidentified woman, possibly Mrs. James Shields, in mourning dress and brooch showing Confederate soldier and holding young boy wearing kepi]

[Unidentified woman, possibly Mrs. James Shields, in mourning dress an...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Papier mache with mother of pearl and hand painting; floral design. Identification of woman as Mrs. James Shields from dealer. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202... More

Bv't. Maj. Gen. O. B. Willcox and staff

Bv't. Maj. Gen. O. B. Willcox and staff

Photograph shows (left to right) Lieutenant Whiting, Michigan Volunteers; Captain Wells, Michigan Volunteers; Lieutenant Snyder, Third U. S. Infantry; Gen. Orlando B. Willcox; Colonel McElroy, Eighty-ninth New ... More

Bv't. Major General A. T. A. Torbert and staff

Bv't. Major General A. T. A. Torbert and staff

No. 5131. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Negro Soldiers

Negro Soldiers

Title from item. Hand written note by reader on verso states probable location as South Carolina. Information unverified.

Major General R. B. Potter and staff

Major General R. B. Potter and staff

Portrait shows General Robert B. Potter and his staff. Mathew Brady leans against a tree at right. No. B34. Title from item. Original negative in National Archives no. 111-B-44. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B906. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861, Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run. Casemate no. 2

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861, Federal...

No. 4375. Title from item. Mounted with one other photograph. Hand written on verso: "See Miller, vol. 7, p. 27". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

U.S. Military Academy cadets

U.S. Military Academy cadets

Photograph showing a group portrait of cadets possibly from West Point. Title from item.

Co., 30th Pennsylvania Infantry

Co., 30th Pennsylvania Infantry

No. B466. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Two unidentified soldiers in Confederate uniforms with muskets and bayonets]

[Two unidentified soldiers in Confederate uniforms with muskets and ba...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather, leaf, lozenge, and scroll design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp... More

(Group of officers & men)

(Group of officers & men)

Photographs shows a group of soldiers in camp. Title from item. Brady-Handy Collection.

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B924. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Co. D., 1st Rhode Island Volunteers, Camp Sprague, 1861

Co. D., 1st Rhode Island Volunteers, Camp Sprague, 1861

No. 4128. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Unidentified sailor in Union uniform]

[Unidentified sailor in Union uniform]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 7-44. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms part of: Lil... More

Co. C, 110th Pennsylvania Infantry after battle of Fredericksburg, Va.

Co. C, 110th Pennsylvania Infantry after battle of Fredericksburg, Va.

No. B195. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 8, p. 203". Original negative in National Archives Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860-1985, Series: Mathew ... More

[Three unidentified soldiers in Union uniform in front of painted military camp scene backdrop]

[Three unidentified soldiers in Union uniform in front of painted mili...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather gem scroll motif. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms pa... More

[Unidentified soldier in Union frock coat with bayoneted musket next to infantry Hardee hat with plume on table]

[Unidentified soldier in Union frock coat with bayoneted musket next t...

Photograph shows headstand behind soldier's feet. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

2d Rhode Island Infantry

2d Rhode Island Infantry

No. 1039. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

General Winfield Scott & Staff

General Winfield Scott & Staff

Photograph shows Lieutenant General Scott, General-in-Chief of the U.S. Army with staff. No. 2094. Title from item. Date from: Photography and the American Civil War, Jeff Rosenheim, 2013, p. 71. Mounted with f... More

2d Rhode Island Infantry

2d Rhode Island Infantry

No. 1045. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

2d Rhode Island Infantry

2d Rhode Island Infantry

No. 918. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B1001. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Group of officers and soldiers outside a sutler's store]

[Group of officers and soldiers outside a sutler's store]

No. 323. Title devised by library staff based on a caption in Miller, Vol. 9, p. 186. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Co. F, 6th Vermont Infantry - Camp Griffin, Va.

Co. F, 6th Vermont Infantry - Camp Griffin, Va.

No. 4122. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

2d Rhode Island Infantry

2d Rhode Island Infantry

No. 1073. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Officers of 164th and 170th New York Infantry

Officers of 164th and 170th New York Infantry

No. B280. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B921. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Unidentified soldiers in Union officers' uniforms and hats with engineers' insignia seated outdoors with food on their laps]

[Unidentified soldiers in Union officers' uniforms and hats with engin...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; Geometric design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:180) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchase... More

Company - , 30th Pennsylvania Inf'y

Company - , 30th Pennsylvania Inf'y

No. B493. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Ninth Massachusetts Infantry Camp near Washington, D.C., 1861

Ninth Massachusetts Infantry Camp near Washington, D.C., 1861

No. 8142. Title from item. Mounted with one other photograph. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Kalispel couple, full-length portrait, the man standing, the woman seated, facing front, wearing traditional dress]

[Kalispel couple, full-length portrait, the man standing, the woman se...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Commission and Related Subjects, 1859-1861, leaf 46]. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1999:001.01

Generals, Barlow, Birney, Gibbon, & Hancock, USA

Generals, Barlow, Birney, Gibbon, & Hancock, USA

Photograph shows a group of Federal generals: Winfield Scott Hancock (seated), with division commanders, Francis Channing Barlow, (left), David Bell Birney, and John Gibbon. Title from item.

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B933. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

7th New York State Militia, Camp Cameron, D.C., 1861

No. B930. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

33d New York Infantry

33d New York Infantry

No. 1042. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

23d New York Infantry

23d New York Infantry

No. B1028. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[President Abraham Lincoln, bust portrait in cameo, facing front]

[President Abraham Lincoln, bust portrait in cameo, facing front]

After Meserve no. 87. From M. Buttre - Oct. 29, 1869.

Appomattox Court House, Va.

Appomattox Court House, Va.

Photograph shows Federal troops with rifles in front of the court house. Two children stand on the fence. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 9, p. 127". Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.... More

23d New York Infantry

23d New York Infantry

No. B886. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Group of soldiers, some in uniform and some with crutches, pose in front of the woods at the hospital at Camp Letterman in Gettysburg]

[Group of soldiers, some in uniform and some with crutches, pose in fr...

No. 4411. Title devised by library staff. Mounted with five other photographs. Photograph is half stereograph. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Two unidentified soldiers, possibly father and son, in Union uniforms and U.S. belt buckles with bayoneted muskets]

[Two unidentified soldiers, possibly father and son, in Union uniforms...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather, scroll design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms part... More

Sheridan, Gen. Phil & staff

Sheridan, Gen. Phil & staff

Portrait shows from left: Wesley Merritt, David McMurtrie Gregg, General Sheridan, Henry Eugene Davies, James Harrison Wilson, Alfred Torbert. Title from item. Part of Brady-Handy Collection.

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and unidentified man with full beard in fur hat]

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and unidentified man with full ...

Title devised by Library staff. The man in the fur hat is possibly the father of the soldier and possibly a sutler. Edge of plain backdrop is visible in the image. Case: Leather; geometric design. Gift; Tom Lil... More

23d New York Infantry

23d New York Infantry

No. B897. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

White House Landing, Pamunkey River, Va.

White House Landing, Pamunkey River, Va.

No. B362. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Camp Brightwood, D.C.--Contrabands in 2nd R.I. Camp

Camp Brightwood, D.C.--Contrabands in 2nd R.I. Camp

Capt. B.S. Brown (left); Lt. John P. Shaw, Co. F 2nd Regt. Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry (center); and Lt. Fry (right) with African American men and boy. Title transcribed from item. Purchase; William A. Glad... More

Major General G. K. Warren and staff

Major General G. K. Warren and staff

No. B52. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

2d Rhode Island Infantry

2d Rhode Island Infantry

No. 821. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Co. E, 6th Vermont Infantry, Camp Griffin, Va.

Co. E, 6th Vermont Infantry, Camp Griffin, Va.

No. 4121. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms with unidentified woman]

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms with unidentified woman]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-202. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms part of: Li... More

[Group of soldiers outside winter quarters]

[Group of soldiers outside winter quarters]

No. 285. Title devised by library staff. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Three unidentified soldiers playing cards, smoking, and drinking in front of American flag]

[Three unidentified soldiers playing cards, smoking, and drinking in f...

Title devised by Library staff. Frame: Thermoplastic; grape and scroll design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/p... More

33d New York Infantry

33d New York Infantry

No. B958. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.