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Andrew Jackson, with the Tennessee forces, on the Hickory Grounds (Ala.) A.D. 1814

Andrew Jackson, with the Tennessee forces, on the Hickory Grounds (Ala...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting on a horse, facing right, with military troops in the background on the lower right. Includes quotes by and about Jackson. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1903:41860).

New edition of MacBeth. Bank-oh's! Ghost

New edition of MacBeth. Bank-oh's! Ghost

Another satire on the Panic of 1837, again condemning Van Buren's continuation of predecessor Andrew Jackson's hard-money policies as the source of the crisis. Clay shows the president haunted by the ghost of C... More

Expansion & contraction. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Expansion & contraction. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A ludicrous contrast of two influential Democrats, the obese Alabama Representative Dixon Hall Lewis and gaunt "Globe" editor Francis Preston Blair. The artist comments upon the unlikely alliance established in... More

Clar de kitchen. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Clar de kitchen. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Another Whig campaign satire, picturing incumbent Martin Van Buren and his Democratic advisers or "Kitchen Cabinet" routed by Whig candidate William Henry Harrison. In a domestic kitchen Harrison, dressed as a ... More

[Jeremiah Clemens, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Jeremiah Clemens, half-length portrait, facing front]

Democratic Senator from Alabama, 1849-1853. Scratched on back of plate: 151; Sen. Clemens, Indiana. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Con... More

Funeral obsequies of free-trade

Funeral obsequies of free-trade

A gloomy view of the effects of the Polk administration's Tariff of 1846. The artist echoes Whig condemnation of the measure as adverse to American trade. A funeral cortege, composed of administration supporter... More

Auburn College, Ala. / T.B., Landscape view print

Auburn College, Ala. / T.B., Landscape view print

Print shows a front view of the main building; includes list of members of the "Executive Committee", "Agents", and "Building Committee", with "Revd. A. A. Lipscomb D.D. Chairman, Montgomery, Ala." as chairman ... More

The gladiators of the Senate! The bulley's of the House

The gladiators of the Senate! The bulley's of the House

The artist parodies recent outbreaks of violence in Congress, and offers a pointed comparison between the elevated rhetorical sparring in the Senate and a more physical brand of combat in the House of Represent... More

De Soto crossing the Tombigbee River / J.W. Orr, N.Y.

De Soto crossing the Tombigbee River / J.W. Orr, N.Y.

De Soto and men crossing the Tombigbee River on rafts, probably in Marengo County, Alabama. Illus. in: The Life, travels and adventures of Ferdinand de Soto, Discoverer of the Mississippi / Lambert A. Wilmer. P... More

[Clement C. Clay, Senator from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Clement C. Clay, Senator from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-le...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 169. Each item includes subject's orig... More

[Williamson R.W. Cobb, Representative from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Williamson R.W. Cobb, Representative from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congr...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 175. Each item includes subject's orig... More

[Sydenham Moore, Representative from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Sydenham Moore, Representative from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress, h...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 173. Each item includes subject's orig... More

[James A. Stallworth, Representative from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[James A. Stallworth, Representative from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congre...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 170. Each item includes subject's orig... More

El Alabama fabrica de tabacos de las mejores vegas de la vuelta abajo

El Alabama fabrica de tabacos de las mejores vegas de la vuelta abajo

Tobacco label showing bales of tobacco carried by several laborers from tobacco plantation to a sailboat moored below the plantation.

[George S. Houston, Representative from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[George S. Houston, Representative from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 174. Each item includes subject's orig... More

[James F. Dowdell, Representative from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[James F. Dowdell, Representative from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress,...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 172. Each item includes subject's orig... More

[Benjamin Fitzpatrick, Senator from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Benjamin Fitzpatrick, Senator from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress, ha...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 168. Each item includes subject's orig... More

[Jabez L.M. Curry, Representative from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Jabez L.M. Curry, Representative from Alabama, Thirty-fifth Congress,...

Title devised by Library staff based on name provided in book's index. Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washingt... More

Union / painted by T.H. Matteson ; engraved by H.S. Sadd.

Union / painted by T.H. Matteson ; engraved by H.S. Sadd.

Print showing original image from 1852 with Henry Clay, sitting to the left of center, John Calhoun, and Daniel Webster standing at center, except that the plate has been reworked so that Abraham Lincoln (with ... More

Andrew B. Moore, war governor of Ala.

Andrew B. Moore, war governor of Ala.

Title from item. Notation on recto: B8161-10033.

City of Montgomery, Alabama [6 blacks farming in field in foreground by river]

City of Montgomery, Alabama [6 blacks farming in field in foreground b...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 5, (1861 June 1), p. 344-345. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Negroes ; Farming.

The Dis-United States. Or the Southern Confederacy

The Dis-United States. Or the Southern Confederacy

The Confederate leaders are portrayed as a band of competing opportunists led by South Carolina governor and secessionist Francis Pickens (far left). The artist criticizes the January 1861 secession of five sta... 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

[Enoch Hooper Cook, Jr., Pvt, Co. H. 38th Alabama Infantry, C.S.A., half-length portrait, facing front holding rifle]

[Enoch Hooper Cook, Jr., Pvt, Co. H. 38th Alabama Infantry, C.S.A., ha...

Written on negative sleeve: Pvt. & Sgt. Enoch Hooper Cook, Jr., Co. H. 38th Ala. Inf. C.S.A., one of ten brothers=CSA. Original in possession of Mrs. Rebecca Springer, Union Springs, Ala. Title devised by Libra... More

Confederate ram Tennessee, Mobile, Alabama, Confederate States of America.

Confederate ram Tennessee, Mobile, Alabama, Confederate States of Amer...

No. 3151. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Mississippi River Fleet. Cited in The End of an Era: the Image of War, vol. 6, p. 106. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

An Alabama regiment marching Capitol Square, Richmond, on their way to join the rebel forces under Beauregard

An Alabama regiment marching Capitol Square, Richmond, on their way to...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 5, (1861 October 19), p. 661. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

Strong's dime caricatures. No. 2, Little Bo-Peep and her foolish sheep

Strong's dime caricatures. No. 2, Little Bo-Peep and her foolish sheep

The second in a series of caricatures criticizing the secession of several Southern states from the Union during the last months of the Buchanan administration. Here the young nursery-rhyme shepherdess Bo-Peep ... More

Strong's dime caricatures. No. 1, Domestic troubles

Strong's dime caricatures. No. 1, Domestic troubles

The first in a series of four satires published by Thomas W. Strong, criticizing the secession movement in the South during the closing months of the Buchanan administration. (This impression was deposited for ... More

Strong's dime caricatures. No. 4, "The schoolmaster abroad" at last

Strong's dime caricatures. No. 4, "The schoolmaster abroad" at last

The fourth in Strong's series of antisecessionist satires. Here the artist is optimistic about newly elected Abraham Lincoln's ability to end the secession movement among the Southern states. (The Library's imp... More

The city of Montgomery, Alabama, showing the state house where the congress of the Southern Confederacy meets on February 4, 1861

The city of Montgomery, Alabama, showing the state house where the con...

People in the street in front of the state Capitol building. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 215 (1861 Feb. 9), p. 88 (bottom).

The Hon. Jefferson Davis, president-elect of the new southern confederacy, addressing the citizens of Montgomery, Ala., from the balcony of the Exchange Hotel, on the night of February 16th, 1861, and previous to his inauguration / from a sketch by our special artist.

The Hon. Jefferson Davis, president-elect of the new southern confeder...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1861 March 16, p. 257.

[Private Parris P. Casey of Company I, "Cherokee Rangers," 19th Alabama Infantry Regiment, with bayoneted musket]

[Private Parris P. Casey of Company I, "Cherokee Rangers," 19th Alabam...

Photograph shows identified soldier, Parris Pace Casey (1839-1863). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012 and 1860 U.S. Federal Census, Ancestry.com) Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-54. Gift;... More

The fox without a tail, Confederate States of America.

The fox without a tail, Confederate States of America.

A satire on South Carolina's role as instigator of secessionism in the South. The artist may be lampooning the convention of seceded states which assembled at Montgomery, Alabama, on February 4, 1861. The promi... More

The Southern Confederacy - Senate Chamber in the Capitol at Montgomery, Alabama, during open session - the Hon. Howell Cobb presiding

The Southern Confederacy - Senate Chamber in the Capitol at Montgomery...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 11, no. 275 (1861 Mar. 2), p. 229. Reference copy may be in LOT 4421-A. Caption card tracings: Al... More

Secession exploded, Confederate States of America.

Secession exploded, Confederate States of America.

This strongly anti-Confederate satire is a fantastical vision of the Union defeat of the secessionist movement. A hideous monster representing secession emerges from the water at left. He is hit by a charge fro... More

Confederate camp, Confederate States of America.

Confederate camp, Confederate States of America.

Photograph showing Alabama troops at camp, Pensacola, Fla. Title from item. Photo attributed to J. D. Edwards.

Capt. Semmes, of the pirate "Alabama"

Capt. Semmes, of the pirate "Alabama"

Raphael Semmes, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

The pirate "Alabama", Confederate States of America.

The pirate "Alabama", Confederate States of America.

Anti-CSA showing English anger at the loss of British-insured property destroyed by the Confederate ship ALABAMA. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1862. Reference copy may be in LOT 4421. This record contains unveri... More

[Private John P. Alldredge of Co. A, 48th Alabama Infantry Regiment in uniform and wishbone belt buckle with Model 1842 rifle musket, revolver, and side knife]

[Private John P. Alldredge of Co. A, 48th Alabama Infantry Regiment in...

Photograph shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; geometric design. Service records for Alldredge in collections file. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:180) More infor... More

Ruins of R.R. bridge across Tennessee River, at Bridgeport, Tenn.? (i.e. Alabama) and pontoon bridge in course of construction

Ruins of R.R. bridge across Tennessee River, at Bridgeport, Tenn.? (i....

Title from item. Caption provided by Minnesota Historical Society from the NPS Civil War Series: The Battles of Chickamauga: The Confederates destroyed the railroad bridge over the Tennessee River at Bridgeport... More

The pending conflict, Confederate States of America.

The pending conflict, Confederate States of America.

One of three similar prints published by Oliver Evans Woods, reflecting grave northern fears of British and French interference on behalf of the Confederacy in the Civil War. (See also "The Pending Conflict" an... More

Chart of the battle off Cherbourg.

Chart of the battle off Cherbourg.

The map charts the course of the two ships in Cherbourg Harbor and in the British Channel off the coast of Cherbourg, France. Made by the British for the Confederacy and captained by Raphael Semmes the C.S.S. A... More

Combat Naval (L'Alabama coulant sous le feu de Kearsage)

Combat Naval (L'Alabama coulant sous le feu de Kearsage)

Charles Longueville (French, 1829–1882)

Bridgeport, Tenn. (i.e. Alabama), 1864, showing ruins of Nashville & Chattanooga R.R. bridge and construction of a pontoon bridge

Bridgeport, Tenn. (i.e. Alabama), 1864, showing ruins of Nashville & C...

Title from item. Hand written on mount: "See also LC-B8184-10349".

Fort Morgan just after the surrender, August 23, 1864

Fort Morgan just after the surrender, August 23, 1864

Battle of Mobile Bay, Ala. Wood engraving after sketch by George Slater Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1864). LOT 9355; CIVIL WAR, 1861-1865 FORTS. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Last of the Alabama Commodore Winslows grand victory march. Respectfully inscribed to the crew of the Kearsarge / / L.N. Rosenthal lith.

Last of the Alabama Commodore Winslows grand victory march. Respectful...

Print shows the battle between the USS Kearsarge and the CSS Alabama off the coast of France, with a private British yacht "Deerhound" nearby; the Alabama is foundering and its crew is being rescued by the Kear... More

Stevenson, Ala., Showing the Defenses of the Post erected after Plans of Col. Merrill, Chief Engr., D[epartment of the] C[umberland]. By Major P. V. Fox, 1st Mich. Engr's. Surveyed & Plotted by 1st Lieut. C. A. Ensign, 1st Mich. Engr's. September 1864.

Stevenson, Ala., Showing the Defenses of the Post erected after Plans ...

"Fortifications Map File" Plans of Military Forts

Hon. Thomas Haughey, Ala. Surgeon, U.S. Army

Hon. Thomas Haughey, Ala. Surgeon, U.S. Army

Original Caption: Hon. Thomas Haughey, Ala. Surgeon, U.S. Army..U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 111-B-3238..From:: Series: Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes, (Record ... More

Alabamians receiving rations / sketched by A.R. Waud.

Alabamians receiving rations / sketched by A.R. Waud.

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1866 Aug. 11, p. 509.

Leaders of the Democratic Party, Confederate States of America.

Leaders of the Democratic Party, Confederate States of America.

A searing, election-year indictment of four prominent figures in the Democratic party, three of them former Confederate officers. Former New York governor and Democratic presidential nominee Horatio Seymour is... More

The British lion disarmed / McLoughlin R(?) sc. ; Th. Nast.

The British lion disarmed / McLoughlin R(?) sc. ; Th. Nast.

Columbia, holding clippers labeled "Alabama claims", is clipping the claws of the "British" lion; a British flag flies above a fort on cliff in the background with American ships at sea on the left. Illus. in: ... More

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