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Jefferson Davis in uniform with sword in front of painted backdrop showing military camp

Jefferson Davis in uniform with sword in front of painted backdrop sho...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period, leaf 5, lower left.

Crane ; Croskey ; Davis, Jefferson ; Davis, L.R

Crane ; Croskey ; Davis, Jefferson ; Davis, L.R

Page in album contains cartes de visite portraits of a Union officer named Crane; a man in civilian dress named Henry Croskey by photographer Edward P. Hipple, 820 Arch Street, Philadelphia, which is signed on ... More

[Unidentified man, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing left]

[Unidentified man, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing left]

On verso: F. Gutekunst. 704 & 706 Arch St., Philadelphia. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 76, surrogate p. 19 (lower right). Sur... More

[Robert H. Kelly, Union soldier, full-length portrait, standing, facing left]

[Robert H. Kelly, Union soldier, full-length portrait, standing, facin...

Printed on mount: Photographed by Purviance, cor. Fifth and Wood Sts., Pittsburgh. Handwritten on verso: Bugler Kelly - Knap's Pa Batty. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period /... More

[Unidentified cluster of buildings with construction scene in foreground]

[Unidentified cluster of buildings with construction scene in foregrou...

In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 152, surrogate p. 43 (upper right). Surrogate available as color laser copy in P&P Reading Room.

[Unidentified Union officer, full-length portrait, standing, with right hand on back of chair, facing front]

[Unidentified Union officer, full-length portrait, standing, with righ...

In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 97, surrogate p. 25 (upper left). Surrogate available as color laser copy in P&P Reading Room.

[Lansard F. Chapman, bust portrait, facing slightly left]

[Lansard F. Chapman, bust portrait, facing slightly left]

Carte de visite by Slagle, 288 Penna. Avenue, cor. 11th St., Washington, D.C. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 13, surrogate p. 4... More

[Unidentified Union officer, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, with right hand in coat, facing left]

[Unidentified Union officer, full-length portrait, wearing military un...

On verso: Brady's National Photographic Galleries, No. 352 Pennsylvania Av. Washington, D.C. & Broadway & Tenth Street, New York. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John W... More

Sic semper tyrannis - 22th Regt. U.S. Colored Troops

Sic semper tyrannis - 22th Regt. U.S. Colored Troops

Regimental flag depicting African American soldier bayoneting a fallen Confederate soldier. Photograph of painting by Bowser. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White... More

[Orrin J. Crane (?), Union officer, three-quarter length portrait, standing with coat over right shoulder, left hand resting on table, facing front]

[Orrin J. Crane (?), Union officer, three-quarter length portrait, sta...

Photo shows a Civil War officer not named in the original album. Possible identification as Crane, who fought with the 7th Ohio, is based on research in Civil War histories and visual similarity to a photo in p... More

Rather die freemen than live to be slaves - 3rd United States Colored Troops

Rather die freemen than live to be slaves - 3rd United States Colored ...

Regimental flag depicting African American soldier and Columbia holding an American flag between them. On verso: D.B. Bowser - Artist - No. 481 North 4th St. Philada. Photograph of painting by Bowser. In album:... More

[Charles A. Atwell, bust portrait, facing right, wearing military uniform]

[Charles A. Atwell, bust portrait, facing right, wearing military unif...

Carte de visite by Purviance's Photographic Rooms, corner Fifth & Wood sts., Pittsburgh, PA. Enlisted into Battery E, Pennsylvania Light Artillery Battery (Sept. 21, 1861). Died of wounds received in the Battle... More

[Unidentified officer, three-quarter length portrait, seated, with left hand on sword, facing right]

[Unidentified officer, three-quarter length portrait, seated, with lef...

In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 82, surrogate p. 21 (upper right). Surrogate available as color laser copy in P&P Reading Room.

[Nathaniel P. Banks, three-quarter length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, with left hand on sword, facing left]

[Nathaniel P. Banks, three-quarter length portrait, wearing military u...

On verso: Brady's National Photographic Galleries, No. 352 Pennsylvania Av. Washington, D.C. & Broadway & Tenth Street, New York. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John W... More

Bassett's house, Murfreesboro, Tenn., formerly quarters of Col. Goddard, Asst. Adjt. Gen. to Maj. Gen. Rosecrans

Bassett's house, Murfreesboro, Tenn., formerly quarters of Col. Goddar...

Title transcribed from handwritten text on verso. On verso: Butler, Bonsall & Co., Army Photographers, General Rousseau's Division. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John... More

Presented by a committee of ladies of Phila. Oct. 1863 3rd United States Colored Troops.

Presented by a committee of ladies of Phila. Oct. 1863 3rd United Stat...

American eagle as emblem of the 3rd United States Colored Troops. On verso: D.B. Bowser - Artist - No. 481 North 4th St. Philada. Photograph of painting by Bowser. In album: [U.S. army officers and other person... More

[Unidentified Union officer, full-length portrait with right hand in coat, facing front]

[Unidentified Union officer, full-length portrait with right hand in c...

On verso: Photographed by Amey & Lemer, Wyeth's Hall, Harrisburg. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 86, surrogate p. 22 (upper rig... More

[Unidentified group of three men, full-length portrait, two seated, one standing in the background, facing front]

[Unidentified group of three men, full-length portrait, two seated, on...

On verso: J.W. Hurn, 1319 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 101, surrogate p. 26 (upper left). Surr... More

[Joe B. Molyneaux, Union officer, full-length portrait, standing, facing front]

[Joe B. Molyneaux, Union officer, full-length portrait, standing, faci...

Inscription: Yours as ever, Joe. B. Molyneaux, Lieut & Adjt. 7th [...]. On verso: J.F. Ryder, Photographist, 171 Superior Street, Cleveland, O. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War p... More

[Bunker Hill Monument, Boston, Mass.]

[Bunker Hill Monument, Boston, Mass.]

On verso: Photographed by Bryant, 140 1/2 Main Street, Charlestown. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 139, surrogate p. 35 (lower ... More

Cottage in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Cottage in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Title transcribed from handwritten text on verso. On verso: Butler, Bonsall & Co., Army Photographers, General Rousseau's Division. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John... More

[Unidentified man, full-length portrait, wearing spectacles with colored lenses, standing next to column, facing left]

[Unidentified man, full-length portrait, wearing spectacles with color...

On verso: E.M. Recher, Photographic Artist, Hagerstown, Md. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 123, surrogate p. 31 (lower left). S... More

[Lieutenant Colonel Samuel M. McClelland, Union officer, full-length portrait, standing, with right hand in coat, facing slightly left]

[Lieutenant Colonel Samuel M. McClelland, Union officer, full-length p...

Photo shows a Civil War officer not named in the original album. Identification as McClelland, who fought with the 7th Ohio infantry, is based on research in Civil War histories and visual similarity to portrai... More

[Unidentified Union officer, half-length portrait, seated, facing left]

[Unidentified Union officer, half-length portrait, seated, facing left...

On verso: Morse & Peaslee, Gallery of the Cumberland, 23 Cedar Street, (opposite the Commercial Hotel), Nashville, Tenn. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Gear... More

[Unidentified Confederate(?) officer, full-length portrait, standing, with sword in right hand]

[Unidentified Confederate(?) officer, full-length portrait, standing, ...

In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 77, surrogate p. 20 (upper left). Surrogate available as color laser copy in P&P Reading Room.

[John Longnecker, full-length portrait, standing, with arms folded across chest, facing left]

[John Longnecker, full-length portrait, standing, with arms folded acr...

On verso: L. C Laudy, Nos. 112 & 114 Main Street, Peekskill, N.Y. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 52, surrogate p. 13 (lower rig... More

[Unidentified Union officer, full-length portrait, standing, with both hands of sword, facing front]

[Unidentified Union officer, full-length portrait, standing, with both...

On verso: Broadbent & Co., 814 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 92, surrogate p. 23 (lower right).... More

[Unidentified Union officer, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing left, with sword at his side]

[Unidentified Union officer, three-quarter length portrait, seated, fa...

On verso: Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, Broadway & Tenth Street, New York. & No. 352 Pennsylvania Av. Washington, D.C. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period... More

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, seated with hand on book, facing left]

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, seated with hand o...

On verso: F. Gutekunst Photographer, 704 & 706 Arch St. Philada. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 126, surrogate p. 32 (upper rig... More

We will prove ourselves men - 127th Regt. U.S. Colored Troops

We will prove ourselves men - 127th Regt. U.S. Colored Troops

Regimental flag depicting African American soldier standing next to Columbia holding a flag. On verso: D.B. Bowser - Artist - No. 481 North 4th St. Philada. Photograph of painting by Bowser. In album: [U.S. arm... More

[Gen'l. John W. Geary and staff - taken at Harper's Ferry]

[Gen'l. John W. Geary and staff - taken at Harper's Ferry]

Among the staff, the third man from left, holding a sword, has been identified as Captain Thomas Hollingsworth Elliot (Source: L. C. Wagner, 2007). The third man from the right is James Gillette (Source: Amy Jo... More

[Mrs. Gen. M. Vickers(?) with long flowing hair, three-quarter length portrait, seated at table with open book]

[Mrs. Gen. M. Vickers(?) with long flowing hair, three-quarter length ...

On verso: M.B. Brady & Co. National Photographic Portrait Galleries - No. 352 Pennsylvania Av. Washington, D.C. & New York. Stamped on mount: Brady & Co. Washington. In album: [U.S. army officers and other pers... More

[Landscape view showing house on stream with falls in foreground]

[Landscape view showing house on stream with falls in foreground]

On verso: Geo. M. Bretz, Artist, Newville, Cumberland Co., Penn'a. - Negative preserved. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 138, su... More

[Unidentified Union officer, three-quarter length, seated, with left hand on sword, facing slightly left]

[Unidentified Union officer, three-quarter length, seated, with left h...

In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 93, surrogate p. 24 (upper left). Surrogate available as color laser copy in P&P Reading Room.

[Alpheus S. Williams, Union officer, half-length portrait, seated, facing left, with small star medallion on uniform]

[Alpheus S. Williams, Union officer, half-length portrait, seated, fac...

Photo shows a Civil War officer not named in the original album. Identified due to similarity to negative LC-B813-6515 A. (Source: Library staff, 2011). In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Ci... More

Summertown Hotel, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

Summertown Hotel, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

Title transcribed from handwritten text on verso. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 137, surrogate p. 35 (upper left). Surrogate a... More

[M. Russell Thayer, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing left]

[M. Russell Thayer, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing left...

On verso: To the public [...]. Henszey & Co., Photographers and Frame Manufacturers, No. 812 Arch Street, Philadelphia. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary... More

[Unidentified man, three-quarter length portrait, standing, posed slightly to the left with right hand on back of chair, holding top hat in left hand]

[Unidentified man, three-quarter length portrait, standing, posed slig...

On verso: J.E. McClees, artist, 910 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 121, surrogate p. 31 (upper l... More

Lieut. F. H. Rogers, Adjutant 1st Battalion, 1st Michigan Cavalry / Brady's National Photographic Galleries, Broadway & Tenth Street, New York & No. 352 Pennsylvania Av., Washington, D.C.

Lieut. F. H. Rogers, Adjutant 1st Battalion, 1st Michigan Cavalry / Br...

Photograph shows portrait of Lieutenant Fordyce Huntington Rogers of Co. G, 1st Michigan Cavalry Regiment, in uniform with book on table. Title from item. Surrogate available as color laser copy in P&P Reading Room.

Gabriel De Korponay

Gabriel De Korponay

Photograph shows portrait of Colonel Gabriel DeKorponay of Field and Staff, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, in uniform with Hardee hat and sword. Title from item. Surrogate available as color laser copy in... More

[Edward Ratchford Geary, Union officer, three-quarter length portrait, wearing military uniform, seated, with right hand in coat, facing left]

[Edward Ratchford Geary, Union officer, three-quarter length portrait,...

On verso: Brady's National Photographic Galleries, No. 352 Pennsylvania Av. Washington, D.C. & Broadway & Tenth Street, New York. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John W... More

[Elliott(?), Union officer, full-length portrait, standing, holding sword in left hand, facing front]

[Elliott(?), Union officer, full-length portrait, standing, holding sw...

Photographer identified by Amy Jones, April 2011, based on similar photo in her collection. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 24, ... More

Strike for God and [...] 25th United States Colored Troops

Strike for God and [...] 25th United States Colored Troops

Regimental flag depicting African American soldier standing next to Columbia. On verso: Photographed by B.F. Reimer, No. 624 Arch Street, Philada. Photograph of painting. In album: [U.S. army officers and other... More

One cause, one country - 45th Regt. U.S. Colored Troops

One cause, one country - 45th Regt. U.S. Colored Troops

Regimental flag depicting African American soldier, representing the 45th United States Colored Troops, standing next to bust statue of George Washington. On verso: D.B. Bowser - Artist - No. 481 North 4th St. ... More

Court house, Murfreesboro, Tenn. Quarters of provost guard of General Geary's command / / Butler, Bonsall & Co., Army photographers, General Rousseau's division.

Court house, Murfreesboro, Tenn. Quarters of provost guard of General ...

Photograph shows court house when used as quarters for General John White Geary's provost guard with troops, tents, and horse and wagon in front. Title from item. Surrogate available as color laser copy in P&P ... More

[William H. Lambert, Union officer, full-length portrait, standing, with right hand in coat, facing slightly left]

[William H. Lambert, Union officer, full-length portrait, standing, wi...

Identification provided by Amy Jones in April 2011, based on carte de visite in her collection. From Civil War database: Lambert enlisted in 1863 as a First Lieutenant, served in the New Jersey 27th Infantry a... More

[John W. Geary and staff in Atlanta]

[John W. Geary and staff in Atlanta]

Photo shows a group of Union Army officers, including William H. Lambert, seated at right. On verso: Schwing & Rudd, Photographers, Army of the Cumberland. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the... More

[James Walker and Theodore Davis, Civil War artists, full-length portrait, seated on camp stools, facing each other]

[James Walker and Theodore Davis, Civil War artists, full-length portr...

Inscription on verso: Very truly yours, James Walker. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, comp. 1861-1865], no. 161, surrogate p. 40 (lower left). Surroga... More

Washington & Lincoln (Apotheosis)

Washington & Lincoln (Apotheosis)

Abraham Lincoln embracing George Washington as Washington holds a laurel wreath over Lincoln's head. Stamped on mount: S.J. Ferris, pinxt. Photo and Pub. by Phil. Pho. Co., 730 Chestnut. Copyright by J.A. Arthu... More

Lincoln cane at home

Lincoln cane at home

Cane leaning on chair next to flag. On verso: S.G. Sheaffer, Hanover, York [...]. Copyright by Samuel G. Sheaffer. In album: [U.S. army officers and other persons of the Civil War period / John White Geary, com... More

John Young Jr. Capt. 109th Pa. / From C. H. Spieler's Photograph Rooms, No. 720 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

John Young Jr. Capt. 109th Pa. / From C. H. Spieler's Photograph Rooms...

Photograph shows portrait of Captain John Young of Co. D, 109th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, in uniform with sword. Title from item. Surrogate available as color laser copy in P&P Reading Room.

John Young Jr. Capt. 109th Pa. / From C. H. Spieler's Photograph Rooms, No. 720 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

John Young Jr. Capt. 109th Pa. / From C. H. Spieler's Photograph Rooms...

Photograph shows portrait of Captain John Young of Co. D, 109th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, in uniform with sword. Title from item. Surrogate available as color laser copy in P&P Reading Room.

Headquarters U.S. Forces Brig. Gen. Jno. W. Geary, commdg., Murfreesboro, Tenn. / / Butler, Bonsall & Co., Army photographers, General Rousseau's division.

Headquarters U.S. Forces Brig. Gen. Jno. W. Geary, commdg., Murfreesbo...

Photograph shows house used as General John White Geary's command headquarters in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Title from item. Surrogate available as color laser copy in P&P Reading Room.

Headquarters U.S. Forces Brig. Gen. Jno. W. Geary, commdg., Murfreesboro, Tenn. / / Butler, Bonsall & Co., Army photographers, General Rousseau's division.

Headquarters U.S. Forces Brig. Gen. Jno. W. Geary, commdg., Murfreesbo...

Photograph shows house used as General John White Geary's command headquarters in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Title from item. Surrogate available as color laser copy in P&P Reading Room.

Lieut. A. H. Creigh, 28th Penn'a. Vols. / Brady's National Photographic Galleries, No. 352 Pennsylvania Av., Washington, D.C. & Broadway & Tenth Street, New York.

Lieut. A. H. Creigh, 28th Penn'a. Vols. / Brady's National Photographi...

Photograph shows portrait of Lieutenant Alfred H. W. Creigh of Co. O, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, and Co. B, 147th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, in uniform with sword. Title from item. Erroneously la... More

Lieut. A. H. Creigh, 28th Penn'a. Vols. / Brady's National Photographic Galleries, No. 352 Pennsylvania Av., Washington, D.C. & Broadway & Tenth Street, New York.

Lieut. A. H. Creigh, 28th Penn'a. Vols. / Brady's National Photographi...

Photograph shows portrait of Lieutenant Alfred H. W. Creigh of Co. O, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, and Co. B, 147th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, in uniform with sword. Title from item. Erroneously la... More