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Sir William Johnson, Major General of the English forces in America / T. Adams, delin.; Spooner, fecit.

Sir William Johnson, Major General of the English forces in America / ...

Print shows three-quarter length portrait of Sir William Johnson, with his arm resting on a cannon muzzle and holding a baton.

Plan of Governor's, Kennedy's, and Brown's Islan[ds] and Red Hook together with part of the Bay and soundings, shewing the position they bear to each other and to New York, September 18th. 1766. By order of His Excellency Major General Gage, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America.

Plan of Governor's, Kennedy's, and Brown's Islan[ds] and Red Hook toge...

Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Imperfect: Margins torn. Relief shown by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. Signed in different ink: W. B. Porter. LC M... more

An association, proposed to the loyal citizens. Agreeable to the proclamation issued by His Excellency the Honorable Major-General William Howe, Commander in chief of His Majesty’s forces, &c. &c. &c. We his Majesty’s loyal subjects of the Town

An association, proposed to the loyal citizens. Agreeable to the procl...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 38, Folder 35.

Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts that His Majesty's troops have kept and fortified with buildings therein for guard rooms, Boston, 3th. [sic] Decr. 1775. To His Excellency Major General Howe, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces, &c.

Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts that His...

Scale ca. 1:4,860. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Dedication is in different ink from drafting of map. Includes index to major fortifications. LC Maps of North Ame... more

Israel Putnam, Esq'r. - major general of the Connecticut forces, and commander in chief at the engagement on Bunckers-Hill near Boston, 17 June 1775 / J. Wilkinson pinxt.

Israel Putnam, Esq'r. - major general of the Connecticut forces, and c...

Print shows Israel Putnam, three-quarter length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing slightly right, with right arm resting on the barrel of a cannon, cannons firing in the background. Title fro... more

A plan of the action at Bunkers-Hill, on the 17th. of June, 1775, between His Majesty's troops under the command of Major General Howe, and the rebel forces,

A plan of the action at Bunkers-Hill, on the 17th. of June, 1775, betw...

Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. An engraved map, with change of title, appears in Stedman's History of the origin, process, and termination of the American War. London, 1794. A copy o... more

An elegy, occasion’d by the death of Major-General Joseph Warren, who fell fighting in defence of the glorious cause of his country, at Charlestown, in New England, on the memorable 17th day of June, 1775. Printed and sold in Watertown, near the

An elegy, occasion’d by the death of Major-General Joseph Warren, who ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 38, Folder 18b.

Charles Lee, Esq'r. - major general of the Continental Army in America / Thomlinson pinxt.

Charles Lee, Esq'r. - major general of the Continental Army in America...

Print shows Charles Lee, three-quarter length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing slightly left, gesturing with right hand, cannon firing in the background next to flag "An Appeal to Heaven." T... more

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, shewing also the landing of the British Army on New-York Island, and the taking of the city of New-York &c. on the 15th of September following, with the subsequent disposition of both the armies.

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & e...

Scale ca. 1:85,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows information to Sept. 23, 1776. Pictorial map. Annotated in lower right corner in pencil: 3rd impression. Includes "Re... more

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, with the subsequent disposition of both armies.

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & e...

Scale ca. 1:85,000. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Pictorial map. Annotated in lower right corner in pencil: 2d impression. In lower margin: An account of the... more

By His Excellency William Howe, Major General. &c. &c. &c. As linnen and woolen goods are articles much wanted by the rebels, and would aid and assist them in their rebellion, the commander in chief expects that all good subjects will use their

By His Excellency William Howe, Major General. &c. &c. &c. As linnen a...

Positive Photostat.; Bristish rule in Boston.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies ... more

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

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

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

British camp at Trudruffrin from [sic] with the attack made by Major General Grey against the rebels near White Horse Tavern.

British camp at Trudruffrin from [sic] with the attack made by Major G...

Scale ca. 1:31,680. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Title annotated in pencil to read: British camp at Trudruffrin from the date with the attack made by Major General Grey agai... more

British camp at Trudruffrin from the 18th. to the 21st. of September 1777, with the attack made by Major General Grey against the rebels near White Horse Tavern on the 20th. of September.

British camp at Trudruffrin from the 18th. to the 21st. of September 1...

Scale ca. 1:31,680. Relief shown by hachures. Includes references. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1342 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Major general John Sullivan

Major general John Sullivan

Print shows John Sullivan, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing right, holding spear in right hand, left hand on hip.

Horatio Gates Esqr., major general of the American forces

Horatio Gates Esqr., major general of the American forces

Print shows Horatio Gates, three-quarter length portrait, facing left, wearing uniform, standing at table in tent, with tents and a flag with horizontal stripes in the background. Title from item. Catalogue of ... more

In Council. Philadelphia, February 3d. 1779 ... This board having maturely considered the general tenor and course of the military command exercised by Major General Arnold, in this City and State; and divers transactions which have appeared to

In Council. Philadelphia, February 3d. 1779 ... This board having matu...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 16439. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 145, Folder 29.

Major General Arnold Wounded Dec. 31-1775 at the attack of Quebec.

Major General Arnold Wounded Dec. 31-1775 at the attack of Quebec.

Benedict Arnold, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing slightly right, gesturing with right hand. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, between Great Britain and her colonies,... more

The honble. Horatio Gates, major general of the American forces

The honble. Horatio Gates, major general of the American forces

Print shows General Horatio Gates, full-length portrait, standing, wearing uniform, facing slightly right, holding scroll labeled "Articles of Capitulation." Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of ... more

By James Pattison, Esquire; Major-general of his Majesty's forces, commandant of New York, &c. &c. &c. Whereas the several captains of the City Companies lately embodied, have under their signatures agreed to the following regulations ... I do h

By James Pattison, Esquire; Major-general of his Majesty's forces, com...

Not in Evans.; On verso: 1780, Jan. 24, P.R.O., C.O.5. 182. F. 529. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Col... more

Major General David Wooster

Major General David Wooster

Print shows David Wooster, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing military uniform, holding pike in right hand, holding glove in left hand. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the ... more

Charles Lee Esq'r. - major general of the American forces

Charles Lee Esq'r. - major general of the American forces

Print shows Charles Lee, full-length portrait, standing, facing left and gesturing with right arm, holding baton. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, between Great Britain an... more

By Horatio Gates, Esquire, Major General and commander in chief of the army of the United States in the southern department of America, &c. &c. &c. A proclamation. The patriotick exertions of the virtuous citizens of the United States, having en

By Horatio Gates, Esquire, Major General and commander in chief of the...

Imprint 2.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 172, Folder 7.

His excy. Nathaniel Green, Esq., major general of the American Army / J. Norman sc.

His excy. Nathaniel Green, Esq., major general of the American Army / ...

Print shows Nathanael Greene, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval medallion suspended above allegorical illustration of America nurturing two infants representing diverse racial groups; in the ba... more

The honle. Horatio Gates, Esqr., major general in the American Army / J. Norman sc.

The honle. Horatio Gates, Esqr., major general in the American Army / ...

Print shows Horatio Gates, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, between Great Britain and the United States, from its comme... more

The honble. Marquis Lafayette, major general of the American army

The honble. Marquis Lafayette, major general of the American army

Print shows Marquis de Lafayette, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, in oval with laurel banner. Title from item. Etching attributed to John Norman (1748?-1817). Illus. in: An impartial history ... more

The hon'le. Anthony Wayne, Esqr., major general in the American Army / J. Nor sc.

The hon'le. Anthony Wayne, Esqr., major general in the American Army /...

Print shows Anthony Wayne, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform; in oval. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, between Great Britain and... more

The honle. Henry Knox, Esqr., major general of the artillery in the American Army / J. Norman sc.

The honle. Henry Knox, Esqr., major general of the artillery in the Am...

Print shows Henry Knox, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in oval.

The hon'le. B. Lincoln, Esq., major general in the American Army / J. Norman sc.

The hon'le. B. Lincoln, Esq., major general in the American Army / J. ...

Print shows Benjamin Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform; in oval. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, between Great Britain ... more

Major general Baron Steuben / B.B.E.

Major general Baron Steuben / B.B.E.

Print shows Baron von Steuben, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile; in oval. Title from item. Illus. in: Portraits of generals, ministers, magistrates, members of Congress, and others, who have rendered t... more

His excy. William Heath, Esqr., major general in the American army

His excy. William Heath, Esqr., major general in the American army

Print shows William Heath, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, wearing military uniform, with military encampment in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in Amer... more

Major general Warren / J. Norman sc.

Major general Warren / J. Norman sc.

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

Bloody battle near Niagara [Cut] The United States' army, commanded by Major Jacob Brown, victorious over the British forces, under the command of Major General Riall; "The action commenced on the 25th July, at 5 o'clock P.M. and continued witho

Bloody battle near Niagara [Cut] The United States' army, commanded by...

Verse.; Imprint 3.; War of 1812 odes. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 50, Folder 11.

Gold medal presented to Jackson by Congress

Gold medal presented to Jackson by Congress

Print shows the obverse and reverse sides of a medal, with bust portrait of Major General Andrew Jackson. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil below image on left: By Fürst vide Loudat. Inscribed in pencil belo... more

Proposals for publishing by subscription the life of Major General Andrew Jackson, comprising a full history of the late war in the south, from the commencement of the hostilities with the Creek Indians, to the defeat of the British before New O

Proposals for publishing by subscription the life of Major General And...

On verso: 2-90.244.20. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 174, Folder 4a.

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

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

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

Proposals for publishing by subscription, the life of Major General Andrew Jackson, comprising a history of the war in the South, from the commencement of the Creek campaign, to the termination of hostilities before New Orleans. By John Henry Ea

Proposals for publishing by subscription, the life of Major General An...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 191, Folder 3b. Copy scanned: 1

(Engineer orders No. 5.) Engineer department, Washington, May 28, 1828 ... Alexander Macomb. Major General, Chief engineer of the United States.

(Engineer orders No. 5.) Engineer department, Washington, May 28, 1828...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 229, Folder 16.

The battle at Bunker's Hill near Boston. June 17, 1775 / John Trumbull delt. ; Archer & Boilly sc.

The battle at Bunker's Hill near Boston. June 17, 1775 / John Trumbull...

Print shows British and American soldiers in hand-to-hand combat during the Battle of Bunker Hill; among the soldiers depicted are Major General Joseph Warren, Captain Thomas Gardner, Major Andrew McClary, Colo... more

Major general Philip Schuyler / painted by J. Trumbull ; engraved by T. Kelly.

Major general Philip Schuyler / painted by J. Trumbull ; engraved by T...

Print shows Philip Schuyler, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform. Title from item. Facsimile of signature below title. After ca. 1792 miniature painted by John Trumbull.

[The battle of Bunker's Hill, June 17th 1775] / [painted by J. Trumbull ; on stone by A. Hoffy]

[The battle of Bunker's Hill, June 17th 1775] / [painted by J. Trumbul...

Print shows British and American soldiers in hand-to-hand combat during the Battle of Bunker Hill; among the soldiers depicted are Major General Joseph Warren, Captain Thomas Gardner, Major Andrew McClary, Colo... more

map from "The conquest of Scinde, with some introductory passages in the life of Major-General Sir Charles James Napier"

map from "The conquest of Scinde, with some introductory passages in t...

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map from "The conquest of Scinde, with some introductory passages in the life of Major-General Sir Charles James Napier"

map from "The conquest of Scinde, with some introductory passages in t...

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map from "The conquest of Scinde, with some introductory passages in the life of Major-General Sir Charles James Napier"

map from "The conquest of Scinde, with some introductory passages in t...

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map from "The conquest of Scinde, with some introductory passages in the life of Major-General Sir Charles James Napier"

map from "The conquest of Scinde, with some introductory passages in t...

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map from "The conquest of Scinde, with some introductory passages in the life of Major-General Sir Charles James Napier"

map from "The conquest of Scinde, with some introductory passages in t...

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Major General Winfield Scott / engraved by T.B. Welch.

Major General Winfield Scott / engraved by T.B. Welch.

Print shows Winfield Scott, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, wearing military uniform. Title from item. Inscribed below image: Very truly yours, Winfield Scott.

Major General Sir George Buller, K.C.B.

Major General Sir George Buller, K.C.B.

Sir George Buller, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, seated on horse, in left profile. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Major General Estcourt, Adj.-Gen. Major De Morel, Captain Thompson, Lieutenant-Colonel Blane, Major Kirkland, Lieutenant-Colonel the Honour[able] W.L. Pakenham, officers of his staff

Major General Estcourt, Adj.-Gen. Major De Morel, Captain Thompson, Li...

Major General James Bucknell and staff outdoors in front of building, full-length portrait. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Gernsheim, Roger Fenton, photographer of the Crimean War: His phot... more

Major General Charles Ashe [sic] Windham

Major General Charles Ashe [sic] Windham

Charles Ash Windham, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform, seated, facing slightly left. Probably photographed by Sharp & Melville based on engraving and text in The Illustrated London News, October 6... more

Major General A. H. King

Major General A. H. King

Roger Fenton (British, 1819–1869)

Major General Estcourt

Major General Estcourt

Major General James B. Estcourt, three-quarter length portrait, facing left, arm resting on a wall.

Charge of the light cavalry brigade, 25th Oct. 1854, under Major General the Earl of Cardigan / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

Charge of the light cavalry brigade, 25th Oct. 1854, under Major Gener...

Print shows Lord Cardigan leading the charge of the light brigade toward Russian artillery on the left, in the foreground, Russian artillery fire on the left flank of the charging light brigade, as artillery on... more

Major General Sir R. Dacres, Captain Hamley & Colonel Adye

Major General Sir R. Dacres, Captain Hamley & Colonel Adye

Two men seated and one standing in front doorway in building. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Roger Fenton Inventory, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, The University of Texas at Aust... more

Major General Estcourt, Adj.-Gen. to the British forces in the Crimea

Major General Estcourt, Adj.-Gen. to the British forces in the Crimea

Major-General James B. Estcourt, full-length portrait, wearing uniform and hat, facing right with left arm resting on wall. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: George Eastman House Roger Fenton ... more

map from "Opening address of Major-General Sir Richard Airey, K.C.B. ... before the Board of General Officers assembled at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea. Together with his summing-up address, etc. [With maps.]"

map from "Opening address of Major-General Sir Richard Airey, K.C.B. ....

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map from "Opening address of Major-General Sir Richard Airey, K.C.B. ... before the Board of General Officers assembled at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea. Together with his summing-up address, etc. [With maps.]"

map from "Opening address of Major-General Sir Richard Airey, K.C.B. ....

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Frederick Henningsen

Frederick Henningsen

Maj. Gen. of Nicaraguan army, head and shoulders, facing slightly right. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1857 Apr. 18, p. 304. Referency copy may be in Biog. File - Walker, William, 1824-1860. ... more

Maj. Gen. G.A. Custer / From photographic negative in Brady's National Portrait Gallery.

Maj. Gen. G.A. Custer / From photographic negative in Brady's National...

Photograph shows portrait of George Armstrong Custer in uniform. Title from item. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) Purchased from: Thomas Harris, New York, New York, May 2015. Forms part of: Lilje... more

Maj. Gen. John A. Dix

Maj. Gen. John A. Dix

Photoprint by Brady. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Maj. Gen. Hunter / Brady's National Portrait Galleries, New York & Washington.

Maj. Gen. Hunter / Brady's National Portrait Galleries, New York & Was...

Photograph shows Major General David Hunter of 3rd Regular Army Cavalry Regiment and 6th Regular Army Cavalry Regiment in uniform with sword. Title from item.

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