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American generals / Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co. sc.

American generals / Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co. sc.

Print shows a composite of bust portraits of American generals during the War of 1812, including Henry Dearborn, Winfield Scott, Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, Jacob Brown, and Zebulon Pike. Title from item.

Major Genl. Winfield Scott / Wood pinxt. ; Edwin sc.

Major Genl. Winfield Scott / Wood pinxt. ; Edwin sc.

Print shows Winfield Scott, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, holding sword at right side, left hand in coat, wearing military uniform. Winfield Scott was stationed in Buffalo during the invasion of ... More

The great American steeple chase for 1844

The great American steeple chase for 1844

An imaginative and elaborate parody on the upcoming 1844 presidential campaign. The artist favors Whig nominee-apparent Henry Clay and is highly critical of incumbent John Tyler. The "chase" for the presidency ... More

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.

Distinguished military operations with a hasty bowl of soup

Distinguished military operations with a hasty bowl of soup

The satire apparently perceives President Polk's reinstatement of Winfield Scott over Zachary Taylor as commander of U.S. forces in the Mexican War in November 1846 as an attempt to squelch the extreme personal... More

Battle of Churrubusco. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Battle of Churrubusco. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A slightly modified version of "Battle of Cerro Gordo" (no. 1847-2), in all likelihood produced by the same lithographer. The scene is quite similar, except for the inclusion of the later battle (the Battle of ... More

Genl. Scott at Cerro Gordo

Genl. Scott at Cerro Gordo

Print shows General Winfield Scott, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, facing left, riding on horseback at the battle of Cerro Gordo, Mexico; with soldiers in the background. Title from item. Publi... More

Santa Anna declining a hasty plate of soup at Cerro Gordo

Santa Anna declining a hasty plate of soup at Cerro Gordo

An exultant view of Winfield Scott's second major victory in the Mexican War, at the Battle of Cerro Gordo, where Mexican commander Santa Anna beat an unceremonious retreat. In the mid-April victory Santa Anna'... More

Battle of Cerro Gordo

Battle of Cerro Gordo

An attack on James K. Polk's attempts to undermine Winfield Scott's military efforts and reputation through his handling of the Mexican War in April 1847. Shortly after Scott's victory at Cerro Gordo, Polk disp... More

Genl. Scott at Cerro Gordo

Genl. Scott at Cerro Gordo

Print shows General Winfield Scott, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, facing left, riding on horseback at the battle of Cerro Gordo, Mexico; with soldiers in the background. Title from item. Publi... More

Bombardment of Vera Cruz. March 25th 1847 lith. & pub. by N. Currier

Bombardment of Vera Cruz. March 25th 1847 lith. & pub. by N. Currier

Print shows General Winfield Scott, on a white horse, giving orders to officers in an artillery battery during the bombardment of Vera Cruz. Title from item. Caption continues: The bombardment commenced on the ... More

President (C)ass beginning operations, losing no time

President (C)ass beginning operations, losing no time

Once again, Lewis Cass is attacked as a militaristic expansionist. (See "A War President," no. 1848-16.) His support during the 1846 Oregon boundary dispute of the expansionist 54 40' parallel and his War of 1... More

Self-inflating pillow. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Self-inflating pillow. Book illustration from Library of Congress

American general Gideon J. Pillow's self-promoting attempts to discredit Mexican War commander Gen. Winfield Scott are ridiculed in this portrayal of Scott puncturing "Polk's Patent" pillow. Pillow's efforts we... More

Why don't you take it? [Copy 2.]
[Winfield Scott, head-and-shoulders portrait, head three-quarters to the right, eyes front, in civilian dress]

[Winfield Scott, head-and-shoulders portrait, head three-quarters to t...

General, U.S. Army officer, Commander in Chief. Scratched on face of plate: 146. Scratched on back of plate: 325. Hallmark: Rinhart 9. Possibly a copy of DAG no. 224. Facing the light / H. Pfister. Washington :... More

Soliciting a vote

Soliciting a vote

A cynical view of party competition for the working man's vote in the presidential campaign of 1852. In a polling place, four candidates struggle to force their own election ticket on a short, uncouth-looking c... More

Harmony in the wigwam! Democracy of the right brand-y

Harmony in the wigwam! Democracy of the right brand-y

A comic scene ridiculing the Tammany Democrats of New York City. Tammany headquarters, known as the "Wigwam," here erupts in a drunken fracas over the Democratic platform for the presidential race of 1852. The ... More

Capability and availability

Capability and availability

Sharply critical of both the Democratic and Whig choice of presidential candidates in 1852, the artist laments the nomination of two soldiers, Winfield Scott (center) and Franklin Pierce (far right), in prefere... More

The game-cock & the goose

The game-cock & the goose

A pro-Whig cartoon showing rival candidates Winfield Scott and Franklin Pierce in a race for the presidency in 1852 before an audience of animated spectators. Scott, in uniform and looking uncharacteristically... More

The poor soldier & his ticket for soup

The poor soldier & his ticket for soup

The presidential aspirations of Whig general Winfield Scott during the 1852 election are again belittled. Scott, in a tattered uniform and supporting himself on a crutch, extends his feathered cap toward the fi... More

Two candidates at the door of nomination

Two candidates at the door of nomination

A satire on the competition between Daniel Webster and Winfield Scott for the 1852 Whig nomination for the presidency. In the drawing, the candidates stand on opposite sides of a door, Scott on the left and Web... More

Ornithology

Ornithology

A mild election-year cartoon portraying Whig presidential candidate Winfield Scott (left) as a turkey and Democrat Franklin Pierce (right) as a gamecock. The two face each other from opposite sides of "Mason &... More

White Mountains in labour

White Mountains in labour

The artist belittles the Democrats' relatively undistinguished choice for presidential nominee in 1852, Franklin Pierce. The cartoon is based on Aesop's fable about the mountain which, being in labor, groaned s... More

Quartette from the new opera of the "Whig celebration at Lundy's Lane." Tune "Will you come to the bower"

Quartette from the new opera of the "Whig celebration at Lundy's Lane....

Winfield Scott's controversial performance as commander in the War of 1812 battle at Lundy's Lane turned to account by the artist in this parody of the general's candidacy in 1852. The battle of Lundy's Lane ag... More

Capture of Fort George (Col. Winfield Scott leading the attack) / Chappel.

Capture of Fort George (Col. Winfield Scott leading the attack) / Chap...

Print shows American soldiers storming the gate at Fort George, Ontario. Title from item.

Why dont you take it?, Confederate States of America.

Why dont you take it?, Confederate States of America.

In February 1861 Washington was alarmed by rumors that secessionists planned to seize the city and make it the capital of the Confederacy. The print may have been produced in that context, or during Lincoln's c... More

Scott and his generals. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Scott and his generals. American Civil War 1861-1865.

21275 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... More

[Cartoon showing Uncle Sam and General McClellan standing before a playbill which reads: Every day this week onward to Richmond by a select company of star generals]

[Cartoon showing Uncle Sam and General McClellan standing before a pla...

Also shows Abraham Lincoln standing behind General Scott and next to Edwin M. Stanton, inscribed over them: War Department. Signed lower right: A.R. Waud. Title devised. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.... More

Lloyd's new political chart, 1861. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Lloyd's new political chart, 1861. American Civil War 1861-1865.

With a map of the United States showing the free states, border states, cotton states, and territories in different colors. Portrait of Washington in oval, flanked by battle scenes surmounting general text with... More

Winfield Scott, Lieut. General of U.S. Army designed & drawn on stone by O. Starck ; lithographed by Mayer & Stetfield

Winfield Scott, Lieut. General of U.S. Army designed & drawn on stone ...

Full-length portrait shows Winfield Scott in full uniform, riding a horse and waving his hat. After serving as general in chief of the U.S. Army at the start of the Civil War, Scott ended his long military care... More

The old general ready for a "movement"

The old general ready for a "movement"

Confident Union propaganda from the summer of 1861, claiming dominance over Confederate troops led by generals P. G. T. Beauregard and Gideon Pillow. Union commander Winfield Scott sits on a mound in the cente... More

Civil War envelope showing General Winfield Scott holding an American flag with message "Brave in the field - wise in council - a true patriot - loyal to the Constitution and Union"

Civil War envelope showing General Winfield Scott holding an American ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Joshua Spering, No. 142-1/2 South Forth Street, Philadelphia, Pa.; postmarked Archbald, Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074) pp/liljmem

Great cry but little wool.
Why don't you take it? [Copy 3.]
[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Lieutenant General Winfield Scott in front of eagle and American flag banner with message "The right man in the right place!"]

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Lieutenant General Winfield Sc...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to David Weir, 33 Gansevoort Stre[et], New York C[ity], New York; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked in Baltimore, Jul. 30[?]. Entered according to act of Congress by Bloom... More

I am glad, I am out of the scrape!

I am glad, I am out of the scrape!

An optimistic Unionist boast, issued early in Lincoln's presidency, predicting the summary defeat of the Confederacy. Abraham Lincoln (at left) stands over the shield of the United States and a bald eagle, and ... More

Who makes the war?
[Civil War envelope showing caricatures of Winfield Scott and Jefferson Davis as dogs and Washington, D.C., as a cut of meat, with message "Why don't you take it?"]

[Civil War envelope showing caricatures of Winfield Scott and Jefferso...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. David F. Gorham, Mount Kisco, N.Y.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

Why don't you take it?

Why don't you take it?

Two other versions, no imprint.

Family record; American allegiance. Affirmation of allegiance.

Family record; American allegiance. Affirmation of allegiance.

A form for affirmation of allegiance, with portraits of Washington, Lincoln and the Union Generals surrounding a seal of the United States. Quotations from George Washington and Abraham Lincoln on either side o... More

American Civil War, the important events, such as battles, skirmishes, encampments, etc.
The old general ready for a "movement."
Ulysses S. Grant's commission as lieutenant general signed by Abraham Lincoln, 10 March 1864

Ulysses S. Grant's commission as lieutenant general signed by Abraham ...

Reproduction number: A38 (color slide) Army officer and United States president Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) was at his best in war. Although he was a professional soldier, the United States Army probably was n... More

A council of war in '61. [Hall and Perine engraving]

A council of war in '61. [Hall and Perine engraving]

At the President's house Washington, D. C. President Lincoln and members of his cabinet in council with Lieut. Gen. Scott and prominent officers of the Army.

A patriotic song.

A patriotic song.

Printed in red and blue.

Gen. Scott statue. Washington DC sterescope card, 19th century.

Gen. Scott statue. Washington DC sterescope card, 19th century.

Handwritten on stereograph verso: statue now in center of Scott Circle. No streets or circle then. Bldgs on right now replaced by M[...] apts. Title devised by library staff.

Mass. Ave., west from Scott Circle showing homes of many distinguished citizens, Washington, U.S.A

Mass. Ave., west from Scott Circle showing homes of many distinguished...

Stereograph showing the equestrian statue of Winfield Scott in the center of the traffic circle in Scott Circle and the Daniel Webster memorial on the periphery of the circle. The top peaks of several houses ca... More

Scott statue, Scott Circle Washington, D.C.

Scott statue, Scott Circle Washington, D.C.

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves. Date from negatives in same range. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. General information about the National P... More

Scott statue, Scott Circle [Washington, D.C.]
Headquarters of Genr. Scott ... 616 Seventeenth Street, Washington, D.C.

Headquarters of Genr. Scott ... 616 Seventeenth Street, Washington, D....

Part of title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves. Date from negatives in same range. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. General information about the Na... More

Headquarters of Genr. Scott [... 616 Seventeenth Street, Washington, D.C.]
Loyal Americans, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Loyal Americans, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Print shows Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval, surrounded by bust portraits of members of his cabinet, as well as four military officers. Clockwise, from top: "Gen. Scott, H. H... More

Zachary Taylor Papers: Series 6, Additions, 1820-1863; 2014 Addition; Letters by Taylor to Thomas W. Ringgold, 1846-1847
Zachary Taylor Papers: Series 6, Additions, 1820-1863; 1984 Addition; Correspondence, 1820-1850, undated
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence I, 1783-1888; 1865, Jan. 17-1867, Oct. 16
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence I, 1783-1888; 1783, Feb. 12, 1840, Aug. 12-1849, May 1
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence I, 1783-1888; 1885, Oct. 30-1888, Feb. 1
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence I, 1783-1888; 1857, Jan. 1-1861, May 6
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Financial Papers, 1842-1885; 1870-1885
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence I, 1783-1888; 1876, Oct. 28-1877, Mar. 22
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence I, 1783-1888; 1879, June 6-1880, July 15
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Notebooks, 1842-1885; Engineer's field book; 1852, Oct. 11-1853, Apr. 1
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Notebooks, 1842-1885; Memorandum book, Mar.-Nov. 1854
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence I, 1783-1888; Undated
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Special Correspondence, 1870-1873; New York City Department of Docks, Engineers' Bureau; Communications from Board; Index
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence I, 1783-1888; 1854, Mar. 6-1855, Oct. 11
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence I, 1783-1888; 1880, Oct. 14-1881, Sept. 2
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Miscellany, 1852-1885; McClellan's Bible
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence I, 1783-1888; Undated
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence II, 1823-1898; 1857, Oct. 26-1859, Sept. 16
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence I, 1783-1888; 1870, May 8-1874, Sept. 21
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Miscellany, 1852-1885; Photographs
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence II, 1823-1898; Undated
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence I, 1783-1888; 1867, Oct. 17-1870, May 7
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Notebooks, 1842-1885; Household inventory, 1863, Aug.-1871, Nov. 29
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Financial Papers, 1842-1885; Undated
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Miscellany, 1852-1885; Biographical material
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Miscellany, 1852-1885; Scrapbooks
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Financial Papers, 1842-1885; 1842-1860
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Miscellany, 1852-1885; Certificates, awards, and citations
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Notebooks, 1842-1885; Canada; Notes, undated
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Miscellany, 1852-1885; Scrapbook
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Miscellany, 1852-1885; Material related to McClellan's death
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence II, 1823-1898; 1877; Nov. 29-1879, July 7
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence II, 1823-1898; 1854, June 21-1856, Sept. 23
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence II, 1823-1898; 1885; Nov. 20-1886, Mar. 4
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Diaries, 1846-1884; McClellan, George B. (1826-1885); 1873, Oct. 8-1874, Oct. 22
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Diaries, 1846-1884; McClellan, George B. (1826-1885); 1874, Oct. 30-1875, Mar. 27
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Diaries, 1846-1884; McClellan, George B. (1826-1885); 1855, Sept. 12-1856, Jan. 11
Zachary Taylor Papers: Series 1, Autobiographical Account, circa 1826; circa 1826
Zachary Taylor Papers: Series 3, Family Papers, 1837-1887; 1837-1887
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence I, 1783-1888; 1877, Mar. 23-1878, June 15
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Correspondence I, 1783-1888; 1874, Sept. 22-1876, Oct. 27
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Diaries, 1846-1884; McClellan, May Marcy; 1880, Nov. 4-1881, Oct. 6
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Financial Papers, 1842-1885; 1860-1870
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Notebooks, 1842-1885; Memorandum book; 1861-1862
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Notebooks, 1842-1885; Math class grade book, 1849, Dec.-1850, Apr
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Military Papers, 1846-1862; Receipts, vouchers, inventories; 1847-1848, 1854
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Military Papers, 1846-1862; Account book, 1852-1853
George Brinton McClellan Papers: Military Papers, 1846-1862; Military construction engineer's notes, 1846
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