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Vicksburg, Miss. 1848

Vicksburg, Miss. 1848

Illus. in: Henry Lewis, Das Illustrirte Mississippithal. Düsseldorf : Arnz & comp..., 1857. Reference copy may be in LOT 4388G. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracing... more

Vicksburg, Mississippi

Vicksburg, Mississippi

Title from item. Mounted with one other photograph. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Cave Life in Vicksburg during the Seige (from Confederate War Etchings)

Cave Life in Vicksburg during the Seige (from Confederate War Etchings...

Adalbert John Volck (American (born Germany), Augsburg 1828–1912 Baltimore, Maryland)

Battery Sherman, Vicksburg, Miss.

Battery Sherman, Vicksburg, Miss.

No. 8181. Title from item. Mounted with one other photograph. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. II, p. 197". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Street view in Vicksburg, Miss.

Street view in Vicksburg, Miss.

No. 8185. Title from item. Mounted with one other photograph. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Federal entrenchments in front of Vicksburg

Federal entrenchments in front of Vicksburg

No. 8522. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Vicksburg Canal (from Confederate War Etchings)

Vicksburg Canal (from Confederate War Etchings)

Adalbert John Volck (American (born Germany), Augsburg 1828–1912 Baltimore, Maryland)

Vicksburg, Mississippi

Vicksburg, Mississippi

Title from item. Mounted with one other photograph. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Confederate gun "Whistling Dick", Vicksburg, Miss.

Confederate gun "Whistling Dick", Vicksburg, Miss.

No. 3167. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

U.S. Army Headquarters, Vicksburg, Miss.

U.S. Army Headquarters, Vicksburg, Miss.

No. 8183. Title from item. Mounted with one other photograph. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Provost Marshal's Guard House, Vicksburg, Miss.

Provost Marshal's Guard House, Vicksburg, Miss.

No. 8187. Title from item. Mounted with one other photograph. Caption continues: after the fall "Riding the Sawbuck." Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Market House, Vicksburg, Miss.

Market House, Vicksburg, Miss.

No. 8176. Title from item. Mounted with one other photograph. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Confederate fortifications at Vicksburg, Miss.

Confederate fortifications at Vicksburg, Miss.

No. 3166. Title from item. See "Miller vol. 5, p. 205". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Defences [sic] of Vicksburg, Decr. 1862

Defences [sic] of Vicksburg, Decr. 1862

Map shows the area surrounding Vicksburg, Miss., including Warrenton, in December of 1862 at the time of the initial and unsuccessful Union assault, and on the eve of Grant's siege of the city. The Vicksburg & ... more

The head of the canal, opposite Vicksburg, Miss., now being cut by Command of Gen. Grant / from a sketch by our special artist, Henri Lovie.

The head of the canal, opposite Vicksburg, Miss., now being cut by Com...

Print shows Union troops and contrabands constructing a canal near Vicksburg, Mississippi. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 16, no. 391 (1863 March 28), p. 8-9.

View of Vicksburg and plan of the canal, fortifications & vicinity

View of Vicksburg and plan of the canal, fortifications & vicinity

Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 294 Indicates fortifications, location, type and names of boats, roads, railroads, levees, drainage, vegetation, and the names of a few residents. Inset: [View of Vi... more

Grant's transports running the batteries

Grant's transports running the batteries

Soldiers at Vicksburg, 1863; Confederate gun crew in foreground. Illus. in: Harper's pictorial history of the civil war / Alfred H. Guernsey and Henry M. Alden, c1894, v. 2, p. 455.

[Map of the environs of Vicksburg and Jackson, Mississippi.].

[Map of the environs of Vicksburg and Jackson, Mississippi.].

Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Pencil sketch showing towns, railroads, roads, and drainage. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S116 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as r... more

Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863.

Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863.

Shows the Union troops surrounding the Confederate fortified city of Vicksburg, Miss., with blockades and forces on both sides of the Mississippi River. Shows the locations of outlying Confederate forts and oth... more

New Orleans to Vicksburg /

New Orleans to Vicksburg /

Covers area of Louisiana and Mississippi adjacent to Mississippi River from approximately 15 miles north of Vicksburg to 20 miles west of New Orleans. At head of title: Map no. 2. "Photographed by Brown & Ogilv... more

Tomlinson's map of Vicksburg, showing all the surrounding fortifications, batteries, principal plantation, &c.

Tomlinson's map of Vicksburg, showing all the surrounding fortificatio...

Scale ca. 1:65,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 286 At top of map: New map of Vicksburg, showing the scene of Gen. Grants operations, together with all of the fortifications, batteries, rifle pits &c. Text to ... more

Cutting the levees at Providence [Vicksburg, Miss., Campaign]

Cutting the levees at Providence [Vicksburg, Miss., Campaign]

Wood engraving after drawing by Theodore R. Davis. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 7, (1863 March 21), p. 180. File print in LOT4388-G. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tra... more

The Surrender of Vicksburg / Theodore R. Davis.

The Surrender of Vicksburg / Theodore R. Davis.

The rebels marching out and stacking arms, with Gen. Grant and staff on horseback meeting marching soldiers on left and Gen. Pemberton and staff on right; view of the city from the river bank, showing part of t... more

Maj. Gen. John Alexander Logan and staff in Vicksburg, July 1863

Maj. Gen. John Alexander Logan and staff in Vicksburg, July 1863

Group of 11 posed in front of buildings. Illus. in: Photographic History of the Civil War, v. 2, p. 199, 1911 edition. Ref. copy may be in P&P E468.7.M64 1957 P&P. This record contains unverified data from capt... more

The siege of Vicksburg, the fight in the crater of Fort Hill, after the explosion, June 25 63 / sketched by A.E. Mathews, 31st Reg. O.V.I. ; Middleton, Strobridge & Co. Lith. Cin. O.

The siege of Vicksburg, the fight in the crater of Fort Hill, after th...

Print shows Union soldiers in trench and behind wooden walls and gabions as an assault is made on Fort Hill during the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Includes a "description of the position" with a key that i... more

Admiral Porter's second dummy frightening the Rebels at Vicksburg

Admiral Porter's second dummy frightening the Rebels at Vicksburg

Illustration showing a phony ironclad made of wood meant to fool the Confederate batteries on the Mississippi River at Vicksburg into wasting ammunition trying to sink the dummy vessel. Title from item. Illus. ... more

Vicksburg Missp. and the Rebel batteries 1863.

Vicksburg Missp. and the Rebel batteries 1863.

Shows the western theater of the war, focusing on Vicksburg. The Vicksburg & Jackson, and Vicksburg & Texas railroads are indicated.

[Map of the environs of Vicksburg and Jackson, Mississippi].

[Map of the environs of Vicksburg and Jackson, Mississippi].

Title, scale, and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Pen and ink sketch map drawn on tracing cloth. Indicates roads in red, drainage in blue, railroads, town and names of residents in black. LC Civil ... more

Map illustrating the operations of U.S. Forces against Vicksburg /

Map illustrating the operations of U.S. Forces against Vicksburg /

Shows the tracks of Genl. Grant, General Blair, and Admiral Porter, and sites of Union victories. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 288 This map differs from G3984.V8S5 1863 .U55 CW 287 by t... more

Plan of approaches to the Vicksburg Mine.

Plan of approaches to the Vicksburg Mine.

Shows Brig. Genl. Hickenlooper's design for the trenches approaching Vicksburg, Miss., for the placement of the explosives detonated on 25 June.

The siege of Vicksburg - Major General U.S. Grant, commanding / JG ; sketched by A.E. Mathews, 31st O.V.I. ; Middleton, Strobridge, & Co. Lith. Cin. O.

The siege of Vicksburg - Major General U.S. Grant, commanding / JG ; s...

Print shows soldiers in the foreground hiding behind trees and bushes during a bombardment of the encampment and earthworks of the Union army outside Vicksburg, Mississippi, with Confederate forts and earthwork... more

Map illustrating the operations of U.S. Forces against Vicksburg /

Map illustrating the operations of U.S. Forces against Vicksburg /

LC copy annotated in pencil on verso: Map illustrating operations against Vicksburg, [1863?]. Also shows the tracks of Genl. Grant, General Blair, and Admiral Porter, and sites of Union victories. Relief shown ... more

Headquarters of the Union Army commanded by Gen. Grant, on the banks of the Mississippi, near Vicksburg [steamboats in backgrd.]

Headquarters of the Union Army commanded by Gen. Grant, on the banks o...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Wood engraving after sketch by Henri Lovie. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 16, no. 392 (1863 Apr. 4), p. 29.

Vicksburg Missp. and the Rebel batteries 1863

Vicksburg Missp. and the Rebel batteries 1863

Shows the western theater of the war, focusing on Vicksburg. The Vicksburg & Jackson, and Vicksburg & Texas railroads are indicated. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. ... more

The Enemy's fortifications around Vicksburg

The Enemy's fortifications around Vicksburg

Shows the terrain and Confederate fortifications around Vicksburg, Miss., in mid-May, 1863, just after Confederate Gen. Pemberton was forced to evacuate Hayne's Bluff. Indicated are the locations of Union forc... more

Vicksburg and its defences. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South"

Vicksburg and its defences. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "Th...

Scale ca. 1:72,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 283.2 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 566 and 567. Signed (facsim.): Charles, Sholl, Topl. En... more

The United States gunboat INDIANOLA (Ironclad) running the blockade at Vicksburg [Feb. 13, 1863]

The United States gunboat INDIANOLA (Ironclad) running the blockade at...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 7, (1863 March 7), p. 149. File print in LOT 4416E (1863). Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

Mayor's office, City Hall, July 8th, 1863. In view of the recent glorious victories of our arms in Pennsylvania, and at Vicksburg, I John B. Romar, Mayor, do hereby recommend and request that all private and public buildings, so far as practicab

Mayor's office, City Hall, July 8th, 1863. In view of the recent glori...

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 100, Folder 36.

Map of the siege of Vicksburg, Miss. /

Map of the siege of Vicksburg, Miss. /

Relief shown by hachures. Civil War salted paper maps. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), S120, 285 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Dedicated in ms: To Thomas E. Sherman to ke... more

The seige of Vicksburg - Approach of McPhearson's saps to the rebel works

The seige of Vicksburg - Approach of McPhearson's saps to the rebel wo...

Wood engraving after Theo. R. Davis. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1863 July 11. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Map of the siege of Vicksburg, Miss.

Map of the siege of Vicksburg, Miss.

Scale ca. 1:17,000 (not "1:15,840"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 285 Signed (facsim.): C. B. Comstock, Capt. of Engrs. Detailed map showing entrenchments, roads, streets, railroads, hachures, vegetation, house... more

Vicksburg and vicinity.

Vicksburg and vicinity.

Scale ca. 1:58,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 291.9 From: Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1863. (Washington, Gover... more

[Map of the environs of Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863]

[Map of the environs of Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863]

Pen and ink sketch map indicating drainage. The "new channel" of Steel's Bayou is depicted. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S118 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

Plan of approaches to the Vicksburg Mine

Plan of approaches to the Vicksburg Mine

Shows Brig. Genl. Hickenlooper's design for the trenches approaching Vicksburg, Miss., for the placement of the explosives detonated on 25 June. Color coding indicates the location of Union mine shafts near Vic... more

[Map of the environs of Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863]

[Map of the environs of Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863]

Title, scale, and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Pen and ink sketch map drawn on tracing cloth, showing roads in red, principal rivers in blue, and "Vicksburg & Jackson R.R.," streams, towns, and ... more

Map illustrating the operations of U.S. Forces against Vicksburg /

Map illustrating the operations of U.S. Forces against Vicksburg /

Also shows the tracks of Genl. Grant, General Blair, and Admiral Porter, and sites of Union victories. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 289 This issue of the map includes a U.S. flag at Vic... more

Map illustrating the operations of the U.S. forces against Vicksburg.

Map illustrating the operations of the U.S. forces against Vicksburg.

Scale ca. 1:390,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 287 "Indicates "Genl. Grant's track," "Union forces surrounding Vicksburg," and "track of Genl. Blair." Roads, railroads, drainage, and towns are shown. "Unio... more

The head of the canal, opposite Vicksburg, Miss., now being cut by command of Gen. Grant / from a sketch by our special artist, Henri Lovie.

The head of the canal, opposite Vicksburg, Miss., now being cut by com...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1863 March 28, pp. 8-9.

Map illustrating the operations of the U.S. forces against Vicksburg /

Map illustrating the operations of the U.S. forces against Vicksburg /

Relief shown by hachures. Also shows the tracks of Genl. Grant, General Blair, and Admiral Porter, and sites of Union victories. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 290 Description derived from published bibliography.... more

Approaches to Vicksburg and Rebel defences

Approaches to Vicksburg and Rebel defences

Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 278 Indicates fortifications, names and positions of boats, roads, streets, railroads, canal across De Soto Point, houses, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachur... more

Approaches to Vicksburg, Miss. & Rebel defences /

Approaches to Vicksburg, Miss. & Rebel defences /

LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). 281 Relief shown by contours and hachures. "No: 103. Recd. & regd. Nov. 6 1863." Detailed pen and ink drawing on tracing cloth, showing fortifications, roads, street names, railroad... more

[Environs of Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863] /

[Environs of Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863] /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 279 Maps of "Yazoo River defences at Walnut Hills" and "Haines Bluff... more

The Enemy's fortifications around Vicksburg

The Enemy's fortifications around Vicksburg

Shows the terrain and Confederate fortifications around Vicksburg, Miss., in mid-May, 1863, just after Confederate Gen. Pemberton was forced to evacuate Hayne's Bluff. Indicated are the locations of Union forc... more

Map of the Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., By the U. S. Forces Under the Command of Maj. Genl. U. S. Grant, U. S. Vls., Maj. F. E. Prime, Chief Engr. Surveyed and constructed under direction of Capt. C. B. Comstock, U.S. Engrs., and Lt. Col. J. H. Wilson, A. I. Genl. 1st Lt., Engrs....Drawn by Chs. Spangenberg, Asst. Engr.

Map of the Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., By the U. S. Forces Under the Co...

"Fortifications Map File" Plans of Military Forts

Vicksburg Canal

Vicksburg Canal

Confederates watching Union troops at work building a canal near Vicksburg in 1862-1863. Drawn and published by Adalbert Volck. Illus. in: V. Blada's war sketches. London [i.e. Baltimore], 1864, pl. 29.

Cave life in Vicksburg

Cave life in Vicksburg

Southern wife praying in makeshift cave home during bombardment of Vicksburg. Drawn and published by Adalbert Volck. Illus. in: V. Blada's war sketches. London [i.e. Baltimore], 1864, pl. 30.

Revolutionary document. To the soldiers of the army of Tennessee Comrades: the following letter, which has recently been published, shews what you and your families have to expect from the tender mercies of the infamous Sherman, now leading Linc

Revolutionary document. To the soldiers of the army of Tennessee Comra...

C. S. A.; Revolutionary document to the soldiers of the Army of Tennessee. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Epheme... more

Map of the Picket Line around Vicksburg, Miss

Map of the Picket Line around Vicksburg, Miss

"Fortifications Map File" Plans of Military Forts

Marriage of a colored soldier at Vicksburg by Chaplain Warren of the Freedmen's Bureau

Marriage of a colored soldier at Vicksburg by Chaplain Warren of the F...

Illustration showing an African American soldier at his wedding in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, no. 496 (1866 June 30), p. 412 (top).

The Old Court House Museum in Vicksburg, Mississippi

The Old Court House Museum in Vicksburg, Mississippi

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Considered the most historic among dozens of historic structures in the old Mississippi River city, the onetime Warren County courthou... more

Laying the corner stone at Vicksburg / J.A. Wales.

Laying the corner stone at Vicksburg / J.A. Wales.

Cartoon showing a man, "white league," laying cornerstone, "extermination of the niggers," in front of crowd of skeletons, "resuscitated democracy," with capitol building in background flying flag of the Confed... more

Map of the country between Millikens Bend, La. and Jackson, Miss. shewing the routes followed by the Army of the Tennessee under the command of Maj. Genl. U.S. Grant, U.S. Vols. in its march from Millikens Bend to the rear of Vicksburg in April and May 1863.

Map of the country between Millikens Bend, La. and Jackson, Miss. shew...

Scale 1:126,720. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 261 Drawn by: Maj. O. H. Matz, Asst. Eng. & 1st Lt. L. Helmle, 3d Mo. Vols. Inft. Surveys by: 1st Lt. P. C. Hains, U.S. Eng. & Asst. Engrs. Ulffers, Wrigley, Tunica... more

[Map of the country between Millikens Bend, La. and Jackson, Miss. shewing the routes followed by the Army of the Tennessee under the command of Maj. Genl. U.S. Grant, U.S. Vols. in its march from Millikens Bend to the rear of Vicksburg in April and May 1863;

[Map of the country between Millikens Bend, La. and Jackson, Miss. she...

Scale 1:126,720. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 262 Another edition. Similar to the preceding map but drawn on stone by Hoffmann and lithographed by Gedney instead of Bien. This edition denotes the positions of t... more

Vicksburg and its defences

Vicksburg and its defences

Relief shown by hachures. From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 566 and 567. "Copyright 1877 by Virtue, Yorston." Caption in lower margin: A topogra... more

Pemberton's Headquarters, Vicksburg, Miss

Pemberton's Headquarters, Vicksburg, Miss

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05779. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Burning of the Palace Steamer Robert E. Lee: Off Yucatan Point, 35 miles below Vicksburg, on the Mississippi River, at 3 o'Clock, A.M., September 30, 1882, while on her first trip of the season from Vicksburg to New Orleans, by which calamity 21 lives were lost

Burning of the Palace Steamer Robert E. Lee: Off Yucatan Point, 35 mil...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 0831.

Vicksburg from the Court House

Vicksburg from the Court House

Listed in Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). "Detroit Photographic Co." Mounted back to back with "01568. National Cemetery at Vicksburgh [sic]" May have been part of an album. Detroit Publishing Co. n... more

Map of the siege of Vicksburg. [1864].

Map of the siege of Vicksburg. [1864].

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 275 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, Sept. 1885. p. 756. Shows fortifications, "Maj. Gen. Grant's Hd. Qrs. during the siege," street pattern of Vic... more

Louisiana Monument, Vicksburg, Miss

Louisiana Monument, Vicksburg, Miss

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05775. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Grant's headquarters, Vicksburg, Miss

Grant's headquarters, Vicksburg, Miss

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05780. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Vicksburg, at the levee, Miss. U.S.A.

Vicksburg, at the levee, Miss. U.S.A.

Stereograph showing African American workers on levee either loading or unloading railroad cars; two steamboats in background. On mount: Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1891 by B.W. Kilburn, in... more

No. 1. First Vicksburg campaign or Chicksaw [sic] Bayou. Dec. 27th 1862-Jan. 3rd 1863.-No. 2. Map of battle ground of Chickasaw Bayou, Dec. 28th and 29th 1862

No. 1. First Vicksburg campaign or Chicksaw [sic] Bayou. Dec. 27th 186...

Scale of map 1, ca. 1:150,000; scale of map 2 not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 265.5 From Illinois infantry. 13th regt., 1861-1864. Military history and reminiscences of the Thirteenth regiment of Illini... more

Interview between Grant and Pemberton

Interview between Grant and Pemberton

Print shows Union General Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate General John C. Pemberton discussing the terms of the capitulation of Vicksburg, bringing to an end the Union siege of the city.

The surrender of Vicksburg, July 4, 1863

The surrender of Vicksburg, July 4, 1863

Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's pictorial history of the Civil War / Alfred H. Guernsey and Henry M. Alden. Chicago : The Puritan Press Co., c1894, v. 2, p. 479.

U.S. Grant in the trenches before Vicksburg

U.S. Grant in the trenches before Vicksburg

Written in pencil. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Fagan.

The Levee, Vicksburg, Miss

The Levee, Vicksburg, Miss

Boat at right: Falls City. "G 6791" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 073349. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.