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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

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

[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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

[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

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

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.

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

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

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

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 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 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.

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

[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

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

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

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.

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).

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

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

Pain's Storming of Vicksburgh [sic]

Pain's Storming of Vicksburgh [sic]

36999Y1 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Pain's Pyro Spectacle Co.; July 16, 1893.

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.

The Surrender Monument, Vicksburg

The Surrender Monument, Vicksburg

In album prepared by Detroit Photographic Co. to use as a catalog in its office. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 53527. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1955.

General view of battle ground, Vicksburg, Mississippi

General view of battle ground, Vicksburg, Mississippi

Title from Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "5772 sing., 10122 pan. 2 R" on negative. Part of a two-part panorama; cf. negative D4-5777. Detroit Publishing Co. nos. 05772 and 010121 or 010122. Gift; State Historica... More

General view of battlefield, Vicksburg, Miss

General view of battlefield, Vicksburg, Miss

Originally part of a panorama; cf. negative D4-10121. "5777 sing." and "10121" Pan. 2" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 05777. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Pennsylvania State Memorial, Vicksburg, Miss

Pennsylvania State Memorial, Vicksburg, Miss

On monument: Here people ... died for their principles. "G 6805" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 073345. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Old Willis House, Vicksburg, Miss

The Old Willis House, Vicksburg, Miss

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 073331. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Original Surrender Monument, Vicksburg, Miss

Original Surrender Monument, Vicksburg, Miss

"G 6819" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 073332. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

New Hampshire State Memorial, Vicksburg, Miss

New Hampshire State Memorial, Vicksburg, Miss

"G 6857-A" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 073347. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Mississippi State Memorial, Vicksburg, Miss

Mississippi State Memorial, Vicksburg, Miss

"G 6805" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 073344. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Grant's old headquarters, Cherry Street, Vicksburg, Miss

Grant's old headquarters, Cherry Street, Vicksburg, Miss

"G 6826" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 072164. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Shirley House, Vicksburg, Miss

Shirley House, Vicksburg, Miss

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 073329. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Panoram of Vicksburg, Miss.

Panoram of Vicksburg, Miss.

J139063 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright claimant's address: Conneaut, O. Copyright deposit; Haines Photo Co.; March 11, 1910.

New concrete observatory tower, Vicksburg, Miss

New concrete observatory tower, Vicksburg, Miss

"G 6806" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 073341. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Panorama of the battlefield, Vicksburg, Miss

Panorama of the battlefield, Vicksburg, Miss

Corresponding glass transparency (with same series code) available on videodisc frame 1A-30983. "015673" and "G 6798-L" on transparency. Possibly part of a larger panorama; cf. negative D4-15673 L. Detroit Publ... More

Rhode Island State memorial, Vicksburg, Miss

Rhode Island State memorial, Vicksburg, Miss

Represents the 7th Rhode Island Infantry. "G 6814" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 073333. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Illinois State Memorial and Shirley House, Vicksburg, Miss

Illinois State Memorial and Shirley House, Vicksburg, Miss

"G 6801" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 073340. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Illinois State Memorial and Shirley House, Vicksburg, Miss

Illinois State Memorial and Shirley House, Vicksburg, Miss

"G 6854" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 072163. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Last exchange. Camp Fisk, Four Mile Bridge (Vicksburg), April, 1865

The Last exchange. Camp Fisk, Four Mile Bridge (Vicksburg), April, 186...

One of the daily meetings of the officers on both sides for the exchange of prisoners captured during the operations of the armies in the West. Illus. in: The Photographic history of the Civil War in ten volume... More

Mrs. Anne Calvert Neely of Vicksburg, Mississippi

Mrs. Anne Calvert Neely of Vicksburg, Mississippi

Title and information transcribed from item. Cropped version of the photograph published in The Suffragist, 8, no. 5 (June 1920): n.p. Summary: Formal portrait, head and chest, Anne Calvert Neely, facing forwar... More

Negro quarter-houses and people, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1936

Negro quarter-houses and people, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1936

Farm Security Administration Collection (Library of Congress).

Union sharpshooter, Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi

Union sharpshooter, Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Illinois Memorial, Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, Mississippi

Illinois Memorial, Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, Missis...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More