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George Washington Papers, Series 4, General Correspondence: Alexander McDougall, June 28, 1779, Report on Artificers and Stores in the Quartermaster General's Department at West Point, New York

George Washington Papers, Series 4, General Correspondence: Alexander ...

Report on Artificers and Stores in the Quartermaster General's Department at West Point, New York

Sketch of the rebel works at West Point as taken from the description of them given by a deserter who came to Stoney Point, 9th June, 1779.

Sketch of the rebel works at West Point as taken from the description ...

Scale ca. 1:11,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and amounts of ordnance. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1203 Available also through the Library ... more

Plan de West-Point du nord, levé a vue.

Plan de West-Point du nord, levé a vue.

Scale ca. 1:17,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows fortifications. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC ... more

Plan de West-Point du Sud.

Plan de West-Point du Sud.

Scale ca. 1:18,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by shading. Lists artillery included in batteries at West Point. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1... more

Batteries de West-point au haut de la Rivière d'York.

Batteries de West-point au haut de la Rivière d'York.

Scale ca. 1:5,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Includes index to types of guns mounted. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1458 Available also through the Lib... more

West Point, surveyed a coup d'oeil the 24th October, laid down the 27th October 1783.

West Point, surveyed a coup d'oeil the 24th October, laid down the 27t...

Scale ca. 1:21,000. Manuscript, pencil. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the right. Includes "References" and notes on structure, strength, and location of fortifications and pro... more

Sketch of West Point.

Sketch of West Point.

Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing paper. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications. Based on John Hinncks' West Point. 1783. LC Maps of North America,... more

West Point.

West Point.

Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications. Includes profiles of "Fort Putnam" and "Fort Willit."... more

Fort Clinton, West Point [N.Y.]

Fort Clinton, West Point [N.Y.]

Illus. in: The Portfolio, 1811, v. 5. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: NY West Point; Forts...; Rare Bk. Div.; Shelf.

Fort Putnam, West Point

Fort Putnam, West Point

Illus. in: The Portfolio, 1811, v. 5. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: NY West Point; Forts...; Rare Bk. Div.; Shelf.

[Cadets' monument at West Point]

[Cadets' monument at West Point]

Forms part of: John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibit loan 4105-L.

Encampment at West Point

Encampment at West Point

Drawing shows tents pitched on the grounds of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York. Title from item. Initialed in pencil. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 590 (DLC/PP-1995:141.590). Forms part ... more

View from Fishkill looking to West Point / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

View from Fishkill looking to West Point / painted by W.G. Wall ; engr...

Print shows a view of the Hudson River from above Fishkill, New York, looking south along the Hudson River toward West Point. A sidewheel steamship heads south on the river, and a cowherd tends three cows at th... more

John Q. Adams, President of the United States T. Gimbrede Professor of drawing at West Point del. & sculp

John Q. Adams, President of the United States T. Gimbrede Professor of...

Print shows John Qincey Adams, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, with a short pillar pedestal in the foreground, on which rests a book and paper, and a chair labeled "U.S." with an ... more

United States Military Academy at West Point, Looking North

United States Military Academy at West Point, Looking North

Attributed to George Catlin (1796–1872)

United States Military Academy at West Point, Looking South

United States Military Academy at West Point, Looking South

Attributed to George Catlin (1796–1872)

Major Genl. A. Macomb / T. Sully pinxt ; on stone Childs direx.

Major Genl. A. Macomb / T. Sully pinxt ; on stone Childs direx.

Print shows Alexander Macomb, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, with arms folded across chest, wearing military uniform. Title from item. Painted by Thomas Sully in 1829 as Macomb assumed the positio... more

West Point from "The American Landscape, Nº I ... Engraved from original and accurate drawings ... With historical and topographical illustrations [by W. C. Bryant]"

West Point from "The American Landscape, Nº I ... Engraved from origin...

This image has been taken from scan 000024 from "The American Landscape, Nº I ... Engraved from original and accurate drawings ... With historical and topographical illustrations [by W. C. Bryant]". The title a... more

Letter from Euphemia Tudor, West Point, [New York], to Anne Warren, July 10

Letter from Euphemia Tudor, West Point, [New York], to Anne Warren, Ju...

Euphemia Tudor writes to Anne Warren Weston in regards to being sorry to learn that Anne is going abroad. She had hoped that Anne would visit her this summer. She wants to know when Anne will reach Staten Islan... more

West Point from "A Book of the United States: exhibiting its geography, divisions, constitution and government ... together with a condensed history of the land ... the biography of about three hundred of the leading men; a description of the principal cities and towns; with statistical tables ... Edited by G. Mellen. With engravings, etc"

West Point from "A Book of the United States: exhibiting its geography...

This image has been taken from scan 000488 from "A Book of the United States: exhibiting its geography, divisions, constitution and government ... together with a condensed history of the land ... the biography... more

West Point from "A Book of the United States; exhibiting its geography, divisions, constitution, and government; ... together with a condensed history of the land, ... the biography of ... the leading men, ... statistical tables, ... engravings, etc"

West Point from "A Book of the United States; exhibiting its geography...

This image has been taken from scan 000447 from "A Book of the United States; exhibiting its geography, divisions, constitution, and government; ... together with a condensed history of the land, ... the biogra... more

West Point from "A Book of the United States; exhibiting its geography, divisions, constitution, and government; ... together with a condensed history of the land, ... the biography of ... the leading men, ... statistical tables, ... engravings, etc"

West Point from "A Book of the United States; exhibiting its geography...

This image has been taken from scan 000490 from "A Book of the United States; exhibiting its geography, divisions, constitution, and government; ... together with a condensed history of the land, ... the biogra... more

[Topographic map of West Point, Constitution Island, and vicinity, N.Y.] /

[Topographic map of West Point, Constitution Island, and vicinity, N.Y...

Relief shown by hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Date in lead pencil follows the inked signature. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gif... more

Looking up the Hudson from West Point U.S. July 24th 1846

Looking up the Hudson from West Point U.S. July 24th 1846

Drawing showing sailboats on the Hudson River at West Point. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:086). Title from item. Alternate title inscribed in pencil on lower right. Inscribed in pencil on... more

Approaching West Point, going down the Hudson, July 24, 1846

Approaching West Point, going down the Hudson, July 24, 1846

Drawing showing a boat traveling on the Hudson River and a view of the United States Military Academy at West Point in the distance. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:086). No. "5". Title from... more

Monterey, as seen from a house-top in the main plaza, to the west. October, 1846 D.P. Whiting del. Capt. 7th Inf. del. ; on stone by Chas. Fenderich

Monterey, as seen from a house-top in the main plaza, to the west. Oct...

Prints show a cityscape view from a rooftop, looking west, of the main plaza of Monterrey, Mexico, with soldiers and artillery stationed around the plaza, and with mountains in the background. Title from item. ... more

Valley towards Saltillo, from near the base of "Palace Hill," at Monterey sic (looking to the S. West) D.P. Whiting Capt. 7th Inf. ; on stone by C. Parsons

Valley towards Saltillo, from near the base of "Palace Hill," at Monte...

205 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Printed on lower right corner: [No. 3]. Inscribed in ink at bottom: 205. Deposited in the Clerk's Office for th... more

Monterey sic, from Independence Hill, in rear of the Bishop's Palace. As it appeared on 32d i.e., 23d September, 1846 (looking to the east) D.P. Whiting del., Capt. 7th Inf. ; on stone by F. Swinton

Monterey sic, from Independence Hill, in rear of the Bishop's Palace. ...

Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Inscribed in ink at bottom: 206. Deposited in the Clerk's Office for the So. Dist. of New York June 22, 1847. Includes a key with numbers ... more

Emma Catherine (Manley) Embury, West Point, NY., autograph letter signed to Mary Elizabeth Hewitt, 3 August 1850

Emma Catherine (Manley) Embury, West Point, NY., autograph letter sign...

Has been prevented by illness from writing anything, but offers a poem for the Osgood memorial volume [The Memorial, New York 1851]. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Emma Catherine (Manley) Embury, West Point, NY., autograph letter signed to Mary Elizabeth Hewitt, 3 August 1850

Emma Catherine (Manley) Embury, West Point, NY., autograph letter sign...

Has been prevented by illness from writing anything, but offers a poem for the Osgood memorial volume [The Memorial, New York 1851]. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

West Point Hudson River

West Point Hudson River

Sketch shows West Point, New York from across the Hudson River. The United States Military Academy is in the distant hills above the river. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the Unite... more

Photograph of the solar eclipse of May 26, 1854, taken at West Point

Photograph of the solar eclipse of May 26, 1854, taken at West Point

Illus. in: Bartlett's photographs of solar eclipse of May 26, 1854, taken at West Point (New York, V. Prevost, 1854), no. 16.

Erie Canal lock. Plan, elevation, and sections

Erie Canal lock. Plan, elevation, and sections

Drawn at West Point. Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commentary by Alan Brinkley. New York : Knopf, ... more

Hon. Isaac Ingalls Stevens

Hon. Isaac Ingalls Stevens

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Born Mass 1818; Grad. West Point 1839; Engineer on staff of Gen. Scott in Mexico; Asst. Coast Survey; Gov. Wash Territory 53-57; M.C. 57-61; U.S.A. Col. of ... more

Graduating song, class of 1855 / lith. of Sarony & Co., N.Y.

Graduating song, class of 1855 / lith. of Sarony & Co., N.Y.

Sheet music cover showing two West Point cadets standing by tree, with building and Hudson River in background. From drawing attributed to James McNeill Whistler.

Map of the Springfield & Deep Run estates on the Coal Lands of the N. York & Richmond Coal Co, in Henrico Co. Virginia, their relative position to the city of Richmond with rail road connections &c.

Map of the Springfield & Deep Run estates on the Coal Lands of the N. ...

Outline map of southeastern Virginia showing railroad connections in Richmond, Petersburg, and West Point. Indicates the Lynchburgh canal. Scale ca. 1:320,000. From Report on the Property of the New York & Rich... more

U.S. steam frigate Mississippi passing Punta Tristao. N. west point of Madeira / Jas. Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co's. lithy. Philada.

U.S. steam frigate Mississippi passing Punta Tristao. N. west point of...

Print shows the American side wheel steam frigate Mississippi on rough seas as it passes Tristram Point, Madeira. Title from item. Plate from: Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to the China Se... more

Capt. Charles Griffin, Commanded West Point Battery at Bull Run

Capt. Charles Griffin, Commanded West Point Battery at Bull Run

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Corresponding print is in LOT 4192. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information... more

Hon. Adelbert Ames of Miss

Hon. Adelbert Ames of Miss

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Sen. Ames. General in U.S. Army; Gov. Mississippi 187 - 1874; Born in Rockland, Me 1835; West Point 1861,... more

U.S. Military Academy cadets

U.S. Military Academy cadets

Photograph showing a group portrait of cadets possibly from West Point. Title from item.

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Charles Roeser Sr. to Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, August 15, 1861 (Seeks appointment to West Point for his son)
City Point, Cooking, West Point, Virginia

City Point, Cooking, West Point, Virginia

No. 2597. Title from item. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

George Armstrong Custer in West Point Cadet Uniform.  Graduation photograph.

George Armstrong Custer in West Point Cadet Uniform. Graduation photo...

LIBI_00019_00307; This item is a copy of a card-mounted albumen photograph of George A. Custer in one-half seated view and wearing his West Point cadet uniform. The oval-shaped photograph is 5 x 7" (7 3/4 x 9 ... more

George Lewis Gillespie, West Point cadet, in uniform

George Lewis Gillespie, West Point cadet, in uniform

Photograph shows identified cadet who enlisted into the 1st Regular Army Engineers Battalion as Second Lieutenant after graduation from West Point, was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel during the Civil War, and w... more

Survey of the western part of Chesterfield Co. Virginia /

Survey of the western part of Chesterfield Co. Virginia /

Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward upper right. Blue-line print. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, chief engine... more