Artist: Granville Perkins. Medium: 1 drawing on cream paper : pencil and black ink wash ; 18.8 x 27.1 cm. (sheet). Summary: Broadside view of steam frigate in foreground, broadside view of ship on fire in background. Published in: Harper's Weekly, 1 November 1862, p. 689 (cover), as: The Pirate "Alabama," Alias "290," Certified to [...]
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Possibly identified as Alonzo F. Thompson of Company C, 84th New York Infantry Regiment (earlier known as 14th Regiment New York State Militia). (Source: Martinez, Ramona. Photo Mystery Solved, Then Doubted, Then Deciphered, Thanks to Readers; http://www.npr.org/blogs/pictureshow/2012/04/17/150801239/) Medium: 1 photograph : quarter-plate tintype, hand-colored ; 11.1 x 9.5 cm (case) Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil [...]
The Library of Congress title for this drawing is likely in error – “The Confederates under Stuart crossing the Potomac at McCoy's Ferry to destroy the Baltimore & Ohio Canal.” This was another J.E.B. Stuart’s audacious circumnavigations of the Army of the Potomac. The confederates are fording the river in the background and passing under [...]
Incidents of the war, group at Secret Service Department Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Antietam, October 1862. 50th year anniversary print (1912) from original print. Summary: Photograph shows fourteen men, including Allan and William Pinkerton, and several Union Army officers posed in front of a tent. Library of Congress image.
Civil War envelope showing Columbia with American flag bearing message “For the Union” and state seal of Maryland Addressed to Mrs. Ruthann Smith, Northridgeway, Orleans, C.C., N.Y.; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp. Collection: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress) Date Created/Published: N.Y. : C. Magnus, 12 Frankfort St. This envelope and [...]
Sharpsburg, Md. View with Episcopal church in distance; photograph by Alexander Gardner. Library of Congress image.
Sharpsburg, Md. Principal street; photograph by Alexander Gardner. Library of Congress image.
Antietam, Md. Allan Pinkerton ("E. J. Allen") of the Secret Service on horseback; photograph by Alexander Gardner. Library of Congress image.
Photographic print on stereo card: albumen, hand colored; 8 x 17 cm, showing a stone house on the eastern side of Antietam Bridge; photograph by Alexander Gardner. Library of Congress image.
Keedysville, Md., vicinity. Smith's barn, used as a hospital after the battle of Antietam. Photographed by Alexander Gardner. Library of Congress image.
Antietam, Md. Blacksmith shoeing horses at headquarters, Army of the Potomac. Photographed by Alexander Gardner. Library of Congress image.
Photograph showing Captain J. M. Knapp's Pennsylvania Independent Battery "E" Light Artillery approaching the battlefield at Antietam, Maryland after the battle in September 1862. A dead horse lay in the foreground. Photo by Alexander Gardner. Given the long exposure times required for early photography, this image was staged at some time after the battle. Library [...]
Antietam, Md. Seated: R. William Moore and Allan Pinkerton. Standing: George H. Bangs, John C. Babcock, and Augustus K. Littlefield; photographed by Alexander Gardner. Library of Congress image.
Antietam, Md. Col. John S. Crocker, Lt. Col. Benjamin C. Butler, and adjutant of 93d New York Volunteers (Waters Whipple Braman; see comment by Patricia B. Ruppel, below) photographed by Alexander Gardner. Library of Congress image.
Keedysville, Md., vicinity. Confederate wounded at Smith's Barn, with Dr. Anson Hurd, 14th Indiana Volunteers, in attendance. Photo by photographer Alexander Gardner. Library of Congress image.
September 17, 1862 at Antietam. 1 drawing on olive paper : pencil and Chinese white. Signed lower right: Alf R Waud. Library of Congress image. Title inscribed below image.
Facsimile print by Prang & Co., © 1887 (Library of Congress copyright stamped Dec. 19, 1887) from painting by Thure de Thulstrup. Library of Congress image. ______ (more Thulstrup images)
Battle of Antietam – Army of the Potomac: Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, comm., Sept. 17, 1862 ... Kurz & Allison., print : lithograph, color. (© 1888) Library of Congress image.
Title: Previous to Antietam. Rebels crossing the Potomac. Union scouts in foreground. Signed lower right: Alf. R. Waud. Title inscribed below image. Library of Congress image.
The Baltimore & Ohio (B & O) railroad bridge was once a majestic wood covered bridge that spanned the Potomac River and carried train traffic on the B & O Railroad for 23 years prior to the outbreak of the Civil War…. With the secession of Virginia in April, 1861, the bridge became a tenuous [...]
Sketched by A.E. Mathews, 31st Reg't. O.V.; Print showing Union soldiers of the 21st Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteers marching across a pontoon bridge in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Uncropped image file lists field and staff officers, as well as officers of the line.) Library of Congress image.
Photograph shows Corporal Theodore (or Theodor) Tesch of Co. B, 26th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, in uniform. Library of Congress image. 1 photographic print : albumen, on carte de visite mount ; 9.6 x 6.0 cm. Civil War Portrait 006
Wikipedia: Andrew Hull Foote (September 12, 1806 – June 26, 1863) was an American naval officer who was noted for his service in the American Civil War and also for his contributions to several naval reforms in the years prior to the war. When the war came, he was appointed to command of the Western [...]
Update: 8/16/2013 -- The photo is more fully described at Oxford African American Studies Center. Berch and Rockwell had escorted an escaped teenage slave to the home of Underground Railroad operator Levi Coffin in Cincinnati. They spent a couple of days at the Coffin home and, before sending the girl off to Racine, where some [...]
Library of Congress image. Wikipedia: Brownell enlisted as a member of the 11th New York Volunteers, the "Fire Zouaves," and was assigned to Company A. In the first days of the war, as the 11th entered Alexandria, Virginia on May 24, 1861, Ellsworth took him and several other men to capture the telegraph office. On [...]