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During the Civil War, Culpeper was a crossroads for a number of armies marching through central Virginia, with both Union and Confederate forces occupying the town by turn. (Wikipedia) Library of Congress: Photo taken by Timothy H. O’Sullivan Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA Record page for image: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/cwp/item/cwp2003000109/PP/

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Title: Bull Run, Virginia. Federal encampment at Blackburn's Ford Caption from negative sleeve: Picket Station, Bull Run, Federal Encampment at Blackburn's Ford on Bull Run, July 4, 1862. Photo taken by Timothy H. O’Sullivan Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA Record page for image: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/cwp2003005565/PP/

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  Philip Kearny, Jr. (/ˈkɑrniː/; June 2, 1815 – September 1, 1862) was a United States Army officer, notable for his leadership in the Mexican-American War and American Civil War. He was killed in action in the 1862 Battle of Chantilly. (Wikipedia) Date Created/Published: Hartford, Conn. : Taylor & Huntington, No. 2 State St., 1862 [...]

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James River, Va. Sailors on deck of U.S.S. Monitor; cookstove at left; July 9, 1862  From Wikipedia: U.S.S. Monitor. From Library of Congress: Photographed by James F. Gibson. Photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA Record [...]

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Civil War envelope showing a firing cannon and an American flag standing in a pile of cannon balls. Addressed to Joseph Gates, Worcester, Mass.; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp. Collection: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress) This envelope and additional information may be found here at the Library of Congress

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From Library of Congress: Signed lower right: Waud. Title inscribed upper right. Inscribed lower left: Sk[etch in Sutlers's] store Excelsior Brigade July 3rd. Note that the figure seated to the left of the doorway bears a close resemblance to Waud and was probably intended as a self-portrait. Published in: Harper’s Weekly, August 9, 1862, p. [...]

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From Library of Congress: Summary: Stereograph showing Major General William Farrar Smith seated in center of a group of Union officers near Malvern Hill, Virginia. by a  Mathew Brady photographer. Part of Civil War Photograph Collection.  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. Record page for this image: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011661059/

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From Library of Congress: Title: Battle of Malvern hills fou[ght] on Tuesday July 1st in which the federal forces gained a complete victory over the rebel army, led by Genl's Magruder and Jackson Signed lower right: Alf. R. Waud. Title inscribed aboveimage. Inscribed upper right: Right wing of the 5th corps Genl Porter. Part of [...]

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From Harper’s Weekly, August 9, 1862: On the … we give a picture of KEARNEY'S DIVISION AT WORK, on Monday, June 30. Mr. Waud says: "In a fight, such as is represented in the picture, it is impossible to get a view of an extended line of battle from any one point. A majority of [...]

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From Library of Congress: Title from back of card. Summary: Stereograph showing wounded soldiers on railroad cars at Savage's Station, Virginia. Photographed by Brady & Co. (Washington, D.C.), Part of the series, Photographic History. The War for the Union. War Views.  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. Record page for this image: [...]

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From Library of Congress: Title: Battle of Friday on the Chickahominy Signed lower right: A.R. Waud. Title inscribed upper left. Inscribed above image: Porter, McCall, Slocum, Sykes, and Sumner attacked by a superior force of the rebels under Jackson and Lee. Published in: Harper's Weekly, July 26, 1862, p. 468. Date Created/Published: [1862 June 27] [...]

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Addressed to Mr. James G. Blauvelt, Nanuett Post Office, Rockland County, New York; 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. ; 1862 June 22. This envelope and additional information may be found here at the Library of [...]

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From Library of Congress: Fair Oaks, Va., vicinity. Gen. George Stoneman and staff June 1862 Photographed by James F. Gibson Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign Civil War glass negative collection.  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA Record page for this image: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/cwp2003000075/PP/

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