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Civil War envelope showing bust of Columbia encircled with laurel branches bearing message "Dedicated to the gallant defenders of our National Union" Addressed to Mr. Emil Fourgerel, No. 16 East Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio; postmarked Newport, R.I., May 23; bears 3 cent stamp. Collection: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress) This [...]

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Cumberland Landing, Virginia. Title is from Civil War caption books. A letter by Robert Pinkerton in the LOC collections file has additional information: In the back row, left to right: H.B. Seybolt, Paul H. Dennis, (unidentified provost guard), Allan Pinkerton, (provost guard), George H. Bangs, (provost guard), John Babcock, Robert Pinkerton. In the front row, [...]

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The Peninsula, Va. The staff of Gen. Fitz-John Porter; Lts. William G. Jones and George A. Custer reclining Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign Photographed by James F. Gibson Part of Civil War glass negative collection.  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA Record page for [...]

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Embarkation for White House Landing, Va. from Yorktown; Stereograph showing Union soldiers and supplies including stacks of cannon balls at the dock in Yorktown, Virginia. Steamships in the distance will transport the supplies to White House Landing Virgina. Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign Brady & Co. (Washington, D.C.), photographer [...]

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Our Steamers passing sunken trees in the Pomonkey[sic] River, going up May 17th Artist: Arthur Lumley Title inscribed above image. Inscribed below image: Currituck Capt. W.F. Shunkerd[?]; Sethlow[?] tugboat. Inscribed in blue ink upper left: O.K., [with initials?]; and in pencil: 12. Published in: NYIN, 14 June 1862, p. 93, as: Reconnaissance of the Pamunkey [...]

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  Lower image has been cropped and enhanced to show encampment in the haze in the original photo. Photographed by James F. Gibson (highly likely) Part of 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/cwp2003000051/PP/

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