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.
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.
93rd N.Y. Infantry at Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Antietam, Md. Sept., 1862. (U.S. Army Heritage Collections Online)
Immediately upon receipt of news of the battle of Antietam, a call was made in behalf of the wounded who needed nurses and supplies of food and raiment. Among the first to respond from Montgomery county to the call were Mrs. Rachel P. Evans, of Bridgeport; Mrs. Alice H. Holstein, Mrs. Anna Carver, and Miss [...]
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.
Lucius Burdick enlisted as a private in Company E, 11th Kansas Volunteers, at Emporia, Kansas, on August 25, 1862, and was mustered into service on September 12, 1862. He was promoted to second lieutenant on January 19, 1864, at Benton Barracks, Missouri, and assigned to Company H, 65th U. S. Colored Infantry. Burdick transferred to [...]
Michael Meeley enlisted on August 28, 1862, and was mustered into Company E, 13th Kansas Infantry on September 20, 1862. The 13th Kansas Infantry was organized on September 10, 1862, at Atchison, Kansas; the regiment fought in the 1862 battles of Newtonia and Prairie Grove and the 1863 capture of Fort Smith. Meeley received a [...]
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