Civil War collection.

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Civil War collection.

Civil War collection.

Significant images, both Union and Confederate, include Robert Anderson, Pierre G.T. Beauregard, John C. Breckinridge, Simon Bolivar Buckner, John Breckinridge Castleman, Jefferson Davis, Basil Duke, Ulysses S. Grant, John Bell Hood, Joseph Hooker, Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, Abraham Lincoln, George G. Meade, John Hunt Morgan, and William Preston. Other Civil War items include a mounted group of cartes de visite of Union "Western Generals," and an album of halftone illustrations of Confederate officers published by the American Chicle Co. in the 1920s. The print collection includes engravings and lithographs of Civil War officers, a map of the Gettysburg battlefield, a lithograph of Union prisoners in Camp Sumter, Andersonville, Ga., and a lithograph of the camp of the Third Kentucky Infantry, CSA, at Corinth, Miss., from a painting by Conrad Wise Chapman.

Related Constellations

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Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863

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Stonewall Jackson (1824-1863) was a Confederate Army officer from Lexington (Rockbridge Co.), Va. From the guide to the Stonewall Jackson papers, 1855-1906, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) Confederate general. From the description of Stonewall Jackson papers, 1842-1898 (bulk 1861-1862) [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23186323 Confederate Army officer, from Lexington (Rockbridge Co.), V...

Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864

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Confederate cavalry raider and brigadier general of Kentucky. From the description of John Hunt Morgan papers, 1840-1870; 1890 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 25166317 John Hunt Morgan was a veteran of the Mexican War and known for his guerrilla activities for the Confederates during the Civil War. From the description of Broadside, 1868 April 15. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49348053 Confederate caval...

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00000a American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States. From the description of Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609161 From 1837 to 1841 Lincoln practiced law in partnership with John Todd Stuart, whose cousin Mary Todd he later married. From the...

Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875

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American lawyer and statesman. From the description of Signature clipped from a register : [n.p.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270135786 Vice-president of the United States under Buchanan, 1857-1861. From the description of Letter to Charles W. Upham [manuscript], 1857 June 11. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647953509 State legislator, U.S. congressman, vice-president, U.S. senator, Confederate general and Confederate secretary ...

Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...

Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872

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Union Army general. From the description of Civil War letters, 1862-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70978909 From the description of Civil War letters and general order of George Gordon Meade, 1862-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166428745 United States Army general during the Civil War. From the description of George G. Meade letter, 1867 Nov. 5. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 255632060 Meade was a US Army officer, ...

Preston, William, 1816-1887

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Lawyer, soldier, Kentucky Whig legislator and congressman; U.S. Minister to Spain, 1858-1860; Confederate general; and Confederate Minister to Mexico. From the description of Letter, 12 Nov. 1858. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49299916 U.S. representative from Kentucky. From the description of Autograph : Washington, 1852 Dec. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618973 U.S. representative of Kentucky, C.S.A. diplomat, and army o...

Castleman, John Breckinridge, 1841-1918

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Confederate officer, and later a general in the United States Army. From the description of John Breckinridge Castleman papers, 1878-1913. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46764269 ...

Buckner, Simon Bolivar, 1823-1914

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Simon Bolivar Buckner, governor of Kentucky during 1887-91, was born near Munfordville, Kentucky, in 1823, to Aytell Hartswell and Elizabeth Ann Buckner. He entered West Point in 1840 and saw active duty in the Mexican War after graduation. He later became head of Kentucky's state militia, then joined the Confederate Army as brigadier general at the start of the Civil War. After the war, Buckner was a journalist and businessman in New Orleans until he was allowed to return to Kentucky in 1868. I...

Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893

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P.G.T. Beauregard was a Confederate States Army general from New Orleans, Louisiana. The Aztec Club was organized in 1847 as a fraternal society for officers serving under General Winfield Scott's command in Mexico City. Several officers later became major Civil War leaders. From the description of Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard letter, 1892 Dec. 29. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 70294149 Former Confederate general and resident of New Orleans. At the t...

Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879

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Commander of the 4th Texas Regiment. From the description of Letter, 1862 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973320 Army officer. From the description of Note of John Bell Hood, 1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450985 Confederate Army officer, stationed at Nashville (Davidson Co.), Tenn. From the description of Papers, 1862-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19793299 John Bell Hood (b. June 1, 1831, Bat...

Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...

Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879

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Joseph Hooker (November 13, 1814 – October 31, 1865), known as "Fighting Joe", was a career U.S. Army officer and a major general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Although he served throughout the war, usually with distinction, he is best remembered for his stunning defeat by Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Chancellorsville in 1863. From the guide to the Gen. Joseph Hooker letter, Gen'l, 3rd Army Corps, n.p, 1862 May 10, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Li...

Duke, Basil Wilson, 1838-1916

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Basil Wilson Duke was a Confederate cavalry brigadier general. From the guide to the Basil Wilson Duke Papers, ., 1862-1865; 1914, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Lawyer, Confederate soldier, Kentucky state legislator, and a founder of the Filson Club. From the description of Basil Wilson Duke : miscellaneous papers, 1864-1870. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49217954 Lawyer an...

Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871

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Major of U.S. First Artillery Regiment; commanding officer at Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. From the description of Civil War letter of Maj. Robert Anderson, 1861 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71058375 American army officer. From the description of Autograph orders signed : Athens, Tennessee, to Capt. G.S. Drane, 1838 Nov. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132419 Soldier, commander of Fort Sumter at the start of the U.S. Civil War. ...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...