• One-half of stereograph of Andrew Jackson

    Anthony, Edward

    This portrait of Andrew Jackson was most likely taken by Edward Anthony in 1844 or 1845, just months before Jackson's death. Anthony traveled to the Hermitage to photograph the former president in a s…

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  • Generals and General Staff Officers (1872-1880)

    H.A. Ogden created 47 illustrations of the American soldier from the Revolution to 1888 and received $100 for each work. Although the figures in the illustration are not identified by name, it is obvi…

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  • Jewish war sufferers. Shall they plead in vain?

    Mayer, Louis, 1869-1969, American Jewish Join Distribution Committee

    This poster from World War I shows a Jewish woman and child sitting among the rubble of a community.

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  • Memphis Colored Orphan Asylum

    Memphis Colored Orphan Asylum depicting the suffering faced by the black children and the destitute of Memphis.

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  • The Ride for Life

    Tourgée, Albion W., 1838-1905

    Violent moonlit pursuit on horseback involving a hooded Ku Klux Klan member and a caped young woman firing a gun.

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  • Philip John Schuyler

    Portrait of Philip John Schuyler (1733-1804), standing, in military uniform.

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  • Appleton's railway map of the United States and the Canadas

    Thomas, G. F

    This map illustrates the Civil War-era railroad routes of the United States and Canada that were operating or being built around 1864. Lines are named, and major stops along each railway line are show…

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  • Harpers Weekly edition featuring the engagement at Fort Sanders

    Dramatic engravings of Confederate Gen. James Longstreet's Nov. 29, 1863 assault on Fort Sanders from the January 9, 1864 edition of Harper's Weekly. Ft. Sanders was an earthen salient fort, designed…

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  • New York City Hall

    Wall, Bernhardt, 1872-1956

    A pen and ink drawing of the front entrance of the New York City Hall. There are several citizens in front of the building. The inscription reads: "City Hall, New York City, where Andrew Jackson was p…

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  • Anthony Wayne

    Anthony Wayne (1745-1796) in military uniform, posed next to horse in front of tents. One arm rest on the saddle and the other hangs by his side. The stirrups are hanging down from the saddle. General…

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  • Campaign Uniform-Field-Line and Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates (1861-1866)

    Artist H. A. Ogden created 47 illustrations depicting the American soldier from the Revolution to 1888 and received $100 per work from the US Army. The illustration seen here depicts the Federal soldi…

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  • Benjamin Lincoln

    Full length portrait of Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810), in uniform, leaning against a cannon.

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  • Carte de visite of Gen. Joseph H. Lewis

    Carte de visite of Gen. Joseph Horace Lewis. Lewis was commander of Gen. John C. Breckenridge's Orphan Brigade, comprised of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th, and 9th Ky. Inf. Regts. along with two batteries of…

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  • General Andrew Jackson astride his horse.

    Phillibrown

    General Andrew Jackson astride his horse on field of battle, War of 1812.

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  • Daniel Morgan

    Chappel, Alonzo, 1828-1887

    A portrait of General Daniel Morgan, seated on a box in buckskin clothing, holding a rifle, a powder horn slung across his shoulder, and a hat at his feet. Major general, Revolutionary War.

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  • John Anthony Quitman

    A portrait of John Anthony Quitman in an elaborate military uniform, astride on his horse. In the background are some rocks, another persons on a horse, and what appears to be canyons. His horse has o…

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  • Henry Knox

    Portrait of Henry Knox (1750-1806), in Revolutionary War uniform, standing in a fort setting with artillery and an American flag behind him.

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  • General Sterling Price

    Bust portrait of Confederate General Sterling Price in uniform.

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  • Generals and Officers (1861-1866)

    H.A. Ogden created 47 illustrations of the American soldier from the Revolution to 1888 and received $100 for each work. Although the figures in the illustration are not identified by name, it is obvi…

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  • Shelby County, Tennessee soil map

    Soil map of Shelby County (Tenn.) surveyed by Hugh H. Bennett of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and C.R. Watkins Jr. of the Tennessee Geological Survey. In addition to color-coded soil types, this…

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