• 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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  • 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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  • Lawrence County, Tennessee soil map (1904)

    A 1904 color soil map of Lawrence County (Tenn.) surveyed by Charles N. Mooney and O. L. Ayrs. In addition to soil types by color, this map shows and names towns, streams, boundary lines and sections…

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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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  • Map of the seat of war in Europe

    Map of Central Europe depicting the political and geographic landscape of the Austro-Prussian War. It shows the political borders of a pre-unified Germany, Prussia, Austria-Hungary, Poland, Netherland…

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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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  • Civil War maps of the 1863 Chattanooga campaign and the Red River expedition in Louisiana

    United States. War Department

    Plate L of the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865, containing six small maps relating to battles and troop positions during the Civil War. Five of t…

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  • Map of the city of Chattanooga, Tenn. (1871)

    Dietz, Oswald

    Detailed map of post-Civil War Chattanooga drawn and compiled from the best authorities by Oswald Dietz, architect and civil engineer. Numbered lots on each city street with notations of section numbe…

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  • Map of the city and county of New York

    Burr, David H., 1803-1875

    Copper-plate engraved map of New York City divided into wards. The map includes a street grid, military forts, ferry lines, slips, powder houses, cemeteries, a penitentiary, redoubts, and certain buil…

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  • Benjamin Lincoln

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

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  • Kentucky and Tennessee (1855)

    Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893

    Map of Kentucky and Tennessee with hand colored counties. Cities, towns, rivers, and railroads are all denoted. Colton's distinctive border design is visible around the map. Township and range grids a…

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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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  • Battlefield in front of Franklin, Tenn.

    Merrill, W. E. (William Emery), 1837-1891, Willett, James R. (James Rowland), 1831-1907, Remington, T. J. L

    Published by the authority of the Secretary of War in the Office of the Chief Engineers, U.S. Army, 1874. Map shows Battle of Franklin where the United States Forces repulsed the Confederate Army on N…

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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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