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CIVIL WAR (1865)

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Bombardment of Fort Fisher, Jan. 15th, 1865

Bombardment of Fort Fisher, Jan. 15th, 1865. Lithograph by Endicott & Co., 1865, after T. F. Laycock.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-144

The bombardment and capture of Fort Fisher, N.C., Jan. 15, 1865

The bombardment and capture of Fort Fisher, N.C., Jan. 15, 1865. Lithograph by Currier & Ives.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-1986 (color film copy slide)

Capture of Fort Fisher

Capture of Fort Fisher. Lithograph by L. Prang & Co., 1887, after J. O. Davidson.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-2384 (color film copy transparency)

Lt. Col. Justin C. Kennedy of the 13th Iowa raising the flag over the old state house in Columbia, Feb. 17, 1865

Lt. Col. Justin C. Kennedy of the 13th Iowa raising the flag over the old state house in Columbia, Feb. 17, 1865. Pencil drawing by Theodore R. Davis, 1865.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-4282

Columbia, S.C., the morning after the fire

Columbia, S.C., the morning after the fire. Pencil drawing, Feb. 18, 1865.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-10510 (color film copy transparency)

Battle of Five Forks, Va.

Battle of Five Forks, Va. Lithograph by Kurz & Allison, 1886.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-1759 (color film copy transparency)

The last of Genl. Lee's headquarters, Petersburg, April, 1865

The last of Genl. Lee's headquarters, Petersburg, April, 1865. Pencil drawing by Alfred R. Waud, 1865.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-171

President Lincoln reviewing the cavalry of the Army of the Potomac, April 9, 1865

President Lincoln reviewing the cavalry of the Army of the Potomac, April 9, 1865. Pencil drawing by Alfred R. Waud, 1865.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-4787 (color film copy transparency)

Genl. Grant at Appomattox

Genl. Grant at Appomattox. Lithograph by C. Inger, 1872, after drawing by Edgar Klemroth, 6th Penn. Cavalry, April 9 & 10, 1865.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7641

Meeting of Generals Grant and Lee preparatory to the surrender of General Lee ... April 9th, 1865

Meeting of Generals Grant and Lee preparatory to the surrender of General Lee ... April 9th, 1865. Lithograph by P. S. Duval & Son, 1866.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-3916

The room in the McLean House at Appomattox C. H., in which Gen. Lee surrendered  to Gen. Grant. (Gen's. Lee and Grant, seated, and surrounded by officers)

The room in the McLean House at Appomattox C. H., in which Gen. Lee surrendered to Gen. Grant. (Gen's. Lee and Grant, seated, and surrounded by officers). Lithograph by the Major & Knapp Eng. Mf'g. & Lith. Co., 1867.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-1321 (color film copy transparency)

Capitulation & surrender of Robt. E. Lee & his army ... to Genl. U. S. Grant, April 9th, 1865

Capitulation & surrender of Robt. E. Lee & his army ... to Genl. U. S. Grant, April 9th, 1865. Lithograph by Kurz & Allison, 1865.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5794

Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia to the Army of the Potomac

Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia to the Army of the Potomac. Pencil drawing by J. R. Chapin.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-548

Grant and his Generals. Distinguished commanders, in the campaign against Richmond

Grant and his Generals. Distinguished commanders, in the campaign against Richmond. Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1865.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2568

The first of May 1865 or genl. moving day in Richmond, Va. (Cartoon)

The first of May 1865 or genl. moving day in Richmond, Va. (Cartoon). Lithograph by Kimmel & Forster, 1865.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-939

The last ditch of the chivalry, or a President in petticoats. (Cartoon - capture of Jefferson Davis)

The last ditch of the chivalry, or a President in petticoats. (Cartoon - capture of Jefferson Davis). Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1865.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-91515

Camp Fry, Washington, D.C.

Camp Fry, Washington, D.C. Lithograph by Chs. Magnus, 1865.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-3324

The grand review at Washington, May 23, 1865. The glorious Army of the Potomac passing the head stand

The grand review at Washington, May 23, 1865. The glorious Army of the Potomac passing the head stand. Lithograph by E. Sachse & Co., 1865.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-2459 (color film copy transparency)

Grand review at Washington. Public school children greeting the soldiers from the steps of the Capitol

Grand review at Washington. Public school children greeting the soldiers from the steps of the Capitol. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, June 10, 1865, after photo by Gardner.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2579

The late Confederate cruiser Shenandoah in the Mersey

The late Confederate cruiser Shenandoah in the Mersey. Wood engraving in Illustrated London News, Nov. 18, 1865.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2203

 

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