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  • Subject: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
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    • General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836 - ca. 1890

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Military officers; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • 88 images and four manuscripts relating to the U.S. military, with a particular focus on the Civil War era, collected by West Point alumnus, engineer, and Civil War veteran Orlando Metcalfe Poe (1832-1895).
    • Flag officer's goodbye.

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Fort Henry, Battle of, Tenn., 1862; Barges; Vehicles
    • Barge with canopy and flagpoles on river by shore after the Battle of Fort Henry. Image caption: "The flag-officer's goodbye."
    • Confederate Monument, Louisville, Ky.

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Monuments; Monuments & memorials
    • Confederate Monument on Third Street in Louisville, Kentucky. The monument consists of a tall obelisk-like structure topped by the figure of a Confederate soldier holding a rifle. Published by IPCN & Co., publisher's number 17-6.
    • Confederate Soldiers' Monument.

    • Monuments & memorials; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Monuments
    • Confederate Soldiers' Monument located on Third Street, Louisville, Kentucky, erected in 1895. Monument reads: "Our Confederate Dead, 1851-1885." Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "3rd & Brandeis. Was carved in Florence, Italy. Unveiled June...
    • Confederate Soldiers' Monument.

    • Monuments & memorials; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Monuments
    • Confederate Soldiers' Monument located on Third Street, Louisville, Kentucky, erected in 1895. Monument reads: "Our Confederate Dead, 1851-1885." Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "3rd & Brandeis. Was carved in Florence, Italy. Unveiled June...
    • Crew servicing cannons.

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ships; Armies
    • Crew between decks servicing the guns. Sketch by Rear Admiral Walke. Realistic drawing of muscular men in sailor shirts and hats who are pulling on thick ropes and a man in the center, who is barefoot on the wood deck. Below image: "Between...
    • U.S. steamer Tyler and mortar boat.

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Gunboats; Vehicles
    • Drawing labeled, "U.S. steamer Tyler and mortar boat." The Tyler has vertical sides and a domed section. The mortar boat, on the nearby shore, has a slanted pentagon shape and square windows and floats atop a square raft, only slightly larger, on...
    • Confederate fortification, Columbus, Kentucky.

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Forts & fortifications
    • Drawing of Confederate fortification at Columbus, Kentucky, on a riverside cliff. Tents and people are atop the cliff. More people are by the water on flat roads on the banks. A steamboat travels toward the shore.
    • U. S. S. Benton.

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Gunboats; Benton (Ironclad); Vehicles
    • Drawing of warship labeled "U.S.S. Benton." It shows many masts and lines and two domes topped by rectangles. The sides of the Benton slant slightly inwards, towards the top of the boat, and the top is encircled by low rungs. Two row boats with...
    • United States steamer Essex.

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Gunboats; Essex (Ironclad steamer); Vehicles
    • Drawing of warship labeled, "United States steamer Essex." The Essex has slanting sides narrowing up, and a domed section with flat sides as well as a rounded dome atop the other end of the ship. Two ships are in the distance.
    • Gen'l W. T. Sherman.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Generals--American--1860-1870; Generals; Military uniforms; Military officers
    • Engraved portrait of William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891), Major General of the Union Army during the United States Civil War. He is well known for leading his troops in the capture (and burning) the city of Atlanta in 1864, then marching to the...
    • Gen. John C. Frémont, U.S.A. Corps of Topogr Engin.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Generals--American--1860-1870; Generals; Military uniforms; Military officers; United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Full-length portrait of John Charles Frémont (1813-1890), an explorer, politician, and Major General in the Civil War. He was the third Military Governor of California and a senator for California before the Civil War and the fifth Territorial...
    • Gunboat that fired first shot at Fort Henry.

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Fort Henry, Battle of, Tenn., 1862; Gunboats; Vehicles
    • Gunboat that fired first shot at Fort Henry at rest in water. The boat has inward-slanting sides and two canopy roofs above. Hanging from two lines are small cloths or flags. Below image: "The gunboat that fired the first shot at Fort Henry."
    • Map of the battlefield near Belmont, Missouri.

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Belmont, Battle of, Belmont, Mo., 1861; Battlefields
    • Map of battlefield near Belmont, Missouri--the Mississippi River curving up and down at the center; Kentucky, a Confederate Camp, and Columbus above; and cornfields, another Confederate Camp, and Belmont below. Below image: "Map of the Battlefield...
    • Map of region of Foote's operations.

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Foote, Andrew H. (Andrew Hull), 1806-1863
    • Map of region of Admiral Foote's operation during the Civil War. Kentucky and Tennessee are at the center of the map, although the states are not drawn in outline. Below image: "Map of Region of Foote's Operations."
    • Battle of Fort Henry, February 4, 1862.

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Gunboats; Carondolet (Gunboat); Vehicles
    • Painting of gunboats St. Louis, Carondolet, Cincinnati, Lexington and Conestoga in the Battle of Fort Henry. Dark smoke from their smokestacks mingles with white sparks and white smoke from battle.

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