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[Album of Currier & Ives' Civil War lithographs]

Currier & Ives.
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Online; Visual Materials
Description
1 album (40 prints) : lithographs, hand-colored ; 41 cm
Variant title
Civil War lithographs
Published
[New York : Currier & Ives, ca. 1861-1865]
Summary
A collection of small folio hand-colored lithographs of different scenes of Civil War Engagements.
Contents
  • [1] The Star Spangled Banner [numbered "486"]
  • [2] Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, S.C
  • [3] Interior of Fort Sumter during the bombardment, April 12th, 1861
  • [4]Bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, from Fort Moultrie, 12th & 13th of April, 1861
  • [5] Battle of Bull Run, Va., July 21st 1861
  • [6] Bombardment & capture of the forts at Hatteras Inlet, N.C., Aug. 27th, 1861
  • [7] Victorious bombardment of Port Royal, S.C., Nov. 7th, 1861
  • [8] Battle of Mill Spring, Ky., Jan. 19th, 1862
  • [9] Bombardment and capture of Fort Henry, Tenn., Feby. 6th, 1862
  • [10] Storming of Fort Donelson, Tenn. Feby. 15th, 1862
  • [11] Sinking of the "Cumberland" by the Iron Clad "Merrimac," off Newport News, Va., March 8th, 1862 / sketched by F. Newman
  • [12] Terrific combat between the "Monitor" 2 guns & "Merrimac" 10 guns, March 9th, 1862 : the first battle between iron clad ships of war
  • [13] Battle of Newbern, N.C. March 14th, 1862
  • [14] Bombardment of Island "Number Ten" in the Mississippi River
  • [15] Genl. Shields at the Battle of Winchester, Va., 1862
  • [16] Battle of Pittsburg, Tenn., April 7th, 1862
  • [17] Bombardment of Fort Pulaski, Cockspur Island, Geo., 10th & 11th of April, 1862
  • [18] Com. Farragut's fleet, passing the forts on the Mississippi, April 24th, 1862
  • [19] Battle of Williamsburg, Va., May 5th, 1862, Victorious charge of the gallant Soldiers of the North and East, under Genl. McClellan, the invincible leader of the Army of the Potomac
  • [20] Brilliant naval victory on the Mississippi River, near Fort Wright, May 10th, 1862
  • [21] Destruction of the Rebel monster "Merrimac" off Craney Island, May 11th, 1862
  • [22] Battle of Fair Oaks, Va., May 31st, 1862
  • [23] Destruction of the rebel ram "Arkansas": By the United States gunboat "Essex," on the Mississippi River, near Baton Rouge, August 4th 1862
  • [24] Battle at Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9th, 1862
  • [25] Battle of Sharpsburg, Md., Sept. 16th, 1862
  • [26] Battle of Antietam, Md. Sept. 17th, 1862
  • [27] The battle of Chickamauga, Geo., Sept. 19th-20th, 1863
  • [28] Battle of Corinth, Miss., Oct. 4th, 1862
  • [29] Bombardment and capture of Fredericksburg, Va. Dec. 11th, 1862
  • [30] The great battle of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Jany. 2nd, 1863
  • [31] The bombardment and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, Ark., Jany. 11th, 1863
  • [32] The Union iron clad monitor "Montauk": destroying the Rebel steamship "Nashville," in the Ogeeche River, near Savannah Ga. Feby. 27th. 1863
  • [33] Admiral Farragut's fleet engaging the Rebel batteries at Port Hudson, March 14th, 1863
  • [34] General Stoneman's great cavalry raid, May, 1863
  • [35] Battle of Chancellorsville, Va., May 3rd, 1863
  • [36] The Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 3d, 1863
  • [37] Siege and capture of Vicksburg, Miss., July 4th, 1863
  • [38] Surrender of Port Hudson, La., July 8th, 1863
  • [39] The Gallant charge of the Fifty Fourth Massachusetts (Colored) Regiment, on the rebel works at Fort Wagner, Morris Island, near Charleston, July 18th 1863, and death of Colonel Robt. G. Shaw
  • [40] The siege of Charleston: bombardment of Fort Sumter, and batteries Wagner and Gregg, by the Union batteries on Morris Island, under command of General Gilmore, August 1863
Notes
Title devised by cataloger.
Artist named on only one plate: Sinking of the "Cumberland by the Iron Clad "Merrimac," off Newport News, Va., March 8th, 1862 / sketched by F. Newman
Plates [10], [11], [12]. [13], [14], [15], [16], [17], [18], [20], [22] have: Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1862, by Currier & Ives, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York.
Plates [30], [38] and [39]: Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1863, by Currier & Ives, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York.
Cited in
Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné, etnry 6118, 2267, 3352, 0443, 0661, 6883, 0462, 0657, 5924, 6463, 0465, 0666, 2516, 0662, 1337, 0774, 1707, 0447, 1708, 0423, 0480, 0426, 0444, 0659, 2796, 0658, 6772, 0057, 2458, 0458, 0253, 5906, 6380, 2393, 5856
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Bound in black cloth covered boards. Black leather backstrip. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection. This copy recataloged through a generous grant from the McGregor Fund.
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