American Civil War

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American Civil War

Agriculture

Credit: Architect of the Capitol Media type: fresco Museum Number: Annotation: Capitol fresco Year: 1865

Commerce

Credit: Architect of the Capitol Media type: fresco Museum Number: Annotation: Capitol fresco Year: 1865

Emancipation Proclamation

Credit: Media type: miscellaneous-image Museum Number: NWCTB-11-PRDOCPI159E23-PROC95 Annotation: This is an image of the first page of the Emancipation Proclamation, the executive order issued by President Abraham Lincoln…

Group of Contrabands

Credit: Library of Congress Media type: photograph Museum Number: LC-B8171-0383 Year: 1862

In the Swamp

Credit: Library of Congress Media type: painting Museum Number: LC-USZC4-2522 Year: 1863

John Brown’s Fort

Credit: Harpers Ferry National Historic Park Media type: photograph Museum Number: catalog #hf-0379 Year: 1885

Julia Ward Howe

Credit: Library of Congress Media type: photograph Museum Number: LC-USZ62-53518 DLC Annotation: Julia Ward Howe is the author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” She was also a…

Marine

Credit: Architect of the Capitol Media type: fresco Museum Number: Annotation: Capitol fresco Year: 1865

Morrill

Credit: Library of Congress Media type: photograph Museum Number: LC-MSS-44297-33-063 Year: 1861
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