Manassas, Va. Yellow Hospital

Date:
July 1862
Creator:
Timothy H. O' Sullivan, (1840-1882)

This is a photograph of a field hospital in Manassas, Virginia

Description (physical):

Glass, stereograph; wet collodion

Location:
10 1st St SE Washington,District of Columbia 20003
Identifier:
LC-DIG-cwpb-01159
Institution:
Library of Congress

Manassas Junction, Va., After Its Evacuation By The Confederates

Date:
March 1862

This photograph shows a deserted Manassas Junction, after Confederates had withdrawn south to defend Richmond.

Description (physical):

Photographic print

Location:
10 1st St SE Washington,District of Columbia 20003
Identifier:
LC-USZ62-83480
Institution:
Library of Congress

Manassas Junction, Va. Soldiers Beside Damaged Rolling Stock Of The Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Date:
August 1862
Creator:
Timothy H. O' Sullivan, (1840-1882)

This photograph depicts soldiers standing alongside destroyed rail lines in Manassas Junction. Before the Battle of Second Manassas, Confederate soldiers subverted the Union advance by raiding supply lines and tearing up railroad tracks.

Description (physical):

Glass, stereograph; wet collodion

Location:
10 1st St SE Washington,District of Columbia 20003
Identifier:
LC-DIG-cwpb-00260
Institution:
Library of Congress

Monument On Battle-field Of Bull Run.

This photograph captures a recently-constructed monument to commemorate the men who fell fighting during the two battles of Manassas.

Description (physical):

Photographic print

Location:
10 1st St SE Washington,District of Columbia 20003
Identifier:
LC-USZ62-55299
Institution:
Library of Congress

Manassas, Va. Provost Guard Of The 9th New York Infantry

Date:
March 1862
Creator:
George N. Barnard, (1819-1902)

This photograph shows Union forces approaching the abandoned Confederate winter quarters in Manassas.

Description (physical):

Glass, wet collodion

Location:
10 1st St SE Washington,District of Columbia 20003
Identifier:
LC-DIG-cwpb-03700
Institution:
Library of Congress

Manassas, Va. Orange And Alexandria Railroad Wrecked By Retreating Confederates

Date:
March 1862
Creator:
George N. Barnard, (1819-1902)

This photograph captures Confederate soldiers destroying railroad tracks in Northern Virginia as they retreat towards Richmond. Confederates tried to sabotage any means of transportation in Virginia to delay a Union advance towards Richmond.

Description (physical):

Glass, wet collodion

Location:
10 1st St SE Washington,District of Columbia 20003
Identifier:
LC-DIG-cwpb-03748
Institution:
Library of Congress

Virginia Regimental Flag

Date:
c. 1860

This flag was carried by an unknown Virginia regiment. On April 8, 1865, Major Thomas Ward of General Armstrong Custers's cavalry division captured it near Namozine Church. Major Ward was General Custer's brother-in-law.

Description (physical):

Silk. 54" x 65"

Location:
VA Rt. 24 Appomattox,Virginia 24522
Identifier:
2010.0006.0001
Institution:
Appomattox Courthouse National Historic Park

Confederate Flag

Date:
c. 1860

Records indicate that Joe E. Brown, Governor of Georgia during the Civil War, may have owned this flag.

Location:
900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr.Kennesaw,Georgia 30152
Identifier:
2010.0006.0009
Institution:
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

Montgomery Guards Flag

Date:
c. 1862

The "Sisters of Mercy" presented this flag that was carried on a cross pole by the Montgomery Guards on March 17, 1862. The Guards, garrisoned at Fort Pulaski were made up of men of Irish heritage who came from Montgomery, Georgia.

Description (physical):

Silk. 36" x 49" with 4" gold fringe on three sides.

Location:
P. O. Box 30757 Savannah, Georgia 31410
Identifier:
2010.0006.0004
Institution:
Fort Pulaski National Monument

Antietam Bridge

Date:
Sep1862
Publisher/Studio:
Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook

This image shows a bridge over Antietam Creek, near the town of Sharpsburg, MD. On September 17, 1862, Union forces desperately tried to cross Antietam Creek and overwhelm the Confederate forces. The Federals eventually succeeded, but the Confederates had held off long enough to avoid a decisive defeat at Antietam.

Location:
201 West Monument Street Baltimore,Maryland 21201
Identifier:
Z24.1933
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society