Ambulances In The Field

This photograph depicts the ambulance presence on the battlefield. Despite modern advances in military medicine, hundreds of thousands died from their wounds and illnesses.

Location:
201 West Monument Street Baltimore,Maryland 21201
Identifier:
Z24.1856
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

2nd Maryland Monument, C.S.A-Culp's Hill, Gettysburg, PA

Date:
Oct28, 1894

This photograph details the dedication of the Confederate monument to the 2nd Maryland regiment, which fought extensively on Culp's Hill during the Battle of Gettysburg. These veterans returned over three decades after the battle to see their actions immortalized.

Location:
201 West Monument Street Baltimore,Maryland 21201
Identifier:
Z24.1480
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

Dunker Church, Antietam

This image shows the extensive damage inflicted during the Battle of Antietam, the single bloodiest day in American history. Union General George McClellan's army repulsed Confederate General Robert E. Lee's first incursion into the North, as thousands died in and around Sharpsburg, Maryland.

Location:
201 West Monument Street Baltimore,Maryland 21201
Identifier:
Z24.814
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

Barricade On Saratoga Street

This photographs shows fortifications built in the city of Baltimore during the Civil War. After the Baltimore riots, officials and citizens alike feared more violence in the city.

Location:
201 West Monument Street Baltimore,Maryland 21201
Identifier:
Z24.624
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

Federal Hill

This portrait depicts Union soldiers manning the garrison on Federal Hill, overlooking Baltimore. Union General Benjamin Butler ordered his soldiers to build a fort above Baltimore, after the April riot.

Location:
201 West Monument Street Baltimore,Maryland 21201
Identifier:
Z24.542
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

John Singleton Mosby

This photograph shows Confederate Colonel John Mosby. Mosby, a Virginia lawyer before the war, commanded a Confederate cavalry battalion that harrassed Union forces throughout the war. His unit, nicknamed "Mosby's Raiders", was well-known for its quick and aggressive strikes against Union supply lines and exposed units.

Location:
201 West Monument Street Baltimore,Maryland 21201
Identifier:
Z24.495
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

Massachusetts Militia Passing Through Baltimore

Date:
1861

This print reflects the mixed feelings of Marylanders during the Civil War. The first blood was shed when a Baltimore mob attacked the 6th Massachusetts regiment on April 19, 1861, killing 4 soldiers and 12 civilians. Marylanders remained divided, as many supported either side during the Civil War.

Location:
201 West Monument Street Baltimore,Maryland 21201
Identifier:
Z24.479
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

Battle Of South Mountain, Md

Date:
Sep14, 1862

This print portrays a Union brigade storming up the hill and overrunning a Confederate unit at the Battle of South Mountain. The battle, which preceded Antietam, was the first major engagement between Union and Confederate forces in western Maryland, and allowed Union General George McClellan to approach the Confederate army, centered around Sharpsburg, MD

Location:
201 West Monument Street Baltimore,Maryland 21201
Identifier:
Z24.1473
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

General McClellan Entering Frederick

Date:
Oct4, 1862
Publisher/Studio:
Harper's Weekly

This print shows the support General McClellan, then the commander of the Army of the Potomac, received upon his arrival in Maryland. McClellan reassembled the Army of the Potomac to check the Confederate advance into Maryland, eventually driving off the Rebels after the Battle of Antietam.

Location:
201 West Monument Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
Z24.1407
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

Confederate First National Flag

Date:
c. 1861

This flag has the First National pattern with 9 stars on the canton. The flag's large dimensions indicate that it was probably used as a storm flag during bad weather.

Description (physical):

Wool bunting. 112" x 53

Location:
P. O. Box 30757 Savannah , Georgia 31410
Identifier:
2010.0006.0003
Institution:
Fort Pulaski National Monument