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    • Jeff Davis on the Right Platform

    • Secession; Hanging; Confederate States of America; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • A caricature of Jefferson Davis, probably issued not long after the bombardment of Fort Sumter, but certainly postdating his February 1861 election as president of the Confederacy. Davis is shown standing on a gallows, draped in the Confederate...
    • Letting the Cat Out of the Bag!!

    • Republican Party (U.S. 1854- United States--Politics and government. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872; Seward, William H.(William Henry) 1801-1872; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Raymond, Henry J.(Henry Jarvis) 1820-1869
    • A figurative portrayal of the rift within the Republican party resulting from the nomination of Abraham Lincoln for the presidency in 1860. Here New York senator and would-be nominee William H. Seward watches as the radical antislavery senator from...
    • The lull in the fight. PLATE 34

    • Battlefields--1870-1880
    • A group of soldiers are relaxing along a fence during a break in the fight. They are engaging in activities such as smoking, conversing, playing cards, and cooking. Some men appear to be keeping watch while the others enjoy the lull.
    • The picket line. PLATE 33

    • Guards--1870-1880; Winter--1870-1880
    • A line of soldiers patrol their lean-to camp located in a vast landscape. These soldiers are on picket duty, guarding the area outside of the main camp.
    • The National Game. Three "Outs" and One "Run". Abraham Winning the Ball

    • Baseball. Bates, Edward, 1793-1869; Bell, John, 1796-1869; Breckinridge, John C.(John Cabell) 1821-1875. Douglas, Stephen A.(Stephen Arnold) 1813-1861; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
    • A pro-Lincoln satire, deposited for copyright weeks before the 1860 presidential election. The contest is portrayed as a baseball game in which Lincoln has defeated (left to right) John Bell, Stephen A. Douglas, and John C. Breckinridge. Lincoln...
    • New York

    • New York (N.Y.)
    • Accordian book depicting pictures of New York City. Circa 1890. ""Made in Germany"" -- Title from cover The Deborah and Alfred Judson Barcan Collection (Deborah and Alfred Judson Barcan) gift 11/2015.
    • The True Peace Commissioners

    • Copperhead movement; Democratic National Convention. Lee, Robert E.(Robert Edward) 1807-1870; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Grant, Ulysses S.(Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885. Sherman, William T.(William Tecumseh) 1820-1891; Sheridan, Philip Henry,...
    • An angered response to false Confederate peace overtures and to the push for reconciliation with the South advanced by the Peace Democrats in 1864. (See also "The Sportsman Upset by the Recoil of His Own Gun," no. 1864-32.) Confederate general...
    • The Old Bull Dog on the Right Track

    • Weldon Railroad--1860-1870. Grant, Ulysses S.(Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885; McClellan, George B.--(George Brinton),--1826-1885; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Lee, Robert E.(Robert Edward) 1807-1870
    • An election year cartoon measuring Democratic candidate McClellan's military failures against the recent successes of his successor, Ulysses S. Grant. At right Grant, portrayed as a bulldog wearing a collar labeled "Lieut. General" and epaulets,...
    • Royal Circus

    • Surrey Theatre--History; Davidge's Royal Surrey Theatre; Microcosm Publishing.
    • Aquatint from "The Microcosm of London" depicting several circus characters on stage with oversized teaware.
    • The Gunboat Candidate at the Battle of Malvern Hill.

    • McClellan, George B.--(George Brinton),--1826-1885. Malvern Hill, Battle of, Va. 1862. United States.--Navy--1860-1870. Galena (Steamer)--1860-1870. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • Democratic presidential candidate George Brinton McClellan is lampooned as an incompetent military leader. He sits in a saddle mounted on the boom of the Union ironclad vessel "Galena." The print recalls two prominent failures in McClellan's tenure...
    • The Bombardment and Capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, Ark. Jany. 11th 1863.

    • Armored vessels. Fort Hindman (Ark. McClernand, John A.(John Alexander) 1812-1900; Porter, David D.(David Dixon) 1813-1891; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • Depicts 5 Union ironclad ships attacking Confederate fort while Union soldiers stand on the shore. Caption: "By the Gun-boats, commanded by Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, and the Union troops under Majr. Genl. McClernand; the number of Prisoners taken...

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