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Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A diagram of a table saw, designed and drawn by John Muir.

Date: 1863-01-08 

Description: Letter from John L. Mitchell to his mother describing combat and conditions at Camp Bradley near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), Danish poet and author of fairy tales. Inscription at bottom of card reads, "H...

Photograph

Luther R. Hare

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of L.R. Hare in full dress uniform in front of a painted backdrop. He was a First Lieutenant in the U.S. 7th Calvary....

Drawing

John Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Muir's illustration of a means to record time by use of a star. He titled the drawing "The star hand rising and setting with the sun all the year".

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Sketch of John Muir's clock design.The built clock was a combination of scythes, wheels and arrows. A rough bough of burr oak was set upon a base incrusted...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Four boats shown. One is a repair boat and the other two the gunboats "Cincinnatti" [sic] and "Lexington." There is a steamboat marked "Marie Denin"...

Date: 1863 

Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype of Lieutenant Albert Lamson, taken at Falmouth, Virginia. Lamson is posed, in military uniform, seated and holding a sword...

Photograph

Round Top Mountain

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Round Top Mountain, near the site of the Gettysburg battlefield. A man sits on a stump, shading his eyes with his hand, gazing at the mounta...

Date: 1863-07 

Description: A stereograph made by Mathew Brady about two weeks after the battle of Gettysburg, showing his two assistants gazing eastward from the extreme right of the...

Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

Drawing

Fancake Draught

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A John Muir sketch of a fancake draught of sawframe with crankshaft in position. Scale two inches per foot. Depth of frame 5 1/2 inches. Speed of cranks...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: These detailed topographical maps of the Battle of Gettysburg show drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, fences, houses with names of residents, and a de...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Exterior of St. John Chrysostom Episcopal Church, with trees and a fence.

Date: 1863 

Description: This map illustrates the position of Fort Hindman at Arkansas Post on the Arkansas River. Depicted are the positions of Confederate defenses as well ships...

Date: 1863 

Description: Union army officers. From left, General U.S. Grant, General Rawlins, General Webster, Colonel Lagow, and Colonel Killyer take a break.

Drawing

Barometer Gauge

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A gauge part of a barometer.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: This map shows roads, railroads, settlements, farms with owners' names, vegetation, streams, and fords in Culpeper County region during the Civil War. A ma...

Date: 1863-02-28 

Description: The First Regiment of the Louisiana Native Guards disembarking at Fort Macomb, Louisiana. The fort is adjacent to the Venetian Isles community, now legally...

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