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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...

Drawing

Graph Invention

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a graph-making invention.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of pulleys on crankshafts.

Date: 1862-03-13 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of mechanical parts for an invention.

Date: 1863-10-03 

Description: Illustration depicting a crowd watching the Potomoc-Sword presentation.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view of the grounds of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

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: 1862 

Description: An image from a sketchbook of "The Gunboats at No. 10 — Eve of Arrival before the [Island]". The drawing appears to be from the deck of a ship showing seve...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a thermometer. Quoting from Muir's autobiography "My Boyhood and Youth" he described the thermometer as "made of an iron rod, about three feet...

Date: 1862-04-06 

Description: A hand-drawn map of the Battle of Shiloh, Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee. Additional Notes include "Reserve Artillery", "Hospital", "Owl Creek", and "Snake C...

Date: 1863 ca.

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

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "Battle ground in foreground where occurred the skirmish near Farmington near Corinth." Farmington church near Corinth, Mississippi. Preliminary sketch sho...

Date: 1862-05 

Description: An image from a sketchbook of the "[William Stark Rosencrans'] battle at Corinth." Corinth, Mississippi, May 22-30.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: "View of Springfield, MO. Frmonts [sic] Army in Possesion [sic]." Several people and a horse are in the foreground, and city buildings are in...

Drawing

Barometer Gauge

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A gauge part of a barometer.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A small amateur drawing of the camp, with surrounding terrain, occupied by the 104th Regiment, New York State Volunteers near Belle Plains, Virginia, durin...

Date: 1867-09-21 

Description: Illustration of four men shooting at a thick flock of wild pigeons. Hunting dogs are gathered around them in the field, which has a number of dead birds.

Drawing

Chair Invention

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a chair invention by John Muir.

Drawing

Men and Cannons

Date: 1862 

Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.

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