Civil War Documents & Graphics Photos

This page indexes features printed documents and graphics created during the American Civil War.

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Confederate Missouri Defence Bonds, worthless but used as currency during Civil War in History Hall at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Defence Bond issued by Confederate governor of Missouri during Civil War at Boone County Historical Museum. Columbia, MO.Defence Bond issued by Confederate governor of Missouri during Civil War at Boone County Historical Museum. Columbia, MO.Missouri Civil War Confederate Bond at Boone County Historical Museum. Columbia, MO.
Confederate Missouri Defence Bonds, worthless but used as currency during Civil War in History Hall at Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Defence Bond issued by Confederate governor of Missouri during Civil War at Boone County Historical Museum. Columbia, MO.Defence Bond issued by Confederate governor of Missouri during Civil War at Boone County Historical Museum. Columbia, MO.Missouri Civil War Confederate Bond (1863) at Boone County Historical Museum. Columbia, MO.
Collection of Confederate currency at Boone County Historical Museum. Columbia, MO.Confederate fifty cent banknote issue at Richmond at Siege Museum. Petersburg, VA.Civil War document appointment of rank signed by Abraham Lincoln at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.Abraham Lincoln signature detail on appointment of rank at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.
Collection of Confederate currency at Boone County Historical Museum. Columbia, MO.Confederate fifty cent banknote issue at Richmond at Siege Museum. Petersburg, VA.Civil War document (1865) appointment of rank signed by Abraham Lincoln at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.Abraham Lincoln signature detail (1865) on appointment of rank at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.
Civil War certificate given to Samuel W. Hunt of Sandwich at Sandwich Glass Museum. Sandwich, MA.Post Civil War Reconstruction print at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Poster giving history of Civil War at Jefferson Barracks. St. Louis, MO.Harper's Weekly cover of seceding Mississippi Delegation in Congress at Jefferson Barracks. St. Louis, MO.
Civil War certificate (1870) given to Samuel W. Hunt of Sandwich at Sandwich Glass Museum. Sandwich, MA.Post Civil War Reconstruction print at 1859 Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Poster (1881) giving history of Civil War at Jefferson Barracks. St. Louis, MO.Harper's Weekly cover (Feb. 2, 1861) of seceding Mississippi Delegation in Congress at Jefferson Barracks. St. Louis, MO.
Map of Civil War battles in Missouri, a state with both US & Confederate governments, at Boone County Historical Museum. Columbia, MO.Civil War officer's commission signed by Abraham Lincoln at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Telegram 1864 announcing death of Oscar Kelton in Civil War at Kelton House Museum. Columbus, OH.Discharge papers for Civil War soldier at Cleveland's Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument. Cleveland, OH.
Map of Civil War battles in Missouri, a state with both US & Confederate governments, at Boone County Historical Museum. Columbia, MO.Civil War officer's commission (March 4, 1864) signed by Abraham Lincoln at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Telegram 1864 announcing death of Oscar Kelton in Civil War at Kelton House Museum. Columbus, OH.Discharge papers (1865) for Civil War soldier at Cleveland's Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument. Cleveland, OH.
Signature page from original duplicate parole list signed at Appomattox surrender at Museum of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Lee Surrendering to Grant at Appomattox painting by Alonzon Chappel at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Lithograph of Confederate Generals at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Reconstruction of the South lithograph by J.L. Giles at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Signature page from original duplicate parole list signed at Appomattox surrender at Museum of the Confederacy. Richmond, VA.Lee Surrendering to Grant at Appomattox painting (c1887) by Alonzon Chappel at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Lithograph of Confederate Generals (1866) at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Reconstruction of the South lithograph (1867) by J.L. Giles at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.
Graphic of Confederate Maj. Gen. Sterling Price by Kurz & Allison at John Wornall House Museum. Kansas City, MO.Graphic of Construction of Federal Floating Mortar Batteries at St. Louis in Jefferson Barracks Military Museum. St. Louis, MO.Harper's Weekly graphics bombardments on the Mississippi River at Jefferson Barracks Military Museum. St. Louis, MO.Civil War naval battle off Cherbourg, France between Kearsarge & Alabama painting at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.
Graphic of Confederate Maj. Gen. Sterling Price by Kurz & Allison at John Wornall House Museum. Kansas City, MO.Graphic of Construction of Federal Floating Mortar Batteries at St. Louis in Jefferson Barracks Military Museum. St. Louis, MO.Harper's Weekly graphics bombardments on the Mississippi River (March 16, 1862) at Jefferson Barracks Military Museum. St. Louis, MO.Civil War naval battle off Cherbourg, France between Kearsarge & Alabama painting at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.
Libby Prison During the War graphic on Richmond, VA advertisement at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Portraits of past guests of Buckingham House: Generals James A. Garfield, Rutherford B. Hayes, Philip Henry Sheridan & William T. Sherman. Newark, OH.Watercolor of Union camp near the White House by William McGillvaine Jr. at Gettysburg NPS Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Lithograph Panorama of Seat of [Civil] War, Birds Eye View over VA, MD, DE, DC by John Bachmann at Norfolk History Museum. Norfolk, VA.
Libby Prison During the (Civil) War graphic on Richmond, VA advertisement at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Portraits of past guests of Buckingham House: Generals James A. Garfield, Rutherford B. Hayes, Philip Henry Sheridan & William T. Sherman. Newark, OH.Watercolor of Union camp near the White House (May 17, 1862) by William McGillvaine Jr. at Gettysburg NPS Museum. Gettysburg, PA.Lithograph (1861) Panorama of Seat of [Civil] War, Birds Eye View over VA, MD, DE, DC by John Bachmann at Norfolk History Museum. Norfolk, VA.
Painting of Bombardment of Forts Hatteras by U.S. Fleet at Norfolk History Museum. Norfolk, VA.The Hartford Passing the Hygeia Hotel & Fortress Monroe, VA painting by John Wilson at Norfolk History Museum. Norfolk, VA.Graphic of Interior of Fort Sumter during bombardment on April 12, 1861 by Currier & Ives at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA.Graphic of Bombardment of Forts Hatteras & Clark by U.S. Fleet at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA.
Painting of Bombardment of Forts Hatteras by U.S. Fleet (1861) at Norfolk History Museum. Norfolk, VA.The Hartford Passing the Hygeia Hotel & Fortress Monroe, VA painting (1862) by John Wilson at Norfolk History Museum. Norfolk, VA.Graphic of Interior of Fort Sumter during bombardment on April 12, 1861 by Currier & Ives at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA.Graphic of Bombardment of Forts Hatteras & Clark by U.S. Fleet (1861) at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA.
Graphic of Burnside Expedition at Hatteres Inlet by Angelo Wiser in Harper's Weekly at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA.Graphic of Burnside Expedition's Capture of Roanoke Island by Charge of Zouaves by F.O.C. Darley & J.J. Crew at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA.Graphic of Views of Norfolk & Portsmouth from Naval Hospital at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA.Graphic of The Blowing up of the James River Fleet on the night of the Evacuation of Richmond by Hoen & Co. at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA.
Graphic of Burnside Expedition at Hatteres Inlet (Feb. 1862) by Angelo Wiser in Harper's Weekly at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA.Graphic of Burnside Expedition's Capture of Roanoke Island by Charge of Zouaves (March 1, 1862) by F.O.C. Darley & J.J. Crew at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA.Graphic of Views of Norfolk & Portsmouth from Naval Hospital (1862) at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA.Graphic of The Blowing up of the James River Fleet on the night of the Evacuation of Richmond (April 2, 1865) by Hoen & Co. at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA.
Graphic of Harper's Ferry Insurrection put down by U.S. Marines from Frank Leslife's Illustrated Newspaper, Oct. 29, 1859 at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.Battle of Five Forks by Paul Philippoteaux at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.The Fall of Richmond on April 2, 1865 after defeat at Battle of Five Forks graphic by Currier & Ives at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.Battle of the Crater painting by John Elder at Siege Museum. Petersburg, VA.
Graphic of Harper's Ferry Insurrection put down by U.S. Marines from Frank Leslife's Illustrated Newspaper, Oct. 29, 1859 at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.Battle of Five Forks by Paul Philippoteaux at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.The Fall of Richmond on April 2, 1865 after defeat at Battle of Five Forks graphic by Currier & Ives at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.Battle of the Crater (July 30, 1864) painting (1951) by John Elder at Siege Museum. Petersburg, VA.

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