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Union Army commemorative photographic album, circa 1861-1864

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Finding aid prepared by Desirae Carron

Title

Union Army commemorative photographic album

Date

circa 1861-1864

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection is arranged in natural order.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2008av023 : [identification of item], Collection on Union Army commemorative photographic album, circa 1861-1864, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.62 Cubic feet

1 box, 55 items

Abstract

The Union Army commemorative photographic album (dated circa 1861-1864; 0.62 cubic feet; 55 items) includes 50 photographs in an album and 5 loose photographs. These prefabricated commemorative photograph albums were available for sale during the civil war and contained pictures of Union officers and soldiers.

Biography/History

These prefabricated commemorative photograph albums were available for sale during the civil war and contained pictures of Union officers and soldiers.

Scope and Content

The Union Army commemorative photographic album (dated circa 1861-1864; 0.62 cubic feet; 55 items) contains 50 photographs in an album and 5 loose photographs. Subjects of the photographs include Abraham Lincoln and many majors, generals, and soldiers in the Union Army.

Subjects

  • Baird, Absalom, 1824-1905
  • Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881
  • Ellsworth, E. E. (Elmer Ephraim), 1837-1861
  • Halleck, Henry Wagner, 1815-1872
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • Meredith, Solomon, 1810-1875
  • Morgan, G. W. (George Washington), 1820-1893
  • Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1891
  • Reynolds, John Fulton, 1820-1862
  • Rosecrans, William S., (William Starke), 1819-1898
  • Rousseau, Lovell Harrison, 1818-1869
  • Sickles, Daniel Edgar, 1819-1914
  • Sigel, Franz, 1824-1902
  • Military history.
  • Soldiers.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Collection Inventory

Series I. Album, circa 1861-1864
President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), United States President 1861-1865, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 1] browse
General John Fulton Reynolds (1820-1863), Union General killed at Battle of Gettysburg June 30, 1863, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 2] browse
General Henry Wagner Halleck (1815-1872), U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 3] browse
Major General Ambrose Everett Burnside (1824-1881), U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 4] browse
General Daniel Edgar Sickles (1819-1914), U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 5] browse
General John H. Hobart Ward (1823-1903), U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 6] browse
General Lovell Harrison Rousseau (1818-1869), U.S.A. Gen. Rosseau- Dead noted on album page., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 7] browse
General George Washington Morgan (1820-1893), U.S.A. George W. Morgan noted on back photo., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 8] browse
General Solomon Meredith (1810-1875), U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 9] browse
Brigadier General William Starke Rosecrans (1819-1898), U.S.A., Old Rosy. Gen. Rosecrans noted on back photo., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 10] browse
Major General Franz Sigel (1824-1902), U.S.A. Gen. Sigel noted on back photo., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 11] browse
Major General Absalom Baird (1824-1905), U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 12] browse
Unidentified woman in dress, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 13] browse
Lieutenant Colonel George Meikle, U.S.A.; namesake of Fort Meikle, Petersburg, VA. Lt. Col. Meikle, killed at Petersburg noted on album page., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 14] browse
Lieutenant Colonel Shannon, U.S.A.; Yours truly, J N Shannon, Lieut. Col. 20th Ind written on front print., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 15] browse
Colonel Charles; Killed in the Shenandoah Valley noted front print., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 16] browse
James P. Clute, U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 17] browse
Unidentified U.S. soldier holding hat, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 18] browse
Colonel S[illegible]; U.S.A.; Killed at Chatanooga noted on front print., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 19] browse
Colonel Fay, U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 20] browse
Colonel Blake, U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 21] browse
Colonel Henderson, U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 22] browse
Colonel Black, U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 23] browse
Colonel Ephraim Elmer Ellsworth, U.S.A.; Leader of New York's Fire Zouaves, assassinated at Alexandria. First well-known Civil War fatality. Killed at Alexandria noted on album page., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 24] browse
Major Gilbreth, U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 25] browse
Unidentified U.S. soldier. Your Friend, Orpheus [illegible] noted on front print., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 26] browse
Unidentified U.S. soldier. H.C. G[illegible] noted on front print., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 27] browse
Captain Brown, U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 28] browse
Dr. Holbs, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 29] browse
U.S. soldier, possibly Major Gilbreth, U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 30] browse
Colonel Thomas McCormick Walker, U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 31] browse
Commander David Dixon Porter (1813-1891), U.S.A. Rev. Mr. Porter noted on album page., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 32] browse
Unidentified U.S. soldier, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 33] browse
Unidentified U.S. soldier. Illegible print on album page may note Orderly West., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 34] browse
Captain Rees, U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 35] browse
Unidentified U.S. soldier. Very R[illegible] yours, S.C. H[illegible], Capt. 28th Battery N.3.r.a noted on front photo., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 36] browse
Captain Thomas, U.S.A.; Killed at Spotsylvania noted on front image., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 37] browse
Captain Henry Quigley, U.S.A.; died at Battle of the Wilderness. Capt. Henry Quigley, 20th Ind. [illegible] noted on back print., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 38] browse
Lieutenant Sheehan, U.S.A.; Yours truly, M. Sheehan 20th Ind. noted on front print., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 39] browse
Lieutenant W.D. Vatchel, U.S.A.; Wounded at Battle of Orchards and since died noted on album page. Yours truly, W.D. Vatchel 20 Indiana [illegible] noted on front print., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 40] browse
Unidentified U.S. soldier. Lt. S[illegible], killed in the Wilderness noted on album page., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 41] browse
Lieutenant Robert H. Taylor, U.S.A.; Yours truly, Robt H. Taylor, Lieut. 20th Ind {illegible] noted on front print., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 42] browse
Unidentified U.S. soldier. Srg. G[illegible] noted on album page., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 43] browse
Unidentified U.S. soldier, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 44] browse
Unidentified U.S. soldier; Yours E[illegible], Sr J. S. S[illegible] 10th Ind] noted on back print., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 45] browse
Lieutenant Clark, U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 46] browse
Lieutenant Miller, U.S.A. and wife, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 47] browse
Unidentified U.S. soldier; Truly Yours, [illegible] M. Grace noted on front print., undated
[Box: 1, Item: 48] browse
Unidentified U.S. soldier in long overcoat, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 49] browse
Lieutenant Enzie, U.S.A, undated
[Box: 1, Item: 50] browse
Series II. Loose photographs, circa 1861-1864
Unidentified man, undated
[Box: 2, Item: 51] browse
Unidentified man, undated
[Box: 2, Item: 52] browse
Unidentified young man, undated
[Box: 2, Item: 53] browse
Unidentified man, undated
[Box: 2, Item: 54] browse
Unidentified man, undated
[Box: 2, Item: 55] browse
Empty album, undated
[Box: 3, Item: 56] browse