Pictorial history of the Civil War in the United States of America (Book, 1866) [WorldCat.org]
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Relief prints
Intaglio prints
Half bindings (Binding)
Marbled papers (Binding)
Extra-illustrated copies (Provenance)
Ouvrages illustrés
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891.
Pictorial history of the Civil War in the United States of America.
Philadelphia : G.W. Childs, 1866-1868
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Ulysses S Grant; John C Pemberton; Ulysses S Grant; Abraham Lincoln; John C Pemberton
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benson John Lossing; William Barritt; George William Childs; Thomas Belknap; Corydon A Alvord; Christian Schussele; Robert Whitechurch; John Chester Buttre; Mathew B Brady; H L Stephens; Augustus Robin; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
OCLC Number: 1007582
Notes: Volumes 2 and 3 published by T. Belknap, Hartford.
Later edition published under title: The pictorial field book of the Civil War.
Frontispiece of volume I: President Lincoln and his Cabinet ... drawn by C. Schuessele and engraved by R. Whitechurch. Frontispiece of volume II: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln engraved by J.C. Buttre, after a photograph by Matthew Brady. Frontispiece of volume III: Interview between Grant and Pemberton drawn by H.L. Stephens and engraved by Augustus Robin, N.Y.
Volume III includes plates with numerous portraits of Union generals, some signed by various engravers.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations, portraits, maps, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. Origins of rebellion to the Battle of Bull's Run --
v. 2. Reorganizing the Army of the Potomac to the capture of Vicksburg --
v. 3. Chancellorsville to the surrender at Appomattox.
Series Title: Online access with subscription: JISC Historical Texts (British Library 19th Century Collection)
Other Titles: Pictorial field book of the Civil War
Civil War in the United States of America
Civil War in America
Responsibility: by Benson J. Lossing ; illustrated by many hundred engravings on wood, by Lossing and Barritt, from sketches by the author and others.
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