Union Army commemorative photographic album

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.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Union Army commemorative photographic album
Date
circa 1861-1864
Extent
0.62 Cubic feet
Subjects
Military history.
Soldiers.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Soldiers.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged in natural order.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Finding aid prepared by Desirae Carron
Preferred Citation
2008av023 : [identification of item], Collection on Union Army commemorative photographic album, circa 1861-1864, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

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.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Album, circa 1861-1864

President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), United States President 1861-1865., undated

  • Box 1, Item 1
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General John Fulton Reynolds (1820-1863), Union General killed at Battle of Gettysburg June 30, 1863., undated

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General Henry Wagner Halleck (1815-1872), U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 3
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Major General Ambrose Everett Burnside (1824-1881), U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 4
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General Daniel Edgar Sickles (1819-1914), U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 5
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General John H. Hobart Ward (1823-1903), U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 6
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General Lovell Harrison Rousseau (1818-1869), U.S.A. Gen. Rosseau- Dead noted on album page., undated

  • Box 1, Item 7
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General George Washington Morgan (1820-1893), U.S.A. George W. Morgan noted on back photo., undated

  • Box 1, Item 8
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General Solomon Meredith (1810-1875), U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 9
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Brigadier General William Starke Rosecrans (1819-1898), U.S.A., Old Rosy. Gen. Rosecrans noted on back photo., undated

  • Box 1, Item 10
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Major General Franz Sigel (1824-1902), U.S.A. Gen. Sigel noted on back photo., undated

  • Box 1, Item 11
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Major General Absalom Baird (1824-1905), U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 12
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Unidentified woman in dress., undated

  • Box 1, Item 13
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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
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Lieutenant Colonel Shannon, U.S.A.; Yours truly, J N Shannon, Lieut. Col. 20th Ind written on front print., undated

  • Box 1, Item 15
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Colonel Charles; Killed in the Shenandoah Valley noted front print., undated

  • Box 1, Item 16
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James P. Clute, U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 17
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Unidentified U.S. soldier holding hat., undated

  • Box 1, Item 18
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Colonel S[illegible]; U.S.A.; Killed at Chatanooga noted on front print., undated

  • Box 1, Item 19
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Colonel Fay, U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 20
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Colonel Blake, U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 21
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Colonel Henderson, U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 22
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Colonel Black, U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 23
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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
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Major Gilbreth, U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 25
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Unidentified U.S. soldier. Your Friend, Orpheus [illegible] noted on front print., undated

  • Box 1, Item 26
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Unidentified U.S. soldier. H.C. G[illegible] noted on front print., undated

  • Box 1, Item 27
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Captain Brown, U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 28
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Dr. Holbs, undated

  • Box 1, Item 29
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U.S. soldier, possibly Major Gilbreth, U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 30
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Colonel Thomas McCormick Walker, U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 31
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Commander David Dixon Porter (1813-1891), U.S.A. Rev. Mr. Porter noted on album page., undated

  • Box 1, Item 32
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Unidentified U.S. soldier, undated

  • Box 1, Item 33
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Unidentified U.S. soldier. Illegible print on album page may note Orderly West., undated

  • Box 1, Item 34
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Captain Rees, U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 35
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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
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Captain Thomas, U.S.A.; Killed at Spotsylvania noted on front image., undated

  • Box 1, Item 37
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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
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Lieutenant Sheehan, U.S.A.; Yours truly, M. Sheehan 20th Ind. noted on front print., undated

  • Box 1, Item 39
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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
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Unidentified U.S. soldier. Lt. S[illegible], killed in the Wilderness noted on album page., undated

  • Box 1, Item 41
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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
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Unidentified U.S. soldier. Srg. G[illegible] noted on album page., undated

  • Box 1, Item 43
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Unidentified U.S. soldier, undated

  • Box 1, Item 44
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Unidentified U.S. soldier; Yours E[illegible], Sr J. S. S[illegible] 10th Ind] noted on back print., undated

  • Box 1, Item 45
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Lieutenant Clark, U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 46
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Lieutenant Miller, U.S.A. and wife., undated

  • Box 1, Item 47
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Unidentified U.S. soldier; Truly Yours, [illegible] M. Grace noted on front print., undated

  • Box 1, Item 48
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Unidentified U.S. soldier in long overcoat., undated

  • Box 1, Item 49
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Lieutenant Enzie, U.S.A., undated

  • Box 1, Item 50
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Loose photographs, circa 1861-1864

Unidentified man, undated

  • Box 2, Item 51
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Unidentified man, undated

  • Box 2, Item 52
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Unidentified young man, undated

  • Box 2, Item 53
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Unidentified man, undated

  • Box 2, Item 54
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Unidentified man, undated

  • Box 2, Item 55
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Empty album, undated

  • Box 3, Item 56
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