386 illustrations of famous people including: Sebastian Cabot, Caesar, John C. Calhoun, Andrew Carnegie, Samuel Champlain, Li Hung Chang, Charlemagne, Geoffrey Chaucer, Henry Clay, Samuel Clemens, Grover Cleveland, Christopher Columbus, Confucius, Hernan Cortes, Stephen Crane, David Crockett, Oliver Cromwell, George Armstrong Custer, and many more

"Colonel Cross, born in Lancaster, N. H., April 22nd, 1832, died near Gettysburg, Pa., July 22nd, 1863. In 1860 he held a lieutenant colonel's commission in the Mexican Army, but when the news of the attack on Fort Sumter reached him he at once resigned and offered his services to the Governor of New Hamshire; organized the Fifth New Hampshire Regiment and was commissioned as its colonel; distinguished himself in many important engagements. He was mortally wounded at Gettysburg while leading the First Division of the Second Army Corps." — Frank Leslie, 1896

Colonel E. E. Cross

"Colonel Cross, born in Lancaster, N. H., April 22nd, 1832, died near Gettysburg, Pa., July 22nd, 1863.…

(1829-1914) Unites States senator from Illinois and representative who helped establish the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1887. Governor of Illinois.

Shelby M. Cullom

(1829-1914) Unites States senator from Illinois and representative who helped establish the Interstate…

Governor of Illinois

Shelby Moore Cullom

Governor of Illinois

"General Cullum, born in New York city, February 25th, 1809, died in New York city, February 28th, 1892, was graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1833, and brevetted a second lieutenant in the Engineer Corps. During the Mexican War he rendered valuable services as superintending engineer for devising and constructing sapper, miner and pontoon trains. In 1861 he was appointed chief engineer of the Department of the Missouri, with the rank of brigadier general of volunteers, and made chief of staff to General Halleck. The latter position he continued to hold after Halleck was made general in chief, and accompanied him in his Southwestern campaigns, and afterward to headquarters in Washington, D. C., until 1864, when he became superintendent of the United States Military Academy."— Frank Leslie, 1896

General George W. Cullum

"General Cullum, born in New York city, February 25th, 1809, died in New York city, February 28th, 1892,…

A French physicist and chemist famous for her work on radioactivity. She was the first person honored with two Nobel prizes, in physics and chemisty.

Marie Curie

A French physicist and chemist famous for her work on radioactivity. She was the first person honored…

(1817-1865) Governor of Pennsylvania and supporter of Lincoln's war efforts.

Andrew G. Curtin

(1817-1865) Governor of Pennsylvania and supporter of Lincoln's war efforts.

Famous writer and public speaker, known for <em>Nile notes of a Howadji.</em>

George William Curtis

Famous writer and public speaker, known for Nile notes of a Howadji.

Famous writer and public speaker, known for <em>Nile notes of a Howadji</em>.

George William Curtis

Famous writer and public speaker, known for Nile notes of a Howadji.

Samuel Ryan Curtis (February 3, 1805 - December 26, 1866) was an American military officer, most famous for his role in the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War.

Samuel Ryan Curtis

Samuel Ryan Curtis (February 3, 1805 - December 26, 1866) was an American military officer, most famous…

Ernst Curtius (September 2, 1814 &ndash; July 11, 1896) was a German archaeologist and historian.

Ernst Curtius

Ernst Curtius (September 2, 1814 – July 11, 1896) was a German archaeologist and historian.

(1800-1879) Lawyer and public official. Appointed commissioner to China and served in the Mexican War. He wrote many articles and books.

Caleb Cushing

(1800-1879) Lawyer and public official. Appointed commissioner to China and served in the Mexican War.…

William Barker Cushing (4 November 1842 - 17 December 1874) was an officer in the United States Navy, best known for sinking the Confederate ironclad CSS Albemarle during a daring nighttime raid on October 27, 1864.

William Barker Cushing

William Barker Cushing (4 November 1842 - 17 December 1874) was an officer in the United States Navy,…

(1816-1876) American actress of the stage

Charlotte Cushman

(1816-1876) American actress of the stage

(1839-1876) American general that lead 277 troopers to be slaughtered by a group of Indians.

Custer

(1839-1876) American general that lead 277 troopers to be slaughtered by a group of Indians.

(1839-1876) Soldier who led a group of soldiers to annihilation

General Custer

(1839-1876) Soldier who led a group of soldiers to annihilation

"General George A. Custer, born in New Rumley, Harrison County, Ohio, December 5th, 1839, died in Montana, June 25th, 1876, was graduated at the United States Military Academy in June 1861, and reported for duty at Washington; was assigned to duty as lieutenant in the Fifth Cavalry, and participated, on the day of his arrival at the front, in the first battle of Bull Run. For daring gallantry in a skirmish at Aldie, and in the action at Brandy Station, as well as in the closing operations of the Rappahannock campaign, he was appointed brigadier general of volunteers. General custer, with his entire command, was slain by the Sioux indians in the battle of Little Big Horn, in Montana, June 25th, 1876." &mdash; Frank Leslie, 1896

George Custer

"General George A. Custer, born in New Rumley, Harrison County, Ohio, December 5th, 1839, died in Montana,…

"George Armstrong Custer, a brilliant cavalry officer, was born at New Rumley, Ohio, December 5, 1839. He graduated at West Point, in 1861, and at once engaged in active service, being in the Bull Run battle. Throughout the war, it is said he never lost a gun or a flag, and captured more guns, flags and prisoners than any other officer not commanding an army. After the war he served on the frontier, and it was largely his reports of the fertility and mineral wealth of the Black Hills that stimulated the movement of population in that direction."&mdash;Scudder, 1897

George Armstrong Custer

"George Armstrong Custer, a brilliant cavalry officer, was born at New Rumley, Ohio, December 5, 1839.…

George Armstrong Custer (December 5, 1839 - June 25, 1876) was a United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars.

George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer (December 5, 1839 - June 25, 1876) was a United States Army officer and cavalry…

(--) Commanded a regiment n the French army in the Ameican Revolution

Custine

(--) Commanded a regiment n the French army in the Ameican Revolution

Cutting was the publisher of a Spanish newspaper called the <em>Il Centinela</em>.

A. K. Cutting

Cutting was the publisher of a Spanish newspaper called the Il Centinela.

(1769-1832) Cuvier was a naturalist and devoted to many departments of natural and scientific research.

Georges Cuvier

(1769-1832) Cuvier was a naturalist and devoted to many departments of natural and scientific research.

An Austrian pianist, composer and teacher. He is best remembered today for his books of etudes for the piano.

Carl Czerny

An Austrian pianist, composer and teacher. He is best remembered today for his books of etudes for the…

This piece was an etching by Tintoretto. It was etched for a competition to paint on the ceiling of Sala dell' Albergo.

The Doge Pascale Ciconia

This piece was an etching by Tintoretto. It was etched for a competition to paint on the ceiling of…

An illustration of King Charles wearing a rather large neck tie.

King Charles

An illustration of King Charles wearing a rather large neck tie.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), an English poet, philosopher, and critic.

Samual Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), an English poet, philosopher, and critic.