The Miscellaneous Civil War ClipArt gallery includes 186 illustrations of general topic from the American Civil War, fought between the North (Union) and the South (Confederacy).

"Interior of the Mortar Battery Stanton, Tybee Island, Ga., showing the operation of 13-inch mortars during the bombardment of Fort Pulaski, April 10th, 1862. The works erected were eleven batteries, with a parapet in front eight feet high, with a bomb-proof traverse between every two guns, the sides of the parapets and traverses being riveted with rods, fascines or hurdle works. The mortars fire over the parapets, and the guns through embrasures cut in the parapets. The batteries nearest to Fort Pulaski were connected with trenches to permit a safe communication between them. All the advanced batteries had splinter-proof shelters, and each one three reliefs, so that two of them were all the time under shelter. These advanced batteries had also a bomb-proof surgery, supplied with a table and all requisites for surgical operations, and each battery had also a well of water. In a word, the admirable manner in which these works were constructed and arranged stamped General Gilmore as one of the greatest engineers of the age Mortar Battery Stanton had three 13-inch mortars, each weighing 17,120 pounds, with a range of 3,476 yards."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Mortar Battery Stanton

"Interior of the Mortar Battery Stanton, Tybee Island, Ga., showing the operation of 13-inch mortars…

Mortar practice- putting in the shell.

Mortar practice

Mortar practice- putting in the shell.

"Mortar practice- 13-inch shell mortar, as used by the Federal government- weight of mortar 17,000 pounds." —Leslie, 1896

Mortar practice

"Mortar practice- 13-inch shell mortar, as used by the Federal government- weight of mortar 17,000 pounds."…

"Mortar practice- rear view of 13-inch mortar, with its usual complement of seven gunners. The mortar is one of the most ancient forms of cannon, being used as early as 1495 by Charles VIII at the siege of Naples. In 1478 the first attempt was made to project hollow shot filled with powder; but owing to their clumsy make the accidents were so frequent as to cause their discontinuance. In 1634 a French mechanic overcame the difficulty, and mortars were revived in the French service. Our illustrations represent a 13-inch mortar, the largest in general practice, weight 17,000 pounds, exclusive of the carriage. The number of men required to work one of these guns is seven, for all of whom there is distinct and adequate occupation. Mortars are not used in hand-to-hand encounters, their value consisting in pitching shells into camps and towns, or shelling fortifications erected on elevations, against which cannons are of no avail." —Leslie, 1896

Mortar practice

"Mortar practice- rear view of 13-inch mortar, with its usual complement of seven gunners. The mortar…

"The discovery of Nat Turner."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Nat Turner

"The discovery of Nat Turner."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

"The New Jersey troops crossing the Chesapeake Bay, in sixteen propellers, on their way to Washington, May 4th, 1861." — Frank Leslie, 1896

New Jersey troops

"The New Jersey troops crossing the Chesapeake Bay, in sixteen propellers, on their way to Washington,…

The secessionists tore up the railroad but the men of the eighth Massachusetts knew how to build railroads. Together with the New York Seventh Regiment, they began to spike down the rails and relaid the rails and made their way to Washington.

New York Seventh Regiment Marching Down Broadway

The secessionists tore up the railroad but the men of the eighth Massachusetts knew how to build railroads.…

"Night burial of Colonel Garesche, Chief of Staff to Major General Rosecrans, on the battlefield of Stone River, Tenn."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Night burial

"Night burial of Colonel Garesche, Chief of Staff to Major General Rosecrans, on the battlefield of…

The Norfolk Naval Yard, also known as the Norfolk Naval Shipyard became an integral shipyard during the Civil War. In 1861, Virginia joined the Confederate States of America. The shipyard commander feared that the Confederacy would take control of the shipyard so he ordered it to be burned. However, the Confederates still took over the shipyard without armed conflict which caused the Union forced to withdrawal to Fort Monroe.

Norfolk Navy Yard Burning

The Norfolk Naval Yard, also known as the Norfolk Naval Shipyard became an integral shipyard during…

"New Jersey Camp at Arling, Va., designated as Camp Princeton in honor of one of the Revolutionary battle grounds of New Jersey. This picture is a representation of the officers' tents of the Jersey City Zouave Company, acting as guard of honor to General Runyon." — Frank Leslie, 1896

Officer's Tents

"New Jersey Camp at Arling, Va., designated as Camp Princeton in honor of one of the Revolutionary battle…

"The old stone fence."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Old Stone Fence

"The old stone fence."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Ornaments made of blue silk ribbon with a button in the center bearing the image of a palmetto tree. They were worn by ladies of Charleston immediately after the passage of the ordinance of succession.

Palmetto Cockade

Ornaments made of blue silk ribbon with a button in the center bearing the image of a palmetto tree.…

The pen with which President Abraham Lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation.

President Lincoln's Pen

The pen with which President Abraham Lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation.

Battle of Fort Pillow is also known as the Fort Pillow Massacre, fought on April 12, 1864 on the Mississippi River in Henning Tennessee, during the Civil War.

Battle of Fort Pillow

Battle of Fort Pillow is also known as the Fort Pillow Massacre, fought on April 12, 1864 on the Mississippi…

Pittsburg Landing is a town in Hardin County, Tennessee and is named for the industrial heritage of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Much of the Battle of Shiloh was fought at Pittsburg Landing during the Civil War.

Pittsburg Landing in Tennessee

Pittsburg Landing is a town in Hardin County, Tennessee and is named for the industrial heritage of…

"The Plantation Police, or Patrol, was an institution peculiar to the Slave States. It was a semi-military organization, raised and supported by the planters, but recognized by the old State authorities. Their principal duty was to visit the various plantations and patrol the roads at night, arresting all [African Americans] and others not having proper passes. The war, the President's proclomation, and the actual possession of most of the State of Louisiana by the Federal authorities, rendered these patrols doubly rigorous. Some of the [African Americans] submitted reluctantly. The [African American] in the foreground is a speciman of this class. He seems to yield to the superior force of a tottering power, satisfied that his day is at hand; others show the obsequious, submissive stamp- the [African American] satisfied with his lot if he is clothed and fed."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Plantation Police

"The Plantation Police, or Patrol, was an institution peculiar to the Slave States. It was a semi-military…

Men in the Civil War building a pontoon bridge across a river.

Pontoon Bridge

Men in the Civil War building a pontoon bridge across a river.

"The advance of Port Hudson. The baggage train of General Augur's division crossing the Bayou Montecino, March 13th, 1863. Our sketch represents a baggage train belonging to General Augur's division crossing a little creek, or bayou, about four miles from Baton Rouge. It will be remembered that General Banks made a feigned advance against Port Hudson on March 13th, in order to facilitate Commodore Farragut's movements past the batteries."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Port Hudson

"The advance of Port Hudson. The baggage train of General Augur's division crossing the Bayou Montecino,…

Prisoners eluding capture.

Prison and Escape

Prisoners eluding capture.

A Civil War soldier being taken prisoner.

Soldier Taken Prisoner

A Civil War soldier being taken prisoner.

The reward poster ordered by te Secretary of War after President Lincoln's assassination.

Reward Poster

The reward poster ordered by te Secretary of War after President Lincoln's assassination.

"Statue of Major General John f. Reynolds."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Reynolds Statue

"Statue of Major General John f. Reynolds."— Frank Leslie, 1896

"Rhode Island Regiments embarking at Providence for New York and Washington. Within five days after the President's call for troops the Rhode Island Marine Artillery, with 8 guns and 110 horses, commanded by Colonel Tompkins, passed through New York on their way to Washington, and the First Regiment of infantry, 1,200 strong, under Colonel Ambrose E. Burnside, was ready to move. It was composed of many of the wealthier citizens of the State, and accompanied by the patriotic Governor, who had, from his private purse, armed and equipped the regiment, as well as contributed to the general war fun. The little State, on May 18th, 1861, appropriated $500,000 for equipping volunteers."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Rhode Island Regiments

"Rhode Island Regiments embarking at Providence for New York and Washington. Within five days after…

"Siege of Vicksburg- sharpshooters in the rifle pits constructed by Captain Hickenlooper."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Rifle Pits

"Siege of Vicksburg- sharpshooters in the rifle pits constructed by Captain Hickenlooper."— Frank…

The Robinson House belonged to a free African American during the First Battle of Bull Run. The house was captured and the battle was fought near the famous house.

Robinson's House in Battle of Bull Run

The Robinson House belonged to a free African American during the First Battle of Bull Run. The house…

"Practicing with the celebrated Sawyer gun on the Confederate batteries at Swell's Point, near Norfolk, Va., from Fort Calhoun, on the Ripraps, infront of Fortress Monroe. The Ripraps, on w hich Fort Calhoun was erected, was in advance of Fortress Monroe, being between it and Sewell's Point, and was an important position, as with guns of a proper calibre it could completely command and destroy the enemy's battery at Sewell's Point. General Butler gave special attention to this point, and various kinds of ordinances were experimented with, the Sawyer rifled cannon and the Hotchkiss shell having been proved the most complete and effective." —Leslie, 1896

Sawyer gun

"Practicing with the celebrated Sawyer gun on the Confederate batteries at Swell's Point, near Norfolk,…

Scouting party of the ninth Indian volunteers, or, as they were called, "The tigers of the bloody ninth."

Scouting Party

Scouting party of the ninth Indian volunteers, or, as they were called, "The tigers of the bloody ninth."

Sergeant Champe escaping by horseback and swimming.

Sergeant Champe

Sergeant Champe escaping by horseback and swimming.

"Taking away the colors of the Seventy-ninth New York Regiment for insubordination and mutiny, Washington, D. C., August 14th, 1861. The scene during the reading of the order of General McClellan was exceedingly impressive. The sun was just going down, and in hazy mountain twilight the features and forms of officers and men could scarcely be distinguished. Immediately behind his aid was General Porter, firm and self-possessed. Colonel Stevens was in front of the regiment, endeavoring to quiet his rather nervous horse. In the rear of the regulars, and a little distance apart, General Sickles sat carelessly on horseback, cooly smoking a cigar and conversing with some friends. At one time during the reading a murmur passed through the lines of the mutineers; and when the portion of the order directing the regiment to surrentder its colors was read a private in one of the rear lines cried out, in broad Scotch tones, "Let's keep the colors, boys!" No response was made by the remainder of the regiment. Major Sykes at once rode up the line to where the voice was heard. It would have been more than the soldier's life was worth had he been discovered at the moment in pistol range by any of the officers." — Frank Leslie, 1896

Seventy-ninth Regiment

"Taking away the colors of the Seventy-ninth New York Regiment for insubordination and mutiny, Washington,…

"Dead sharpshooters on Little Round Top."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Sharpshooters

"Dead sharpshooters on Little Round Top."— Frank Leslie, 1896

William Tecumseh Sherman served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65). He is pictured here with his generals.

Sherman and His Generals

William Tecumseh Sherman served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65).…

The Shiloh Church is an important landmark during the Civil War during the Battle of Shiloh, also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing fought on April 6 and April 7, 1862.

Shiloh Church at Battle of Shiloh

The Shiloh Church is an important landmark during the Civil War during the Battle of Shiloh, also known…

"Federal soldiers shooting cattle for the supply of the army."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Shooting Cattle

"Federal soldiers shooting cattle for the supply of the army."— Frank Leslie, 1896

"Federal signal station on Loudoun Heights, Harper's Ferry, communicating with the station on Maryland Heights."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Signal Station

"Federal signal station on Loudoun Heights, Harper's Ferry, communicating with the station on Maryland…

"Signaling with a piece of looking glass. Hints to Soldiers in the camp and on campaign."— Frank Leslie, 1896

signal with glass

"Signaling with a piece of looking glass. Hints to Soldiers in the camp and on campaign."— Frank…

Thousands of patriotic citizens filled every available space in the big railroad station in Jersey City when the Sixth Regiment of Massachusetts entered, on its way to defend the Capital, Washington, April 18th. 1861, after marching through the streets of New York. The regiment was composed of eight hundred men. This was the regiment which, upon arrival in Baltimore, was stoned and shot at by a mob of Southern men who attempted to stop its progress to Washington.

The Sixth regiment

Thousands of patriotic citizens filled every available space in the big railroad station in Jersey City…

An illustration of a group of slaves fleeing from Army.

Slaves Fleeing from Army

An illustration of a group of slaves fleeing from Army.

"The soldier's rest--the friends of the Seventh and Eighth Regiments, New York Volunteers, welcoming the return of their heroes to New York, Tuesday, April 28th, 1863."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Soldiers Resting

"The soldier's rest--the friends of the Seventh and Eighth Regiments, New York Volunteers, welcoming…

Civil war soldiers in battle.

Fighting Soldiers

Civil war soldiers in battle.

"A southern caricature- 'Generals Wheeler and Wharton falling slowly back, contesting every foot of the way.'"— Frank Leslie, 1896

Southern Caricature

"A southern caricature- 'Generals Wheeler and Wharton falling slowly back, contesting every foot of…

Image of a Confederate spy.

Confederate Spy

Image of a Confederate spy.

"Going into camp at Stafford's store, Va. Third Brigade, Third Division, Sixth Corps, carrying off rails and gathering persimmons. Stafford's store is on the road from New Baltimore to Falmouth, and had attached to it a meadow of about an acre, entirely surrounded with a rail fence, which was somewhat unusual in Virginia. When the Third Brigade of the Third Division and Six Army Corps approached it they found that they had come upon a place where the supplies were more abundant than in other districts; there were heard the cackling of hens, the crowing of roosters, the bleating of sheep, and all those pleasant sounds so suggestive of a good larder. Our artist significantly added that those sounds would be heard no more, plainly intimating that our hungry soldiers made their originators go the way of all flesh. It was a curious sight to see the Federal soldiers each pull up a rail and shoulder it. Before long, therefore, the fence had disappeared, leaving the field without the palisades."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Stafford's Store

"Going into camp at Stafford's store, Va. Third Brigade, Third Division, Sixth Corps, carrying off rails…

"Landing state prisoners at Fort Lafayette, New York harbor, in 1861. Fort Lafayette, New York harbor, by the state prison of the republic during the Civil War, is built upn a shoal abut four hundred yards from Long Island, and is entirely surrounded by water. In shape it is quadrangular, with the angles pointing to the sea and shore diamondwise; hence it was formerly called Fort Diamond." —Leslie, 1896

State prisoners

"Landing state prisoners at Fort Lafayette, New York harbor, in 1861. Fort Lafayette, New York harbor,…

An illustration of soldiers on a Civil War hospital steamer.

Hospital Steamer

An illustration of soldiers on a Civil War hospital steamer.

"Erecting stockades at Newport News, Va., by the Federal Troops, June 1861."— Frank Leslie, 1896

stockades

"Erecting stockades at Newport News, Va., by the Federal Troops, June 1861."— Frank Leslie, 1896

"The stocks"— Frank Leslie, 1896

The Stocks

"The stocks"— Frank Leslie, 1896

Scene in the afternoon at the Battle of Stones River, also known as the Second Battle of Murfreesboro was fought from December 31, 1862 to January 2, 1863 in Tennessee in what is known as the Stones River Campaign in the Civil War.

Battle of Stones River Scene

Scene in the afternoon at the Battle of Stones River, also known as the Second Battle of Murfreesboro…

The Battle of Stones River, also known as the Second Battle of Murfreesboro was fought from December 31, 1862 to January 2, 1863 in Tennessee in what is known as the Stones River Campaign in the Civil War.

Battle of Stones River

The Battle of Stones River, also known as the Second Battle of Murfreesboro was fought from December…

"Soldiers and women participating in a Thanksgiving Ball. Thanksgiving festivities at Fort Pulaski, Ga., Thursday, November 27th, 1862. While the loyal citizens of the North were eating their turkeys the Federal soldiers in the South were also celebrating their Thanksgiving. We illustrate the amusement indulged in at Fort Pulaski, Ga. The grand attraction of the day, however, was th <em>fete</em> given by the officers of the Forty-eighth Regiment, New York Volunteers, Colonel Barton, and Company G, Third Rhode Island Regiment."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Thanksgiving Ball

"Soldiers and women participating in a Thanksgiving Ball. Thanksgiving festivities at Fort Pulaski,…

"Thanksgiving dinner. Thanksgiving festivities at Fort Pulaski, Ga., Thursday, November 27th, 1862. While the loyal citizens of the North were eating their turkeys the Federal soldiers in the South were also celebrating their Thanksgiving. We illustrate the amusement indulged in at Fort Pulaski, Ga. The grand attraction of the day, however, was th <em>fete</em> given by the officers of the Forty-eighth Regiment, New York Volunteers, Colonel Barton, and Company G, Third Rhode Island Regiment."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Thanksgiving Dinner

"Thanksgiving dinner. Thanksgiving festivities at Fort Pulaski, Ga., Thursday, November 27th, 1862.…

Civil War soldiers waving the flag of truce, signaling a halt in fighting for both sides.

Flag of Truce

Civil War soldiers waving the flag of truce, signaling a halt in fighting for both sides.

A Union soldier

Union

A Union soldier

"Unite or Die." This snake device first appeared when the Stamp Act excitement was at its height.

A Union Device

"Unite or Die." This snake device first appeared when the Stamp Act excitement was at its height.

"Bringing in Union men."&mdash; Frank Leslie, 1896

Union Men

"Bringing in Union men."— Frank Leslie, 1896

"Hanging of thirty Union men."&mdash; Frank Leslie, 1896

Hanging of Union men

"Hanging of thirty Union men."— Frank Leslie, 1896

This sketch depicts Americans exchanging rages for U.S. Army clothing or uniforms to fight for the Union Army during the Battle of Fredericksburg.

Union Uniforms

This sketch depicts Americans exchanging rages for U.S. Army clothing or uniforms to fight for the Union…

"Encampment of the First Vermont Regiment, Colonel Phelps, at Newport News, Va."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Vermont Regiment

"Encampment of the First Vermont Regiment, Colonel Phelps, at Newport News, Va."— Frank Leslie, 1896

"Scene in camp life- company mess of the Thirteenth Illinois Volunteers in their camp before Corinth, Miss." — Frank Leslie, 1896

Thirteenth Illinois Volunteers

"Scene in camp life- company mess of the Thirteenth Illinois Volunteers in their camp before Corinth,…

Soldiers chasing a lone man who is assumed to be an enemy or spy.

Civil War Horse Chase

Soldiers chasing a lone man who is assumed to be an enemy or spy.

Watts' House was an important house during the Battle of Gaines' Mill, also known as the First Battle of Cold Harbor or the Battle of Chickahominy River took place on June 27, 1862.

Watts' House at Battle of Gaines' Mill

Watts' House was an important house during the Battle of Gaines' Mill, also known as the First Battle…