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Collection Reference Number GLC09041
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1865 
Title Book of Military Scraps by John W. Mansfield
Date 1865
Author Mansfield, John W. (fl. 1865)  
Document Type Artwork
Content Description Includes watercolor and pencil and ink drawings of: Sibley tents; Zouaves; shoulder straps by rank (in color); Fort Independence; Fort Winthrop; 'Instrument of Torture for Negroes;' several canon, mortars, and guns, including Winan's steam gun, 'Lincoln Gun at Fortress Monroe,' and Parrott Gun; flag of the Cumberland; a Berdan sharpshooter's rifle; Whitney Battery [Keokuk] 'sunk at the bombardment of Fort Sumpter'; Mississippi River gun boat; Privateer Savannah; 'Gun bent double by a cannon ball at Big Bethel'; U.S. Volunteer & Rebel; 'Field of Antietam'; 'A Skirmish at Yorktown'; Monitor, Merrimac, Roanoke and numerous other ironclads by name.
Subjects Military Camp  Military History  Ironclad  Slavery  Union Forces  Artillery  Navy  Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg)  Privateering  Weaponry  Battle of Big Bethel (Bethel Church, Great Bethel)  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  
People Mansfield, John W. (fl. 1865)  
Theme The American Civil War; Naval & Maritime; Arts & Literature
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945