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Carte de Visite Depicting Abraham Lincoln

Identifier: MS-1789

A single carte de visite depicting Abraham Lincoln. Mathew Brady made the original portrait that serves as the foundation of this carte de visite. Either Brady or another photographer added a dark wreath around the image, likely on the occasion of Lincoln's assassination.

Dates: circa 1865

John Ibaugh Civil War Diary

Identifier: MS-3219

In this diary, John Ibaugh writes primarily of his movements between Philadelphia and Washington D.C. during the closing months of the Civil War. He also describes his service at the Battle of Nashville, the Battle of Chattanooga, and the Union Army's final march in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1864 December 3-1865 May 25

Mary Francis (Fannie) Smith Family Papers

Identifier: MS-3029
Abstract The collection contains thirty Civil War letters written to and from Binghamton, New York and a variety of places in Tennessee. Some of the letters are written on paper provided by the U. S. Christian Commission. Most of the letters still have their original envelopes, some with postmarks and stamps still affixed. The letters from Binghamton are written by Eliza Smith and D. D. Cooley, a friend of the family. The letters from Tennessee are written by William and Alfred Smith. There are also...
Dates: 1865, 1904-1920

The Last Political Conversation of Andrew Johnson

Identifier: MS-1102

Papers relating to "The Last Political Conversation of Andrew Johnson," a document typed most likely in the 1920s by Captain McElwee, who either typed it himself or dictated it. The document, rediscovered in 1977, describes an 1875 conversation with Andrew Johnson on a train out of Knoxville, Tennessee, shortly before Johnson's death. The discussion that took place was significant in detailing parts of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln ten years earlier.

Dates: 1923