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Photograph

Herman Anderson

Date: 1861 

Description: A seated studio portrait of Anderson Herman, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform, holding a musket across his chest. The following...

Photograph

Weighing Pig Lead

Date: 1866-05 

Description: Engraved view of two men in a train locomotive observing the weighing of pig lead. Several bars of lead are stacked near the scale.

Photograph

John M. Harrell

Date: 1865-06 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Confederate Lieutenant Colonel John Harrell of Harrell's Battalion in the Arkansas Cavalry.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Crude parody of a coat of arms for the Confederacy. The border on the right, bottom and left is a rattlesnake. The top is a ribbon with the text "OH! "LET...

Date: 1864 

Description: Catalogue illustration of an Enfield Rifle and bayonet.

Date: 1868 

Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are visible in the background, behind the factory.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The "crest" of Jefferson Davis has a horizontal blue field at the top with white stars representing the seceding states. Three vertical fields (red-white-r...

Date: 1862-03 

Description: Ossawattamie, Kansas, as it appeared at the time the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer's passed through on their march from Leavenworth to Fort Scott in March of 18...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1868 

Description: This 1868 map of the entire state shows county boundaries outlined in red, cities of over 3000 inhabitants and county seats. It also marks rivers, lakes, r...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). This portrait was reportedly a favorite of his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chic...

Painting

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...

Date: 1862-03-13 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A slave is being whipped by a slave owner as he kneels and prays next to a bale of cotton labeled "COTTON" and "CSA". John Bull sits on the bale facing awa...

Date: 1862 

Description: Large group of Union soldiers in formation by a barracks at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1863-12-05 

Description: Engraving of the dedication ceremony for the Soldiers' National Cemetery, November 19,1863, that appeared in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." It was...

Date: 1864 

Description: View across the Tennessee River toward the city and Cameron Hill, showing the military bridge and some Union Army installations put up following the occupa...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1868 

Description: Prepared for the State Board of Emigration in 1868, this map shows county boundaries, some cities, and completed and projected railroads.

Date: 1866 

Description: Trees stripped of bark. There is a fence on the right. In the far background is a building, perhaps a house, on a hill. Plate 19

Date: 1862 

Description: Cover of a British advertising brochure for "McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine, (of which 50,000 have now been made in the United States) with his new...

Map or Atlas

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird’s-eye view map. Indexed for points of interest.

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