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Description: George W. Noble's discharge letter from the Union Army during the Civil War.
Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Lieutenant in the 2nd Wisconsin Calvary.
Description: Andrew Gallup's commission in the 6th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. A certificate printed in black ink with a red seal of Wisconsin attached, ha...
Description: Elevated view over storefronts and the river.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Caricature of General Nathaniel Lyon that, when viewed horizontally, looks like a lion. Text above reads, "Gen. Lyon, of Missouri." Caption to the right re...
Description: A large dog, (Winfield Scott), and a smaller dog (Jefferson Davis) discussing a piece of meat, (Washington D.C.). Appears to be a comment on the insignific...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Full-length studio portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick holding a top hat (1809-1884), by Matthew Brady. McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Leo Lesquereux, American paleobotanist. Also worked as assistant to L. Aggasiz.
Description: Union General Winfield Scott crushes a group of Confederate soldiers and a Confederate flag in his giant left hand. Caption below reads, "SCOTT'S HOLD ON T...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Front entry to the Wesleyan Seminary. It was built in the early 1860's on the site of the present High School building.
Description: Lithography of C. Van Benthuysen.
Description: John E. Davie's commission as 2nd lieutenant in the 21st Wisconsin Infantry, Company K.
Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse with nine insets of residences, schools, and the Court House and Jail.
Date: 1866 ca.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A family sits around a table in a yard. One woman holds a stereoscope in her lap. Behind them is a frame house with shuttered windows and a small loveseat...
Description: Elevated view of east side of Main Street, with Langlois & Robilliard visible at 137 Main Street.
Description: Mixed group, mostly children, having a picnic in the woods, perhaps connected with the dedication of the East Blue Mounds Lutheran Church.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Sketch of John Muir's clock design.The built clock was a combination of scythes, wheels and arrows. A rough bough of burr oak was set upon a base incrusted...
Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Territorial Capitol (first in Madison) viewed from State Street. The back wall of the east wing of the replacement capitol (second on the site) c...
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