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Photograph

Louis P. Harvey

Date: 1860 

Description: Portrait of Republican Louis P. Harvey, while he was Wisconsin secretary of state (1860-1861). Harvey became governor in January, 1862, but drowned in the...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family of five is posed around a large frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch, a fan window in the gable end, half windows on the attic story on...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Sally Blair Fairchild, the wife of Jairus Fairchild, the first mayor of Madison, and the mother of Lucius, Cassius, Charles Fairchild, and Sarah Fairchild...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This map of Superior is oriented with north to the upper left. Relief is shown by hachures and water depths are shown by soundings. Lake Superior and bays...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A youthful looking Zouave soldier has a knife in his right hand and the Union flag in his left. A battlefield with explosions is behind him. The verse bel...

Date: 1863-07-08 

Description: Diary entries for July 7 and 8, 1863 written by Emilie Quiner while caring for Union soldiers in Memphis, Tennessee.

Date: 1866 

Description: A clearing in some trees with an animal skull where Union General McPherson died. Plate 35

Photograph

Jairus Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild (1801-1862), the first mayor of the city Madison (1856). Fairchild was also the father of L...

Photograph

Emil Wallber House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...

Date: 1863 

Description: Elevated view of the steamboat "Golden Era," which did service during the Civil War, docked near buildings. It was sold to Michael Purcell of New Orleans i...

Photograph

Barstow Street

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Barstow Street looking north. View from the corner of Main Street, where the Eau Claire Book and Stationary Company later stood, looking north. The white...

Date: 1861 

Description: Colton's map showing Minnesota and the Dakotas.

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows railroads, counties and towns and includes a township grid. Sections are shown in blue, green, yellow, and pink. Rivers and lakes are labele...

Date: 1866 

Description: The aftermath of the Battle of Peach Tree Creek. Union graves are in the foreground, with a field in the middle, and a forest in the background. Plate 34

Date: 1862 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.

Date: 1865 

Description: This map shows U.S. cavalry positions in yellow, Confederate infantry positions in blue, and Confederate cavalry positions in red. The map also shows roads...

Photograph

Lincoln Funeral Car

Date: 1865-04 ca.

Description: Shrouded Lincoln funeral car stopped along the way to Springfield, Illinois.

Drawing

USS "Seneca"

Date: 1861 

Description: View of the gun boat USS "Seneca".

Book or Pamphlet

"The Soldier Bird"

Date: 1865 

Description: Title page of "The Soldier Bird!" — History of "Old Abe" the live war eagle.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A man, probably Jefferson Davis, rides a pig carrying a sign that reads, "2d EDITION!!! 40,000 Killed, Wounded, THIS ONE MISSING! VIA CINCINNATI!" Blue ink...

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