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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...
Description: Diary entries for July 7 and 8, 1863 written by Emilie Quiner while caring for Union soldiers in Memphis, Tennessee.
Description: A clearing in some trees with an animal skull where Union General McPherson died.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Description: Colton's map showing Minnesota and the Dakotas.
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...
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.
Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.
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...
Date: 1865-04 ca.
Description: Shrouded Lincoln funeral car stopped along the way to Springfield, Illinois.
Description: View of the gun boat USS "Seneca".
Description: Title page of "The Soldier Bird!" — History of "Old Abe" the live war eagle.
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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