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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: 1861 

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: 1863 ca.

Description: Woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two images of the "family" of Virginia. Above depicts a happy, prosperous "family" at the Declaration of Independence in 1776. A banner with the stars and...

Date: 1860 

Description: Harriet Douglas Whetten (b.1822). Whetten was a volunteer nurse during the Civil War. She served on hospital ships out of New York and Philadelphia from 18...

Date: 1862-09-17 

Description: Proclamation of amnesty by Confederate Major General Loring, offering "Christian charity" to citizens who have been armed by the Union if they surrender th...

Poster

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Date: 1864-02-01 

Description: List of Civil War draft-dodgers issued by the Provost Marshal's office, Fifth District of Wisconsin.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: "At the Spring," a woodcut illustration from McElroy's "Andersonville: Story of Southern Prisons."

Date: 1862-03-13 

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

Date: 1862-07-28 

Description: The alarm at Humboldt, Tennessee, July 28th, 1862. A watercolor by John Gaddis of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers Company E.

Date: 1861 

Description: Thomas Bigford (in cap, on left) and another official swearing-in two Native American Civil War recruits. Thomas Bigford (1815-1890) of Taycheedah, Wiscons...

Date: 1866 

Description: The ruins of a church in Columbia after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. Plate 54

Photograph

Luther R. Hare

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of L.R. Hare in full dress uniform in front of a painted backdrop. He was a First Lieutenant in the U.S. 7th Calvary....

Date: 1862-09-24 

Description: A proclamation by Confederate Major General Loring asserting the soundness of Confederate currency and encouraging citizens to use it in trade and accept i...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cavalry soldier sits on his horse, with a military camp and flag in the background. The faint image of Abraham Lincoln is from the opposite envelope in t...

Print

Camp Randall

Date: 1861 

Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...

Print

Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Andersonville Prison, Camp Sumter, Ga., as it appeared August 1st 1864 when it contained 35,000 prisoners of war." A lithograph "drawn from memory by Thom...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The tree of liberty with a flag for each state including the Union states and the Confederate states. Each flag is labeled with the initials of each state....

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