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Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.
Date: 1862-04 after
Description: Portrait of Newton H. Culver, Company C, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry, at 23 years of age.
Date: 1860 after
Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Illinois state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The t...
Description: The letters to the words "DEATH TO TRAITORS" are made up of soldiers, Confederate flags, gallows, a hanged man and guns. A military camp is visible in the...
Description: Tintype of a model gun intended to accompany a patent application. The five-barreled gun, invented by William Bradford, is mounted on wheels.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.
Description: Trees with Spanish moss along the Savannah River.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: The men in this tintype image were among 500 soldiers taken prisoner at Brentwood on March 25, 1863 and sent to Richmond. They were exchanged for Confedera...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Joseph Hooker. General Hooker received a commission of Brigadier General from President Lincoln followin...
Description: This 1867 manuscript map by Increase Lapham shows the topography and geology of the Blue Mounds region in the Town of Brigham in Iowa County and the towns...
Description: Portrait of Private Charles Baker, Company I, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.
Description: A seven-sided arrangement of Union ships and military camps surrounding 7 rats and one cat. Harpers Ferry appears in the center of a circular design. The s...
Description: Civil War handbill that reads: "Charleston Mercury Extra...The Union Is Dissolved!"
Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Wisconsin state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The...
Description: A crop of hemp on the left feeds through a spinning wheel with the words "HEMP FOR TRAITORS NORTH OR SOUTH" on it and then to a gallows with a noose. Uncle...
Description: Stereograph of McPherson's Woods, where General John Reynolds, commanding the First Corps of which Wisconsin's 2nd, 6th, and 7th regiments were a part, was...
Description: Soldiers of the 3rd Wisconsin Artillery at Camp Randall man a cannon on wheels while other men on foot and on horseback follow.
Description: Farmhouse with a large chimney and front porch. A group of people are sitting on the porch. The house was used as a hospital several times during the battl...
Description: Jefferson Davis, seated on the floor, is blowing bubbles and General Winfield Scott, standing, is bursting them with his sword. The soap dish on a table in...
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