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Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Two pirates, one armed with two pistols and the other with a rifle, are bringing a shackled soldier labeled "U.S." to Jefferson Davis. Davis is relaxing in...
Description: Piece of rope with one end tied in the form of a noose, depicting a skull. Caption below reads, "End of Secession". Blue ink, image on right side of envelo...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Civil War portrait of Ulysses S. Grant seated wearing a military uniform.
Description: Lady Liberty is holding a wreath in her left hand and a Union flag in her right hand. A federal (bald) eagle and a cannon appear behind her. A verse that a...
Description: Jefferson Davis (J.D.) and General Beauregard (Gen. B) are carried by two running devils, the "Imps of Old Nick".
Below is the caption and verse,
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....
Description: A rare "risque" (for the time) design. A row of soldiers look away from their officer at a young lady as she lifts her skirts to step over a puddle, exposi...
Description: Union soldiers stand by their tents in front of a trestle bridge on the railroad line that spans a valley. A mountain is in the background.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain George Henry Preble. Starting in 1861 Preble commanded the gunboat Katahdin, serving with Rear Admiral...
Description: Company D, Twenty-first Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Top row (left to right): John Buboltz, Spencer Orlup, J. Henry Otto, Lyman C. Wait, Andrew Jackson, W...
Description: This map is a hand-colored, pen and ink, drawing by Ole R. Dahl of Co. B, 15 Wisconsin Infantry shows the battlefield at Stones River, depicting roads, str...
Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...
Description: View down capitol building steps, where cannons sit on a landing, and statues decorate two lampposts. The city spreads out far below.
Description: View down to valley of Union soldiers posing on the roof of a log building. A log bridge crosses a stream, and many trees are on the hillsides.
Date: 1863-09 ca.
Description: Proclamation made by the Episcopal Clergy of Philadelphia protesting the statement made by John Henry Hopkins, Bishop of the Diocese of Vermont, supporting...
Description: General Hood ordered a train full of gunpowder set on fire so that the Union Army couldn't use it, resulting in a series of explosions.
Description: A dirt road passes through the battlefield, with fortifications on the sides. It is a lightly forested area. A horse and buggy are among some trees in the...
Description: Civil War General John C. Starkweather, center; Lt. Colonel George B. Bingham, left; and General Rufus King, right; all of the Iron Brigade.
Date: 1865-07 ca.
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Manning F. Force, Major General of volunteers, sometime after the Siege of Vicksburg where he was shot below his right...
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