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Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Lucius Fairchild in Madison, probably after the loss of his arm at Gettysburg. This portrait can be dated as...

Date: 1861 

Description: Printer's proof of Civil War roster on waste paper.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War. U.S. Army Regulation Tents."
Upper left, "18. ft diam, Gilbert Anderson Hub...

Photograph

Gettysburg Cemetery

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of the Evergreen Cemetery, a private cemetery in Gettysburg opened in 1855. Because of its location on Cemetery Hill, the highest point in the...

Date: 1865 

Description: Ruins of the Pinckney Mansion with rubble in the street after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. Plate 59

Date: 1862 

Description: Lithographed poster listing officers and men, most notably Colonel Cadwallader C. Washburn.

Manuscript

Bennett Diary Pages

Date: 1863-05 

Description: Two pages, dated May 23-24, 1863, of a diary kept by H.H. (Henry Hamilton) Bennett during the Civil War.

Photograph

William Kidd

Date: 1869-06-18 

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of William Kidd, Company D, 42nd Wisconsin Infantry, in his uniform.

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of three Confederate soldiers captured during the Battle of Gettysburg. This photograph was taken by Mathew Brady a few days after the battle....

Photograph

George H. Preble

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...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A clergyman stands at the pulpit with a bible on it, behind him stands the devil. Each has one hand on the open bible. The number 3 appears in the upper le...

Date: 1864-10-25 

Description: Poster of statistics and history of the regiment.

Photograph

Brisbois Hotel

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois Hotel, built in the early 1860's, and used as a hospital during the Civil War. It was later part of Campion High School.

Date: 1862 

Description: The second in a series of three maps of the Virginia Peninsua. This map details the area from Williamsburg north to West Point.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Engraved portrait of Wisconsin Governor James Lewis. Lewis' signature is below the engraving, and underneath the signature is printed: "Governor of Wiscons...

Date: 1863-06 

Description: Stereograph of General Lee's headquarters at Gettysburg, photographed by Mathew Brady a few days after the battle. Two women appear on the lower right.

Date: 1862-06-19 

Description: Illustration depicting crowd attending the presentation of a sword to General Burnside.

Date: 1863 

Description: "Colonel B.J. Sweet's 21st Wisconsin Volunteer Regiments" Lithograph of the 21st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, on Parade at Camp Bragg (now Menomi...

Date: 1865 

Description: Detailed map of the southeastern United States showing fortifications, "movements of Genl. J.H. Wilson's Cavalry Corps," "pursuit of Hood" and the lines of...

Print

Secession

Date: 1860 after

Description: A hot air balloon labeled "SECESSION" bursts and drops men and soldiers out of the gondola towards the ground below. The gondola has crossbones on it and t...

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