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Date: 1860 after

Description: A mother, Lady Liberty, sleeps in a four poster bed. She is wearing a liberty cap. The canopy on the bed is made of Union flags. A girl, representing the s...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: An engraving from a daguerreotype of Ulysses S. Grant.

Date: 1865-04 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Bodtker often photographed Old Abe and on this occasion attempte...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Uncle Sam holds a bottle labeled "DAVIS", with a figure of a man on it, as he stands with a snake labeled "SECESSION" under his left foot. The caption bel...

Date: 1863-07-04 

Description: The surrender of Confederate troops after the battle of Vicksburg. Watercolor by Private John Gaddis of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E. ...

Date: 1867-02-23 

Description: President Andrew Johnson and members of various Indian delegations and the White House staff pose outside the White House together.

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: 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: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of George Engelmann (1809-1884), German-American botanist. He is best known for describing the flora of the American West. Handwr...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Meehan (1826-1902), American botanist. Meehan emigrated from England to Philadelphia in 1848. Served as editor...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Ninth plate ferrotype/tintype of William Cowper Noyes as an infant. Son of William B. Noyes and Julia (Page) Noyes of Janesville. William died at the age o...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875), Scottish lawyer, geologist, and advocate of uniformitarianism. Handwritten text at the bottom o...

Photograph

"Fort Hindman"

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Union gunboat "Fort Hindman," a small side-wheel steamship.

Photograph

Charles Fairchild

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Charles Fairchild in uniform. He was a paymaster in the U.S. Navy.

Photograph

George W. Peck

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of George W. Peck standing next to a chair.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Image of Louis Wigfall on the body of an Indian with tomahawk in hand. The captions reads, "WIGFALL on his promised descent on Washington." This is a barb...

Photograph

David G. James

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of David G. James holding a large, over the shoulder horn, and a hat.

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Kate N. Doggett (1828-1884), American reformer. Took charge of the Academy of Science herbarium in 1869. She was a de...

Book or Pamphlet

Battle of Hoke’s Run

Date: 1861-07-27 ca.

Description: The caption with the image states, "Battle of Hoke's Run-Col. Starkweather with his Wisconsin Regiment deploying as skirmishers." The Battle of Hoke's Run...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Gettysburg.

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