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Photograph

Olaf Berglund

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Olof Berglund of Darlington, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tenor horn. The...

Photograph

Jacob Brant

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Jacob Brant of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform next to a bass drum and holds a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Envelope compares a young man of the North, on the left, to a young man of the South, on the right. The young Northern man is working with an older man on...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Sanderson McCormick (1815-1865).

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype of Burnett Demarest, a First Lieutenant in the Wisconsin 8th infantry, Co. C. Demarest mustered into service in 1861 at Eau C...

Photograph

John H. Fonda

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Quarter-plate ambrotype. Three-quarter length portrait of John H. Fonda, settler in the Prairie Du Chien area. He is sitting facing front, with one hand in...

Photograph

Miles Trowbridge

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Miles Trowbridge in military uniform.

Photograph

Leander S. Miller

Date: 1860 after

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype. Waist-up portrait of Leander S. Miller, facing forward. Corporal in Civil War uniform. Hand-coloring on cheeks, gold details...

Date: 1865 

Description: The ruins of Charleston after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. A man, smoking a pipe, and a boy sit on the shoreline of...

Date: 1864 

Description: Albumen stereocard of the Union Army brass band posed and playing atop Lookout Point. The Tennessee River is in the background.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, holding a Confederate flag, is arriving in hell with a devil riding on his back. Another devil (Benedict Arnold) below is giving him a "wa...

Book or Pamphlet

Capture of Fort Henry

Date: 1862-02-22 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Capture of Fort Henry". The drawing is of a gun-deck of a Mississippi gun boat.

Date: 1862 

Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...

Photograph

Thomas H. Brown

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Thomas H. Brown of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds an alto horn. T...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States, 1857-1861. Buchanan was born in Cove Gap near Mercersburg, Pennsylva...

Photograph

Andrew Dieringer

Date: 1866 

Description: Portrait of Andrew Dieringer, a member of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1864-10-25 

Description: The 4th Wisconsin Cavalry's camp.

Photograph

Weighing Pig Lead

Date: 1866-05 

Description: Engraved view of two men in a train locomotive observing the weighing of pig lead. Several bars of lead are stacked near the scale.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Five soldiers wearing Zouave uniforms gymnastically form a gallows, one soldier acts as a crossbeam, from which hangs a Secessionist holding the Confederat...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), Danish poet and author of fairy tales. Inscription at bottom of card reads, "H...

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