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Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Alexander Kerr (1828-1919), Scottish-born Professor of Greek at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Appointed to his...

Photograph

Fort Sumpter

Date: 1865 

Description: Exterior of Fort Sumter. There are several men and a boat on the shoreline in the foreground. Plate 56

Photograph

Jeremiah Rusk

Date: 1862 

Description: Engraved portrait of Jeremiah Rusk, governor of Wisconsin and the first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Print

James Monroe

Date: 1861 

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.

Photograph

Lincoln Funeral Car

Date: 1865-04 ca.

Description: Shrouded Lincoln funeral car stopped along the way to Springfield, Illinois.

Date: 1863-10-03 

Description: Illustration depicting a crowd watching the Potomoc-Sword presentation.

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: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a chief standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, fringed shirt, and a crown on his head. In his hands...

Book or Pamphlet

Jarius Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild, Madison's first mayor.

Date: 1862-09 

Description: General McClellan's Headquarters Guard, the 93rd New York Volunteers.

Date: 1860 

Description: Image of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads: "As foreign nations saw u...

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah Hoopes (b. 1832, death date unknown), American botanist. In 1853, he established a tree nursery in West Chester, which i...

Date: 1864 

Description: Elevated view of Battery C, 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Heavy Artillery at Fort Sherman, shown here after the battles of Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain....

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of an unidentified couple. The man is seated, and the woman is standing beside him.

Photograph

Alfred P. Edgerton

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Formal portrait of Alfred P. Edgerton seated at a small table.

Date: 1867 

Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.

Date: 1863-02-28 

Description: The First Regiment of the Louisiana Native Guards disembarking at Fort Macomb, Louisiana. The fort is adjacent to the Venetian Isles community, now legally...

Photograph

Frank A. Haskell

Date: 1864 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Frank A. Haskell, who was a Colonel in the 36th Regiment of Wisconsin's Volunteer Infantry.

Photograph

Chris Early

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Corporal Chris Early, Company K, 13th Wisconsin Infantry. Died on May 18, 1865 of a disease.

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