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Date: 1866 

Description: A large fountain with statues. Two (Union?) soldiers are on the far side. Plate 78937

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with several cannons behind earthworks. A Union soldier stands near one of the cannons. Plate 40

Photograph

Da-Ko-Ra

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. In this portrait he is past the age of seventy. He stands erect, though walking with the aid...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An intricate design. A blue line frames a background of red horizontal stripes. Inside an ornate border, two figures stand on the left and right. The left...

Date: 1863 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John Gould Anthony (1804-1877), head of the Conchology department at the Museum of Comparative Zoology from 1863 until his deat...

Date: 1861 

Description: Soldiers of the 3rd Wisconsin Artillery at Camp Randall man a cannon on wheels while other men on foot and on horseback follow.

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a coat, shirt, and trousers and is holding a b...

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: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John W. Taylor, British genealogist. Handwritten inscription on bottom reads, "John W. Taylor, Leeds - England, 1869....

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

Photograph

John Rugee

Date: 1861 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Rugee, member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The letters to the words "DEATH TO TRAITORS" are made up of soldiers, Confederate flags, gallows, a hanged man and guns. A military camp is visible in the...

Photograph

David Atwood

Date: 1861 

Description: Studio portrait of David Atwood.

Date: 1862-08-02 

Description: Engraved view of several men in a long trench digging Grant's canal on the Mississippi River opposite Vicksburg.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1865-03 

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

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: 1863-06-28 

Description: A letter written by W.D. Bartlett to his cousin describing life as a Civil War soldier.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Full-length military portrait of Harlow Milton Waller. The portrait is hand-tinted.

Photograph

Lewis S. Burton

Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Lewis S. Burton, Company B, 30th Wisconsin Infantry, standing in full uniform with his sword on his left si...

Date: 1866 

Description: Two men stand on either side of an opening in the earthworks at Allatoona Pass. Mountains are in the distance. Plate 28

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