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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 ca.

Description: In his journal H√∂lzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823-1887), American ornithologist and ichthylogist. In 1838, Baird met John James Audubon, after whic...

Photograph

McPherson Farm

Date: 1863-07-15 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the McPherson farm buildings near the site of the Gettysburg battlefield. Two figures appear on the right side: Mathew Brady standing and hi...

Date: 1862-09-22 

Description: The 22nd Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers under the command of Colonel William L. Utley, crossing the pontoon bridge at Cincinnati.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Soldiers in formation at Camp Randall during winter. The season [there appears to be snow on the ground] and the tents indicate that this image was made in...

Photograph

Richard Caddell

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of 1st Lieutenant Richard Cadell seated in a chair and wearing his military uniform. He holds a rifle in his right hand and...

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite featuring a bust of Samuel C.F. Hahnemann (1755-1843), German physician. Hahnemann is credited as the founder of homeopathic medicine, as w...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of an unidentified bearded man, copied from earlier portrait.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Formal portrait of Abraham Lincoln, seated.

Date: 1862-12-17 

Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...

Photograph

Wisconsin Assembly

Date: 1867 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...

Date: 1864 

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Reverend Samuel Eaton posed with his hands on the back of a chair.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Union General George McClellan seated on a rearing horse. His saber is drawn and held over his head. A military camp appears in the background. Black ink o...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A man dressed in a blue jacket and light blue trousers fishes in a "SECESSION POND". He is sitting on the Union flag. His fishing line has a Union flag on...

Date: 1862-09 

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

Date: 1869 

Description: Features an illustration of a buck in the foreground, and in the background a landscape, which includes on the right a man driving a horse-drawn agricultur...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two pirates, one armed with two pistols and the other with a rifle, are bringing a shackled soldier labeled "U.S." to Jefferson Davis. Davis is relaxing in...

Date: 1865-04-29 

Description: Illustrations on the "National Police Gazette" front page depicting various events regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

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