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Date: 1862 

Description: This detailed map shows batteries and rifle pits, railroads, common and military roads, turnpikes, city streets and names, bridges, ferries, rural houses a...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Lawler Hall at Campion College. This image was made during the Civil War when the building was used as a U.S. Military hospital. Prior to the war, it was B...

Photograph

William Kidd

Date: 1869-06-18 

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of William Kidd, Company D, 42nd Wisconsin Infantry, in his uniform.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier stands on the left with his gun and bayonet. A sailor stands on the right holding a banner that reads, "THE UNION MUST & SHALL BE PRESERVED". In...

Date: 1864 

Description: This map depicts the positions of Union forces, in blue, and Confederate forces, in red, at the end of 1863 after the cessation of the Knoxville Campaign....

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, seated on the floor, is blowing bubbles and General Winfield Scott, standing, is bursting them with his sword. The soap dish on a table in...

Date: 1862-04-24 

Description: Watercolor view of Manhattan, Kansas, from the bluff westward. The watercolor portrays the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers on their way to Fort Riley, on April...

Date: 1864 

Description: This map of the area of the First Battle of Bull Run shows military positions and troop movements as well as the names of landowners, vegetation and land u...

Date: 1861-12 ca.

Description: Six members of the 13th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Company K.

Photograph

Civil War Soldiers

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: The men in this tintype image were among 500 soldiers taken prisoner at Brentwood on March 25, 1863 and sent to Richmond. They were exchanged for Confedera...

Photograph

John M. Harrell

Date: 1865-06 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Confederate Lieutenant Colonel John Harrell of Harrell's Battalion in the Arkansas Cavalry.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Union envelope. At the top two flags face each other with a shield in the center on a blue background with white stars. A blue border with white stars fram...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Stereograph of breast works on a rocky outcropping on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg. A man can be seen standing behind the breast works. He is gazin...

Date: 1862-04 

Description: Watercolor of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers marching through on their way to Fort Riley, April 1862. Created by John Gaddis of Company E.

Date: 1862-10-03 

Description: "Combined Confederate attack upon [Batteries] Robinette and Davis the attack on Battery Robinette being defeated and that on Davis resulting in the defeat...

Date: 1864 

Description: This map depicts the battlefield at Todd's Tavern, Va., the site of a battle on May 7-8, 1864. Depicted are roads, houses, drainage, vegetation and troop p...

Date: 1860 

Description: A damaged Republican Party ticket for the Racine County Wisconsin slate headed by Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Also of note on the ticket is Congre...

Photograph

Marshall House

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Marshall House, in which Col. E.E. Ellsworth was shot on May 24, 1861.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The word "UNION" with a bow underneath. The letters of "UNION" are blue with white stars on top and red stripes on the bottom. The first "N" is backwards....

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the Confederate prison Castle Thunder.

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