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Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Union officers eating a meal in camp.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A dog and a monkey are dressed in Confederate uniforms. The dog plays a drum that has the initials C.S.A. on it. The monkey wears a hat with the initials J...

Date: 1862 

Description: This map of the Mississippi River between Island No. 8, northeast of New Madrid, Missouri, and Tiptonville, Tennessee, depicts the Confederate defenses at...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Piece of rope with one end tied in the form of a noose, depicting a skull. Caption below reads, "End of Secession". Blue ink, image on right side of envelo...

Print

Sons of Erin

Date: 1860 before

Description: Portrait of Michael Corcoran. Caption below reads, "SONS OF ERIN!-Let the watchword be CORCORAN! RESCUED IF LIVING, AVENGED IF DEAD!" Black ink on beige en...

Date: 1862 

Description: This map of the southeastern United States shows cities and towns, rail lines, and geographic features such as rivers, mountains, lakes, and swamps.

Date: 1862-07-24 

Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.

Date: 1866 

Description: James K. Proudfit, adjutant general of Wisconsin, in uniform.

Date: 1864 

Description: The capitol building is on a hill overlooking the city. Union soldiers have pitched tents on the grounds. Plate 02

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Lucius Fairchild in his uniform as lieutenant colonel of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry by the Brady studio.

Date: 1866 

Description: Aftermath of the battle at New Hope, a hillside covered with broken and barren trees. Plate 27

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of the battlefield at Five Forks, Va., shows Union and Confederate positions, roads, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, and names of reside...

Date: 1865-07-12 

Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

Date: 1862-02-18 

Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Sergeant in the Wisconsin 2nd Cavalry.

Date: 1862-05 

Description: Topeka, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers came marching through the town on their way to Fort Riley, May 1863. Watercolor by John Gaddis of E Com...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The siege of Petersburg, VA, April 2-9, 1965. From a sketch by James Kiness.

Date: 1860 after

Description: "Cain" standing in foreground of battlefield attracting the smoke of secession, as the Union smoke goes into the air. "Cain" refers to the Marshall of Poli...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A crop of hemp on the left feeds through a spinning wheel with the words "HEMP FOR TRAITORS NORTH OR SOUTH" on it and then to a gallows with a noose. Uncle...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a scarf held by the hand of Abraham Lincoln. Caption, "A Pretty Good Choke, (Joke,) on J. D. Verdict,--served him right." Only t...

Date: 1862 

Description: This map of the southeastern United States shows forts and battlefields, railroads, rivers, and cities and towns. Dates of admission and secession of the s...

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