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Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Civil War cover featuring the first national flag of the Confederacy (Stars and Bars) and the slogan, "We are in the field, and the bars are up!" Red and b...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of William Mason of Magnolia, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tuba. The buttons...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Cotton plant within a decorative frame. The caption below reads "The Cotton Plant — King of the South". Black ink on beige envelope, image appears on the l...
Description: Tintype portrait of John Pickering of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is standing in a suit and holds a B-flat horn. H...
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.
Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype of Lieutenant Albert Lamson, taken at Falmouth, Virginia. Lamson is posed, in military uniform, seated and holding a sword...
Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing his full uniform.
Description: Uncle Sam holds a bottle labeled "DAVIS", with a figure of a man on it, as he stands with a snake labeled "SECESSION" under his left foot.
The caption bel...
Description: Tintype portrait of Theodore Pomeroy of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in a suit and holds a tenor horn. The...
Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...
Description: Civil War General Winfield Scott Hancock and division commanders, (standing left to right) Generals Barlow, Birney, and Gibbon (previously commander of the...
Description: Barren and battered trees on the Resacca battlefield. There is a house in a valley in the distance.
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.
Description: General Scott holds Jefferson Davis off the ground by the throat, Davis' hat and sword falling to the ground. Text above reads, "Jeff in a tight place, he...
Description: The Confederate flag, upside down. Caption below reads, "A flag-itious article out of place." Blue and red ink on cream envelope, image in upper left corne...
Description: This colored map shows cities, rail lines, and geographic features in eastern Virginia. Circles around Richmond at 10 mile intervals indicate distances fro...
Description: Elevated view of the ruins of the railroad roundhouse, with the city in the background. Men are posing on the train cars and engines.
Description: Tintype portrait of Joseph Smith of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated wearing a suit and holds a tenor horn.
Description: Preliminary sketch of a battlefield with trees and human outlines.
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