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Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

Photograph

Savanah, GA No. 2

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view over storefronts and the river. Plate 50

Date: 1866 

Description: Trees with Spanish moss along the Savannah River. Plate 47

Book or Pamphlet

"The Soldier Bird"

Date: 1865 

Description: Title page of "The Soldier Bird!" — History of "Old Abe" the live war eagle.

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: 1860 after

Description: On a desk with an inkwell, a long scroll hangs down, with the terms Compromise, Southern Rights, Crittenden, Vallandingham and Saulsbury on it. Refers to t...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: These detailed topographical maps of the Battle of Gettysburg show drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, fences, houses with names of residents, and a de...

Date: 1862-05 

Description: An image from a sketchbook of the "[William Stark Rosencrans'] battle at Corinth." Corinth, Mississippi, May 22-30.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map of the battlefield on the North Anna River at Hanover Junction illustrates the Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red. Roads, ra...

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1863-11 ca.

Description: Photograph of Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin made by Mathew Brady in Washington, D.C. about three months after the Battle of Gettysburg. Severely wo...

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...

Date: 1860 after

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...

Date: 1865-04-11 

Description: Front of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commission f...

Date: 1861 

Description: Civil War commemorative roster of Company F, 11th Wisconsin Infantry, Harvey Zouaves of the Eleventh Regiment.

Date: 1863 

Description: This colored map of the Battle of Chattanooga depicts the positions of the Union and Confederate troops before the battle and on each day of the battle. Al...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a woman, floating in a washtub labeled "Lady Davis" which flies the Confederate flag. He holds a bottle in his left hand and st...

Photograph

Jane Jennings

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jane Jennings, a Civil War nurse. She was raised in rural Green County, Wisconsin, and when her brother Guilford Jen...

Date: 1861-04-15 

Description: Fort Sumter after bombardment by the Confederates.

Photograph

Herman Anderson

Date: 1861 

Description: An oval-framed, seated studio portrait of Anderson Herman, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform, holding a musket across his chest. T...

Date: 1864 

Description: This colored map shows cities, rail lines, and geographic features in eastern Virginia. Circles around Richmond at 10 mile intervals indicate distances fro...

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