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Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Younglove, Massey & Co., manufacturers of agricultural equipment. The cover features an engraved illustration of a hors...
Description: Cover of a 31-page pamphlet promoting Wisconsin to German immigrants, which translates to read "Wisconsin. An Account of the Population, soil, climate, Com...
Date: 1861-07-27 ca.
Description: The caption with the image states, "Battle of Hoke's Run-Col. Starkweather with his Wisconsin Regiment deploying as skirmishers." The Battle of Hoke's Run...
Date: 1862 before
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild, Madison's first mayor.
Description: Cover of an advertising booklet for John H. Manny's Single Mower. It features an illustration of men using the mower, surrounded by informative text.
Date: 1862-02-22 ca.
Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Capture of Fort Henry". The drawing is of a gun-deck of a Mississippi gun boat.
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...
Description: Cover of a brochure in German for Wisconsin immigration.
Date: 1862-04-05 ca.
Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...
Description: Advertisement for self raking reaper and combined hand raker and prize mowing machine. Includes an illustration of a man using a horse-drawn reaper at the...
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for E. Ball & Company, "manufacturers of The World mower and reaper, and Tornado thresher." Cover features a color illustr...
Description: A broadside titled, "A Valuable Estate In Rockbridge County, VA., For Sale At Public Auction," regarding the sale of Joseph Trevey's estate.
Date: 1862-03-15 ca.
Description: Engraved Illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Fort Donelson". The illustration shows the Second Iowa Volunteers regiment attacking Confederate...
Description: Features an illustration of a man using a mower with a team of two horses. Caption below reads: "Here a stump is to be passed, as you now discover, And a l...
Description: A map of the world showing telegraphic systems for encircling the globe.
Description: Engraving of the dedication ceremony for the Soldiers' National Cemetery, November 19,1863, that appeared in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." It was...
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Champion reaping and mowing machines manufactured by the Champion Machine Company. The cover features a color illustra...
Description: Printed copy of a sermon, "The Duty of the Northern States in Relation to the Future of Slavery," delivered by Rev. William Henry Brisbane, minister of the...
Description: Title page of "The Soldier Bird!" History of "Old Abe" the live war eagle.
Date: 1862-05-31 ca.
Description: Engraved view of the Commisary [sic] depot of Major-General Halleck's army at Hamburg Landing.
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