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Drawing

The Rock River

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The Rock River.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Preliminary sketch of a battlefield with trees and human outlines.

Drawing

Graph Invention

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a graph-making invention.

Date: 1861 

Description: Color lithograph of the fort in the midst of the bombardment, published by Bingham & Dodd, Hartford, Connecticut.

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Camp Douglas near Chicago. Caption reads: "Camp Douglas, near Chicago, Illinois, where seven thousand rebel prisoners are quartered."

Drawing

Chair Invention

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a chair invention by John Muir.

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of pulleys on crankshafts.

Date: 1864 

Description: Early drawing of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (on the left) and the Congregational Church (on the right), located on the 200 block of West Washington Aven...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of mechanical parts for an invention.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view of the grounds of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Group of Confederate prisoners of war assembled in prison barracks.

Date: 1862-06-19 

Description: Illustration depicting crowd attending the presentation of a sword to General Burnside.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Illustrated view of the plan for University of Wisconsin of University Hill, Bascom Hill, area.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: "View of Springfield, MO. Frmonts [sic] Army in Possesion [sic]." Several people and a horse are in the foreground, and city buildings are in...

Date: 1865 

Description: Bird's-eye view of New Glarus.

Date: 1867-09-21 

Description: Illustration of four men shooting at a thick flock of wild pigeons. Hunting dogs are gathered around them in the field, which has a number of dead birds.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Four boats shown. One is a repair boat and the other two the gunboats "Cincinnatti" [sic] and "Lexington." There is a steamboat marked "Marie Denin"...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a thermometer. Quoting from Muir's autobiography "My Boyhood and Youth" he described the thermometer as "made of an iron rod, about three feet...

Drawing

Men and Cannons

Date: 1862 

Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.

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