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Description: Banner from newspaper from the day after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.
Description: Newsprint extra about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It appeared on the back page of publication with a time line of events as they occurred.
Description: Illustrations on the "National Police Gazette" front page depicting various events regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Description: "Republic of Georgia. Ordinance of Secession , passed Jan'ry 19, 1861. With the names of the signers. Decorative broadside.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.
Date: 1862-04 before
Description: Hand-tinted stationery showing the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 1862. The blue tint on the dome may have been intended to represent the unfinished natur...
Description: Graph showing the profile of a semi-diurnal spring tidal curve deduced from 5452 half hourly ordinates obtained from the records of self registering tide g...
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...
Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.
Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.
Description: Civil War commemorative roster of Company F, 11th Wisconsin Infantry, Harvey Zouaves of the Eleventh Regiment.
Description: The first page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for cari...
Description: Two pages, dated May 23-24, 1863, of a diary kept by H.H. (Henry Hamilton) Bennett during the Civil War.
Description: A certificate granting United States citizenship to Frederick Anneke.
Description: The second page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for car...
Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Louisiana and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of the Uni...
Description: Army commission for William H. Upham in the Fifth Wisconsin Artillery dated June 18, 1866, and signed by Andrew Johnson and Edwin M. Stanton on August 1, 1...
Description: The front page of a letter to Electa Candy that begins, "Dear Mother".
Description: George W. Noble's discharge letter from the Union Army during the Civil War.
Description: Front side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Washi...
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