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Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: The front page of a letter to Electa Candy that begins, "Dear Mother".

Date: 1863-01-08 

Description: Letter from John L. Mitchell to his mother describing combat and conditions at Camp Bradley near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Date: 1860-04-23 

Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from John M. Dunlop by Hercules Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.

Date: 1861 

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

Date: 1865-06-28 

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...

Date: 1863-09-18 

Description: The first page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.

Date: 1861-11-26 

Description: Back of printed handbill with annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison, concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels.

Date: 1865-07-12 

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...

Date: 1862-02-18 

Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Sergeant in the Wisconsin 2nd Cavalry.

Date: 1860-07-17 

Description: A certificate granting United States citizenship to Frederick Anneke.

Manuscript

Remember Ellsworth!

Date: 1861 

Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...

Date: 1861-01 

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...

Date: 1863-07-08 

Description: Diary entries for July 7 and 8, 1863 written by Emilie Quiner while caring for Union soldiers in Memphis, Tennessee.

Date: 1861 

Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Stationery depicting the fortifications around Washington, D.C., during the second year of the Civil War: Arlington Heights, directly across the Potomac Ri...

Date: 1861-01-22 

Description: "Republic of Georgia. Ordinance of Secession , passed Jan'ry 19, 1861. With the names of the signers. Decorative broadside.

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...

Date: 1865-06-28 

Description: Reverse 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 Was...

Date: 1865-04-15 

Description: Banner from newspaper from the day after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.

Date: 1863-09-18 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.

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