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Date: 1861 

Description: This 1861 map of Columbia County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and...

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: 1861-10-31 

Description: Commemorative roster of Company G of the 12th regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.

Date: 1861 

Description: A large dog, (Winfield Scott), and a smaller dog (Jefferson Davis) discussing a piece of meat, (Washington D.C.). Appears to be a comment on the insignific...

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype of Burnett Demarest, a First Lieutenant in the Wisconsin 8th infantry, Co. C. Demarest mustered into service in 1861 at Eau C...

Photograph

John Pickering

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of John Pickering of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is standing in a suit and holds a B-flat horn. H...

Date: 1861 

Description: Advertisement for the Edge T. Cope & Son reaper, with views of the side and rear delivery.

Photograph

David Atwood

Date: 1861 

Description: Studio portrait of David Atwood.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype of a Civil War Soldier. Three-quarter length portrait, perhaps Captain Edward Devlin, of Mineral Point, holding a sword. He s...

Date: 1861 

Description: This map of the entire state of Wisconsin depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railro...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...

Photograph

John Rugee

Date: 1861 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Rugee, member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War. U.S. Army Regulation Tents."
Upper left, "18. ft diam, Gilbert Anderson Hub...

Map or Atlas

Dane County Map

Date: 1861 

Description: Drawn the first year of the Civil War, this colored 1861 map of Dane County shows its towns, cities and lakes. It includes insets of the wards of Madison a...

Date: 1861-08-05 

Description: Lucius Fairchild's commission as captain in the 16th infantry regiment, signed by Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1861-11-28 

Description: Civil War recruiting poster for the 5th Wisconsin Regiment written in German.

Date: 1861-10 

Description: Three-Quarter length portrait of Charles W. Gulliford, Company B, 12th Wisconsin Infantry, with musket. Photograph was taken at Camp Randall.

Photograph

Theodore Pomeroy

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Theodore Pomeroy of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in a suit and holds a tenor horn. The...

Print

James Monroe

Date: 1861 

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.

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