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Date: 1861 ca.

Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...

Date: 1861 

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

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: East wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol building (second in Madison) photographed from the U.S. Hotel building which was located at the corner of Ea...

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin Map

Date: 1861 

Description: A map of Wisconsin showing cities, counties, major roads, railroads, and bodies of water.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Territorial Capitol (first in Madison) viewed from State Street. The back wall of the east wing of the replacement capitol (second on the site) c...

Date: 1861 

Description: An image of the Devil holding a pitchfork. The words "THE DEVIL" appear on his chest. Caption below reads "THE FIRST SECESSIONIST". Black ink on beige enve...

Date: 1861-04-15 

Description: Fort Sumter after bombardment by the Confederates.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: First block of East Main street photographed from the roof of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Doty and Wilson street properties and Lake Monona are i...

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: 1861-10-10 

Description: Recruiting poster. At the top is printed "Attention! Mechanics." Underneath is an eagle with a banner in his beak, which reads "Rally, Boys! Rally!" and "Y...

Date: 1861 

Description: Colton's map showing Minnesota and the Dakotas.

Photograph

Adolescent Old Abe

Date: 1861 

Description: The mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, Old Abe as an adolescent standing on a shield perch outdoors. The young eagle stands in profile and his head fea...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground, with several residences an...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: East (King Street) wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol and the south wall of the Territorial Capitol (at the left) taken from the roof of the buildin...

Date: 1861 

Description: Printer's proof of Civil War roster on waste paper.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Uncle Sam holds a bottle labeled "DAVIS", with a figure of a man on it, as he stands with a snake labeled "SECESSION" under his left foot. The caption bel...

Photograph

William A. Hawley

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain William A. Hawley standing near a column.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: The Vilas Hotel located at the corner of Monona Avenue at the west end of the first block of East Main Street.

Date: 1861-04-13 

Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.

Drawing

USS "Seneca"

Date: 1861 

Description: View of the gun boat USS "Seneca".

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