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Description: An oval-framed, seated studio portrait of Anderson Herman, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform, holding a musket across his chest. T...
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 ca.
Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War." Upper left, "18. ft diam 'SIBLEY' TENT."Upper right, "18. ft diam HASK...
Description: Etching of a battle scene during the retreat from Manassas. Originally published by Virtue & Company Publishers of New York.
Description: Fort Sumter after bombardment by the Confederates.
Description: Exterior view of a small sawmill.
Description: Portion of a map showing Wisconsin villages including Cambria, Fall River, Columbus, Otsego, and Dekorra.
Description: "Republic of Georgia. Ordinance of Secession , passed Jan'ry 19, 1861. With the names of the signers. Decorative broadside.
Description: Civil War portrait of Ulysses S. Grant seated wearing a military uniform.
Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".
Description: Front of printed handbill concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels. Annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison appear on back.
Description: Nekoosa Lumbering Company stock certificate for eighty shares made out to Moses M. Strong. Each share costs $50.00.
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...
Description: Lucius Fairchild's commission as captain in the 16th infantry regiment, signed by Abraham Lincoln.
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...
Description: "Warning to Traitors." A threatening handbill warning against treasonable and dangerous utterances, signed by the "Vigilance Committee."
Description: Soldiers of the 3rd Wisconsin Artillery at Camp Randall man a cannon on wheels while other men on foot and on horseback follow.
Description: Carte-de-visite of Old Abe, the Wisconsin war eagle on a perch. The adolescent bird still has partially brown head feathers. The card appears to have a s...
Description: Studio portrait of David Atwood.
Description: Tintype portrait of Joseph Smith of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated wearing a suit and holds a tenor horn.
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