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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...

Photograph

Charles Stewart

Date: 1861 

Description: Seated portrait of Corporal Charles Stewart (b. 1832), Company B, 8th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing the one of the grey uniforms in which Wisconsin's first e...

Date: 1861-04-24 

Description: A Civil War agitational poster listing eight requirements of the Confederate States for peace with the Union.

Date: 1861 

Description: Composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Map or Atlas

Town of Windsor Plat

Date: 1861 

Description: Dane County plat map of the town of Windsor.

Date: 1861 

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

Date: 1861 

Description: Chicago and Northwestern Railway pass belonging to Reverend Jackson Kemper.

Photograph

Young Old Abe

Date: 1861 ca.

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...

Date: 1861-09-30 

Description: The document, signed by Wisconsin State Governor Alexander Randall, appointing Hans C. Heg colonel of the 15th Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteers.

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: Depths shown by soundings. Shows township and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, and buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congres...

Date: 1861-01-22 

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

Drawing

Moulding Mill

Date: 1861 

Description: Moulding Mill on First Street of Whitewater, Wisconsin, the building on the left is the bank.

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...

Photograph

Olaf Berglund

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Olof Berglund of Darlington, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tenor horn. The...

Date: 1861-11-26 

Description: Front of printed handbill concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels. Annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison appear on back.

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus looking up State Street toward the second Wisconsin State Ca...

Date: 1861 

Description: Soldiers of the 3rd Wisconsin Artillery at Camp Randall man a cannon on wheels while other men on foot and on horseback follow.

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: 1861-10-10 

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...

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