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Date: 1861 

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

Date: 1861 date unknown

Description: Hand-drawn poster by S.W. Martin of the Civil War officers and men of the Kickapoo Rangers of the 12th Regiment, Company K. Above and to the left of the li...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Fond du Lac, "drawn after nature," with a parade of soldiers marching down the street.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Full-length military portrait of Harlow Milton Waller. The portrait is hand-tinted.

Drawing

Moulding Mill

Date: 1861 

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

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1861 

Description: Map with labelled block and lot numbers, owners of large property parcels, city wards, railroads, and streets. Population from 1835 to 1860 listed below ti...

Photograph

Fort Sumter

Date: 1861 

Description: Stereograph of exterior of Fort Sumter.

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 

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 ca.

Description: Soldiers in formation at Camp Randall during winter. The season [there appears to be snow on the ground] and the tents indicate that this image was made in...

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: 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...

Print

James Monroe

Date: 1861 

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

Date: 1861 

Description: A general map of Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Jersey and Delaware. Insets include maps of New Orleans, Baltimore, St. Louis, Charleston, Savannah, Washingto...

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...

Photograph

Fort Harrison

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Civil War fortification Fort Harrison showing embrasures and parapets of casemates.

Date: 1861-11-26 

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

Map or Atlas

Verona Township Map

Date: 1861 

Description: A map of the Verona Township, which is a section of a larger Dane County map.

Date: 1861-04-24 

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

Photograph

George T. Spaulding

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype studio portrait in front of a painted background of George Spaulding of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seate...

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