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Date: 1861 ca.

Description: The brass band of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry. In the past the leader in the picture was identified as Hazard W. Titus, but Titus did not become leader unt...

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...

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: 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

Fort Harrison

Date: 1861 ca.

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

Map or Atlas

Town of Windsor Plat

Date: 1861 

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

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 

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: A detail from a map of Green County, showing only Decatur.

Date: 1861 

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

Print

James Monroe

Date: 1861 

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

Date: 1861 

Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

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...

Photograph

Charles C. Stone

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Charles C. Stone of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tuba. The butto...

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.

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: 1861-09-30 

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

Map or Atlas

Primrose Plat Map

Date: 1861 

Description: The township of Primrose, which is a detail from the plat map of Dane County.

Date: 1861 

Description: This map was reproduced photographically and issued in Augusta, Ga., in the early days of the Civil War. It includes panels showing Virginia, Maryland, the...

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