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Date: 1862-04 before
Description: Hand-tinted stationery showing the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 1862. The blue tint on the dome may have been intended to represent the unfinished natur...
Description: Company I, 7th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, at Upton's Hill near Germantown, Virginia. The 7th was one of three Wisconsin regiments that was par...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: "The Soldier's Dream of Home", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.
Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.
Description: Portrait of the governor in the executive chamber.
Description: Civil War cover featuring the first national flag of the Confederacy (Stars and Bars) and the slogan, "We are in the field, and the bars are up!" Red and b...
Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Sergeant in the Wisconsin 2nd Cavalry.
Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.
Description: "The Soldier's Home, the Vision", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.
Description: A hand-drawn map of the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Springfield, Missouri. Other notes and locations include: "Lyon was killed instantly while heading his tr...
Description: Brief letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton asking to see the files for Carl Schurz of Wisconsin and Milo Smith Haskell (...
Description: This 1862 map of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, shows land ownership and acreages, the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, roads, railroads,...
Description: An introduction to the Kentucky Papers, written by Spencer Records, which begins, "I have written the following narrative partly for my own satisfaction an...
Description: "Battle ground in foreground where occurred the skirmish near Farmington near Corinth." Farmington church near Corinth, Mississippi. Preliminary sketch sho...
Description: The alarm at Humboldt, Tennessee, July 28th, 1862. A watercolor by John Gaddis of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers Company E.
Date: 1862 before
Description: Waist-up seated Ambrotype studio portrait of Governor Louis P. Harvey.
Description: Lieutenant J.N.P. Bird, with newspaper, and Lieutenant Lefler, in front of Lieutenant Bird, with troops of the 7th Wisconsin Company I of the 7th Wisconsin...
Description: A call to arms issued by Confederate colonel John H. Morgan, asserting that the Confederacy is winning the war. He mentions George B. McClellan, Thomas J....
Description: Engraved portrait of Jeremiah Rusk, governor of Wisconsin and the first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.
Description: Lithography of C. Van Benthuysen.
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