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Photograph

Louis Erikson

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders studio portrait of Louis Erickson, a private in Company B, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the R...

Date: 1862-06 ca.

Description: The 7th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment camp outside of Fredericksburg on the east side of the Rappahannock. Fredericksburg and a pontoon bridge lea...

Photograph

Knut Larson Gjermo

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Portrait of Knut Larson Gjermo, Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in his Civil War uniform. The following information is in the published Roster of Wisco...

Date: 1862-11 

Description: List of supplies issued to Cordelia Harvey for her soldiers' hospital.

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...

Historical Object

Girl's Homespun Cotton Dress

Date: 1862 

Description: View of a long-sleeve, brown and white checked dress worn by Cora Cundiff.

Date: 1862 

Description: This map lists and depicts the positions of "the batteries on Kentucky shore" and the "batteries on Island No. 10." The 8th Wisconsin Infantry and 15th Wis...

Date: 1862 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership and acreage, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. Inset maps: Plat of Hingham -- Plat of Casca...

Date: 1862-02-13 

Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Automatic Corn Reaper, most likely on display at the London Exhibition of 1862. A sign above the reaper suggests that the reaper may be "Russell's."

Date: 1862 

Description: A composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: This map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, cemeteries, churches, schools, mills, and stone quarries. "Engraved, p...

Date: 1862 

Description: Lithography of C. Van Benthuysen.

Photograph

Public Order No. 1

Date: 1862-08-31 

Description: Photograph of a printed broadside, Public Order No. 1., issued by The Committee of Safety. The first order appears to be addressing some kind of dangerous...

Map or Atlas

Map of the Yazoo River

Date: 1862 

Description: A hand-drawn map of the Yazoo River and vicinity.

Photograph

Cavalry Skirmish

Date: 1862-11-12 

Description: A watercolor of a skirmish between the 7th Kansas Cavalry, Company A of the 12th Wisconsin Infantry, & Jackson's Rebel Cavalry near Lamar, Mississippi. Wa...

Date: 1862 

Description: Portrait of the governor in the executive chamber.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862. Also visible in the downtown are...

Date: 1862-05 

Description: Topeka, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers came marching through the town on their way to Fort Riley, May 1863. Watercolor by John Gaddis of E Com...

Photograph

"Fort Hindman"

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Union gunboat "Fort Hindman," a small side-wheel steamship.

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