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Date: 1862 ca.
Description: "The Soldier's Dream of Home", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.
Date: 1862-04-05 ca.
Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...
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: A proclamation by Confederate Major General Loring asserting the soundness of Confederate currency and encouraging citizens to use it in trade and accept i...
Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Albert D. Hager (1817-1888), assistant state geologist for the Vermont state geological survey at the time of this photograph....
Description: The USS "Benton" was an "ironclad" ship which served as Capt. Andrew Hull Foote's flagship during the March 1862 assault on Island No. 10.
Description: A hand-drawn map of the Battle of Shiloh, Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee. Additional Notes include "Reserve Artillery", "Hospital", "Owl Creek", and "Snake C...
Description: This hand-colored map shows railroads in Minnesota, Wisconsin, eastern Iowa, and northern Illinois. The township survey grid, counties, cities and villages...
Description: "Battle ground in foreground where occurred the skirmish near Farmington near Corinth." Farmington church near Corinth, Mississippi. Preliminary sketch sho...
Description: Cover of an advertising booklet for John H. Manny's Single Mower. It features an illustration of men using the mower, surrounded by informative text.
Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.
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: Illustration depicting crowd attending the presentation of a sword to General Burnside.
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...
Date: 1862-05-31 ca.
Description: Engraved view of the Commisary [sic] depot of Major-General Halleck's army at Hamburg Landing.
Description: Engraving of the city of Superior and Lake Superior, also depicting railroad piers, Minnesota Point, and the steamboat "Star". The engraving appears on a l...
Description: Ferrotype/tintype of Mrs. Robinson. Head and shoulders portrait facing slightly right but looking forward. She is has shoulder length ringlets, a is wearin...
Date: 1862 before
Description: Quarter plate ambrotype. Waist-up seated studio portrait of Governor Louis P. Harvey (1820-1862), facing front with torso turned slightly left.
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