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Date: 1862 

Description: The first in a series of three maps of the Virginia Peninsua. This map details the area from Williamsburg south to Fortress Monroe at Hampton Roads and sho...

Photograph

Mrs. Robinson

Date: 1862 ca.

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 

Description: The second in a series of three maps of the Virginia Peninsua. This map details the area from Williamsburg north to West Point.

Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite of Robert Kennicott (1835-1866), American Naturalist. After 1853 he worked for Spencer Fullerton Baird at the Smithsonian Insti...

Photograph

Model Gun

Date: 1862-02 

Description: Tintype of a model gun intended to accompany a patent application. The five-barreled gun, invented by William Bradford, is mounted on wheels.

Date: 1862 

Description: This 1862 map of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, shows land ownership and acreages, the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, roads, railroads,...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Ninth plate ferrotype/tintype of William Cowper Noyes as an infant. Son of William B. Noyes and Julia (Page) Noyes of Janesville. William died at the age o...

Date: 1862-09-24 

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...

Photograph

Jairus Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild (1801-1862), the first mayor of the city Madison (1856). Fairchild was also the father of L...

Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: The front page of a letter to Electa Candy that begins, "Dear Mother".

Date: 1862 

Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".

Date: 1862-08-28 

Description: A Commissioner's Notice of the draft, beginning on the first of September. On the first two days, claims of exemption from military service were to be hear...

Date: 1862 

Description: The third in a series of three maps of the Virginia Peninsua. This map details the area from Harrison's Landing west to Richmond and shows troop positions...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: McCormick Self-Delivery [self-rake] reaper parked in front of some wooden buildings. The reaper was likely the model displayed by Cyrus McCormick at the Lo...

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Lucius Fairchild in his uniform as lieutenant colonel of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry by the Brady studio.

Date: 1862-10-08 

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...

Photograph

"Fort Hindman"

Date: 1862 ca.

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

Date: 1862 

Description: Cover of a British advertising brochure for "McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine, (of which 50,000 have now been made in the United States) with his new...

Date: 1862-02-13 

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

Photograph

Franklin Hoyt

Date: 1862 

Description: Sixth plate ambrotype of Franklin Hoyt (1846-?). Waist-up portrait facing front, with left hand on his lapel. He is wearing a suit, small bow tie, and cap...

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