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Description: Illustration depicting a large group of people gathered in the yard of a house. Three woman stand on the porch steps, and men, women and children are gathe...
Description: The surrender of Confederate troops after the battle of Vicksburg. Watercolor by Private John Gaddis of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E.
Description: Photographic postcard of a stagecoach pulled by four horses in the road in front of a harness shop. Two men sit in the upper seat. A handful of people stan...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A sketch of pulleys on crankshafts.
Description: A sketch of a thermometer. Quoting from Muir's autobiography "My Boyhood and Youth" he described the thermometer as "made of an iron rod, about three feet...
Description: Illustration depicting a crowd watching the Potomoc-Sword presentation.
Description: Stereograph of breast works on a rocky outcropping on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg. A man can be seen standing behind the breast works. He is gazin...
Description: Cartoon appearing in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Page 144. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Copperheads nominally favored th...
Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.
Description: Exterior view of M. Gottshalk's first meat market.
Description: Stereograph of Gettysburg battlefield showing trees and a stump. Handwritten on reverse, "On the right of our line." This is probably a reference to the te...
Description: A gauge part of a barometer.
Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype of Lieutenant Albert Lamson, taken at Falmouth, Virginia. Lamson is posed, in military uniform, seated and holding a sword...
Description: Lithographed Civil War roster of the 31st Regiment, including insets of the Battle of Somerset or Millspring, Kentucky, and Pea Ridge, Arkansas.
Description: Stereograph of Round Top Mountain, near the site of the Gettysburg battlefield. A man sits on a stump, shading his eyes with his hand, gazing at the mounta...
Description: Image of the Wisconsin State Capitol mounted on a decorative card by the photographer J.F. Bodtker. The text on the back of the card reads: From J.F. Bodt...
Description: Studio portrait of Catharine Eaton. She is wearing a dress and is seated in a chair with her arm resting on a table.
Description: Colonel C.A. Wood posing for a full-length studio carte-de-visite portrait in his Union uniform. His right hand is resting on a plinth, and he is holding h...
Description: Map of the west end of Lake Superior, including Superior, St. Louis, and Allouez Bays.
Description: Stereograph of three U.S. Army soldiers in front of tents in camp under a framework of branches.
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