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Description: The village, founded by Delos W. Taft, had its name changed to Bloomington in 1867. It had been named Tafton.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: An albumen stereograph of a monument to the Confederate dead, in the shape of a stone pyramid with steeply pitched sides.
Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows numbered lots and labeled streets. The bottom margin of the map reads: "Recorded in the Registry of...
Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Lieutenant in the 2nd Wisconsin Calvary.
Description: View down capitol building steps, where cannons sit on a landing, and statues decorate two lampposts. The city spreads out far below.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Henry Parker Sartwell (1792-1867), American botanist.
Description: This map depicts the battlefield at Todd's Tavern, Va., the site of a battle on May 7-8, 1864. Depicted are roads, houses, drainage, vegetation and troop p...
Description: Information about the Toechter Institut in Milwaukee.
Description: This map of the Atlanta area shows entrenchments, relief by hachures, vegetation, drainage, roads, railroads, towns, and the names of a few residents in th...
Description: One of the Confederate defenses surrounding the city. This view is of the inside of the earthworks which includes two cannons. A Union soldier sits as a lo...
Description: Engraved view of gunboats passing the dam in the Red River near Alexandria.
Description: Andrew Gallup's commission in the 6th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. A certificate printed in black ink with a red seal of Wisconsin attached, ha...
Description: This map created during the Civil War indicates Confederate fortifications, houses, names of residents, towns, roads, railroads, relief by hachures, draina...
Description: General Hood ordered a train full of gunpowder set on fire so that the Union Army couldn't use it, resulting in a series of explosions.
Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...
Description: The capitol building is on a hill overlooking the city. Union soldiers have pitched tents on the grounds.
Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Reverend Samuel Eaton posed with his hands on the back of a chair.
Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...
Description: Ferrotype of Peter Larsen in a Civil War uniform holding a firearm.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Frank A. Haskell, who was a Colonel in the 36th Regiment of Wisconsin's Volunteer Infantry.
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