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Photograph

The "Prairie Bird"

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Union gunboat "Prairie Bird," a small rear-wheel steamship.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edwin C. Bolles (1836-1920), professor of English and American History at Tufts. He is best known for amassing a vast archive o...

Photograph

William H. Pratt

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Pratt of Davenport, Iowa. Handwritten inscription at bottom reads, "Pratt, 1864."

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Joseph H. McChesney, a geologist and paleontologist associated with the Illinois State Geological Survey. Shown here...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Lawler Hall at Campion College. This image was made during the Civil War when the building was used as a U.S. Military hospital. Prior to the war, it was B...

Date: 1864 

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. Plate 44

Date: 1864-10-25 

Description: The 4th Wisconsin Cavalry's camp.

Date: 1864 

Description: This map of the entire state of Wisconsin depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railro...

Date: 1864-10-25 

Description: Poster of statistics and history of the regiment.

Book or Pamphlet

Walter A. Wood Advertisement

Date: 1864 

Description: Advertisement for self raking reaper and combined hand raker and prize mowing machine. Includes an illustration of a man using a horse-drawn reaper at the...

Photograph

Richard Caddell

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of 1st Lieutenant Richard Cadell seated in a chair and wearing his military uniform. He holds a rifle in his right hand and...

Date: 1864-02-04 

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...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Street scene with customers in front of the M.P. Roberts Drugstore and C. Baack Flour and Feed Store.

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.

Date: 1864 

Description: Confederate defenses surrounding the city. A tripod style configuration of rifles with a bag and canteen hanging from it is in the foreground. Plate 43

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: A map of Wisconsin and Michigan showing the counties, named towns, cities and villages, and railroads. The opposite side includes a lists counties with po...

Photograph

Frank A. Haskell

Date: 1864 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Frank A. Haskell, who was a Colonel in the 36th Regiment of Wisconsin's Volunteer Infantry.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Abraham Lincoln in one of the famous portraits known as the Brady Profiles.

Photograph

St. Mary Academy

Date: 1864 after

Description: A view of a gazebo, porch, and benches on the campus of St. Mary Academy. The lawn overlooks the Iowa Bluffs near the Mississippi River.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map of the Battle of Gettysburg indicates Union positions in red and Confederate positions in blue. Also shown are artillery positions, roads, railroa...

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