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Description: The ruins of Charleston after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. A man, smoking a pipe, and a boy sit on the shoreline of...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: View of the fort from a high vantage point.
Description: Key to a composite portrait of the supporters of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Date: 1865 before
Description: Ferrotype/tintype of Franklin B. Howard. Waist-up portrait, facing forward, with hands folded in his lap, and wearing a uniform coat. Hand-coloring on chee...
Description: Group portrait made from a composite of 2 photoprints of Company I, first Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry. Standing in back: M.P. Stone, Hiram Gee. Next row:...
Description: This map shows fortifications, headquarters, and location and dates of battles. Relief is shown by hachures. A list of authorities is included. Blue lines...
Description: Bird's-eye view of New Glarus.
Description: Ruins of the Pinckney Mansion with rubble in the street after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. Plate 59
Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...
Date: 1865-07 ca.
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Manning F. Force, Major General of volunteers, sometime after the Siege of Vicksburg where he was shot below his right...
Description: Elevated view of a bridge and logging debris around residential homes.
Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind where Louisa May Alcott attended school. Writing on the photo reads "Institution for the Education of the Bl...
Description: The first page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for cari...
Description: Map extends from Harper's Ferry in the north to Petersburg in the south and from Lexington east to Heathsville. The routes of the II, V, VI, IX, XVIII, and...
Description: View of the Congregational church and surrounding buildings.
Description: Raft construction on the water.
Date: 1865-06-28 ca.
Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....
Description: A view of the Brisbois Hotel, built in the early 1860's, and used as a hospital during the Civil War. It was later part of Campion High School.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Leonard J. Farwell.
Description: Chromolithograph portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of Company C, 8th Wisconsin Regiment (the Eau Claire Eagles). Old Abe is perched on a cannon with his...
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