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Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.
Description: Pages 16 and 17 of midwife Mary Gerrard's journal in which she recorded names and birth dates of infants she delivered.
Description: Illustrations on the "National Police Gazette" front page depicting various events regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Front side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Washi...
Description: Two pages, dated May 23-24, 1863, of a diary kept by H.H. (Henry Hamilton) Bennett during the Civil War.
Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.
Description: Reverse side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Was...
Description: A contract, written by Joseph Grubb regarding work and boarding for Samuel Marshall, which is signed by Grubb.
Description: The second 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 car...
Description: Handwritten letter of Lucius Fairchild from the Madison Watercure detailing his experiences there.
Description: Inscription from Reuben Gold Thwaites to The State Historical Society of Wisconsin in a copy of his book, Historic Waterways.
Date: 1892-03 ca.
Description: An Indian sets up a hunting trap, with a rifle resting against a tree in the background.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: A list of nine reasons to use co-operative-made goods, entitled "Reasons Why You Should Use Co-operative-Made Goods in Preference To All Others". This was...
Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...
Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Sergeant in the Wisconsin 2nd Cavalry.
Description: A page in Samuel Marshall's diary, dated September 28, 1842, with several short entries.
Description: List of supplies issued to Cordelia Harvey for her soldiers' hospital.
Description: The first, foldout page of Samuel Marshall's United States passport, which includes a physical description.
Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...
Description: Civil War commemorative roster of Company F, 11th Wisconsin Infantry, Harvey Zouaves of the Eleventh Regiment.
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