Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1812 ca.
Description: Dagger from an American officer of the war of 1812. Renat was a member of the naval fleet of the Great Lakes which was under the command Oliver Hazard Perr...
Description: Swiss baptismal certificate, Glarus.
Description: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.
Description: First newspaper printing of "The Star Spangled Banner". Printed six days after the Battle of Fort McHenry, where Frances Scott Key wrote the poem that woul...
Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...
Description: The front page of a letter with the greeting "Dear Sister" written by Daniel Boone.
Date: 1814 ca.
Description: Fort Shelby, built by the Americans during the War of 1812. In 1814 the fort surrendered to British forces led by Captain Andrew W. Bulger who renamed it...
Description: Page one of "Baltimore Patriot and Evening Advertiser."
Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...
Description: The second page of a letter written by Daniel Boone to his sister.
Description: Forth Crawford (1816-1831).
Description: Newspaper article declaring peace between the United States and Great Britain at the end of the War of 1812.
Description: The first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.
Description: A handbill entitled "McKinley, The Poltroon & Assassin, In His True Colors."
Description: The second page of a two page letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.
Description: Map of the Upper Territories of the United States.
Description: Eastern half of the United States. Scale: 2.5 inches = 250 miles.
Description: Newspaper article on the "Capture and Destruction of the Capital" relating information on the burning of Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814. The city was...
Description: A handbill circulated by Governor Meigs and General McArthur of Ohio in an effort to recruit men into the local militia. Men were needed to serve against t...
Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2017 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706