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Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Knut Knudesen family in yard of large brick house with shuttered windows, stone foundation and trellis at porch.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Lady Liberty is standing on the body of a fallen soldier. She has a sword in her right hand and is holding the Union flag in her left hand. The words "THE...
Date: 1866 before
Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...
Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...
Description: Poster of statistics and history of the regiment.
Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.
Description: This map shows components of the bottom of Lake Michigan and the Root River, as well as the harbor, buildings, streets, railroads, and rural landowners in...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: View of multiple buildings in Cross Plains from Lutheran Church Hill. Many roads and fences cross the fields. Wooded hills are in the background. In the lo...
Description: Depiction of the battlefield. Engraved by J.C. McRae and drawn by W. Momberger.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Samuel Foster Haven (1806-1881), Massachusetts anthropologist, librarian, and archaeologist. Haven is best known as t...
Description: "Cain" standing in foreground of battlefield attracting the smoke of secession, as the Union smoke goes into the air. "Cain" refers to the Marshall of Poli...
Description: An intricate design. A blue line frames a background of red horizontal stripes. Inside an ornate border, two figures stand on the left and right. The left...
Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".
Description: Sixth plate ambrotype portrait of a woman and a young girl. The woman is seated, and the girl is standing beside her resting her hand on the woman's should...
Description: This pen and ink drawing of the First Battle of Bull Run, JuIy 21st, 1861, was made by Charles K. Dean, adjutant with the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry. The 2nd W...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William S. Sullivant (1803-1873), Ohio naturalist. Sullivant was one of the leading bryologists in the United States, focusing...
Description: Front of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commission f...
Description: View of the gun boat USS "Seneca".
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Stereoview from Spaight Street neighborhood looking toward Capitol and Bascom Hall.
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...
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