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Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The graduating class of the University of Wisconsin, all of whom are unidentified. It is likely this photograph was taken by John S. Fuller.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis (J.D.) and General Beauregard (Gen. B) are carried by two running devils, the "Imps of Old Nick". Below is the caption and verse, "JEFF A...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.

Date: 1862 

Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three men standing at entrance of residence used as headquarters when S.G. Swain, (on left), was in charge of fortifications at Fort McPherson. All three m...

Photograph

Young Girl

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Ninth plate ambrotype of a young girl, most likely of the Charles Minton Baker family. She is sitting in a chair with her hands in her lap. Hand-coloring o...

Date: 1861-11-11 

Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall and South Hall are in the foreground. Lake Me...

Date: 1867 

Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.

Date: 1865 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Leonard J. Farwell.

Date: 1860 

Description: A damaged Republican Party ticket for the Racine County Wisconsin slate headed by Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Also of note on the ticket is Congre...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View from distance of residence used as headquarters when S.G. Swain was in charge of fortifications at Fort McPherson.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...

Date: 1860 

Description: 1860 Presidential Democratic ticket headed by John C. Breckenridge (it should be spelled Breckinridge), and the vice-president, Joseph Lane, that was distr...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A mother, Lady Liberty, sleeps in a four poster bed. She is wearing a liberty cap. The canopy on the bed is made of Union flags. A girl, representing the s...

Date: 1861-04-13 

Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1860-08-13 

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln before he grew a beard, taken from an ambrotype.

Photograph

Carl Tjorbjornsen

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A seated studio portrait of Carl Tjorbjornsen [as written on the photograph backing and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20; also written as Carl Torbjorson publi...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: This map is one of the earliest weather maps of the United States, which traced an 1859 storm across the continent. Manuscript annotations in red ink show...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings. The caption below reads, "I'm glad I'm not in Dix...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Mineral Point from a carte-de-visite by the "practical photographer."

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