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Description: A road runs up the side of Mission Ridge with several trees. Trees and shrubs are in the foreground, overlooking a valley. Mountains are in the distance.
Description: "Malvern Hill." The site of the battle in a half-toned photograph from a book.
Description: Albumen print of the Congressional Committee, in front of the Abraham Lincoln home for Lincoln's funeral. The Congressional Committee accompanied Lincoln's...
Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Oshkosh, "drawn from nature."
Description: This colored map of the southern and eastern states shows locations of battles and skirmishes from 1861 through May 1864 with red dots or red underlining o...
Description: Page from the Waukesha "Daily Freeman" newspaper listing draftees from Waukesha, Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee, Muskego, Vernon, Genesse, Summit, Delaf...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Uncle Sam has a Confederate man by the neck and is about to kick him in the behind. Caption below reads, "UNCLE SAM'S INFALLIBLE REMEDY FOR ALL Rebel-ious...
Description: Waist-up portrait of John Cuppy at the age of 100. He was a soldier under Captain Samuel Brady.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...
Description: This battlefield map of the Battle of Totopotomoy Creek, also known as the Battle of Bethesda Church, shows the railroads, roads, vegetation and topography...
Description: Andrew Gallup's commission in the 6th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. A certificate printed in black ink with a red seal of Wisconsin attached, ha...
Description: Three symbols appear from left to right, "God's" eye, the Union flag with a liberty cap on the top and the sun and clouds behind it, and a house. The capti...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Union gunboat "Prairie Bird," a small rear-wheel steamship.
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...
Description: Albumen stereocard of the Union Army brass band posed and playing atop Lookout Point. The Tennessee River is in the background.
Date: 1861-04-20 ca.
Description: Elevated stereograph view of the Great Union Meeting at the New York City Union Square.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Younglove, Massey & Co., manufacturers of agricultural equipment. The cover features an engraved illustration of a hors...
Description: A composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at age 9 when he was attending the district school at Argyle, Wisconsin. Standing figure facing...
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