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Olaf Berglund

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Olof Berglund of Darlington, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tenor horn. The...

Photograph

Jacob Brant

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Jacob Brant of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform next to a bass drum and holds a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rooster with a Union flag, representing the Union army, is facing a chicken (with what appears to be ostrich legs) with a piracy flag, which is supposed...

Date: 1865 

Description: Plan and elevation of the post hospital at Camp Randall.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A smiling devil with wings holds a large jar of C.S.A. Whiskey marked with a poison symbol, and a Confederate flag sticking out of it. Blue and red ink on...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map shows locations of quarries, sink holes, creeks, springs, rivers, houses, forts, and roads. The upper right corner and right margin includes anno...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty holding a Union flag with her right hand and pointing with her left. Caption below reads, "I am for Union TO A MAN!" Red and blue ink on beige...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A diagram of a table saw, designed and drawn by John Muir.

Date: 1862 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Jefferson.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Envelope compares a young man of the North, on the left, to a young man of the South, on the right. The young Northern man is working with an older man on...

Photograph

I.G. Merrill House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The home of I.G. Merrill on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue.

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: 1862-08-02 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.

Date: 1865 

Description: Original plan of Camp Randall, to accompany a report by N.B. Van Slyke, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map shows locations of quarries, sink holes, creeks, springs, rivers, houses, forts, and roads. The map appears to have been drawn on to of a plat map...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Sanderson McCormick (1815-1865).

Photograph

The Iron Brigade

Date: 1862 

Description: Company I, 7th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, at Upton's Hill near Germantown, Virginia. The 7th was one of three Wisconsin regiments that was par...

Date: 1862 

Description: This map shows the plan of the siege of Yorktown and the Battle of Williamsburg. The map also shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of resident...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype of Burnett Demarest, a First Lieutenant in the Wisconsin 8th infantry, Co. C. Demarest mustered into service in 1861 at Eau C...

Photograph

John H. Fonda

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Quarter-plate ambrotype. Three-quarter length portrait of John H. Fonda, settler in the Prairie Du Chien area. He is sitting facing front, with one hand in...

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