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Date: 1862-10-03 

Description: "General Rosecranz and staff huredly [sic] erecting earthworks during the Battle at Corinth. The enemy driving in our lines." Men are on horses on a...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of Forest Hill Cemetery is ink and watercolor on cloth. The upper right hand margin contains an index by name and lot. The bottom left corner read...

Date: 1862-02-15 

Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Peter Engelmann (1823-1874), Wisconsin educator and naturalist. Engelman founded the German-English Academy in Milwau...

Date: 1862 

Description: Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923) stands for a studio portrait wearing a floor-length dress.

Date: 1861 

Description: A hand-drawn poster, produced by S.W. Martin's Writing Academy of Madison, listing the officers and men of the 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry,...

Photograph

St. Mary Academy

Date: 1864 after

Description: A view from lawn of the stone facade of St. Mary Academy. The arched main entrance is partially visible behind trees on left. A bell tower sits in the midd...

Photograph

Mullet River

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: A view taken from the elevation on the south side of the Mullet River.

Date: 1865-07-14 

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...

Date: 1862-06-06 

Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

Date: 1861-10-10 

Description: Recruiting poster. At the top is printed "Attention! Mechanics." Underneath is an eagle with a banner in his beak, which reads "Rally, Boys! Rally!" and "Y...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Union officers eating a meal in camp.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A slave is being whipped by a slave owner as he kneels and prays next to a bale of cotton labeled "COTTON" and "CSA". John Bull sits on the bale facing awa...

Date: 1862 

Description: Lithographed poster listing officers and men, most notably Colonel Cadwallader C. Washburn.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map is pen and watercolor on paper and shows a profile and geological sections of the Spensley Break, James Break, Wisconsin River, and Little Bear Cr...

Date: 1865 

Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...

Date: 1864 

Description: This map shows land owners, buildings, cities and villages, lakes, rivers, and roads. The margins include inset maps: Berlin; Mill Point; Holland; Ferrisvi...

Photograph

View of Janesville

Date: 1860 after

Description: Elevated view of Janesville with a residential area in the foreground and the business district in the background.

Date: 1864 ca.

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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