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Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View of the Congregational church and surrounding buildings.

Date: 1869-07-04 

Description: The Camilla, a wood-burning locomotive that belonged to the Chicago & Northwestern Railway. The locomotive is decorated for the 4th of July, 1869.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype of an unidentified soldier from the 13th Wisconsin Infantry. Hand-coloring on cheeks and gold details on buttons of military...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cavalry soldier sits on his horse, with a military camp and flag in the background. The faint image of Abraham Lincoln is from the opposite envelope in t...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Front entry to the Wesleyan Seminary. It was built in the early 1860's on the site of the present High School building.

Date: 1860 after

Description: An elephant carries the Union flag with the words "THE CONSTITUTION LIBERTY AND LAWS!!" on it and wears another Union flag on its back. The elephant's fron...

Date: 1865-07-14 

Description: The first 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 cari...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison with insets of the University, Rasdall House, Vilas House, and the Wisconsin State Capitol. View includes cattail marsh, smokesta...

Date: 1862-10-08 

Description: An introduction to the Kentucky Papers, written by Spencer Records, which begins, "I have written the following narrative partly for my own satisfaction an...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: View of St. Peter's Episcopal Church.

Date: 1865 

Description: This map is a pen and ink tracing. Union positions are shown in blue and Confederate positions are shown in red. Roads, vegetation, and steams are labeled....

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Sixth plate tintype/ferrotype of an unidentified soldier from the 13th Wisconsin Infantry. He is sitting in a chair holding a horn in his right hand. Hand-...

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: 1867 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1867. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Rush Street bri...

Date: 1866 

Description: This map shows the location of county boundaries, cities, rivers, lakes, grant railroads, wagon roads, land office locations, iron, copper and lead deposit...

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Lucius Fairchild in Madison, probably after the loss of his arm at Gettysburg. This portrait can be dated as...

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: View across street towards the front of a public school, probably on E. Gorham Street.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

The Wisconsin Chief

Date: 1860-09-19 

Description: Front page of The Wisconsin Chief.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Albert D. Hager (1817-1888), assistant state geologist for the Vermont state geological survey at the time of this photograph....

Photograph

College Avenue

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: College Avenue looking west from the corner of Morrison Street. The building on the left is the Adkins Building, at the right is the Johnston House. This w...

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