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Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...

Drawing

Graph Invention

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a graph-making invention.

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1864 

Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...

Photograph

Rublee House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Rublee house, the residence of Horace Rublee, formerly owned by J.A Ellis, on the east corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Gilman Street.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of pulleys on crankshafts.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map showing the counties, major cities, ports, railroads, rivers and lakes in Wisconsin, Michigan, northern Illinois, and eastern Minnesota....

Date: 1861-11-26 

Description: Front of printed handbill concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels. Annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison appear on back.

Date: 1864 

Description: Scouts and guides in the Army of the Potomac. The individuals in the group were attached to the secret-service department of the Army of the Potomac when i...

Date: 1866 

Description: The ruins of a church in Columbia after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. Plate 54

Date: 1867 

Description: A hand colored map of Wisconsin showing the state‚Äôs township grid, lakes, rivers, railroads, as well as the locations of towns, counties and the reservatio...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). This portrait was reportedly a favorite of his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chic...

Date: 1862-03-13 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.

Date: 1864 

Description: The capitol building is on a hill overlooking the city. Union soldiers have pitched tents on the grounds. Plate 02

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Interior of Fort Sumter.

Photograph

H.H. Bennett

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of H.H. Bennett in uniform.

Date: 1863 

Description: Stereograph of three U.S. Army soldiers in front of tents in camp under a framework of branches.

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Berlin, with insets of West Side Public School and High School.

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 

Description: "Camp Casey near Fairfax Seminary, Virginia 1st Brigade, Casey's Division". Handcolored lithograph of site of Camp Casey.

Photograph

St. Mary Academy

Date: 1864 after

Description: A view of a gazebo, porch, and benches on the campus of St. Mary Academy. The lawn overlooks the Iowa Bluffs near the Mississippi River.

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