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Date: 1860 after

Description: A pig with a small saddle on his back. A Union flag is set in the middle of the saddle. On the side of the pig appears the text, "WHOLE OR NONE". Blue and...

Date: 1863 

Description: The Twenty-First Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry posing on Lookout Mountain. (From right to left) Fred W. Borcherdt of Manitowoc, Wisconsin; acting Adjutant...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a sailor, wears a hat with the initials "JD" on it. He is holding up a wooden toy boat that flies the Confederate flag and a sk...

Date: 1865 

Description: Invitation to the Presidential Inaugural Ball that celebrated the re-election of Abraham Lincoln, together with Andrew Johnson, who succeeded to the Presid...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John Torrey (1796-1863), American botanist. Worked as New York state botanist from 1836. Handwritten inscription at...

Print

James Monroe

Date: 1861 

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.

Date: 1862 

Description: Cover of an advertising booklet for John H. Manny's Single Mower. It features an illustration of men using the mower, surrounded by informative text.

Photograph

Louis LeBrun

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Full portrait of Louis LeBrun with dog at his feet. Hercules Dousman brought LeBrun from Canada as an indentured servant in 1852. After completing his in...

Date: 1861 date unknown

Description: Hand-drawn poster by S.W. Martin of the Civil War officers and men of the Kickapoo Rangers of the 12th Regiment, Company K. Above and to the left of the li...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Territorial Capitol (first in Madison) viewed from State Street. The back wall of the east wing of the replacement capitol (second on the site) c...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Cotton plant within a decorative frame. The caption below reads "The Cotton Plant — King of the South". Black ink on beige envelope, image appears on the l...

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.

Photograph

Asa Gray, Botanist

Date: 1864 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Asa Gray (1810-1888), American botanist. His most popular botanical publication, "Gray's Manual", remains a standar...

Date: 1860 after

Description: View of Washington, D.C. with gallows in foreground. Ten empty nooses hang from the gallows. Capitol buildings are in the background with Union flag. Capti...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Madison City Hall at the corner of Mifflin Street and Wisconsin Avenue, as viewed through the trees of the Capitol Park. The three-story tal...

Photograph

Alfred P. Edgerton

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Formal portrait of Alfred P. Edgerton seated at a small table.

Date: 1868 

Description: Page from an advertising brochure featuring "McCormick's Prize Self-Raker, . . . the only perfect reaper in lodged grain." Features an engraved illustratio...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty stands on the left, she holds the Wisconsin state seal in her left hand and a Union flag in her right. A liberty cap on a pole leans on the st...

Date: 1865 

Description: Key to a composite portrait of the supporters of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Date: 1860 after

Description: George Washington on the left holds the American Revolutionary flag with the date "1776" on it, and a Union Zouave soldier on the right holds a Union flag...

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