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Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of Josh Sullivan of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated leaning on a drum.
Date: 1860-04 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"Before my retun to Europe, D. Brandis, the editor of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Paper in New York, invited me in March...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Gettysburg.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...
Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "2ND ROU...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite seated portrait of Mrs. Gerhard Inbusch. She is wearing a large brooch with a lace collar.
Description: A painting of the Grignon house and surrounding land and water.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.
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 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...
Description: Engraving of Old Abe, mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Voluntary Infantry, displayed for a crowd. The eagle bearer holds Old Abe's staff perch while t...
Description: Carte-de-visite of a bridge at Chattanooga with a steamship passing nearby.
Description: Stereograph (also known as a stereoview) of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a...
Description: A composite of portraits and two camp scenes of the Seventh Wisconsin Light Artillery Battery.
Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "3RD ROU...
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite of Robert Kennicott (1835-1866), American Naturalist. After 1853 he worked for Spencer Fullerton Baird at the Smithsonian Insti...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Lawler Hall at Campion College. This image was made during the Civil War when the building was used as a U.S. Military hospital. Prior to the war, it was B...
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...
Description: Elevated view of the Janesville Countryside.
Description: Engraving of portraits of Generals in the Union Army during the Civil War. U.S. Grant is in the center, with H.W. Halleck on his left, and clockwise from t...
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