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Description: A damaged Republican Party ticket for the Racine County Wisconsin slate headed by Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Also of note on the ticket is Congre...
Description: Thomas Bigford (in cap, on left) and another official swearing in two Native American Civil War recruits. Thomas Bigford (1815-1890) of Taycheedah, Wiscons...
Description: Encampments colored. Inset: Leesburg to Harpers Ferry.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Preliminary sketch of a battlefield with trees and human outlines.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of William Sanderson McCormick (1815-1865).
Date: 1860 after
Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a noose in a tree with a serpent wrapped around it. The "SOUTHERN EAGLE" flies in the background. Captions below read "JEFF. DAV...
Description: An aunt, Mary, finds two boys, Johnny and Joe, fighting. One boy is an obvious loser.
The text below reads:
"Mary. Why, Johnny, what have you been doing?...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Berlin, with insets of West Side Public School and High School.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A view overlooking the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding property.
Description: Stereograph of the farmhouse of Abram Bryant, a free black man who lived near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. An African American man is standing near the porch...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Stereoview of Vilas House, East Main Street at Monona Avenue.
Date: 1861-08-24 ca.
Description: Civil War Era Union recruitment poster for Fox River Zouaves.
Description: View from railroad tracks through the Allatoona Pass. One of the buildings on the left says "Grocery", and piles of lumber are stacked along the sides of t...
Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of South Carolina and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of th...
Description: A Skull and Crossbones wearing a jester's cap with bells, J and D appear on the earflaps, probably referring to Jefferson Davis as a fool. On the crossbone...
Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...
Date: 1862-04 after
Description: Portrait of Private Charles Baker, Company I, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Tzi-Kal-Tza, Nez Perce, seated with a rifle across his lap.
The original photo is attributed to the William Henry Jackson collection (PH 252 (3)), in th...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: A stereograph of the Confederate prison Castle Thunder.
Description: Birds eye drawing of Boscobel, Grant County, depicts street names and street layouts, houses, rivers and trees. A reference key at the bottom of the map sh...
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