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Date: 1865 

Description: Group portrait made from a composite of 2 photoprints of Company I, first Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry. Standing in back: M.P. Stone, Hiram Gee. Next row:...

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...

Date: 1862-07-18 

Description: Officers of the Second Wisconsin Infantry posed in front of a tent. They are, from left to right, Quartermaster J.D. Ruggles, Dr. A.J. Ward, Major J.S. All...

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1860 after

Description: On the left, an officer in uniform, putting on his gloves in preparation for battle and on the right, a tiny image of the same officer running away. He has...

Print

I Always Win

Date: 1860 after

Description: An elephant wearing boots is carrying a banner that reads, "I ALWAYS WIN." The banner has a face on the left end and is holding up the elephant's tail with...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard with woman holding parasol and large stone house with frame addition, and a wooden porch roof. There is a barn and animals in the bac...

Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: The front page of a letter to Electa Candy that begins, "Dear Mother".

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 

Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.

Date: 1863-07-04 

Description: Blue and white floral print wallpaper on which the Vicksburg Daily Citizen of July 2, 1863 is printed.

Date: 1861-01-22 

Description: "Republic of Georgia. Ordinance of Secession , passed Jan'ry 19, 1861. With the names of the signers. Decorative broadside.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Portrait of inventor and businessman Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884).

Date: 1862-02-13 

Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, the daughter of Jairus Fairchild and the sister of Governor Lucius Fairchild. Sarah ma...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A howling dog tied to a post, empty food dish in front of him. Water in the background with a sailing ship, probably from the blockade. Text above reads, "...

Date: 1860-11-08 

Description: Receipt for a package delivered to Brees' Express via Morris & Essex Railroad. There is an engraving of a train traveling through a rural landscape near th...

Photograph

Erik Larsen

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Erick Larsen [as written on Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 “Red Books” and in the Roster of Wisconsin Volun...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map shows locations of quarries, sink holes, creeks, springs, rivers, houses, forts, and roads. Annotations in pencil read: " Is the top of the mound...

Date: 1862 

Description: Large group of Union soldiers, possibly including Lieutenant D.G. Hudson, at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.

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