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Date: 1860 

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

Photograph

4th Maine Battery

Date: 1864-04-20 

Description: The 4th Maine artillery battery posed in front of a large building.

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Daniel C. Eaton (1834-1895), American Botanist. In 1864 (the year of this photograph), Eaton became a professor of bo...

Date: 1860 after

Description: From left to right, head and shoulder portraits of Major Clarke, General George McClellan, Major Van Vliet, and General Barry. Each man has his name below....

Photograph

St. Paul's Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: On the site of the Layton art gallery, on the northeast corner of East Mason and North Jefferson Streets. A man is standing at a corner light post.

Date: 1863 

Description: "Colonel B.J. Sweet's 21st Wisconsin Volunteer Regiments" Lithograph of the 21st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, on Parade at Camp Bragg (now Menomi...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: An albumen stereograph of a monument to the Confederate dead, in the shape of a stone pyramid with steeply pitched sides.

Date: 1863-04-04 

Description: Illustration depicting a large group of people gathered in the yard of a house. Three woman stand on the porch steps, and men, women and children are gathe...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cherub (angel) sits on a wagon with a bellows on top. He is blowing bubbles from a pipe. The newest bubble has the words " A ZEPHYR" in it (a zephyr is a...

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with several cannons behind earthworks. A Union soldier stands near one of the cannons. Plate 40

Map or Atlas

A Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows the configurations of the counties, communities, railroads and projected railroads, mines, shipping routes, and labeled rivers and lakes. Po...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A graphic design of a Confederate officer labeled "SECESSION" hanging by the neck from a beam. He is choking, his tongue is hanging out and his eyes are pr...

Date: 1861 

Description: An image of the Devil holding a pitchfork. The words "THE DEVIL" appear on his chest. Caption below reads "THE FIRST SECESSIONIST". Black ink on beige enve...

Date: 1861-08-05 

Description: Lucius Fairchild's commission as captain in the 16th infantry regiment, signed by Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1865 

Description: A general map of eastern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, southern Pennsylvania, and northern North Carolina.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at age 9 when he was attending the district school at Argyle, Wisconsin. Standing figure facing...

Date: 1860-10-06 

Description: Minutes from a meeting of the Farmers Home League of Monroe, Wisconsin. The page contains a partial list of settled claims against the League and the amoun...

Date: 1864 

Description: View looking out from one of the Confederate defenses around the outside of the city. Wooden palisades surround the earthworks. Houses and other buildings...

Photograph

Lane Residence

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A general view of the Lane residence, which is the birthplace of Carrie Lane, later Carrie Chapman Catt, noted woman suffrage leader.

Date: 1860 after

Description: In a play on words, Jeff Davis is "taking" Washington with a camera. He is crouching under the cloth peering through a camera on a tripod. The camera is po...

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