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Poster

$30 Reward

Date: 1864-02-01 

Description: List of Civil War draft-dodgers issued by the Provost Marshal's office, Fifth District of Wisconsin.

Date: 1867 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the state‚Äôs township grid, lakes, rivers, railroads, as well as the locations of towns, counties and the reservatio...

Print

Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.

Date: 1867 

Description: This map, which includes eastern Iowa, northern Illinois and the western portion of Michigan's Upper peninsula, shows the township survey grid and identifi...

Date: 1869 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Champion reaping and mowing machines manufactured by the Champion Machine Company. The cover features a color illustra...

Date: 1866 

Description: Two men stand on either side of an opening in the earthworks at Allatoona Pass. Mountains are in the distance. Plate 28

Photograph

Fort Harrison

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Civil War fortification Fort Harrison showing embrasures and parapets of casemates.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Extra. The Draft!

Date: 1864-09-24 

Description: Page from the Waukesha "Daily Freeman" newspaper listing draftees from Waukesha, Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee, Muskego, Vernon, Genesse, Summit, Delaf...

Date: 1869 

Description: This geological map shows the township grid, counties, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, and roads. Barron County is still labeled Dallas Coun...

Date: 1860 

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

Photograph

Manning F. Force

Date: 1865-07 ca.

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Manning F. Force, Major General of volunteers, sometime after the Siege of Vicksburg where he was shot below his right...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Union General Winfield Scott crushes a group of Confederate soldiers and a Confederate flag in his giant left hand. Caption below reads, "SCOTT'S HOLD ON T...

Photograph

Fort Sumpter

Date: 1865 

Description: Exterior of Fort Sumter. There are several men and a boat on the shoreline in the foreground. Plate 56

Date: 1862-07 

Description: Lieutenant J.N.P. Bird, with newspaper, and Lieutenant Lefler, in front of Lieutenant Bird, with troops of the 7th Wisconsin Company I of the 7th Wisconsin...

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows railroads, counties and towns and includes a township grid. Sections are shown in blue, green, yellow, and pink. Rivers and lakes are labele...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An old woman, stooped over and holding a cane, has Union soldiers ("NORTH" on the left) and Confederate soldiers ("SOUTH" on the right) climbing ladders to...

Date: 1861-12 ca.

Description: Six members of the 13th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Company K.

Date: 1867 

Description: This 1867 map shows the Chippewa River in northern Chippewa County, Wisconsin, from just north of Cornell to Jim Falls. Covering portions of the towns of A...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of the battlefield at Spotsylvania Courthouse illustrates the Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red. Roads, railroads, vegetati...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A bull, labeled "NORTH", is chasing Jefferson Davis towards a fence and bushes. The bull is saying, "Come and take a Horn, Jeff" and Davis is saying, "You...

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