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Date: 1860 after
Description: An elephant carries the Union flag with the words "THE CONSTITUTION LIBERTY AND LAWS!!" on it and wears another Union flag on its back. The elephant's fron...
Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...
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....
Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings.
The caption below reads,
"I'm glad I'm not in Dix...
Description: A circus traveling on the road has three cages, the first and second are flying the Confederate flag. A stone at the side of the road says "TO BOSTON". "T...
Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses partially visible on the left.
Description: The back page of a letter to Electa Candy.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), American physician and naturalist. In 1871, Woodworth became the first Surgeo...
Description: A clergyman stands at the pulpit with a bible on it, behind him stands the devil. Each has one hand on the open bible. The number 3 appears in the upper le...
Description: Company I, 7th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, at Upton's Hill near Germantown, Virginia. The 7th was one of three Wisconsin regiments that was par...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.
Description: Broken trees in front of a field with a fence. There is a small building on a hill in the background.
Description: Stereograph of three U.S. Army soldiers in front of tents in camp under a framework of branches.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A family of five is posed around a large frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch, a fan window in the gable end, half windows on the attic story on...
Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Watertown on the Rock River,"drawn from nature."
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Maria A. Morrison, born Maria Amelia Hickox in 1800, the wife of Wisconsin pioneer James Morrison. With her husband, Mr...
Description: A hot air balloon labeled "SECESSION" bursts and drops men and soldiers out of the gondola towards the ground below. The gondola has crossbones on it and t...
Description: Brief letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton asking to see the files for Carl Schurz of Wisconsin and Milo Smith Haskell (...
Description: Trees stripped of bark. There is a fence on the right. In the far background is a building, perhaps a house, on a hill.
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