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Date: 1861 ca.

Description: The Vilas Hotel located at the corner of Monona Avenue at the west end of the first block of East Main Street.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A fox wearing a coat with a skull and the initials J.D. on it also has a Confederate flag tail, crossed bones on his hip, a hat and a walking stick under h...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: South Wisconsin Avenue and West Main Street. Lake Monona is in the background and the Lucius Fairchild and David Atwood houses are at the upper left. The r...

Photograph

Fashionable Couples

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Two well-dressed couples near wood fence in front of frame house with hipped roof.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: First block of West Main Street. A portion of South Hamilton Street is at the right of the image. The original railroad causeway is at the upper right.

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, lots, roads, railroads, and part of the Fox River. The map includes an explanation and table of witnesses to the cor...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Patriotic image of a sailor holding the Union flag in his left hand and a sword in his right. His left foot rests on an anchor. The caption below reads, "T...

Photograph

Knut Larson Gjermo

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Portrait of Knut Larson Gjermo, Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in his Civil War uniform. The following information is in the published Roster of Wisco...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty stands on a globe of the world. She is wearing a stars and stripes dress and has a sword over her right shoulder. She is pointing forward with...

Print

Camp Randall

Date: 1861 

Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...

Date: 1863-07-02 

Description: Parole document issued to Colonel Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg after being wounded on the first day...

Photograph

William H. Seward

Date: 1860-09-12 

Description: William H. Seward, U.S. Senator from New York and Secretary of State, photographed by Fuller in Madison during a Presidential campaign stop in Madison in 1...

Drawing

Harvey Hospital

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Harvey Hospital, or the Soldiers' Orphans Home. The main octagon section was the home of Governor Farwell, and the wing of wood was added in 1862 and used...

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: 1860 ca.

Description: View across Capitol Park lawn towards the corner of West Main and South Carroll Streets with businesses and horse-drawn wagons. The building at the corner...

Date: 1864 

Description: Elevated view of Battery C, 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Heavy Artillery at Fort Sherman, shown here after the battles of Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain....

Photograph

Newton H. Culver

Date: 1862-04 after

Description: Portrait of Newton H. Culver, Company C, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry, at 23 years of age.

Photograph

Peter Larsen

Date: 1864 

Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype of Peter Larsen in a Civil War uniform holding a firearm.

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 

Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...

Date: 1868 

Description: George W. Hall, Jr., noted Evansville, Wisconsin, circus performer, as a young boy, holding a snake and wearing copper-toed boots.

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