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Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1863-11 ca.

Description: Photograph of Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin made by Mathew Brady in Washington, D.C. about three months after the Battle of Gettysburg. Severely wo...

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Raft Construction

Date: 1865 

Description: Raft construction on the water.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Mixed group, mostly children, having a picnic in the woods, perhaps connected with the dedication of the East Blue Mounds Lutheran Church.

Date: 1867 after

Description: A view of the entrance and side of Bartlett Hall at Ripon College, partially obscured by trees. Decorative stone, wood, and brickwork all ornament the sur...

Date: 1863-11-23 

Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.

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High School

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The first high school erected in Palmyra, built about 1860.

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Fort McPherson

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View from a distance of Fort McPherson, built under the direction of Samuel Glyde Swain.

Date: 1869-10 ca.

Description: The second Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction, showing the workmen and the equipment they used to hoist construction materials into place.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.

Photograph

Colonel C.A. Wood

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Colonel C.A. Wood posing for a full-length studio carte-de-visite portrait in his Union uniform. His right hand is resting on a plinth, and he is holding h...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis as a spider traps flies in his web. The web appears to be attached to the Union flag. He has a skull and crossbones on his back and blood d...

Date: 1865 after

Description: Tintype/ferrotype oval waist-up portrait of an African American woman in a striped shirtwaist with white collar and waistband, wearing earrings and a cameo...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype of an unidentified soldier from the 13th Wisconsin Infantry. Hand-coloring on cheeks and gold details on buttons of military...

Date: 1861-11-26 

Description: Front of printed handbill concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels. Annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison appear on back.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three men standing at entrance of residence used as headquarters when S.G. Swain, (on left), was in charge of fortifications at Fort McPherson. All three m...

Date: 1862-06-06 

Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier stands on the left with his gun and bayonet. A sailor stands on the right holding a banner that reads, "THE UNION MUST & SHALL BE PRESERVED". In...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...

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Ripon College

Date: 1867 after

Description: A view of a campus building at Ripon College, taken from a green space. A stone commemorative marker is visible to the right.

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