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Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), American physician and naturalist. In 1871, Woodworth became the first Surgeo...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view over rooftops looking towards Lake Michigan shoreline. Seaman's Furniture and Rooms building is surrounded by other commercial buildings. The...

Drawing

John Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Muir's illustration of a means to record time by use of a star. He titled the drawing "The star hand rising and setting with the sun all the year".

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Date: 1862 

Description: Lithographed poster listing officers and men, most notably Colonel Cadwallader C. Washburn.

Photograph

Portrait of a Boy

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a boy, possibly Cyrus McCormick, Jr., with his arms crossed on a table. He is wearing a decorated jacket and necktie.

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...

Manuscript

Remember Ellsworth!

Date: 1861 

Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...

Drawing

Fancake Draught

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A John Muir sketch of a fancake draught of sawframe with crankshaft in position. Scale two inches per foot. Depth of frame 5 1/2 inches. Speed of cranks...

Date: 1864-10-13 ca.

Description: Colorfully decorated letter received in the office of Wisconsin Governor James Lewis from Isaac Joiner of the Veterans Reserve Corps stationed in Alexandri...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family sits around a table in a yard. One woman holds a stereoscope in her lap. Behind them is a frame house with shuttered windows and a small loveseat...

Map or Atlas

Dane County Map

Date: 1861 

Description: Drawn the first year of the Civil War, this colored 1861 map of Dane County shows its towns, cities and lakes. It includes insets of the wards of Madison a...

Photograph

Da-Ko-Ra

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. In this portrait he is past the age of seventy. He stands erect, though walking with the aid...

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...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1868 

Description: Prepared for the State Board of Emigration in 1868, this map shows county boundaries, some cities, and completed and projected railroads.

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of Forest Hill Cemetery is ink and watercolor on cloth. The upper right hand margin contains an index by name and lot. The bottom left corner read...

Date: 1868 

Description: Showing the counties, towns and railroads. Partly colored. Scale: 1 inch = 20 miles.

Date: 1863 

Description: Studio portrait of Catharine Eaton. She is wearing a dress and is seated in a chair with her arm resting on a table.

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1860 after

Description: View of Washington, D.C. with gallows in foreground. Ten empty nooses hang from the gallows. Capitol buildings are in the background with Union flag. Capti...

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