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Description: A seated studio portrait of Anderson Herman, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform, holding a musket across his chest. The following...
Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...
Description: Photograph of a monochrome painting of "Old Abe" the bald eagle mascot of the Eighth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and his regiment color guard....
Description: The wooden fence surrounding the Capitol Park. On the right is the railing at which horses were hitched, and some newly-planted trees. This view looks nor...
Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows numbered lots and labeled streets. The bottom margin of the map reads: "Recorded in the Registry of...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: McCormick self-rake reaper as manufactured in the 1860s. The reaper is sitting in the yard of the McCormick Reaper Works (factory). Original caption reads...
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...
Description: Full-length studio portrait of Civil War soldier Nils (Niels) J. Gilbert, Company A, of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, believed to have been taken in October...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Green Bay and Fort Howard, Brown Co., depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, and the East River. A reference key at the...
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.
Description: Civil War handbill that reads: "Charleston Mercury Extra...The Union Is Dissolved!"
Description: Ferrotype of Peter Larsen in a Civil War uniform holding a firearm.
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...
Description: Union troops at Lawler Hall which was used as a U.S. military hospital during the Civil War. Originally built as the Brisbois Hotel in 1857, it was given f...
Description: A large fountain with statues. Two (Union?) soldiers are on the far side.
Date: 1860 after
Description: General Scott holds Jefferson Davis off the ground by the throat, Davis' hat and sword falling to the ground. Text above reads, "Jeff in a tight place, he...
Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.
Date: 1863 after
Description: A three-story building with a cupola stands at the bottom of a hill on the Ripon College campus, surrounded by trees.
Description: This 1861 map of Columbia County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and...
Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.
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