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Description: Fort Sumter after bombardment by the Confederates.
Description: Large group of Union soldiers, possibly including Lieutenant D.G. Hudson, at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.
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...
Description: Large group of Union soldiers in formation by a barracks at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: An albumen stereograph of a monument to the Confederate dead, in the shape of a stone pyramid with steeply pitched sides.
Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Horace Greeley, wearing top hat, with soldiers at the Union Army Winter Quarters.
Description: Interior of Fort Sumter.
Description: Wisconsin Territorial Capitol (first in Madison) viewed from State Street. The back wall of the east wing of the replacement capitol (second on the site) c...
Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...
Description: Stereograph view of the levee, with buildings in the background.
Description: View of Ringgold in the far distance. A tree and pile of rubble, perhaps the remains of a fireplace, in the foreground.
Description: Raft construction on the water.
Description: The sidewheel excursion, "Phil Sheridan," at Wheeling, West Virginia in March, 1866. Sign on side of boat reads Cincinnati and Wheeling Packet, Phil Sherid...
Description: Construction on the new capitol building. A church is behind the construction.
Description: The ruins of Charleston after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. A man, smoking a pipe, and a boy sit on the shoreline of...
Description: East (King Street) wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol and the south wall of the Territorial Capitol (at the left) taken from the roof of the buildin...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Family stands at board fence, with a horse and carriage on the road in front of a two-story frame house.
Description: "Old Abe" and "Color Guard" of the Eighth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, posed in uniform, outside with Old Abe on a shield perch. Likely Edward H...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: View from field of Villa Louis, the residence of Hercules L. Dousman.
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