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Date:  

Description: Resolutions adopted by the Madison, Wisconsin post of the Grand Army of the Republic. The text on the top reads, "Grand Army of the Republic, Department of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pen-drawn poster listing the officers and men of Company H. Includes small oval portraits of some of the officers.

Date: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A program of events for the reunion of Union and Confederate veterans, including prayers, music, speeches, and fireworks.

Date: 1888-10-01 ca.

Description: A certificate from the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States announcing that (Chaplin) J.W. Oakley became a Companion of the first Class...

Date: 1861-11-26 

Description: Back of printed handbill with annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison, concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels.

Date: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Wisconsin Identification Certificate, certifying that Albert T. Lamson, who enlisted in Company G, 104...

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Hand-tinted stationery showing the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 1862. The blue tint on the dome may have been intended to represent the unfinished natur...

Date: 1863-06-28 

Description: A letter written by W.D. Bartlett to his cousin describing life as a Civil War soldier.

Date:  

Description: Battle flag of the Second Regiment Mississippi Volunteers captured together with much of the regiment by the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers at Gettysburg July...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Letterhead with an illustration of a soldier on guard duty in camp and the name of the associations' officers.

Date: 1863-07-14 

Description: An account of the Battle of Gettysburg written in pencil in the diary of Rufus Dawes.

Date:  

Description: Commemorative Civil War roster of First Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry, Wisconsin Hussars Squadron "G". Depicts "Our Country as it was in 1860" with...

Date: 1863-09-18 

Description: The first page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.

Date: 1865-07-14 

Description: The second page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for car...

Manuscript

Washington, D.C.

Date: 1861-08 ca.

Description: Large-format, illustrated stationery purchased by Rudolph Fine, a member of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry in August, 1861, showing the Capitol (in actuality,...

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Stationery depicting the fortifications around Washington, D.C., during the second year of the Civil War: Arlington Heights, directly across the Potomac Ri...

Date: 1862-02-13 

Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.

Date: 1861-01 

Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Louisiana and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of the Uni...

Date: 1862-10-24 

Description: First page of a list of sick and wounded Wisconsin soldiers from the First Wisconsin Cavalry found at the Fifth St. Hospital in St. Louis by Cordelia Harve...

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...

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