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Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.

Date: 1862-02-13 

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

Date: 1864-01-02 

Description: George W. Noble's discharge letter from the Union Army during the Civil War.

Date: 1862-02-18 

Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Sergeant in the Wisconsin 2nd Cavalry.

Date: 1864-06-08 

Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Lieutenant in the 2nd Wisconsin Calvary.

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: 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: 1895 ca.

Description: Certificate appointing Lucius Fairchild as the director of the Gettysburg Battle Field Memorial Association. The certificate is decorated with oval portrai...

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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: 1863-07-02 

Description: Parole document issued to Colonel Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg after being wounded on the first day...

Date: 1900-01-01 ca.

Description: Roster of Company C from the 19th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Presented to the State Historical Society by Calvin E. Morley.

Manuscript

Bennett Diary Pages

Date: 1863-05 

Description: Two pages, dated May 23-24, 1863, of a diary kept by H.H. (Henry Hamilton) Bennett during the Civil War.

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...

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

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Description: Decorative lithograph with hundreds of prisoners' names, as well as scenes from the prison motifs as four insets, one on each corner: Libby Prison; Belle I...

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...

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,...

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...

Date: 1860-12-17 

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

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Description: A certificate admitting Lucius Fairchild into the Society of the Army of the Potomac.

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