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Date: 1867 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features labeled drawings of the machine set up as a reaper and as a...

Date: 1862-08-02 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.

Date: 1863-06 

Description: Halftone print of an adolescent Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Closeup image of Old Abe on his shi...

Date: 1867 

Description: A summer resort, situated on the banks of Fowler and La Belle Lakes, in the village of Oconomowoc, thirty miles from Milwaukee on the St. Paul R.R. Men sta...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.

Date: 1864 

Description: Aerial view, probably from a lithograph, of the prison for Confederate soldiers at Rock Island.

Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a woman, floating in a washtub labeled "Lady Davis" which flies the Confederate flag. He holds a bottle in his left hand and st...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: "At the Spring," a woodcut illustration from McElroy's "Andersonville: Story of Southern Prisons."

Date: 1868 

Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are in the background, behind the factory.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Soldier-farmer, "Jeffy" (Jefferson) Davis, in full uniform with a straw hat is giving feed (bonds) to a sow (the Confederacy). The sow is in turn feeding i...

Date: 1862 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment handbill.

Date: 1864-11-08 

Description: Democratic Ticket for the 1864 Presidential election. General George B. McClellan was the candidate for President, running against Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings. The caption below reads, "I'm glad I'm not in Dix...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Image of Louis Wigfall on the body of an Indian with tomahawk in hand. The captions reads, "WIGFALL on his promised descent on Washington." This is a barb...

Date: 1868 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for C.H. McCormick and Brothers, featuring an engraved illustration of man operating a horse-drawn mower. Includes the text...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Andersonville Prison, Camp Sumter, Ga., as it appeared August 1st 1864 when it contained 35,000 prisoners of war." A lithograph "drawn from memory by Thom...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Confederate flag. Pro-Confederate envelopes were not as common as pro-Union envelopes. Black ink on beige envelope, image covers entire front. Image p...

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