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"Arms for Sale"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Profile portrait of bald-headed man wearing a pair of eyeglasses with a cannon in place of his nose. At the top the text reads: "Arms For Sale," and at the...

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Description: A watercolor and pen drawing on an envelope from Frank and Delia King to their brother-in-law, Irwin Raymond Witthuhn, who was serving in France during Wor...

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Ledger Drawing

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Description: Ledger Drawing. Three men, two on horseback riding in opposite directions. Third standing, firing a gun.

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Ledger Drawing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ledger Drawing. Two men in battle. Two horses, one with a rider dressed entirely in black.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A composite drawing, including photographic portraits, depicting "Doc" Aubrey, newsboy of the Iron Brigade, delivering papers to the camp where other membe...

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Description: A sketch drawn from a formal photographic portrait of Mrs. Major Belle Reynolds. During the Civil War many women enlisted in armies or traveled with their...

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Gaddis Sketches

Date: 1906-11-08 

Description: Two Civil War watercolor drawings by John Gaddis, Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, showing the regiment in bivouac, and later their headquarte...

Date: 1863-10-03 

Description: Illustration depicting a crowd watching the Potomoc-Sword presentation.

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Hamburg Landing

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Description: Preliminary sketch of Hamburg Landing. Men are carrying items on land. There is a line of boats docked at the rivers edge.

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Description: Sign advertising for 15 cent tap beers at the Nitty Gritty bar in Madison, Wisconsin. Shows a cartoon of a drunk bugler, playing taps while drinking a pint...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The siege of Petersburg, VA, April 2-9, 1965. From a sketch by James Kiness.

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Ledger Drawing

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Description: Ledger Drawing. Two men in combat. One horse.

Date: 1870-29 

Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...

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Description: Several partial sketches of a man on a mule, a separate mule and various lines.

Date: 1864-07-16 

Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper depicting Admiral Porter's fleet passing through Colonel Bailey's dam during the War on Red R...

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Men and Cannons

Date: 1862 

Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.

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Description: A drawing of the reunion of the Army of the Cumberland at Milwaukee. National Soldiers Home is visible in the background.

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Description: "Lieutenant Foster's Camp preparing for the night contrabands with the Engineer, Dept. of the Army". Tents are in the background and men are loading horse-...

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Fort Howard

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Several men sculling a boat near Fort Howard that has an American Flag, barracks, and various related military buildings enclosed behind a wall.

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Description: Several French fur traders negotiating with native Indians at La Baye.

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