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Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Union General Winfield Scott crushes a group of Confederate soldiers and a Confederate flag in his giant left hand. Caption below reads, "SCOTT'S HOLD ON T...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An old woman, stooped over and holding a cane, has Union soldiers ("NORTH" on the left) and Confederate soldiers ("SOUTH" on the right) climbing ladders to...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A bull, labeled "NORTH", is chasing Jefferson Davis towards a fence and bushes. The bull is saying, "Come and take a Horn, Jeff" and Davis is saying, "You...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a flower and large leaf. A verse is printed on the leaf. It reads "Vainly shall we list for voices, made by absence doubly dear,...

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover illustration of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows children and adults, some of them circus performers, inside a large tent...

Date: 1860 after

Description: "Cain" standing in foreground of battlefield attracting the smoke of secession, as the Union smoke goes into the air. "Cain" refers to the Marshall of Poli...

Date: 1875 

Description: Round die cut holiday card depicting a man walking with a staff, with a mountain in the background. An ornate design fills the background. Caption reads:...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A youthful looking Zouave soldier has a knife in his right hand and the Union flag in his left. A battlefield with explosions is behind him. The verse bel...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in an oval frame filled with white stars. He is surrounded by four Union flags. A liberty cap appears above the portrait. Two r...

Date: 1862 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment handbill.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cat, labeled "MISSOURI", tasting soup from a steaming kettle over a wood fire. The kettle is labeled "SECESSION SOUP". The cat is wearing a vest, apron a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...

Date: 1861-08-24 ca.

Description: Civil War Era Union recruitment poster for Fox River Zouaves.

Date: 1860 after

Description: From left to right, head and shoulder portraits of Major Clarke, General George McClellan, Major Van Vliet, and General Barry. Each man has his name below....

Date: 1868-12-22 before

Description: Front cover and interior menu pages from the Third Annual Supper of the New England Society, held at Vilas House to commemorate Forefather's Day. On the co...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Dressed in uniform with a Confederate hat, eyeglasses, and a belt with pistols and a sword, a gorilla stands with a rifle in his right hand and a knife is...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Scene of 16 figures. A slave owner raises his whip as black families race towards Fort Monroe, some remain behind picking cotton. The slave owner is saying...

Date: 1884 

Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...

Date: 1889-03-30 

Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.

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