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Date: 1863 

Description: An engraving of the Battle of Gettysburg, after the painting by P.F. Rothermel.

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Advertisement card that reads: "The Kirby. It Mows! It Reaps! It Rakes!" Includes a photograph that has been pasted onto the card of a man using the Kirby.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "The Soldier's Dream of Home", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.

Date: 1864-12 

Description: Andrew Gallup's commission in the 6th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. A certificate printed in black ink with a red seal of Wisconsin attached, ha...

Date: 1864 

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

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

Date: 1862-08-28 

Description: A Commissioner's Notice of the draft, beginning on the first of September. On the first two days, claims of exemption from military service were to be hear...

Date: 1867 

Description: Engraving of portraits of Generals in the Union Army during the Civil War. U.S. Grant is in the center, with H.W. Halleck on his left, and clockwise from t...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View of a mission house, erected between 1862 and 1873.

Date: 1866 date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders engraving of Cordelia Harvey.

Date: 1864-02-04 

Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...

Date: 1861-04-23 

Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".

Date: 1860 after

Description: An eagle flies above a shield decorated with the stars and stripes. The eagle grasps a banner in its beak that reads, "LOVE ONE ANOTHER". Red stars with th...

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: 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: 1860 after

Description: Winfield Scott and William Seward stand in the boxing ring in which Lincoln fought Davis. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Skull and Crossbones wearing a jester's cap with bells, J and D appear on the earflaps, probably referring to Jefferson Davis as a fool. On the crossbone...

Date: 1863-10-24 

Description: Panoramic wood-engraving of a cattle fair in New Haven, after a sketch by H.C. Curtis. Caption reads, "Cattle Show and Agricultural Faib [sic] at Ha...

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