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Date: 1860 after

Description: Cotton plant within a decorative frame. The caption below reads "The Cotton Plant — King of the South". Black ink on beige envelope, image appears on the l...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The tree of liberty with a flag for each state including the Union states and the Confederate states. Each flag is labeled with the initials of each state....

Date: 1900 

Description: Side view of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881, he was stuffed, mounted, and placed in the...

Date: 1864 

Description: General Hood ordered a train full of gunpowder set on fire so that the Union Army couldn't use it, resulting in a series of explosions. Plate 44

Date: 1860 after

Description: A donkey (ass) labeled "SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY", with a Confederate flag tied to his tail, is pulling against the post to which it is tied. The post is label...

Photograph

Elmer E. Ellsworth

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, F & S, 11th New York Infantry, in full Union uniform, leaning on a sword. He was born i...

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Description: An eagle of the same type as "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, displayed in the Civil War Roo...

Date: 1861-10-14 

Description: Engraving of Old Abe, mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Voluntary Infantry, displayed for a crowd. The eagle bearer holds Old Abe's staff perch while t...

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of the farmhouse of Abram Bryant, a free black man who lived near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. An African American man is standing near the porch...

Date: 1861-04-23 

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

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Description: Carte-de-visite featuring a full-length hand-drawn portrait of Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, F & S, 11th New York Infantry in full Union uniform, leaning on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Effigy tomb of General Robert E. Lee (1807-1870), at Washington and Lee University.

Geologist, Archaeologist, and Soldier

Brief biography of Charles Whittlesey (1808 - 1886).

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05 

Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a...

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Description: Photograph of a painting of "Old Abe" by L.A. Dow, 1905. The original painting is in the War Museum, Wisconsin State Capitol, Madison, Wisconsin. Old...

Date: 1864 

Description: Confederate defenses surrounding the city. A tripod style configuration of rifles with a bag and canteen hanging from it is in the foreground. Plate 43

Date: 1860 after

Description: An American Eagle holding a banner that says "PLURIBUS UNUM" hovers over a globe of the Earth showing the United States. The bottom half of the globe is hi...

Photograph

Syvert A. Lee

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Description: Full-length cabinet card portrait of Syvert A. Lee, a private in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform next to a prop baluster and railing. The fol...

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Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Frederick Knickerbocker of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, a member of the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps Band. Mustered ou...

Photograph

Halvor D. Halvorson

Date:  

Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Halvor D. Halvorson, a private of Company D, 5th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from...

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