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Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...
Description: The first page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for cari...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Marshall House, in which Col. E.E. Ellsworth was shot on May 24, 1861.
Description: The second page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for car...
Date: 1861 date unknown
Description: Hand-drawn poster by S.W. Martin of the Civil War officers and men of the Kickapoo Rangers of the 12th Regiment, Company K. Above and to the left of the li...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Birds-eye view of a Wisconsin Civil War regiment on parade in Fond du Lac, as drawn by Louis Kurz from the Marr Street Methodist Church. The regiment canno...
Description: Lithographed poster by Lipman of Milwaukee.
Description: Original sketch drawn by Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth in 1858 at Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to N.B. Van Slyke. Col. Ellsworth commanded the 1st Zouaves a...
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Christopher Ruby Blackall, 33rd Wisconsin Infantry, standing in his uniform with his hat on a pedestal.
Description: Lithographed Civil War roster of the 31st Regiment, including insets of the Battle of Somerset or Millspring, Kentucky, and Pea Ridge, Arkansas.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Union Troops Ascending the Ridge, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen Bracht's Berlin...
Description: Stereograph of three U.S. Army soldiers in front of tents in camp under a framework of branches.
Description: Cave in a hillside occupied by the Lewis family from May 18 to July 4, 1863, during the Civil War siege of Vicksburg. Hundreds of other caves in the vicin...
Description: Printer's proof of Civil War roster on waste paper.
Description: Civil War handbill that reads: "Charleston Mercury Extra...The Union Is Dissolved!"
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of J.M. Faust of Broadhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds an E-flat horn. The bu...
Description: Engraved vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant.
Description: Portrait of Governor and Civil War General Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) by John Singer Sargent.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A stereograph of three Union soldiers in camp under a framework of branches.
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.
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