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Date: 1860 after

Description: A mother, Lady Liberty, sleeps in a four poster bed. She is wearing a liberty cap. The canopy on the bed is made of Union flags. A girl, representing the s...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: "Terrific Engagement between the 'Monitor' and 'Merrimac.'" Battle scene of the Civil War battle produced by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Smal...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A chicken with most of its feathers missing is wearing a hat and a sword. Below is the caption, "A Confederated Chicken after the Cock of the Walk, (Uncle...

Date: 1886 

Description: Lithographed advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing the Civil War battle of Mission Ridge. Features an inset with a small...

Photograph

Milton House Cabin

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Joseph Goodrich and turned into an...

Date:  

Description: Civil War commemorative roster of Company E, 7th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1990 

Description: Norwegian-born Colonel Hans Christian Heg of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry was mortally wounded at Chickamauga on 19 September 1863 and died the next day. Th...

Photograph

Fort McPherson

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View from a distance of Fort McPherson, built under the direction of Samuel Glyde Swain.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Uncle Sam holds a bottle labeled "DAVIS", with a figure of a man on it, as he stands with a snake labeled "SECESSION" under his left foot. The caption bel...

Photograph

Edwin E. Bryant

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Edwin Bryant wearing a Civil War uniform.

Date: 1888 

Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing the Civil War Battle of Atlanta. Produced for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, the poster features insets...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The dining room of the Milton House that was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Joseph Good...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three men standing at entrance of residence used as headquarters when S.G. Swain, (on left), was in charge of fortifications at Fort McPherson. All three m...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by French artis...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 26th Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War 1862-1865 and lost 265 men during service.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Confederate flag, upside down. Caption below reads, "A flag-itious article out of place." Blue and red ink on cream envelope, image in upper left corne...

Date: 1884 

Description: This composite portrait of David G. Farragut, William T. Sherman, George H. Thomas, Abraham Lincoln, George G. Meade, Ulysses S. Grant, Joseph Hooker, Phil...

Photograph

Lucius J. Dixon

Date:  

Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Lucius J. Dixon, surgeon for the 1st Wisconsin Infantry.

Photograph

Alfred H. Lathrop

Date:  

Description: Tintype of Alfred H. Lathrop in his Civil War uniform carrying a drum over his shoulder. Lathrop was a drummer boy.

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Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of an unknown Union soldier.

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