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Description: The "Essex" (New Era) transformed into a gunboat, at anchor. Next to it is a smaller boat.
Description: Drawing of a soldier holding a cup, standing next to his bunk at Fort Holt. Civil War firearms are in the closet on the right. Another man is in the backgr...
Description: "General Rosecranz and staff huredly [sic] erecting earthworks during the Battle at Corinth. The enemy driving in our lines." Men are on horses on a...
A Wisconsin Civil War Story
Date: date unknown
Description: Seated portrait of Jefferson Davis with his arms crossed, taken in fatigue uniform. He is wearing a hat, tie, overcoat (duster), and boots.
Description: A poster with a list of names of Civil War soldiers arranged by military unit.
Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...
Description: Portrait engraving of Major General Robert E. Lee of the Confederate Army.
Description: General Edwin Vose Sumner and his staff officers: (from left to right) Capt. A.H. Cushing; Capt. L. Kipp; Major Clark; Lt. Col. Joseph Taylor; Major Genera...
Description: A hand-drawn poster, produced by S.W. Martin's Writing Academy of Madison, listing the officers and men of the 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry,...
Civil War Envelopes
Description: Color postcard of view across water of Fort Sumter.
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...
Civil War Battle Summary
Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...
Description: Multiple sketches — a man and a woman leaning on a table; close-ups of the woman; trees along a river.
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant William H. Howes, Company H, 30th Wisconsin Infantry.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...
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