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Description: A Civil War guard house at Camp Randall, still standing as of 1962.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Colored postcard of the "Human Confederate Flag." One of the most pleasing as well as spectacular features of the great reunion of Confederate veterans, wa...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: These detailed topographical maps of the Battle of Gettysburg show drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, fences, houses with names of residents, and a de...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Three Confederate veterans sitting in a tent at the National Confederate Reunion.

Historical Essay

Corinth, Siege of

Civil War Battle Summary

This Union victory stopped the movement of Confederate troops and supplies throughout much of the South.

Date: 1863 

Description: This colored map of the Battle of Chattanooga depicts the positions of the Union and Confederate troops before the battle and on each day of the battle. Al...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Andrew Jackson in his military uniform.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Certificate appointing Lucius Fairchild as the director of the Gettysburg Battle Field Memorial Association. The certificate is decorated with oval portrai...

Historical Essay

Petersburg, Siege of

Civil War Battle Summary

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Carte-de-visite Centennial portrait "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, by J.M. Fowler, sold by J.O. Barrett in Philadelphia, Pennsylvan...

Photograph

Osmund Johnson

Date:  

Description: Candid portrait of Osmund Johnson as an older man, wearing his hat askew. He served in Company K of the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. According to the...

Photograph

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A Civil War cannon captured at the Battle of Shiloh, displayed at Camp Randall near the corner of Randall Street and Dayton Street. A fire station is visi...

Date: 1863 

Description: Union army officers. From left, General U.S. Grant, General Rawlins, General Webster, Colonel Lagow, and Colonel Killyer take a break.

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:  date unknown

Description: Steel engraving of the first major battle of the Civil War, fought in Virginia, near the Manassas, Virginia, railway junction, after which the battle is ca...

Date: 1862 

Description: This map of the area between Monterey, Tennessee, and Corinth, Mississippi, shows Union lines of entrenchment in blue and Confederate lines around Corinth...

Date: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A broadside listing regimental functions at the Gettysburg reunion of Union veterans held at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 1913.

Date: 1864 

Description: This map of the battlefield at Wilderness, Virginia, illustrates the Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red. Roads, railroads, vegetation...

Historical Essay

Port Hudson, Siege of

Civil War Battle Summary

Date: 1860 

Description: Harriet Douglas Whetten (b.1822). Whetten was a volunteer nurse during the Civil War. She served on hospital ships out of New York and Philadelphia from 18...

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