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Date: 1861-04-20 ca.

Description: Elevated stereograph view of the Great Union Meeting at the New York City Union Square.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The remains of President Lincoln lying in state in Monument Square and Pavilion. Lincoln's body was on its way from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Illino...

Date: 1860 after

Description: From left to right, head and shoulder portraits of Major Clarke, General George McClellan, Major Van Vliet, and General Barry. Each man has his name below....

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Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of James D. Butler, Jr., Company F, 44th Wisconsin Infantry, in his uniform.

Date: 1863 

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

Historical Essay

Gettysburg, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in one of the most pivotal battles of the Civil War. This article includes links to related images and documents.

Date: 1864-12-15 ca.

Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers. Document is signed by President Lin...

Date: 1911 

Description: Postcard featuring a picture and description of the "Eagle House" where Old Abe, Wisconsin's Civil War eagle and mascot of Wisconsin's 8th Volunteer Regime...

Date: 1884 

Description: A composite of Civil War Confederate Commanders, this is one of the first known examples of a composite photograph and of the use of photography in adverti...

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Description: Portrait of Amasa Cobb seated, wearing his military unform.

Date: 1885 

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster produced for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a McCormick binder stored in a shed in the middle of the...

Historical Essay

Prairie Grove, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's involvement in the Civil War battle that took place in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. This article includes links to related documents.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Retreat of Confederate Batteries of Breckinridge's Division, painted in 1885. It was paint...

Photograph

Monroe J. Wetherwax

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Private Monroe J. Weatherwax, Company I, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry. He is wearing a hat,...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A lithograph of the Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts on June 15-19.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A memorial for Civil War soldiers and sailors.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Civil War Soldiers' Monument. The monument on the courthouse grounds is surrounded by a walkway and trees.

Book or Pamphlet

The Gun Boat Fleet

Date: 1862-04-05 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...

Date: 1866 

Description: A dirt road passes through the battlefield, with fortifications on the sides. It is a lightly forested area. A horse and buggy are among some trees in the...

Historical Essay

Chattanooga, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to related images, original documents, and battle maps.
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