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Photograph

Theodore Haller

Date:  

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Theodore Haller, 9th Wisconsin Light Artillery.

Photograph

Newton H. Culver

Date: 1862-04 after

Description: Portrait of Newton H. Culver, Company C, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry, at 23 years of age.

Date:  

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Major Micaiah F. Fairfield, F & S, 1st Alabama Cavalry (Union). Micaiah was the son of Samuel Fairfield, Jr. He was b...

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Marshall, Business Owner

Photograph

Frederick Uebele

Date:  

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Frederick Uebele, 9th Wisconsin Light Artillery.

Date: 1863-01-08 

Description: Letter from John L. Mitchell to his mother describing combat and conditions at Camp Bradley near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Photograph

Theodore Pomeroy

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Theodore Pomeroy of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in a suit and holds a tenor horn. The...

Postcard

Fort Sumter

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View across water of Fort Sumter.

Photograph

Charles Baker

Date: 1862-04 after

Description: Portrait of Private Charles Baker, Company I, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.

Photograph

Knud Olson Dokken

Date:  

Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Knud Olson Dokken [as written on photograph backing and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20; also as Knud Olson on published rost...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Three-Term Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Diplomat

Photograph

William A. Hawley

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain William A. Hawley standing near a column.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Postcard of the Civil War Soldiers' and Sailors' monument. describing its particular dimensions and artistry.

Historical Essay

Fugitive Slave Collar

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Iron collar removed from a fugitive slave by Wisconsin soldiers in 1862. (Museum object #1961.73)

Photograph

Joseph Smith

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Joseph Smith of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated wearing a suit and holds a tenor horn.

Photograph

J.B. Farnsworth

Date:  

Description: Carte-de-visite of J.B. Farnsworth of the 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.

Date:  

Description: Key to "Repulse of Longstreet's Assault," a painting by James Walker of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Photograph

Rufus King

Date:  

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of General Rufus King in uniform with epaulettes, with a sword across his left leg.

Date: 1862 

Description: This detailed plan of Fort Jackson, in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, indicates the damage inflicted by the April, 1862, bombardment of the fort by Union f...

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