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Description: "Colonel B.J. Sweet's 21st Wisconsin Volunteer Regiments" Lithograph of the 21st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, on Parade at Camp Bragg (now Menomi...
Date: 1868-12-22 before
Description: Front cover and interior menu pages from the Third Annual Supper of the New England Society, held at Vilas House to commemorate Forefather's Day. On the co...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Civil War cover featuring the first national flag of the Confederacy (Stars and Bars) and the slogan, "We are in the field, and the bars are up!" Red and b...
Description: Page from an advertising brochure featuring "McCormick's Prize Self-Raker, . . . the only perfect reaper in lodged grain." Features an engraved illustratio...
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of James Hall (1811-1898), American geologist and paleontologist. Thought to be the top American invertebrate paleontol...
Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Robert H. Spencer, F & S, 47th Wisconsin Infantry, holding his sword in his left hand and his hat in...
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of a young Horace Palmer in uniform.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: The brass band of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry. In the past the leader in the picture was identified as Hazard W. Titus, but Titus did not become leader unt...
Description: Appleton's general war map of the United States,exhibiting all the points of interest with the means of communication.
Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1867. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Rush Street bri...
Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...
Description: Title page of "The Soldier Bird!" — History of "Old Abe" the live war eagle.
Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...
Description: Exterior view of the Gates Gallery, location for the first H.H. Bennett studio.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: House of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.
Description: Commemorative roster of Company G of the 12th regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.
Description: The mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, Old Abe as an adolescent standing on a shield perch outdoors. The young eagle stands in profile and his head fea...
Description: View of the gun boat USS "Seneca".
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John L. Russell (1808-1873), Botanist. From 1831-1854, Russell served as a Unitarian minister in a number of cities. Served as...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: View from across the railroad track. The Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad car #4770 is in the foreground. The Freeman House, Carlisle House and Empire Stove...
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