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Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Mary Caroline McCormick Shields wearing a lace cap.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A howling dog tied to a post, empty food dish in front of him. Water in the background with a sailing ship, probably from the blockade. Text above reads, "...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (1807-1873), Swiss-born American zoologist, geologist and glaciologist. Founded the Museum of Compa...

Photograph

Durkee House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The Durkee House built by Charles Durkee in 1843.

Date: 1862 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Jefferson.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...

Date: 1860-11-08 

Description: Receipt for a package delivered to Brees' Express via Morris & Essex Railroad. There is an engraving of a train traveling through a rural landscape near th...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Joseph Henry (1797-1878), Scottish-American scientist. Widely considered one of the greatest scientists of his genera...

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...

Date: 1868 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Manitowoc, with four insets. Manitowoc County.

Date: 1861 

Description: A large dog, (Winfield Scott), and a smaller dog (Jefferson Davis) discussing a piece of meat, (Washington D.C.). Appears to be a comment on the insignific...

Date: 1860 after

Description: General Scott holds Jefferson Davis off the ground by the throat, Davis' hat and sword falling to the ground. Text above reads, "Jeff in a tight place, he...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A farm house, a barn with a cupola, and a man standing on top of a haystack.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Lawler Hall at Campion College. This image was made during the Civil War when the building was used as a U.S. Military hospital. Prior to the war, it was B...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cat, labeled "MISSOURI", tasting soup from a steaming kettle over a wood fire. The kettle is labeled "SECESSION SOUP". The cat is wearing a vest, apron a...

Photograph

Civil War Soldiers

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: The men in this tintype image were among 500 soldiers taken prisoner at Brentwood on March 25, 1863 and sent to Richmond. They were exchanged for Confedera...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: A stereograph of exterior of General Lee's residence.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A bellows with a human face on it trails a ribbon that says, "ALL THE HONORS". A cloud of air and smoke blows out of the tip of the bellows. The caption be...

Date: 1864-06-18 

Description: Engraved view of gunboats passing the dam in the Red River near Alexandria.

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of Forest Hill Cemetery is ink and watercolor on cloth. The upper right hand margin contains an index by name and lot. The bottom left corner read...

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