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Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: This map is one of the earliest weather maps of the United States, which traced an 1859 storm across the continent. Manuscript annotations in red ink show...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of Jacob Brant of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform next to a bass drum and holds a...
Date: 1864 after
Description: A view of North Campus at St. Mary Academy taken from a brick walkway. A few structures are visible in the background, and a bench stands near the path.
Description: Image drawn by Franz Hölzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Manitowoc, with four insets. Manitowoc County.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A soldier stands on the left with his gun and bayonet. A sailor stands on the right holding a banner that reads, "THE UNION MUST & SHALL BE PRESERVED". In...
Description: A view of a gazebo, porch, and benches on the campus of St. Mary Academy. The lawn overlooks the Iowa Bluffs near the Mississippi River.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Skeletonized leaves in oval frame.
Date: 1861-04-20 ca.
Description: Elevated stereograph view of the Great Union Meeting at the New York City Union Square.
Description: This pen and ink tracing illustrates the route traveled by Sherman's troops through Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina in the winter and spring of...
Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...
Description: Exterior of Fort Sumter. A cannon has fallen on the steep shoreline and waves are hitting the rocks.
Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Frederick W. Horn (1815-1893). A Democrat, he was a Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Cedarburg. He was a lawyer and...
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: 1862 ca.
Description: This map consists of four separate panels. The first illustrates the battlefield at Cedar Mountain on Aug. 9, 1862, where the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry fought...
Description: Elevated view of east side of Main Street, with Raymond & Jones Hardware visible at 112 Main Street.
Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a noose in a tree with a serpent wrapped around it. The "SOUTHERN EAGLE" flies in the background. Captions below read "JEFF. DAV...
Description: Etching of a battle scene during the retreat from Manassas. Originally published by Virtue & Company Publishers of New York.
Description: Waist-up oval-framed portrait of Luther Hanchett. Hanchett served as a U.S. House of Representative member from 1861-1862 for the 2nd district in Wisconsin...
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