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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.
Description: Engraving of Old Abe, mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Voluntary Infantry, displayed for a crowd. The eagle bearer holds Old Abe's staff perch while t...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Uncle Sam and General Winfield Scott discuss what to do with a Secession snake. Uncle Sam sits in a chair which is tipped back and his foot is resting on a...
Date: date unknown
Description: Engraving of George Washington and his troops rowing across an icy Delaware River to attack the British, from the painting by E. Leutze.
Description: A large lithograph showing the landscape, camps and bombardment.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.
Date: 1944-11-23 before
Description: Front cover of "The Badger," official newspaper of the U.S.S. Wisconsin, with a Thanksgiving dinner menu set against an outline in red ink of a larg...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Political cartoon of General Douglas MacArthur and Trygve Lie entitled "Please, here's the towel" and captioned "The UN voting machine ratifying the Americ...
Description: Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant and his wife.
Description: Engraved three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Brigadier General Philip Kearney, commander of the 1st New Jersey Brigade.
Date: 1985 before
Description: Painting depicting the Battle of New Orleans, fought on 8 January 1815. In the upper corner of the painting Major General Andrew Jackson is shown at the to...
Description: Engraved portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and...
Description: Engraving of portraits of Generals in the Union Army during the Civil War. U.S. Grant is in the center, with H.W. Halleck on his left, and clockwise from t...
Description: Engraved quarter-length carte-de-visite portrait of Commander Andrew Hull Foote in uniform with epaulettes. When the Civil War broke out, Foote was placed...
Description: A graphic design of a Confederate officer labeled "SECESSION" hanging by the neck from a beam. He is choking, his tongue is hanging out and his eyes are pr...
Description: Sinking of the "Albemarie."
Description: Page from an International Harvester calendar promoting safety using themes from World War I. The title of calendar is "The World's Greatest Chance Taker!...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Gettysburg.
Description: Engraving excerpted from John S.C. Abbott's History of the Civil War in America.
Description: A portrait engraving of Robert E. Lee.
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