1 2 3 4 5 6


David Mckee


Description: Quarter-length steel engraved portrait of David McKee, a Lieutenant colonel in the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtai...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A giant goblet being hovered over by a skeleton. Inside the goblet is a dead soldier with a Confederate flag in his hand. The caption below reads, "SECESSI...


Description: A large color lithograph with caption of the battle in progress.


Description: Composite paste-up intended to represent "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the Eighth Wisconsin Regiment in the Civil War with his bearer. At the Northwest Sanit...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Soldier-farmer, "Jeffy" (Jefferson) Davis, in full uniform with a straw hat is giving feed (bonds) to a sow (the Confederacy). The sow is in turn feeding i...

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: A portrait of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States, 1849-1850. Born in Virginia on November 24, 1784, Taylor died in office on July 9, 185...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of reunion banquet of the Army of the Potomac in New York City.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Sherman and His Generals" etching after Brady photograph.

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

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.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cavalry soldier on a horse appears on left, a military camp is seen in the background. To the right in fancy type: "Head Quarters, 2D REGT. WIS. CAVAL...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A lithograph of the Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts on June 15-19.


Description: Engraving of the Battle of New Orleans by Hall after W. Momberger. The Battle took place in January 1815 at the end of the War of 1812. American Forces wer...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier rides a horse with a military camp in the background. Caption below reads, "CAMP WASHBURN, MILWAUKEE - - WIS." Blue ink on beige envelope, image...

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...

Date: 1861-07 

Description: Etching of a battle scene during the retreat from Manassas. Originally published by Virtue & Company Publishers of New York.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A youthful looking Zouave soldier has a knife in his right hand and the Union flag in his left. A battlefield with explosions is behind him. The verse bel...

Date: 1864-10-13 ca.

Description: Colorfully decorated letter received in the office of Wisconsin Governor James Lewis from Isaac Joiner of the Veterans Reserve Corps stationed in Alexandri...

Date: 1860 after

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...

Date: 1976 before

Description: "A general staff officer stands in the left foreground in the single-breasted blue coat with black herringbone false buttonholes on the chest and cuffs and...

1 2 3 4 5 6

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: