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Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.
Description: Halftone print of an adolescent Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Closeup image of Old Abe on his shi...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.
Description: A composite photograph of a group of Madison Zouaves, a Civil War unit from Madison, Wisconsin. (Number 16 is identified as Robert B. Bird, son of one of...
Description: Aerial view, probably from a lithograph, of the prison for Confederate soldiers at Rock Island.
Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...
Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a woman, floating in a washtub labeled "Lady Davis" which flies the Confederate flag. He holds a bottle in his left hand and st...
Description: "At the Spring," a woodcut illustration from McElroy's "Andersonville: Story of Southern Prisons."
Description: A composite of portraits of the First Wisconsin Cavalry veterans from the Civil War who enlisted at Ripon, Wisconsin.
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...
Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment handbill.
Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings.
The caption below reads,
"I'm glad I'm not in Dix...
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: Image of Louis Wigfall on the body of an Indian with tomahawk in hand. The captions reads, "WIGFALL on his promised descent on Washington." This is a barb...
Description: Engraved vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant.
Description: "Kwik-Way" transfer used to place "Old Abe" trademark on new agricultural and other machinery manufactured by J.I. Case Co., of Racine, Wisconsin. When thi...
Description: "Andersonville Prison, Camp Sumter, Ga., as it appeared August 1st 1864 when it contained 35,000 prisoners of war." A lithograph "drawn from memory by Thom...
Description: Portraits of the former Commanders in Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic.
Description: Vignetted engraved portrait of Major General Nathaniel P. Banks in uniform with epaulettes. He was born on January 30, 1816 in Waltham, Massachusetts. Prio...
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