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Date: 1866 

Description: A large fountain with statues. Two (Union?) soldiers are on the far side. Plate 78937

Photograph

Old Abe Ferrotype

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Description: Ferrotype of "Old Abe", the bald eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, during the Civil War. The young bird has brown head feathe...

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Description: The First Wisconsin Heavy Artillery, Battery C; Captain John R. Davis, Lieutenant Ezra R. Lisk, Lieutenant Fred Ullman, Lieutenant Benjamin F. Parker.

Date: 1866 

Description: Trees with Spanish moss line a path in the Bonaventure Cemetery. Plate 48

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with several cannons behind earthworks. A Union soldier stands near one of the cannons. Plate 40

Photograph

Nathaniel P. Banks

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Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Nathaniel P. Banks, who was born on January 30, 1816 in Waltham, Massachusetts. Prior to the Civil War h...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A photograph of a scene from the panoramic painting "Grant's Assault on Vicksburg..."

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Description: Photograph from a newspaper of three officers from Company K of the 5th Wisconsin: Lieutenant Lewis A. Day, Lieutenant Alfred T. Fleetwood, and Captain Sha...

Historical Essay

Gettysburg, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in one of the most pivotal battles of the Civil War. This article includes links to related images and documents.

Photograph

Malvern Hill

Date: 1862-07-01 

Description: "Malvern Hill." The site of the battle in a half-toned photograph from a book.

Date: 1866 

Description: Trees with Spanish moss along the Savannah River. Plate 47

Photograph

Savanah, GA No. 2

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view over storefronts and the river. Plate 50

Date: 1864 

Description: View looking out from one of the Confederate defenses around the outside of the city. Wooden palisades surround the earthworks. Houses and other buildings...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of General Robert E. Lee (1807-1870). The original photograph taken in 1865 is located at Washington and Lee University.

Date: 1860 after

Description: An intricate design. A blue line frames a background of red horizontal stripes. Inside an ornate border, two figures stand on the left and right. The left...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An etching of a Southern woman praying in a Vicksburg casement during the siege. Copied from "Confederate War Etchings" by A. Volck.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Old Abe Souvenirs Advertisement

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Description: Wood engraving advertisement of a souvenir teaspoon bearing the likeness of Old Abe, the Wisconsin Civil War eagle, on the handle. Text reads "For sale by...

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Description: A portrait of the officers of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, standing left to right: unidentified, Lieutenant Doty, Captain James O. Bartlett, Lieut...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Illinois state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The t...

Historical Essay

Prairie Grove, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's involvement in the Civil War battle that took place in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. This article includes links to related documents.
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