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Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with several cannons behind earthworks. A Union soldier stands near one of the cannons.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A bellows with a human face on it trails a ribbon that says, "ALL THE HONORS". A cloud of air and smoke blows out of the tip of the bellows. The caption be...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: This map shows locations of quarries, sink holes, creeks, springs, rivers, houses, forts, and roads. The upper right corner and right margin includes anno...
Description: The 4th Wisconsin Cavalry's camp.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: A portrait of Harriet Rhoads at the time of her marriage to Lieutenant D.G. Hudson of Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois (1862).
Description: General Winfield Scott is chopping down a tall tree with an ax. Eight frightened men cling to the upper limbs. Caption below reads, "The downfall of Secess...
Description: This map of the battlefield on the North Anna River at Hanover Junction illustrates the Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red. Roads, ra...
Description: Stereograph of three U.S. Army soldiers in front of tents in camp under a framework of branches.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: East (King Street) wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol and the south wall of the Territorial Capitol (at the left) taken from the roof of the buildin...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: The home of I.G. Merrill on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue.
Date: 1865 after
Description: The first Eau Claire House built in 1856. It burned down in 1875.
Description: Features an illustration of a man using a mower with a team of two horses. Caption below reads: "Here a stump is to be passed, as you now discover, And a l...
Description: This map shows railroad and other transportation routes in Wisconsin, northern Illinois, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, portions of Iowa, Minnesota, and...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Oliver Marcy (1820-1899), American educator and natural scientist. In 1862, he became professor and chair of the natural histor...
Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype of Peter Larsen in a Civil War uniform holding a firearm.
Description: Portrait of inventor and businessman Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884).
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Presbyterian Church, built in 1857, the first church building in Eau Claire. From a lithograph in the margin of an early map.
Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...
Description: The tree of liberty with a flag for each state including the Union states and the Confederate states. Each flag is labeled with the initials of each state....
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...
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