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Date: 1863 ca.
Description: "At the Spring," a woodcut illustration from McElroy's "Andersonville: Story of Southern Prisons."
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: View of the McFarland Lutheran church and cemetery. The church was started in 1869 and in use in 1873. It was dedicated on January 23, 1876. The church w...
Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.
Description: Civil War General Winfield Scott Hancock and division commanders, (standing left to right) Generals Barlow, Birney, and Gibbon (previously commander of the...
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). This portrait was reportedly a favorite of his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chic...
Description: A drawing of Milton Academy.
Description: Mixed group, mostly children, having a picnic in the woods, perhaps connected with the dedication of the East Blue Mounds Lutheran Church.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Belle Case La Follette, later the wife of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., posed in a dress that her Grandmother Case spun, wove, and sewed for her.
Date: 1860 after
Description: An elephant carries the Union flag with the words "THE CONSTITUTION LIBERTY AND LAWS!!" on it and wears another Union flag on its back. The elephant's fron...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Soldiers in formation at Camp Randall during winter. The season [there appears to be snow on the ground] and the tents indicate that this image was made in...
Description: A gold star with the federal shield in the center has two Union flags behind it. The verse below reads,
There's a Star in the skies that shall never go do...
Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: View from the cupola of the old Jefferson School. The large building in the upper left is the Hyatt House, which burned in 1867.
Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Frederick W. Horn (1815-1893). A Democrat, he was a Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Cedarburg. He was a lawyer and...
Description: Gettysburg stereograph that Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin identified as "the right of the Union line." It shows the wooded terrain of Culp's Hill...
Description: Milwaukee Street looking west with small dog in foreground.
Description: View of heavily damaged house and felled trees after General Sherman's army passed through.
Date: 1864 after
Description: Lieutenant A.T. Lamson of Madison and Lieutenant E.E. Sill as they appeared when they reached the Union lines after escaping from Confederate prison at Col...
Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Leonard J. Farwell.
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