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Date: 1860 after
Description: Five soldiers wearing Zouave uniforms gymnastically form a gallows, one soldier acts as a crossbeam, from which hangs a Secessionist holding the Confederat...
Description: Milwaukee works. Long steel mill located on the bank of either a lake or a river. Multitudes of smokestacks, tracks, and small buildings.
Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.
Date: 1853 ca.
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States, 1850-1853. Fillmore was born in the Finger Lakes country of New Yo...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Uncle Sam holds a bottle labeled "DAVIS", with a figure of a man on it, as he stands with a snake labeled "SECESSION" under his left foot.
The caption bel...
Description: A handbill produced by B.F. Cheatham describes the results of a binder trial which took place in Bellemeade, Tennessee.
Date: 1855-01-07 ca.
Description: Sketch of the defeat of General Braddock during an ambush in the French and Indian War.
Description: A white sailor and a Native American man sit on the ground near the water, ships are visible in the distance. The colonist holds a sextant in his left hand...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with a cornucopia filled with flowers and foliage. On the edge of the mouth it reads "Let the Smiles of Youth Appearing". Music appear...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Depiction of the National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Boston, Massachusetts. On the border surrounding the group portrait are ind...
Description: The marriage of bachelor President Grover Cleveland to Frances Folsom, his 21-year old ward, in 1886 captured the nation's romantic imagination, a sentimen...
Description: Image of a foppish, overdressed man. May be a caricature of Benjamin Disraeli, English statesman. Caption below reads, "The Man who conceived C.S.A.". Red...
Description: Virginia State Lottery ticket for the benefit of the Dismal Swamp Canal Company.
Date: 1861-08-24 ca.
Description: Civil War Era Union recruitment poster for Fox River Zouaves.
Description: Engraved bust portrait of Reverend Samson Occom.
Description: Union envelope. At the top two flags face each other with a shield in the center on a blue background with white stars. A blue border with white stars fram...
Description: A snake, a skull and an ostrich feather in a pile on the ground. Above text reads, "Vanity, Treachery & Death." Caption below reads, "SECESSION EMBLEMS." B...
Description: Jefferson Davis, wearing his nightshirt with rumpled hair, is recoiling from a large snake. The snake's tongue is touching Davis' nose. A marsh appears in...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Offering of the Mandan Indians, showing human and animal skulls.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Tens-qua-ta-wa, or the One that Opens the Door, brother of Tecumthe, a Shawnese Prophet. Painted for Governor Lewis Cass in 1823.
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