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Date: 1865-03 

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, 1865 or 1870. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait photograph of Alexander Winchell (1824-1891), former state geologist of Michigan and professor of Geology and Paleontology at the...

Date: 1864-08 

Description: Soldiers relax around the Army Post Office at the quarters of the Chief Ambulance Officer, Ninth Army Corps.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The word "UNION" with a bow underneath. The letters of "UNION" are blue with white stars on top and red stripes on the bottom. The first "N" is backwards....

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Portrait of two unidentified children holding hands while posed on homemade fancy chairs. The girl is dressed in a hand-me-down dress cut from a heavy woo...

Date: 1864 

Description: The capitol building is on a hill overlooking the city. Union soldiers have pitched tents on the grounds. Plate 02

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A watercolor illustration of a combined thermometer, hygrometer, barometer, and pyrometer.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Lucius Fairchild in Madison, probably after the loss of his arm at Gettysburg. This portrait can be dated as...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the first Milwaukee railroad depot, which was used by the Milwaukee & Waukesha and the Milwaukee & Mississippi railroads. The Milwaukee &...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) man standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, trousers, and boots, and is holding...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Full-length military portrait of Harlow Milton Waller. The portrait is hand-tinted.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, holding a Confederate flag, is arriving in hell with a devil riding on his back. Another devil (Benedict Arnold) below is giving him a "wa...

Photograph

Jeremiah Rusk

Date: 1862 

Description: Engraved portrait of Jeremiah Rusk, governor of Wisconsin and the first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

Date: 1864 

Description: This map illustrates the route taken by the 3rd Division, 20th Corps, Army of the Cumberland under the command of Daniel Butterfield from the Snake Creek G...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An aunt, Mary, finds two boys, Johnny and Joe, fighting. One boy is an obvious loser. The text below reads: "Mary. Why, Johnny, what have you been doing?...

Date: 1860 

Description: Appleton's general war map of the United States,exhibiting all the points of interest with the means of communication.

Date: 1869-01-23 ca.

Description: Second Ward School with a teacher and students in the schoolyard.

Photograph

Fort Harrison

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Civil War fortification Fort Harrison showing embrasures and parapets of casemates.

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