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Date: 1867 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features labeled drawings of the machine set up as a reaper and as a...

Photograph

Frank A. Haskell

Date: 1864 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Frank A. Haskell, who was a Colonel in the 36th Regiment of Wisconsin's Volunteer Infantry.

Photograph

State Prison

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Prison.

Photograph

John Pickering

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of John Pickering of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is standing in a suit and holds a B-flat horn. H...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Abraham Lincoln in one of the famous portraits known as the Brady Profiles.

Date: 1866 

Description: This map shows the railroads both completed and under construction in southern Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri. Railroad terminals, junctions, and...

Date: 1865 

Description: Map of Wisconsin showing the location of meteorological stations. Drawn the last year of the Civil War, this thematic 1865 map of Wisconsin shows the effec...

Date: 1862 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Jefferson.

Photograph

Family in Yard

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family sits in chairs or stands in the yard of a simple frame house that has railing on its porch's roof. There are many small, recently planted trees.

Drawing

A Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing his full uniform.

Photograph

The Iron Brigade

Date: 1862 

Description: Company I, 7th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, at Upton's Hill near Germantown, Virginia. The 7th was one of three Wisconsin regiments that was par...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An American Eagle holding a banner that says "PLURIBUS UNUM" hovers over a globe of the Earth showing the United States. The bottom half of the globe is hi...

Date: 1866 

Description: This manuscript map by Increase Lapham shows the Dells of the Wisconsin River, from Stand Rock and Witches Gulch at the north to a point approximately one...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Confederate flag, upside down. Caption below reads, "A flag-itious article out of place." Blue and red ink on cream envelope, image in upper left corne...

Print

Secession

Date: 1860 after

Description: A knight mounted on a horse is wearing the Union shield as he battles a dragon with a sword. The dragon has the word "SECESSION" on its side. Black ink on...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), American physician and naturalist. In 1871, Woodworth became the first Surgeo...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated view of east side of Main Street, with Langlois & Robilliard visible at 137 Main Street.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of the side-wheel steamship "Thomas Powell," probably in southern waters. Industrial buildings are in the background.

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