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Map or Atlas

Montrose Plat Map

Date: 1861 

Description: The township of Montrose, which is a detail from a Dane County plat map.

Drawing

John Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a clock.

Date: 1862-04 

Description: Notes include: Sketch of Battle of Island #10. Sketch of Fort Pillow Tennessee. Gen. Pope had command of the land troops.

Photograph

F. A. Knickerbocker

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of F.A. Knickerbocker of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is standing in uniform and holds an alto hor...

Date: 1861 

Description: Chicago and Northwestern Railway pass belonging to Reverend Jackson Kemper.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A blue border with white stars, each named for the states in the Union and the Confederacy. Inside on the right the word "UNION" appears, the top of the le...

Photograph

Jairus Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild (1801-1862), the first mayor of the city Madison (1856). Fairchild was also the father of L...

Date: 1866 

Description: Two log buildings are in the foreground. A bridge spans a river in the middle distance, and the city of Chattanooga is on the far side at the base of a mou...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A small amateur drawing of the camp, with surrounding terrain, occupied by the 104th Regiment, New York State Volunteers near Belle Plains, Virginia, durin...

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1867 after

Description: A man walks down a sidewalk beside a row of buildings at Ripon College.

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Alexander Kerr (1828-1919), Scottish-born Professor of Greek at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Appointed to his...

Date: 1861 

Description: An image of the Devil holding a pitchfork. The words "THE DEVIL" appear on his chest. Caption below reads "THE FIRST SECESSIONIST". Black ink on beige enve...

Book or Pamphlet

Capture of Fort Henry

Date: 1862-02-22 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Capture of Fort Henry". The drawing is of a gun-deck of a Mississippi gun boat.

Date: 1860-11-06 

Description: National Democratic Ticket for the United States Presidential Election, Stephen A. Douglas and for Vice President, Herschel V. Johnson. Voters that desired...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rattlesnake labeled "SECESSION", with an arrow through its neck, is in front of a federal shield. The shield is protecting the Constitution and the Holy...

Date: 1864-08-17 

Description: View of tents at Andersonville Prison, officially known as Camp Sumter in Georgia.

Date: 1863 

Description: Elevated view of the steamboat "Golden Era", which did service during the Civil War, docked near buildings. It was sold to Michael Purcell of New Orleans i...

Date: 1862 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment handbill.

Date: 1863 

Description: Includes index to public buildings, churches, schools. Inset: Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. Gives names of some property owners.

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