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Leander S. Miller

Date: 1860 after

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype. Waist-up portrait of Leander S. Miller, facing forward. Corporal in Civil War uniform. Hand-coloring on cheeks, gold details...

Date: 1862 

Description: "The Soldier's Home, the Vision", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The entrance to the third Wisconsin State Capitol before the construction of the dome, showing the park and walkway. Framing for the dome can be seen throu...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John W. Taylor, British genealogist. Handwritten inscription on bottom reads, "John W. Taylor, Leeds - England, 1869....

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: This is the preliminary sketch for "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." Shows an encampm...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A chicken with most of its feathers missing is wearing a hat and a sword. Below is the caption, "A Confederated Chicken after the Cock of the Walk, (Uncle...

Date: 1865 after

Description: Studio portrait of General Lucius Fairchild, General E.S. Bragg, and General John Gibbon, all of the Iron Brigade. All three men wear an unidentified ribbo...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "Battle ground in foreground where occurred the skirmish near Farmington near Corinth." Farmington church near Corinth, Mississippi. Preliminary sketch sho...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...

Date: 1861 

Description: Color lithograph of the fort in the midst of the bombardment, published by Bingham & Dodd, Hartford, Connecticut.

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 

Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...

Photograph

Henry Clay Taylor

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of 2nd Lieutenant Henry Clay Taylor (1838-1864), 21st Wisconsin Infantry, Company A, wearing a Union soldier's uniform. Henry was a bookke...

Date: 1867 

Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.

Photograph

Norman Hall

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Norman Hall pf Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a cymbal. The buttons...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Joseph H. McChesney, a geologist and paleontologist associated with the Illinois State Geological Survey. Shown here...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map is pen and watercolor on paper and shows a profile and geological sections of the East Blue Mound Break, Blue Mound Creek, Black Earth River, and...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Civil War portrait of Ulysses S. Grant seated wearing a military uniform.

Date: 1864-10-13 ca.

Description: Colorfully decorated letter received in the office of Wisconsin Governor James Lewis from Isaac Joiner of the Veterans Reserve Corps stationed in Alexandri...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Union General George McClellan seated on a rearing horse. His saber is drawn and held over his head. A military camp appears in the background. Black ink o...

Date: 1863 

Description: This colored map of the Battle of Chattanooga depicts the positions of the Union and Confederate troops before the battle and on each day of the battle. Al...

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