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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...
Description: A map of Wisconsin showing cities, counties, major roads, railroads, and bodies of water.
Description: This map depicts the battlefield at Todd's Tavern, Va., the site of a battle on May 7-8, 1864. Depicted are roads, houses, drainage, vegetation and troop p...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: College Avenue looking west from the corner of Morrison Street. The building on the left is the Adkins Building, at the right is the Johnston House. This w...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...
Description: A monkey with a Confederate flag that has fallen to the floor (representing Jefferson Davis) and a fox with a Union flag (representing General Winifield Sc...
Description: The third in a series of three maps of the Virginia Peninsua. This map details the area from Harrison's Landing west to Richmond and shows troop positions...
Date: 1865-06-28 ca.
Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....
Description: A detailed, cloth mounted map of Grant County that shows the townships, towns, roads, completed and under construction railroads, cemeteries, mills, lead m...
Description: Engraving from a painting of John Adams.
Description: Company D, Twenty-first Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Top row (left to right): John Buboltz, Spencer Orlup, J. Henry Otto, Lyman C. Wait, Andrew Jackson, W...
Description: A letter written by President Abraham Lincoln to Major General McClellan, written at the time of the Second Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, VA.
Date: 1867 after
Description: A view of a campus building at Ripon College, taken from a green space. A stone commemorative marker is visible to the right.
Description: On the site of the Layton art gallery, on the northeast corner of East Mason and North Jefferson Streets. A man is standing at a corner light post.
Description: Watercolor of a skirmish between the 7th Kansas Cavalry, Company A of the 12th Wisconsin Infantry, & Jackson's Rebel Cavalry near Lamar, Mississippi.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Tintype/ferrotype waist-up portrait of Knudt Johnson of the Dodgeville Guards, later known as Company C, 12th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Gold...
Description: A general map of eastern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, southern Pennsylvania, and northern North Carolina.
Description: Original plan of Camp Randall, to accompany a report by N.B. Van Slyke, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.
Description: A stereograph made by Mathew Brady about two weeks after the battle of Gettysburg, showing his two assistants gazing eastward from the extreme right of the...
Description: Illustrated view of the plan for University of Wisconsin of University Hill, Bascom Hill, area.
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