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Date: 1869 ca.

Description: On the left a woman sits side saddle on a horse, and on the right two men are on a wagon hitched to two horses. Between them are a group of men in front of...

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...

Photograph

Van Slyke Residence

Date: 1867-05 

Description: The residence of Napoleon B. Van Slyke at 510 North Carroll Street. The image reads, "Maie on piazza with doll. Jonnie in baby carriage."

Date: 1861-11-26 

Description: Back of printed handbill with annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison, concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels.

Date: 1867 after

Description: 1868-1875. Founded by Dr. Joseph Salzman (featured in the vignette at left, teaching). Vignette, lower left, features St. Francis Seminary, founded in 185...

Print

Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a chapel on the campus of Racine College with a man standing in front of it.

Date: 1868 before

Description: View up Wisconsin Avenue showing City Hall with the Post Office to the right. Also visible is the Presbyterian Church.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: This map is one of the earliest weather maps of the United States, which traced an 1859 storm across the continent. Manuscript annotations in red ink show...

Date: 1864-04-20 

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...

Photograph

Atwood Children

Date: 1864 before

Description: Mary Louise Atwood and Elizabeth Gordon Atwood Vilas, the daughters of David Atwood, the founding publisher of the Wisconsin State Journal.

Date: 1860 

Description: Pencil and ink on paper. "Showing the government meander line on the left bank of Rock River and the actual course of Rock River together with the several...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Federal (bald) eagle attacking a rattlesnake. The eagle has a Union flag in its left talons and the snake in its right, while biting the snake with its bea...

Date: 1862 before

Description: Waist-up seated Ambrotype studio portrait of Governor Louis P. Harvey.

Date: 1866 

Description: An earth mound with some burlap sacks covering it. Many barren trees surround the scene. Plate 26

Date: 1868 

Description: Showing the counties, towns and railroads. Partly colored. Scale: 1 inch = 20 miles.

Date: 1869 

Description: The Chicago & Northwestern Railroad depot. Included in the photograph is an omnibus operated by Major Throup.

Date: 1862 

Description: Cover of a British advertising brochure for "McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine, (of which 50,000 have now been made in the United States) with his new...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A mother, Lady Liberty, sleeps in a four poster bed. She is wearing a liberty cap. The canopy on the bed is made of Union flags. A girl, representing the s...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A smiling devil with wings holds a large jar of C.S.A. Whiskey marked with a poison symbol, and a Confederate flag sticking out of it. Blue and red ink on...

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