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Date: 1860 

Description: This map shows roads, railroads, rivers, townships, school houses, churches, cemeteries, and land ownership by name. Relief is shown by hachures. The map i...

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: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823-1887), American ornithologist and ichthylogist. In 1838, Baird met John James Audubon, after whic...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Chapman residence, at the corner of Walnut and Adams Streets.

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of an unidentified couple. The man is seated, and the woman is standing beside him.

Date: 1866 

Description: Tintype of Alexander Simplot, sitting, and his wife, standing, who is wearing a fashionable hat and coat and holding a fur muff.

Date: 1865-07-12 

Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite of a bridge at Chattanooga with a steamship passing nearby.


Carl Tjorbjornsen

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A seated studio portrait of Carl Tjorbjornsen [as written on the photograph backing and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20; also written as Carl Torbjorson publi...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two Union soldiers and a Zouave raise their weapons and wave a Union flag. They are standing on dead Confederate soldiers and the Confederate flag. A man...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: The Vilas Hotel located at the corner of Monona Avenue at the west end of the first block of East Main Street.

Date: 1868-12-22 before

Description: Front cover and interior menu pages from the Third Annual Supper of the New England Society, held at Vilas House to commemorate Forefather's Day. On the co...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant and his family.

Date: 1865 

Description: Drawing of the planned layout for the military training facility at Camp Randall.

Date: 1867 before

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867). Worked as Professor of Natural Philosophy and Chemistry at University of Pennsylv...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Exterior view of M. Gottshalk's first meat market.

Date: 1864 

Description: This map illustrates the route taken by the 3rd Division, 20th Corps, Army of the Cumberland under the command of Daniel Butterfield from the Snake Creek G...

Date: 1860 after

Description: On the left, an officer in uniform, putting on his gloves in preparation for battle and on the right, a tiny image of the same officer running away. He has...

Date: 1861-11-28 

Description: Civil War recruiting poster for the 5th Wisconsin Regiment written in German.

Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: The back page of a letter to Electa Candy.

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