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Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Two views of Waukesha, looking east.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Union gunboat "Prairie Bird," a small rear-wheel steamship.
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: 1861 ca.
Description: Civil War portrait of Ulysses S. Grant seated wearing a military uniform.
Description: Tintype portrait of E.G. Kheeland of Monroe, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a B-flat horn. The but...
Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (1807-1873), Swiss-born American zoologist, geologist and glaciologist. Founded the Museum of Compa...
Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of George B. Delaplaine (1814-1895), of Madison, Wisconsin. Delaplaine arrived in Madison in 1838 after having worked in...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A family stands behind a picket fence in the yard of a frame Greek Revival house with latticework on its porch. There are two wood trellises in the yard.
Description: This map shows components of the bottom of Lake Michigan and the Root River, as well as the harbor, buildings, streets, railroads, and rural landowners in...
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of a young Horace Palmer in uniform.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: View of the Baraboo River and surrounding structures.
Description: This map, traced from John Farmer's 1860 Map of the states of Michigan and Wisconsin, shows the boundary between Michigan's Upper Peninsula and northern Wi...
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...
Description: Elevated view of east side of Main Street, with Langlois & Robilliard visible at 137 Main Street.
Description: Street scene with customers in front of the M.P. Roberts Drugstore and C. Baack Flour and Feed Store.
Description: The wooden fence surrounding the Capitol Park. On the right is the railing at which horses were hitched, and some newly-planted trees. This view looks nor...
Description: View from shoreline of tall trestle bridge on the railroad line crossing the river at Whiteside. Two men sit on logs in the river on the left. More men sit...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: This map illustrates the lines of defense established by Confederate troops, under the command of General Joseph E. Johnston, at Raleigh, North Carolina, i...
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