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Date: 1860 after

Description: A donkey (ass) labeled "SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY", with a Confederate flag tied to his tail, is pulling against the post to which it is tied. The post is label...

Date: 1865-06-28 

Description: Front side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Washi...

Date: 1863-07 

Description: "Old Abe" and "Color Guard" of the Eighth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, posed in uniform, outside with Old Abe on a shield perch. Likely Edward H...

Date: 1864-06-18 

Description: Engraved view of gunboats passing the dam in the Red River near Alexandria.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of the exterior. The building has a cross-shaped projection at the top.

Date: 1864 

Description: This map shows the routes of the cavalry and of the 14th, 15th, 17th, and 20th Army Corps Atlanta, Ga., to Goldsboro, N.C., during February and March, 1865...

Date: 1864 

Description: Union troops at Lawler Hall which was used as a U.S. military hospital during the Civil War. Originally built as the Brisbois Hotel in 1857, it was given f...

Date: 1866 

Description: This map shows the railroads both completed and under construction in southern Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri. Railroad terminals, junctions, and...

Photograph

Fire Company Wagon

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The first ladder wagon of Capitol Hook and Ladder Company #1 posed at the corner of Pinckney and Main streets to show off the length of the wagon and the 4...

Date: 1860 

Description: Oval portrait of Wisconsin Senate Clerks. Standing in back is J.H. Warren. Seated from left to right are J.B. Selby, Mr. Wright, Willard Merrill, G.M. Powe...

Photograph

Koll Schoolhouse

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Koll schoolhouse in Truax Prairie.

Date: 1864 

Description: Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland, showing engagements by crossed swords, fortifications surrounding Richmond, routes of the opposing armies fro...

Date: 1860 after

Description: In a play on words, Jeff Davis is "taking" Washington with a camera. He is crouching under the cloth peering through a camera on a tripod. The camera is po...

Date: 1863 

Description: Includes index to public buildings, churches, schools. Inset: Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. Gives names of some property owners.

Date: 1867-12-20 

Description: Formal studio group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of William Upham (standing, left), his wife Mary Upham (seated, left), and a man and woman, bot...

Date: 1863 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John Gould Anthony (1804-1877), head of the Conchology department at the Museum of Comparative Zoology from 1863 until his deat...

Photograph

Wisconsin Assembly

Date: 1865 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1867 

Description: This 1867 manuscript map by Increase Lapham shows the topography and geology of the Blue Mounds region in the Town of Brigham in Iowa County and the towns...

Painting

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...

Date: 1865 

Description: Key to a composite portrait of the supporters of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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