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Description: G.F. Bailey bandwagon, with band, and central elevated figure of Mazeppa legend on Broadway in Kilbourn City. Hitch is an Asiatic elephant led by paired dr...
Description: This colored map of the southern and eastern states shows locations of battles and skirmishes from 1861 through May 1864 with red dots or red underlining o...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: View from field of Villa Louis, the residence of Hercules L. Dousman.
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...
Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Muir's illustration of a means to record time by use of a star. He titled the drawing "The star hand rising and setting with the sun all the year".
Description: Exterior view of M. Gottshalk's first meat market.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Mineral Point from a carte-de-visite by the "practical photographer."
Date: 1868 after
Description: The river steamer Chippewa drawn up alongside shore on the West Eau Claire Levee. The steamer was built by Captain E.E. Heerman at La Crosse in 1866...
Description: Map showing the northern water routes between Mississippi River and Atlantic Ocean Relief shown by hachures. Includes Profile of the Erie Canal, table of...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of Josh Sullivan of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated leaning on a drum.
Description: Elevated view of Battery C, 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Heavy Artillery at Fort Sherman, shown here after the battles of Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain....
Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862. Also visible in the downtown are...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A family playing croquet in the yard of a frame house with three chimneys. A baby carriage and exterior cellar doors are visible.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Lady Liberty stands on the left, she holds the Wisconsin state seal in her left hand and a Union flag in her right. A liberty cap on a pole leans on the st...
Description: A soldier rides a horse with a military camp in the background. Caption below reads, "CAMP WASHBURN, MILWAUKEE - - WIS." Blue ink on beige envelope, image...
Description: Home of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.
Description: In April of 1860 Hölzlhuber took the railway from Milwaukee to Lake Horicon to visit the small town that was developing on its shore. Since the settlers we...
Description: The first high school erected in Palmyra, built about 1860.
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