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Date: 1862 ca.

Description: McCormick self-delivery [self-rake] reaper with buildings in the background. The reaper appears to be the model that Cyrus McCormick displayed at the Londo...

Photograph

Gettysburg Cemetery

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of the Evergreen Cemetery, a private cemetery in Gettysburg opened in 1855. Because of its location on Cemetery Hill, the highest point in the...

Photograph

Leander S. Miller

Date: 1860 after

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype. Waist-up portrait of Leander S. Miller, facing forward. Corporal in Civil War uniform. Hand-coloring on cheeks, gold details...

Date: 1862-07-24 

Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.

Date: 1868 

Description: Features an illustration of a man using a mower with a team of two horses. Caption below reads: "Here a stump is to be passed, as you now discover, And a l...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at age 9 when he was attending the district school at Argyle, Wisconsin. Standing figure facing...

Photograph

Lathrop Residence

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the William H. Lathrop residence with a figure standing in the front entranceway.

Photograph

A Lancaster Home

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a home in Lancaster.

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view of commercial area of the city, taken after General Sherman marched through. Most of the buildings appear to be intact, but one of the build...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Confederate flag. Pro-Confederate envelopes were not as common as pro-Union envelopes. Black ink on beige envelope, image covers entire front. Image p...

Photograph

View of Janesville

Date: 1860 after

Description: Elevated view of Janesville with a residential area in the foreground and the business district in the background.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: View of the McFarland Lutheran church and cemetery. The church was started in 1869 and in use in 1873. It was dedicated on January 23, 1876. The church w...

Date: 1861 

Description: A large dog, (Winfield Scott), and a smaller dog (Jefferson Davis) discussing a piece of meat, (Washington D.C.). Appears to be a comment on the insignific...

Photograph

Anna Gourley

Date: 1864-01-25 

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype portrait of Anna Gourley, born April 7, 1858, died November 24, 1864. She is seated, facing forward, wearing a short-sleeved...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn, ink on cloth map of southeastern Wisconsin that show roads and railroads that connect Chicago to Milwaukee and other towns in the southeaster...

Date: 1864-02-26 ca.

Description: Engraved waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of General Robert E. Lee.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Farmhouses near P. Rodenschmit Hill.

Date: 1861-10 

Description: Three-Quarter length portrait of Charles W. Gulliford, Company B, 12th Wisconsin Infantry, with musket. Photograph was taken at Camp Randall.

Date: 1863-04-04 

Description: Illustration depicting a large group of people gathered in the yard of a house. Three woman stand on the porch steps, and men, women and children are gathe...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: This pen and ink map shows counties outlined in red, cities over 3,000 inhabitants, and county seats. The bottom margin includes a handwritten description...

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