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Description: The mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, Old Abe as an adolescent standing on a shield perch outdoors. The young eagle stands in profile and his head fea...
Description: A stereograph made by Mathew Brady about two weeks after the battle of Gettysburg, showing his two assistants gazing eastward from the extreme right of the...
Description: View from railroad tracks through the Allatoona Pass. One of the buildings on the left says "Grocery", and piles of lumber are stacked along the sides of t...
Description: Letter from Cordelia Harvey to Governor Edward Salomon regarding her work.
Description: National Democratic Ticket for the United States Presidential Election, Stephen A. Douglas and for Vice President, Herschel V. Johnson. Voters that desired...
Description: This 1862 map of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, shows land ownership and acreages, the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, roads, railroads,...
Description: Chromolithograph portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of Company C, 8th Wisconsin Regiment (the Eau Claire Eagles). Old Abe is perched on a cannon with his...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a small sawmill.
Description: This 1867 map shows the Chippewa River in northern Chippewa County, Wisconsin, from just north of Cornell to Jim Falls. Covering portions of the towns of A...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Union officers eating a meal in camp.
Description: The surrender of Confederate troops after the battle of Vicksburg. Watercolor by Private John Gaddis of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Koll schoolhouse in Truax Prairie.
Description: A call to arms issued by Confederate colonel John H. Morgan, asserting that the Confederacy is winning the war. He mentions George B. McClellan, Thomas J....
Date: 1860 after
Description: An image of the Union flag with tassels and a liberty cap on the top of the pole.
Below is the verse,
"Down with the Traitor's Serpent flag!
Death to th...
Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate by Whiting of the Madison studio, Robert's & Whitings Temple of Art, printed as a carte-de-visite.
Description: Illustration depicting a crowd watching the Potomoc-Sword presentation.
Description: Exterior view of the Gates Gallery, location for the first H.H. Bennett studio.
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of 1st Lieutenant Samuel W. Smith (from Mineral Point), Company E, 30th Wisconsin Infantry.
Description: Jefferson Davis walks a tightrope over a waterfall heading toward the side of a cliff on which is the Capitol building, a soldier, and the Union flag. Behi...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: This map is one of the earliest weather maps of the United States, which traced an 1859 storm across the continent. Manuscript annotations in red ink show...
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