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Date: 1866 before
Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...
Description: Group of Confederate prisoners of war assembled in prison barracks.
Description: This map shows the plan of the siege of Yorktown and the Battle of Williamsburg. The map also shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of resident...
Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...
Description: Color lithograph of International Exhibition building, originated by the Society of Arts, at the suggestion of Henry Cole. View of the front of the buildin...
Description: View down hillside of Union soldiers standing in front of a group of tents. There is a valley and mountains in the distance.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Image of the Wisconsin State Capitol mounted on a decorative card by the photographer J.F. Bodtker. The text on the back of the card reads: From J.F. Bodt...
Description: Bird’s-eye view map. Indexed for points of interest.
Description: Stereoview of the Wisconsin State Capitol, without dome.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: This map includes a table of estimated costs "by Brev. Maj. Gen. G.K. Warren Maj. U.S.E., of improvement of Wis. River from his survey of 1867." Portions o...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Brown Siverson [as written on portrait; also written as Brown Syverson on Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 and publish roster: Wisconsin V...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A fox wearing a coat with a skull and the initials J.D. on it also has a Confederate flag tail, crossed bones on his hip, a hat and a walking stick under h...
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Ezra S. Carr, geologist and California State Superintendent. He held chemistry professorships at various institution...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A lithograph of the Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts on June 15-19.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah D. Whitney (1819-1896), professor of Geology at Harvard University (1865-96), and chief of the Californa Geological Surv...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Miles Trowbridge in military uniform.
Description: The "crest" of Jefferson Davis has a horizontal blue field at the top with white stars representing the seceding states. Three vertical fields (red-white-r...
Description: A rocky ridge with bushes and scrub atop Mission Ridge is in the foreground. Orchard Knob is in the distance. The valley where the fighting took place is i...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Robert von Schlagintweit (1833-1885), German orientalist, geographer and explorer. Along with his oldest brother Hermann, Rober...
Description: Lithographed poster listing officers and men, most notably Colonel Cadwallader C. Washburn.
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