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Date: 1864 

Description: The capitol building is on a hill overlooking the city. Union soldiers have pitched tents on the grounds. Plate 02

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cavalry soldier on a horse appears on left, a military camp is seen in the background. To the right in fancy type: "Head Quarters, 2D REGT. WIS. CAVAL...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Potts James (1803-1882), American Botanist. Working for most of his early life as a pharmacist in Philadelphia...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground, with several residences an...

Photograph

Samuel F. Clise

Date: 1860 

Description: A portrait of Samuel Clise from a composite photograph of the Wisconsin State Assembly of 1860.

Date: 1867 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the state‚Äôs township grid, lakes, rivers, railroads, as well as the locations of towns, counties and the reservatio...

Date: 1860-11 

Description: Confederate Presidential Election ballot. Jefferson Davis and Alex. H. Stephens were elected without opposition. The corrosion on the front is caused by th...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin students, perhaps a graduating class, photographed on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall).

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: East (King Street) wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol and the south wall of the Territorial Capitol (at the left) taken from the roof of the buildin...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map traces the route of Union troops under the command of Gen. William S. Smith. This force left Memphis, Tennessee, on February 11, 1864, traveling a...

Photograph

Ulysses S. Grant

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant.

Photograph

Cavalry Skirmish

Date: 1862-11-12 

Description: Watercolor of a skirmish between the 7th Kansas Cavalry, Company A of the 12th Wisconsin Infantry, & Jackson's Rebel Cavalry near Lamar, Mississippi.

Date: 1861 

Description: Printer's proof of Civil War roster on waste paper.

Date: 1863-07-04 

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: 1865 

Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Sally Blair Fairchild, the wife of Jairus Fairchild, the first mayor of Madison, and the mother of Lucius, Cassius, Charles Fairchild, and Sarah Fairchild...

Date: 1862 ca.

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: 1863 

Description: Photographic postcard of a stagecoach pulled by four horses in the road in front of a harness shop. Two men sit in the upper seat. A handful of people stan...

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