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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Joseph Henry (1797-1878), Scottish-American scientist. Widely considered one of the greatest scientists of his genera...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A family sits around a table in a yard. One woman holds a stereoscope in her lap. Behind them is a frame house with shuttered windows and a small loveseat...
Date: 1860 after
Description: The letters to the words "DEATH TO TRAITORS" are made up of soldiers, Confederate flags, gallows, a hanged man and guns. A military camp is visible in the...
Description: Wisconsin State Assembly members of 1863.
Description: Depths shown by soundings. Shows township and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, and buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congres...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: The sidewheel packet, "Keokuk", loaded with passengers beside a barge at a landing. Landing is filled with people and horse pulled vehicles. Sign on side o...
Date: 1864 after
Description: A view from lawn of the stone facade of St. Mary Academy. The arched main entrance is partially visible behind trees on left. A bell tower sits in the midd...
Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from John M. Dunlop by Hercules Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the Court House Square in Lancaster.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A sketch of a thermometer. Quoting from Muir's autobiography "My Boyhood and Youth" he described the thermometer as "made of an iron rod, about three feet...
Date: 1869-10 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction, showing the workmen and the equipment they used to hoist construction materials into place. After the cons...
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: A map of Lafayette County, Wisconsin, showing the townships and ranges, sections, towns, villages, stream and rivers, mounds, mineral deposits and the Min...
Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Uncle Sam holds a bottle labeled "DAVIS", with a figure of a man on it, as he stands with a snake labeled "SECESSION" under his left foot.
The caption bel...
Description: This map of the Bentonville, N.C., battlefield illustrates the positions of the Union and the Confederate troops, roads, rivers, vegetation, and the names...
Description: Sketch from the "New York Illustrated News" of the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, "Lady Elgin". She was struck and sunk by the "Augusta" on Lake Michi...
Description: This battlefield map of the Battle of Totopotomoy Creek, also known as the Battle of Bethesda Church, shows the railroads, roads, vegetation and topography...
Description: Home of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.
Description: Scouts and guides in the Army of the Potomac. The individuals in the group were attached to the secret-service department of the Army of the Potomac when i...
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