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Description: Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923) stands for a studio portrait wearing a floor-length dress.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Colonel C.A. Wood posing for a full-length studio carte-de-visite portrait in his Union uniform. His right hand is resting on a plinth, and he is holding h...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Portrait of Knut Larson Gjermo, Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in his Civil War uniform. The following information is in the published Roster of Wisco...
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...
Description: Trees stripped of bark. There is a fence on the right. In the far background is a building, perhaps a house, on a hill. Plate 19
Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Illustrated view of the plan for University of Wisconsin of University Hill, Bascom Hill, area.
Description: Tintype studio portrait in front of a painted background of George Spaulding of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seate...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Cotton plant within a decorative frame. The caption below reads "The Cotton Plant King of the South". Black ink on beige envelope, image appears on the l...
Description: A woman is washing clothes in a washtub. The caption below reads "My only supportboth boys gone to the war. I wonder if they would take me?" Red ink on be...
Description: Quarter plate full-length military portrait of Harlow Milton Waller, facing forward with right hand holding his sword at his side. The portrait is hand-tin...
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a Ho Chunk chief standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, fringed shirt, and a crown on his head. In...
Description: Exterior view of Aztalan church, built in 1852.
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Mill dam and sash factory.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Fond du Lac, "drawn after nature," with a parade of soldiers marching down the street.
Description: Tintype portrait of John Pickering of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is standing in a suit and holds a B-flat horn. H...
Date: 1864-12-15 ca.
Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers.
Date: 1861 date unknown
Description: Hand-drawn poster by S.W. Martin of the Civil War officers and men of the Kickapoo Rangers of the 12th Regiment, Company K. Above and to the left of the li...
Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.
Description: Letter from John L. Mitchell to his mother describing combat and conditions at Camp Bradley near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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