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Photograph

Charles Baker

Date: 1862-04 after

Description: Portrait of Private Charles Baker, Company I, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.

Book or Pamphlet

"The Soldier Bird"

Date: 1865 

Description: Title page of "The Soldier Bird!" — History of "Old Abe" the live war eagle.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait photograph of Hubert Anson Newton (1830-1896), American astronomer and mathematician. He was best known for his research on meteor...

Date: 1864-02-26 ca.

Description: Engraved waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of General Robert E. Lee.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Soldiers in formation at Camp Randall during winter. The season [there appears to be snow on the ground] and the tents indicate that this image was made in...

Date: 1863-11-23 

Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.

Date: 1861 

Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

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: 1867 ca.

Description: Lithograph poster for Augustin Daly's 1867 play Under the Gaslight, depicting Snorkey the one-armed Civil War veteran tied to the railroad tracks, w...

Date: 1866 

Description: Acrobatic Gymnastics Club of the Milwaukee Turners, posing in a studio wearing their gymnastic clothing.

Date: 1861 

Description: Half plate ambrotype of William D. Ash and his family. Left to right: 1. Helen Mar, later Mrs. E.P. Lamb in Roberts, Wis. 2. William H. Ash, later of Rober...

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House at 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Date: 1861-01 

Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Louisiana and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of the Uni...

Date: 1863 

Description: Studio portrait of Catharine Eaton. She is wearing a dress and is seated in a chair with her arm resting on a table.

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Leo Lesquereux, American paleobotanist. Also worked as assistant to L. Aggasiz.

Date: 1862-10-08 

Description: An introduction to the Kentucky Papers, written by Spencer Records, which begins, "I have written the following narrative partly for my own satisfaction an...

Date: 1866 

Description: The interior of Fort Sumter showing the battlements. Plate 57

Photograph

Ed Bass

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward Alpheus Bass.

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite featuring a bust of Samuel C.F. Hahnemann (1755-1843), German physician. Hahnemann is credited as the founder of homeopathic medicine, as w...

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...

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