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Description: The ruins of a railroad depot after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War.
Description: A political cartoon of President Abraham Lincoln holding a tiny General George McClellan in the palm of his hand. McClellan is carrying a spade. Lincoln is...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), Danish poet and author of fairy tales. Inscription at bottom of card reads, "H...
Description: Wisconsin State Assembly members of 1863.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Belle Case La Follette, later the wife of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., posed in a dress that her Grandmother Case spun, wove, and sewed for her.
Description: This map is a pen and ink tracing. Union positions are shown in blue and Confederate positions are shown in red. Roads, vegetation, and steams are labeled....
Description: George W. Hall, Jr., noted Evansville, Wisconsin, circus performer, as a young boy, holding a snake and wearing copper-toed boots.
Description: Original plan of Camp Randall, to accompany a report by N.B. Van Slyke, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Side by side portraits of the same man. Portrait on the left side is gleeful and smiling after hearing about the "terror stricken North". Caption below rea...
Description: Front side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Washi...
Description: This map shows the seven raids made in central Virginia by cavalry under the command of Maj. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan between May 9, 1864, and May 3, 1865.
Description: Stereograph of a home in Lancaster.
Description: Diary entries for July 7 and 8, 1863 written by Emilie Quiner while caring for Union soldiers in Memphis, Tennessee.
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 Iversen Vike, Company F, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in his Civil War uniform. The following information is in the published Roster of Wiscon...
Description: Color lithograph of the fort in the midst of the bombardment, published by Bingham & Dodd, Hartford, Connecticut.
Description: Bird’s-eye view map. Indexed for points of interest.
Description: Lithographed poster by Lipman of Milwaukee.
Description: This map shows the river shore and piers. Lake Michigan is labeled. Depths are shown by soundings and isolines. The bottom margin includes notes on soundi...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: The entrance to the third Wisconsin State Capitol before the construction of the dome, showing the park and walkway. Framing for the dome can be seen throu...
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