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Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite of Robert Kennicott (1835-1866), American Naturalist. After 1853 he worked for Spencer Fullerton Baird at the Smithsonian Insti...

Photograph

Louise Noyes

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Louise Noyes, sister of William B. Noyes. The portrait is a half figure, seated subject looking directly front, right elbow re...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lincoln is portrayed as a pharmacist with the names of the Union generals on some of the products that surround him in an apothecary. Some examples: "Scott...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two images of Jefferson Davis within a rope forming a figure eight. At the top, Davis is standing proudly in a uniform holding a sword. The skull and cross...

Date: 1860-11-06 

Description: National Democratic Ticket for the United States Presidential Election, Stephen A. Douglas and for Vice President, Herschel V. Johnson. Voters that desired...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Automatic Corn Reaper, most likely on display at the London Exhibition of 1862. A sign above the reaper suggests that the reaper may be "Russell's."

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis walks a tightrope over a waterfall heading toward the side of a cliff on which is the Capitol building, a soldier, and the Union flag. Behi...

Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: Contemporary drawing of the interior of a prison barracks. Quarters of I.D. Cruttenden, Captain and Assistant Quarter Master of the "W.I.V." (Likely signif...

Photograph

Knut Iversen Vike

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...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: View of Water Street looking north from the business district.

Map or Atlas

Map of Knobs Gap

Date: 1862-12-26 

Description: Handsketched map of the area around Knobs Gap.

Date: 1860 

Description: Floor plan and seating chart for the Assembly for their first meeting in the East Wing of new Wisconsin State Capitol building. After the completion of th...

Photograph

Carl Tjorbjornsen

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A seated studio portrait of Carl Tjorbjornsen [as written on the photograph backing and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20; also written as Carl Torbjorson publi...

Date: 1861-08-05 

Description: Lucius Fairchild's commission as captain in the 16th infantry regiment, signed by Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of the battlefield at Five Forks, Va., shows Union and Confederate positions, roads, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, and names of reside...

Date: 1866 

Description: Two log buildings are in the foreground. A bridge spans a river in the middle distance, and the city of Chattanooga is on the far side at the base of a mou...

Map or Atlas

Iron Ridge Station

Date: 1868 

Description: This map is ink on tracing cloth and shows lot and block numbers, depot, railroads and side tracks, and streets in sections 24 and 25, T.11, R.16E. The map...

Photograph

Ed Bass

Date: 1865 ca.

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

Date: 1862 

Description: Color lithograph of International Exhibition building, originated by the Society of Arts, at the suggestion of Henry Cole. View of the front of the buildin...

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view of the ruins of the railroad roundhouse, with the city in the background. Men are posing on the train cars and engines. Plate 45

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