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Date: 1864-05-17 

Description: Document certifying that Governor James T. Lewis appointed Dr. Solomon Blood as Surgeon of the 39th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. The document be...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Family around table in yard with birch trees, and brick house with addition and shutters in background; porch has plants and two bird cages hanging from it...

Photograph

Samuel F. Clise

Date: 1860 

Description: A portrait of Samuel Clise from a composite photograph of the Wisconsin State Assembly of 1860.

Manuscript

Remember Ellsworth!

Date: 1861 

Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Pre-Civil War portrait of Lucius Fairchild wearing a hat.

Photograph

Downtown Lodi

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the main street in downtown Lodi, Wisconsin.

Magazine or Periodical

Dane County Courthouse

Date: 1869-03-27 

Description: Dane County Courthouse.

Date: 1865 

Description: Original plan of Camp Randall, to accompany a report by N.B. Van Slyke, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.

Date: 1860 after

Description: An old woman, stooped over and holding a cane, has Union soldiers ("NORTH" on the left) and Confederate soldiers ("SOUTH" on the right) climbing ladders to...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edwin C. Bolles (1836-1920), professor of English and American History at Tufts. He is best known for amassing a vast archive o...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family of five is posed around a large frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch, a fan window in the gable end, half windows on the attic story on...

Date: 1868 

Description: The wooden fence surrounding the Capitol Park. On the right is the railing at which horses were hitched, and some newly-planted trees. This view looks nor...

Photograph

William Kidd

Date: 1869-06-18 

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of William Kidd, Company D, 42nd Wisconsin Infantry, in his uniform.

Date: 1864-02-04 

Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...

Photograph

Olaf Berglund

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Olof Berglund of Darlington, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tenor horn. The...

Date: 1866-03-15 

Description: People gather the morning after a fire that destroyed Dixon's store as well as $100,000 worth of goods and eleven other places of business. The flames were...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Formal portrait of Abraham Lincoln, seated.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Cyrus McCormick, Jr. as a child.

Date: 1864-12 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Henry Parker Sartwell (1792-1867), American botanist.

Date: 1866 

Description: A pen on paper, hand drawn and colored map of Wisconsin and Michigan, showing counties, cities and villages, rivers and lakes, as well as railroads are in...

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