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Asa Gray, Botanist

Date: 1864 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Asa Gray (1810-1888), American botanist. His most popular botanical publication, "Gray's Manual", remains a standar...

Date: 1866 

Description: Location of Sherman's attack at Chattanooga. There is a road, trees and shrubs in the foreground, overlooking a valley. Mountains are in the distance. Pla...

Date: 1862-04-06 

Description: A hand-drawn map of the Battle of Shiloh, Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee. Additional Notes include "Reserve Artillery", "Hospital", "Owl Creek", and "Snake C...

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Lake Wood Cottage

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Lake Wood Cottage.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map shows locations of quarries, sink holes, creeks, springs, rivers, houses, forts, and roads. The upper right corner and right margin includes anno...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: "South End and Sink" woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.

Date: 1860 after

Description: View of Washington, D.C. with gallows in foreground. Ten empty nooses hang from the gallows. Capitol buildings are in the background with Union flag. Capti...

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Peter Larsen

Date: 1864 

Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype of Peter Larsen in a Civil War uniform holding a firearm.

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Portrait of a Boy

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a boy, possibly Cyrus McCormick, Jr., with his arms crossed on a table. He is wearing a decorated jacket and necktie.

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Alfred P. Edgerton

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Formal portrait of Alfred P. Edgerton seated at a small table.

Date: 1861-07-21 

Description: Depiction of the battlefield. Engraved by J.C. McRae and drawn by W. Momberger.

Date: 1866 after

Description: View from shoreline of the steamship "Chippewa," built by Captain E.E. Heerman at La Crosse in 1866. Used mainly between Eau Claire and Read's Landing, Min...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Sixth plate tintype/ferrotype of an unidentified soldier from the 13th Wisconsin Infantry. He is sitting in a chair holding a horn in his right hand. Hand-...

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Kane's Hotel

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Kane's Hotel, built in about 1839 by Ezekiel Tainter, and then called the Phoenix Hotel, on Main Street. It passed through many hands but retained the orig...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). This portrait was reportedly a favorite of his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chic...

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Elmer E. Ellsworth

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Portrait of Elmer E. Ellsworth, the first northern hero of the Civil War and the popularizer of the Zouaves style of military drill.

Date: 1866 

Description: The south bank of the Chattahoochie River with a bridge spanning it. In the foreground are some battlements. Plate 33

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Asaph Whittlesey

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Asaph Whittlesey dressed for his journey from Ashland to Madison, Wisconsin, to take up his seat in the state legislature. Whittlesey is attired for the lo...

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Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1860-08-13 

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln before he grew a beard, taken from an ambrotype.

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