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Photograph

Lt. Nils J. Gilbert

Date: 1864 

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Civil War soldier Nils (Niels) J. Gilbert, Company A, of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, believed to have been taken in October...

Date: 1861-08-05 

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

Date: 1860 after

Description: "Cain" standing in foreground of battlefield attracting the smoke of secession, as the Union smoke goes into the air. "Cain" refers to the Marshall of Poli...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family stands in a yard in front of a upright and wing frame house that has diamond shaped attic window, two doors in front and half windows above the po...

Date: 1861-11-28 

Description: Civil War recruiting poster for the 5th Wisconsin Regiment written in German.

Date: 1865 

Description: A woodprint of women with frightened child entitled "The First Dip Into Salt Water."

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Devil running, holding a pitchfork that flies the Confederate flag in one hand and a bottle in the other. Cotton and Bonds are tucked into his belt. Th...

Photograph

William H. Pratt

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Pratt of Davenport, Iowa. Handwritten inscription at bottom reads, "Pratt, 1864."

Date: 1868 

Description: Stereograph view of the levee, with buildings in the background.

Date: 1860 after

Description: An owl labeled "SCOTT" seizes a vulture labeled "JEFF DAVIS" by the wing. Feathers litter the ground beneath them. The owl is saying "LET YOU ALONE AND YOU...

Date: 1863 

Description: Stereograph of three U.S. Army soldiers in front of tents in camp under a framework of branches.

Date: 1862 

Description: This map shows the plan of the siege of Yorktown and the Battle of Williamsburg. The map also shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of resident...

Date: 1860 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Charles Hammarquist, Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Fort Atkinson.

Drawing

A Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1862 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate of 1862. At the top is a depiction of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1865-07-30 

Description: An exterior view across water of Robert Stephenson & Company Mill, which was a steam mill.

Date: 1862 

Description: This map shows townships, landownership, roads, railroads, and swampland in Jefferson County. There is an inset maps showing the towns of: Watertown, Jeffe...

Photograph

Koll Schoolhouse

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Koll schoolhouse in Truax Prairie.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis seated backwards on a flying goose. He is wearing a military uniform and holds up a sword. The caption and verse below reads: "JEFF SOUND...

Date: 1861-10 

Description: Three-Quarter length portrait of Charles W. Gulliford, Company B, 12th Wisconsin Infantry, with musket. Photograph was taken at Camp Randall.

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