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Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: "The Soldier's Dream of Home", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.
Description: Andrew Gallup's commission in the 6th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. A certificate printed in black ink with a red seal of Wisconsin attached, ha...
Description: Full-length studio portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick holding a top hat (1809-1884), by Matthew Brady. McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor.
Description: Aerial view, probably from a lithograph, of the prison for Confederate soldiers at Rock Island.
Description: The mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, Old Abe as an adolescent standing on a shield perch outdoors. The young eagle stands in profile and his head fea...
Description: View along earthworks overlooking the Etawah River and a railroad bridge. A tree stripped of branches and bark is on the left.
Description: Proclamation of amnesty by Confederate Major General Loring, offering "Christian charity" to citizens who have been armed by the Union if they surrender th...
Description: This map of the state of Wisconsin was created in 1868 and later used by Increase Lapham to trace an outbreak of tornadoes going across the state in May of...
Description: Soldiers relax around the Army Post Office at the quarters of the Chief Ambulance Officer, Ninth Army Corps.
Description: Commemorative roster of Company G of the 12th regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.
Description: A survey map of Wisconsin, southeastern Minnesota, and northern Iowa, showing the status of surveys, rivers, and lakes. The map also shows the locations of...
Description: View of the Rock River with a railroad bridge in the foreground.
Description: This geological map shows the township grid, counties, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, and roads. Barron County is still labeled Dallas Coun...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Aztalan church, built in 1852.
Description: A Commissioner's Notice of the draft, beginning on the first of September. On the first two days, claims of exemption from military service were to be hear...
Description: An illustration of the enormous bowie knife that was presented to John F. Potter.
Description: Bird’s-eye view map. Indexed for points of interest.
Description: Studio portrait of William Sanderson McCormick (1815-1865).
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