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Description: View across road of one man sitting on a log, and another man lying on the ground near the opposite side of the road. Debris surrounds them, and in the bac...
Date: 1864 after
Description: A view of North Campus at St. Mary Academy taken from a brick walkway. A few structures are visible in the background, and a bench stands near the path.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A charging elephant tosses Jefferson Davis and a dog into the air. Davis holds a tattered Confederate flag. The elephant is labeled UNCLE SAM, and the dog...
Description: The residence of Napoleon B. Van Slyke at 510 North Carroll Street. The image reads, "Maie on piazza with doll. Jonnie in baby carriage."
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Birds-eye view of a Wisconsin Civil War regiment on parade in Fond du Lac, as drawn by Louis Kurz from the Marr Street Methodist Church. The regiment canno...
Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch, probabl...
Description: "Combined Confederate attack upon [Batteries] Robinette and Davis the attack on Battery Robinette being defeated and that on Davis resulting in the defeat...
Description: "The Soldier's Dream of Home", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.
Description: Elevated view over storefronts and the river.
Description: This 1867 manuscript map by Increase Lapham shows the topography and geology of the Blue Mounds region in the Town of Brigham in Iowa County and the towns...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Gettysburg battlefield showing trees and a stump. Handwritten on reverse, "On the right of our line." This is probably a reference to the te...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: View from the cupola of the old Jefferson School. The large building in the upper left is the Hyatt House, which burned in 1867.
Description: A snake with 15 segments, SC, Ca, Mi, Ala, N.C, Tex, De, Md, Va, Fla, Ark, Ten, Ke and Mo. Snake has the Confederate flag and a palm tree behind it. In bol...
Description: A view of a gazebo, porch, and benches on the campus of St. Mary Academy. The lawn overlooks the Iowa Bluffs near the Mississippi River.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Bassnett (b. 1808, d. aft 1885), American meteorologist. Handwritten inscription at bottom of card reads, "Thos. Bassnet...
Description: View of the Chattanooga Valley and a river from Lookout Mountain. Trees are in the foreground, and a city is in the background across the river.
Description: A political cartoon of President Abraham Lincoln holding a tiny General George McClellan in the palm of his hand. McClellan is carrying a spade. Lincoln is...
Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with a cannon and earthworks in the foreground. Tents are in the background among trees.
Description: Oval portrait of Wisconsin Senate Clerks. Standing in back is J.H. Warren. Seated from left to right are J.B. Selby, Mr. Wright, Willard Merrill, G.M. Powe...
Description: Albumen print of an elevated view of the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln entering Chicago's City Hall. The building is decorated with mourning ribbon...
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