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Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1868 

Description: This map of the entire state shows county boundaries outlined in red, cities of over 3000 inhabitants and county seats. It also marks rivers, lakes, railro...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: In his journal H√∂lzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...

Date: 1862 

Description: Large group of Union soldiers in formation by a barracks at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rope tied in a noose inside of a frame. Caption reads "Good Noose for TRAITORS". Black ink on yellow envelope, image on left side. Image printed on enve...

Date: 1866 

Description: Advertising brochure for Russell & Company's Ohio Reaper and Mower, distributed by Chas. A. Taylor, agent for Peoria, Illinois. Features an illustration of...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: An albumen stereograph of a monument to the Confederate dead, in the shape of a stone pyramid with steeply pitched sides.

Print

Camp Randall

Date: 1861 

Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...

Date: 1862 

Description: This map shows the region of southeastern Virginia which served as the setting for the Peninsular Campaign of 1862. A few battle sites are marked by crosse...

Drawing

John Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a clock.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier in an eastern style Zouave uniform holds a Union flag in his right hand and a rifle in his left hand. Above reads "TO RICHMOND" and below "REMEMB...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A dog and a monkey are dressed in Confederate uniforms. The dog plays a drum that has the initials C.S.A. on it. The monkey wears a hat with the initials J...

Date: 1867-01 

Description: Frankie Irene Douty poses for her wedding portrait. She is wearing a dark dress with a striped skirt and resting her hand on the back of a chair. She has a...

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1864 

Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: View of St. Peter's Episcopal Church.

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...

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), English botanist. Preceded his son, Joseph Dalton Hooker, as director of Kew Gardens....

Date: 1862 

Description: This pen and ink drawing of the First Battle of Bull Run, JuIy 21st, 1861, was made by Charles K. Dean, adjutant with the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry. The 2nd W...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1868 

Description: Prepared for the State Board of Emigration in 1868, this map shows county boundaries, some cities, and completed and projected railroads.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Horace Greeley, wearing top hat, with soldiers at the Union Army Winter Quarters.

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