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Date: 1860 after

Description: A chicken with most of its feathers missing is wearing a hat and a sword. Below is the caption, "A Confederated Chicken after the Cock of the Walk, (Uncle...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Cotton plant within a decorative frame. The caption below reads "The Cotton Plant — King of the South". Black ink on beige envelope, image appears on the l...

Photograph

George H. Preble

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain George Henry Preble. Starting in 1861 Preble commanded the gunboat Katahdin, serving with Rear Admiral...

Date: 1864-09-17 

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...

Date: 1861 

Description: 1861 Racine and Mississippi Railroad Pass belonging to Jackson Kemper.

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of the battlefield shows U.S. infantry positions in blue, U.S. cavalry positions in yellow, Confederate positions in red, roads, drainage, vegetat...

Date: 1864 ca.

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

Photograph

Albert Emmonson

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Albert Emmerson, a sergeant in Company C, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform and holding a revolver across his chest. The...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: An engraving from a daguerreotype of Ulysses S. Grant.

Manuscript

Remember Ellsworth!

Date: 1861 

Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...

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...

Date: 1860 

Description: This color lithograph shows Giuseppe Garibaldi and his red shirts entering Naples, Italy, on horseback as women shower them with flowers. This is a romanti...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Berlin, with insets of West Side Public School and High School.

Photograph

Family in Yard

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family sits in chairs or stands in the yard of a simple frame house that has railing on its porch's roof. There are many small, recently planted trees.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam has a Confederate man by the neck and is about to kick him in the behind. Caption below reads, "UNCLE SAM'S INFALLIBLE REMEDY FOR ALL Rebel-ious...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. North Hall is in the foreground with several residences and...

Photograph

George W. Peck

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Portrait of George W. Peck, 2nd Lieutenant, Company E, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.

Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: The back page of a letter to Electa Candy.

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: 1861 ca.

Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...

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