Date: 1862-08-08 

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

Date: 1862-08-02 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.

Date: 1860-12 

Description: Graph showing the profile of a semi-diurnal spring tidal curve deduced from 5452 half hourly ordinates obtained from the records of self registering tide g...


Axtell House

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Date: 1865 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of James Dwight Dana (1813-1895), American minerologist, geologist, and zoologist. He is best known for his discoveries of mountai...

Date: 1866 

Description: A fence or battlement, with battered trees overlooking a valley. Kenesaw Mountain is in the distance.

Date: 1869-01 

Description: Engraving after a drawing by Winslow Homer showing a crowned Baby New Year riding a velocipede through a hoop held by a woman, as the Grim Reaper, on the r...

Date: 1867 

Description: Engraving of portraits of Generals in the Union Army during the Civil War. U.S. Grant is in the center, with H.W. Halleck on his left, and clockwise from t...

Date: 1864-06-08 

Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Lieutenant in the 2nd Wisconsin Calvary.


Iowa Falls

Date: 1866 

Description: An image from a sketchbook of the town of Iowa Falls. There is a fence in the foreground and buildings in the background.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a scarf held by the hand of Abraham Lincoln. Caption, "A Pretty Good Choke, (Joke,) on J. D. Verdict,--served him right." Only t...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

The Wisconsin Chief

Date: 1860-09-19 

Description: Front page of The Wisconsin Chief.


Saw Mill

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a small sawmill.


Third Street

Date: 1864 

Description: View looking North up Third Street near Market Square. There are five boys and a horse in the middle of the road.

Date: 1862 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership and acreage, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. Inset maps: Plat of Hingham -- Plat of Casca...


Joseph Smith

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Joseph Smith of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated wearing a suit and holds a tenor horn.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Street looking west with small dog in foreground.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: This map of Superior shows Montgomery's Addition. An inset map shows the south west end of Lake Superior where Montgomery's Addition is located. The map re...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: East wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol building (second in Madison) photographed from the U.S. Hotel building which was located at the corner of Ea...


Anna Gourley

Date: 1864-01-25 

Description: Ferrotype portrait of Anna Gourley, born April 7, 1858, died November 24, 1864. She is holding a doll in the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections, ac...

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