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Photograph

William Kidd

Date: 1869-06-18 

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of William Kidd, Company D, 42nd Wisconsin Infantry, in his uniform.

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...

Photograph

Stone Octagon House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Three adults and two children are standing on the porch of the Baraboo Octagon house. The stone hexagonal building stood on Bench (1st) and Broadway and se...

Photograph

John Rugee

Date: 1861 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Rugee, member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...

Date: 1865-06 ca.

Description: A handbill advertising for the Soldiers' Home Festival in Beloit, Wisconsin at the Union Hall on the evening of Friday, June 23, 1865.

Date: 1861-04-20 ca.

Description: Elevated stereograph view of the Great Union Meeting at the New York City Union Square.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A clergyman stands at the pulpit with a bible on it, behind him stands the devil. Each has one hand on the open bible. The number 3 appears in the upper le...

Photograph

Erik Larsen

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Erick Larsen [as written on Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 “Red Books” and in the Roster of Wisconsin Volun...

Photograph

John Pickering

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of John Pickering of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is standing in a suit and holds a B-flat horn. H...

Date: 1863-07-02 

Description: Parole document issued to Colonel Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg after being wounded on the first day...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A monkey with a Confederate flag that has fallen to the floor (representing Jefferson Davis) and a fox with a Union flag (representing General Winifield Sc...

Date: 1863-06-28 

Description: A letter written by W.D. Bartlett to his cousin describing life as a Civil War soldier.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A man, probably Jefferson Davis, rides a pig carrying a sign that reads, "2d EDITION!!! 40,000 Killed, Wounded, THIS ONE MISSING! VIA CINCINNATI!" Blue ink...

Date: 1861-11-28 

Description: Civil War recruiting poster for the 5th Wisconsin Regiment written in German.

Photograph

Lakeside House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Lakeside House. This hotel, originally known as the Water Cure, was built on the shore of Lake Monona in 1855. It burned about 1870.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Patriotic image of a sailor holding the Union flag in his left hand and a sword in his right. His left foot rests on an anchor. The caption below reads, "T...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Chapman residence, at the corner of Walnut and Adams Streets.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Mineral Point from a carte-de-visite by the "practical photographer."

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. ...

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