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Photograph

Samuel W. Smith

Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of 1st Lieutenant Samuel W. Smith (from Mineral Point), Company E, 30th Wisconsin Infantry.

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin Map

Date: 1861 

Description: A map of Wisconsin showing cities, counties, major roads, railroads, and bodies of water.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three men standing at entrance of residence used as headquarters when S.G. Swain, (on left), was in charge of fortifications at Fort McPherson. All three m...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam and General Winfield Scott discuss what to do with a Secession snake. Uncle Sam sits in a chair which is tipped back and his foot is resting on a...

Date: 1865 ca.

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

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: On the left a woman sits side saddle on a horse, and on the right two men are on a wagon hitched to two horses. Between them are a group of men in front of...

Date: 1862 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.

Date: 1867 

Description: A map showing railroad land in Chippewa Valley.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edwin C. Bolles (1836-1920), professor of English and American History at Tufts. He is best known for amassing a vast archive o...

Date: 1861 

Description: Portion of a map showing Wisconsin villages including Cambria, Fall River, Columbus, Otsego, and Dekorra.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Confederate flag, upside down. Caption below reads, "A flag-itious article out of place." Blue and red ink on cream envelope, image in upper left corne...

Photograph

William H. Pratt

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Pratt of Davenport, Iowa. Handwritten inscription at bottom reads, "Pratt, 1864."

Date: 1860 

Description: A damaged Republican Party ticket for the Racine County Wisconsin slate headed by Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Also of note on the ticket is Congre...

Photograph

Fort Sumter

Date: 1861 

Description: Stereograph of exterior of Fort Sumter.

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view of the ruins of the railroad roundhouse, with the city in the background. Men are posing on the train cars and engines. Plate 45

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Group of Confederate prisoners of war assembled in prison barracks.

Date: 1863 

Description: Stereograph of three U.S. Army soldiers in front of tents in camp under a framework of branches.

Photograph

Villa Louis

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View from field of Villa Louis, the residence of Hercules L. Dousman.

Date: 1860-11-08 

Description: Receipt for a package delivered to Brees' Express via Morris & Essex Railroad. There is an engraving of a train traveling through a rural landscape near th...

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