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Date: 1866 

Description: Bennett in uniform, showing his crippled right hand, taken when he was 23-years-old after he was ministered out of the Army. The hand wound was caused by...

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 

Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...

Date: 1864 ca.

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

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Ferrotype portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at age 9 when he was attending the district school at Argyle, Wisconsin.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: East (King Street) wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol and the south wall of the Territorial Capitol (at the left) taken from the roof of the buildin...

Photograph

Harriet Rhoads

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A portrait of Harriet Rhoads at the time of her marriage to Lieutenant D.G. Hudson of Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois (1862).

Historical Object

Girl's Homespun Cotton Dress

Date: 1862 

Description: View of a long-sleeve, brown and white checked dress worn by Cora Cundiff.

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) man standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, trousers, and boots, and is holding...

Date: 1862-03-15 ca.

Description: Engraved Illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Fort Donelson". The illustration shows the Second Iowa Volunteers regiment attacking Confederate...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States, 1857-1861. Buchanan was born in Cove Gap near Mercersburg, Pennsylva...

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823-1887), American ornithologist and ichthylogist. In 1838, Baird met John James Audubon, after whic...

Photograph

Jane Jennings

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jane Jennings, a Civil War nurse. She was raised in rural Green County, Wisconsin, and when her brother Guilford Jen...

Photograph

Jeremiah Rusk

Date: 1862 

Description: Engraved portrait of Jeremiah Rusk, governor of Wisconsin and the first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

Date: 1868-06 

Description: G.F. Bailey bandwagon, with band, and central elevated figure of Mazeppa legend on Broadway in Kilbourn City. Hitch is an Asiatic elephant led by paired dr...

Date: 1867 

Description: A hand colored map of Wisconsin showing the state‚Äôs township grid, lakes, rivers, railroads, as well as the locations of towns, counties and the reservatio...

Date: 1863 

Description: Map of the west end of Lake Superior, including Superior, St. Louis, and Allouez Bays.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: This map shows roads, railroads, settlements, farms with owners' names, vegetation, streams, and fords in Culpeper County region during the Civil War. A ma...

Drawing

Barometer Gauge

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A gauge part of a barometer.

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of an unidentified couple. The man is seated, and the woman is standing beside him.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A small amateur drawing of the camp, with surrounding terrain, occupied by the 104th Regiment, New York State Volunteers near Belle Plains, Virginia, durin...

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