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Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite of Robert Kennicott (1835-1866), American Naturalist. After 1853 he worked for Spencer Fullerton Baird at the Smithsonian Insti...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Joseph Henry (1797-1878), Scottish-American scientist. Widely considered one of the greatest scientists of his genera...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison with insets of the University, Rasdall House, Vilas House, and the Wisconsin State Capitol. View includes cattail marsh, smokesta...

Date: 1863 

Description: A composite of portraits and two camp scenes of the Seventh Wisconsin Light Artillery Battery.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Zouave fireman spraying a person in bed clothes in the face with a fire hose. Smoke is billowing in the background. Caption below reads, "A Fireman Zouav...

Date: 1868 

Description: A detailed, cloth mounted map of Grant County that shows the townships, towns, roads, completed and under construction railroads, cemeteries, mills, lead m...

Photograph

William A. Hawley

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain William A. Hawley standing near a column.

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.

Date: 1861-04-20 ca.

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

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Potts James (1803-1882), American Botanist. Working for most of his early life as a pharmacist in Philadelphia...

Photograph

Zeeland Mills

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Zeeland Mills, built in 1862 by John Verstegen. The flour mill was 36' x 50', four stories and had "two runs of stone." It was still operating in 1911.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "2ND ROU...

Date: 1863-09-18 

Description: The first page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.

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."

Print

You Are Lost

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam, labeled "NORTH", holds a Union flag out to a man who has fallen off of a dock loaded with provisions. The dock has cannons along its front and a...

Photograph

4th Maine Battery

Date: 1864-04-20 

Description: The 4th Maine artillery battery posed in front of a large building.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, seated on a platform, is holding a banner with stars and the text, "WISCONSIN LOYAL TO THE UNION". Behind her are an American eagle and f...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: View of the intersection of Main and Carroll Streets in Madison, showing the home of Nathaniel Dean (where the Inn on the Park Hotel is now located), and S...

Date: 1860 

Description: Civil War handbill that reads: "Charleston Mercury Extra...The Union Is Dissolved!"

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