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Description: A general map of the southeastern United States showing Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alab...
Date: 1860 after
Description: This envelope has a blue "L" shaped bar tipped clockwise. It is filled with white stars and next to each star is the initial of all of the states, Union an...
Description: Destruction of Columbia after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Illustrated view of the plan for University of Wisconsin of University Hill, Bascom Hill, area.
Description: "Republic of Georgia. Ordinance of Secession , passed Jan'ry 19, 1861. With the names of the signers. Decorative broadside.
Description: The letters to the words "DEATH TO TRAITORS" are made up of soldiers, Confederate flags, gallows, a hanged man and guns. A military camp is visible in the...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of George Engelmann (1809-1884), German-American botanist. He is best known for describing the flora of the American West. Handwr...
Description: A call to arms issued by Confederate colonel John H. Morgan, asserting that the Confederacy is winning the war. He mentions George B. McClellan, Thomas J....
Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: August Krueger with group of sailors(?).
Description: Elevated view of the Janesville Countryside.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward Hitchcock (1793-1864), American educator and geologist. Hitchcock served as the third president of Amherst College from...
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: 1863 ca.
Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.
Description: Brief letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton asking to see the files for Carl Schurz of Wisconsin and Milo Smith Haskell (...
Description: View looking out from one of the Confederate defenses around the outside of the city. Wooden palisades surround the earthworks. Houses and other buildings...
Description: A general view of the Lane residence, which is the birthplace of Carrie Lane, later Carrie Chapman Catt, noted woman suffrage leader.
Description: Shows townships and sections, landowners, and woodlands. Includes inset maps of Monroe, Brodhead, Albany, Cadiz, Decatur, Dayton, Clarence, Springfield, Tw...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), American physician and naturalist. In 1871, Woodworth became the first Surgeo...
Description: View of the Chattanooga Valley and a river from Lookout Mountain. Trees are in the foreground, and a city is in the background across the river.
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