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Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Peter Engelmann (1823-1874), Wisconsin educator and naturalist. Engelman founded the German-English Academy in Milwau...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Ninth plate ferrotype/tintype of William Cowper Noyes as an infant. Son of William B. Noyes and Julia (Page) Noyes of Janesville. William died at the age o...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: A stereograph of exterior of General Lee's residence.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Extra. The Draft!

Date: 1864-09-24 

Description: Page from the Waukesha "Daily Freeman" newspaper listing draftees from Waukesha, Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee, Muskego, Vernon, Genesse, Summit, Delaf...

Magazine or Periodical

Dane County Courthouse

Date: 1869-03-27 

Description: Dane County Courthouse.

Date: 1863-11-23 

Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.

Map or Atlas

Plot of Brillion

Date: 1863 

Description: This plat map of Brillion is ink and pencil on paper. The front of the map shows a plat of the town, roads, and Spring Creek, and includes a significant ha...

Photograph

Joseph Hooker

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Joseph Hooker. General Hooker received a commission of Brigadier General from President Lincoln followin...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Johnathan Lang Cassells (1808-1866), Scottish-born chemist. Worked as a physician and a Professor of chemistr...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), Danish poet and author of fairy tales. Inscription at bottom of card reads, "H...

Date: 1860 

Description: Nine men arrive at Fort William by canoe. Fort William, also called Kaministiguia, was the Hudson's Bay fur trading post.

Print

John Adams

Date: 1862 

Description: Engraving from a painting of John Adams.

Date: 1863 

Description: The Twenty-First Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry posing on Lookout Mountain. (From right to left) Fred W. Borcherdt of Manitowoc, Wisconsin; acting Adjutant...

Photograph

Theodore Pomeroy

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Theodore Pomeroy of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in a suit and holds a tenor horn. The...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis walks a tightrope over a waterfall heading toward the side of a cliff on which is the Capitol building, a soldier, and the Union flag. Behi...

Date: 1862 

Description: Cover of a British advertising brochure for "McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine, (of which 50,000 have now been made in the United States) with his new...

Print

James Monroe

Date: 1861 

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.

Date: 1860-05-31 

Description: A broadside titled, "A Valuable Estate In Rockbridge County, VA., For Sale At Public Auction," regarding the sale of Joseph Trevey's estate.

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ripon, with insets of points of interest.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map shows locations of quarries, sink holes, creeks, springs, rivers, houses, forts, and roads.

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