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Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Family around table in yard with birch trees, and brick house with addition and shutters in background; porch has plants and two bird cages hanging from it...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of 2nd Lieutenant Henry Clay Taylor (1838-1864), 21st Wisconsin Infantry, Company A, wearing a Union soldier's uniform. Henry was a bookke...
Description: Contemporary drawing of the interior of a prison barracks. Quarters of I.D. Cruttenden, Captain and Assistant Quarter Master of the "W.I.V." (Likely signif...
Description: Humorous engraved image showing a street scene crowded with people riding bicycles. In the background are businesses identified as J. Shanks Livery Stable,...
Description: This map of the Battle of Gettysburg indicates Union positions in red and Confederate positions in blue. Also shown are artillery positions, roads, railroa...
Description: Albumen print of the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln entering Chicago's City Hall. The building is decorated with mourning ribbons for the funeral.
Date: 1860-04 ca.
Description: Holzlhuber took the railway to Lake Horicon where he was taken in by the small community that had developed. "They were their own builders of houses and sh...
Date: 1867 after
Description: A man walks down a sidewalk beside a row of buildings at Ripon College.
Description: "Warning to Traitors." A threatening handbill warning against treasonable and dangerous utterances, signed by the "Vigilance Committee."
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of an unidentified couple. The man is seated, and the woman is standing beside him.
Description: Exterior of Fort Sumter. A cannon has fallen on the steep shoreline and waves are hitting the rocks.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Prison.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Asaph Whittlesey dressed for his journey from Ashland to Madison, Wisconsin, to take up his seat in the state legislature. Whittlesey is attired for the lo...
Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse with nine insets of residences, schools, and the Court House and Jail.
Description: Exterior view of Aztalan church, built in 1852.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Portrait of Elmer E. Ellsworth, the first northern hero of the Civil War and the popularizer of the Zouaves style of military drill.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of 1st Lieutenant Richard Cadell seated in a chair and wearing his military uniform. He holds a rifle in his right hand and...
Description: One of the Confederate defenses surrounding the city. This view is of the inside of the earthworks which includes two cannons. A Union soldier sits as a lo...
Description: Advertisement for the Edge T. Cope & Son reaper, with views of the side and rear delivery.
Description: Two well-dressed couples near wood fence in front of frame house with hipped roof.
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