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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...

Photograph

Henry Clay Taylor

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...

Date: 1862-08-08 

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...

Date: 1869-05-01 

Description: Humorous engraved image showing a street scene crowded with people riding bicycles. In the background are businesses identified as J. Shanks Livery Stable,...

Date: 1864 

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...

Date: 1865-05-01 

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...

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1867 after

Description: A man walks down a sidewalk beside a row of buildings at Ripon College.

Date: 1861-04-21 

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.

Date: 1866 

Description: Exterior of Fort Sumter. A cannon has fallen on the steep shoreline and waves are hitting the rocks. Plate 58

Photograph

State Prison

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Prison.

Photograph

Asaph Whittlesey

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...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse with nine insets of residences, schools, and the Court House and Jail.

Photograph

Aztalan Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Aztalan church, built in 1852.

Photograph

Elmer E. Ellsworth

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.

Photograph

Richard Caddell

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...

Date: 1864 

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...

Date: 1861 

Description: Advertisement for the Edge T. Cope & Son reaper, with views of the side and rear delivery.

Photograph

Fashionable Couples

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Two well-dressed couples near wood fence in front of frame house with hipped roof.

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