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Date: 1860 

Description: This map shows roads, railroads, rivers, townships, school houses, churches, cemeteries, and land ownership by name. Relief is shown by hachures. The map i...

Date: 1861-09-30 

Description: The document, signed by Wisconsin State Governor Alexander Randall, appointing Hans C. Heg colonel of the 15th Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteers.

Photograph

The Wade House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The oldest known image of the Wade House (taken from Ambrotype) with the Sheboygan/Fond du Lac Plank Road in the foreground.

Date: 1867 

Description: This map shows actual and projected railroads in the region of La Crosse and Winona, running east to Sparta, Wisconsin and west to Lewiston and Rushford, M...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: These detailed topographical maps of the Battle of Gettysburg show drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, fences, houses with names of residents, and a de...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View from the cupola of the old Jefferson School. The large building in the upper left is the Hyatt House, which burned in 1867.

Date: 1862-06-19 

Description: Illustration depicting crowd attending the presentation of a sword to General Burnside.

Photograph

Saw Mill

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a small sawmill.

Date: 1863-06-28 

Description: A letter written by W.D. Bartlett to his cousin describing life as a Civil War soldier.

Date: 1860 after

Description: An angel holding a Union flag is saying "GOD WATCHES OVER THEM". Under her gaze two children peacefully sleep under a Union flag. At the foot of the bed an...

Print

Luther Dixon

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Luther Swift Dixon at age 40.

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1862 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate of 1862. At the top is a depiction of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Photograph

J.K.P. Porter House

Date: 1865 before

Description: Family portrait of the Porters, standing in front of their log cabin with a horse.

Date: 1866 

Description: James K. Proudfit, adjutant general of Wisconsin, in uniform.

Photograph

Josiah T. Hayden

Date: 1863-12-26 

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah T. Hayden, Company F, 16th Wisconsin Infantry. Josiah was wounded at Atlanta on March 8, 1865.

Date: 1864 

Description: View across the Tennessee River toward the city and Cameron Hill, showing the military bridge and some Union Army installations put up following the occupa...

Date: 1863-09-18 

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

Date: 1864 

Description: Information about the Toechter Institut in Milwaukee.

Date: 1865 

Description: The ruins of Charleston after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. A man, smoking a pipe, and a boy sit on the shoreline of...

Date: 1860-11-08 

Description: Receipt for a package delivered to Brees' Express via Morris & Essex Railroad. There is an engraving of a train traveling through a rural landscape near th...

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