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Description: Engraving of the dedication ceremony for the Soldiers' National Cemetery, November 19,1863, that appeared in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." It was...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Ladies sit on the front porch of a long two-story house. One is next to a baby carriage. On the porch's roof is a man painting the house. More people are i...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John L. Russell (1808-1873), Botanist. From 1831-1854, Russell served as a Unitarian minister in a number of cities. Served as...
Date: 1864-12-15 ca.
Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers. Document is signed by President Lin...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of Thomas H. Brown of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds an alto horn. T...
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: A Commissioner's Notice of the draft, beginning on the first of September. On the first two days, claims of exemption from military service were to be hear...
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: Exterior of Fort Sumter. A cannon has fallen on the steep shoreline and waves are hitting the rocks.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: This map consists of four separate panels. The first illustrates the battlefield at Cedar Mountain on Aug. 9, 1862, where the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry fought...
Description: President Andrew Johnson and members of various Indian delegations and the White House staff pose outside the White House together.
Description: The interior of Fort Sumter showing the battlements.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Joshua Hoopes (1788-1874), American Botanist. An infant at the time of the Wyoming Indian massacre, his mother strapped him on...
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...
Description: Knut Knudesen family in yard of large brick house with shuttered windows, stone foundation and trellis at porch.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A gold star with the federal shield in the center has two Union flags behind it. The verse below reads,
There's a Star in the skies that shall never go do...
Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...
Description: A composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A stereograph of three Union soldiers in camp under a framework of branches.
Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, 1865 or 1870. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this...
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