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Photograph

Savanah, GA No. 1

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view over storefronts and the river. Plate 49

Book or Pamphlet

Jarius Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild, Madison's first mayor.

Print

Camp Randall

Date: 1861 

Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...

Poster

$30 Reward

Date: 1864-02-01 

Description: List of Civil War draft-dodgers issued by the Provost Marshal's office, Fifth District of Wisconsin.

Date: 1864 

Description: The capitol building is on a hill overlooking the city. Union soldiers have pitched tents on the grounds. Plate 02

Date: 1866 

Description: Stereograph of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a bucket in the process of doi...

Date: 1866 

Description: Destruction of Columbia after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. Plate 53

Date: 1861 

Description: 1861 Racine and Mississippi Railroad Pass belonging to Jackson Kemper.

Date: 1862-10-08 

Description: An introduction to the Kentucky Papers, written by Spencer Records, which begins, "I have written the following narrative partly for my own satisfaction an...

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...

Photograph

Mrs. Nathaniel Dean

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Harriet Morrison Dean, the wife of Nathaniel Dean of Madison. Mrs. Dean was born in Dodgeville in 1829, moved to M...

Photograph

I.G. Merrill House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The home of I.G. Merrill on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue.

Date: 1866 

Description: Trees stripped of bark. There is a fence on the right. In the far background is a building, perhaps a house, on a hill. Plate 19

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Aerial view of a residential part of Janesville.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Dressed in uniform with a Confederate hat, eyeglasses, and a belt with pistols and a sword, a gorilla stands with a rifle in his right hand and a knife is...

Print

Sons of Erin

Date: 1860 before

Description: Portrait of Michael Corcoran. Caption below reads, "SONS OF ERIN!-Let the watchword be CORCORAN! RESCUED IF LIVING, AVENGED IF DEAD!" Black ink on beige en...

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Methodist Church.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: View of the McFarland Lutheran church and cemetery. The church was started in 1869 and in use in 1873. It was dedicated on January 23, 1876. The church w...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of an invention by John Muir.

Photograph

View of Root River

Date: 1869 

Description: A stereograph view of Root River in Racine.

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