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Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Vinnie Ream in her studio in Washington beside her bust of Linclon which had been brought from the White House after the assassination.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Jefferson Davis walks a tightrope over a waterfall heading toward the side of a cliff on which is the Capitol building, a soldier, and the Union flag. Behi...
Description: Envelope compares a young man of the North, on the left, to a young man of the South, on the right. The young Northern man is working with an older man on...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John Gould Anthony (1804-1877), head of the Conchology department at the Museum of Comparative Zoology from 1863 until his deat...
Description: An engraving from the Billed-Magazine of the First Congregational Church.
Description: A cavalry soldier sits on his horse, with a military camp and flag in the background. The faint image of Abraham Lincoln is from the opposite envelope in t...
Description: View looking out from one of the Confederate defenses around the outside of the city. Wooden palisades surround the earthworks. Houses and other buildings...
Description: The word "UNION" with a bow underneath. The letters of "UNION" are blue with white stars on top and red stripes on the bottom. The first "N" is backwards....
Description: A watercolor illustration of a combined thermometer, hygrometer, barometer, and pyrometer.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Lucius Fairchild in Madison, probably after the loss of his arm at Gettysburg. This portrait can be dated as...
Description: Jefferson Davis, holding a Confederate flag, is arriving in hell with a devil riding on his back. Another devil (Benedict Arnold) below is giving him a "wa...
Description: Engraved portrait of Jeremiah Rusk, governor of Wisconsin and the first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.
Description: This map illustrates the route taken by the 3rd Division, 20th Corps, Army of the Cumberland under the command of Daniel Butterfield from the Snake Creek G...
Date: 1869-01-23 ca.
Description: Second Ward School with a teacher and students in the schoolyard.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: A hand-colored map showing the counties, major cities, ports, railroads, rivers and lakes in Wisconsin, Michigan, northern Illinois, and eastern Minnesota....
Description: Bennett in uniform, showing his crippled right hand, taken when he was 23-years-old after he was ministered out of the Army. The hand wound was caused by...
Description: Invitation to the Presidential Inaugural Ball that celebrated the re-election of Abraham Lincoln, together with Andrew Johnson, who succeeded to the Presid...
Description: Quarter-length profile portrait of Abraham Lincoln.
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