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Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Louisiana and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of the Uni...
Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Fielding B. Meek (1817-1876), American paleontologist. Meek became the Smithsonian Institution's first full-time paleontologist...
Description: Broken trees in front of a field with a fence. There is a small building on a hill in the background.
Description: The first in a series of three maps of the Virginia Peninsua. This map details the area from Williamsburg south to Fortress Monroe at Hampton Roads and sho...
Description: Front of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commission f...
Description: Destruction of Columbia after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War.
Description: Aerial view, probably from a lithograph, of the prison for Confederate soldiers at Rock Island.
Description: The home of Curtis Reed.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Image of Louis Wigfall on the body of an Indian with tomahawk in hand. The captions reads, "WIGFALL on his promised descent on Washington." This is a barb...
Description: A composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Description: Sketch from the "New York Illustrated News" of the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, "Lady Elgin". She was struck and sunk by the "Augusta" on Lake Michi...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A sketch of a graph-making invention.
Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...
Description: Two men stand on either side of an opening in the earthworks at Allatoona Pass. Mountains are in the distance.
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: This map of the battlefield at Wilderness, Virginia, illustrates the Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red. Roads, railroads, vegetation...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A farm house, a barn with a cupola, and a man standing on top of a haystack.
Description: Color lithograph of the fort in the midst of the bombardment, published by Bingham & Dodd, Hartford, Connecticut.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype studio portrait in front of a painted background of George Spaulding of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seate...
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