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Date: 1860 after

Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the intersection of Main and Carroll Streets, showing the home of Nathaniel Dean (where the Inn on the Park Hotel is now located), and St....

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a woman, floating in a washtub labeled "Lady Davis" which flies the Confederate flag. He holds a bottle in his left hand and st...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Portrait of inventor and businessman Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884).

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Civil War cover featuring the first national flag of the Confederacy (Stars and Bars) and the slogan, "We are in the field, and the bars are up!" Red and b...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map shows locations of quarries, sink holes, creeks, springs, rivers, houses, forts, and roads. The map appears to have been drawn on to of a plat map...

Date: 1865 

Description: Bird's-eye view of New Glarus.

Date: 1863 

Description: Union army officers. From left, General U.S. Grant, General Rawlins, General Webster, Colonel Lagow, and Colonel Killyer take a break.

Date: 1861 

Description: This map shows Manassas during the First Battle of Bull Run, in which the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry fought, and the Leesburg area, the site of the Battle of B...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Increase Lapham examining a fragment of a meteorite.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of The Van Alstine Exchange, an early hotel in Watertown.

Photograph

Mrs. Robinson

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of Mrs. Robinson. Head and shoulders portrait facing slightly right but looking forward. She is has shoulder length ringlets, a is wearin...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Soldiers in formation at Camp Randall during winter. The season [there appears to be snow on the ground] and the tents indicate that this image was made in...

Photograph

Luther Hanchett

Date: 1862-11-24 

Description: Waist-up oval-framed portrait of Luther Hanchett. Hanchett served as a U.S. House of Representative member from 1861-1862 for the 2nd district in Wisconsin...

Photograph

Charles Fairchild

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Charles Fairchild in uniform. He was a paymaster in the U.S. Navy.

Photograph

Charles Baker

Date: 1862-04 after

Description: Portrait of Private Charles Baker, Company I, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

Date: 1863 

Description: This colored map of the Battle of Chattanooga depicts the positions of the Union and Confederate troops before the battle and on each day of the battle. Al...

Date: 1866 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of Dr. Jared Potter Kirtland (1793-1877), American scientist. Kirtland, among many other exploits, worked on the 1837 Ohio geolog...

Date: 1869-09 

Description: Stereograph image of the body of Schuyler Gates near the mouth of Hurlbut Creek. The body is laying between the ruts of a rugged dirt road.

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