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Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Knut Knudesen family in yard of large brick house with shuttered windows, stone foundation and trellis at porch.

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...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Abraham Lincoln in a dark-colored dress, hair in ringlets with a jeweled hair band, and holding a fan; engraved by Samuel Sartain, and pri...

Date: 1860 after

Description: This envelope has a blue "L" shaped bar tipped clockwise. It is filled with white stars and next to each star is the initial of all of the states, Union an...

Date: 1863-10-03 

Description: Illustration depicting a crowd watching the Potomoc-Sword presentation.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Ansicht Von St Nanianz, gregundet vom Jahr 1854 bis 1860. Sr. Hochw. Hern V. Oschald. n.p., n.d..

Date: 1864 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows numbered lots and labeled streets. The bottom margin of the map reads: "Recorded in the Registry of...

Photograph

George H. Preble

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain George Henry Preble. Starting in 1861 Preble commanded the gunboat Katahdin, serving with Rear Admiral...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a chief standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, fringed shirt, and a crown on his head. In his hands...

Book or Pamphlet

Jarius Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

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

Date: 1868-12 

Description: Engraved view of four women racing on bicycles. Spectators in the background are behind a fence.

Date: 1862-09 

Description: General McClellan's Headquarters Guard, the 93rd New York Volunteers.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Madison City Hall at the corner of Mifflin Street and Wisconsin Avenue, as viewed through the trees of the Capitol Park. The three-story tal...

Date: 1861-11-11 

Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of buildings along the levee.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1865 

Description: Drawn the last year of the Civil War, this thematic 1865 map of Wisconsin shows the effects that Lake Michigan has had on Wisconsin temperatures in January...

Map or Atlas

Montrose Plat Map

Date: 1861 

Description: The township of Montrose, which is a detail from a Dane County plat map.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor of an invention by John Muir.

Date: 1860 

Description: Image of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads: "As foreign nations saw u...

Date: 1864 

Description: View down hillside of Union soldiers standing in front of a group of tents. There is a valley and mountains in the distance. Plate 07

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