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Date: 1860-02-22 

Description: Menu for the Newhall House hotel in Milwaukee, extensively illustrated with an engraving of the hotel and prices. The Newhall House, during its day one of...

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.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: In his journal H√∂lzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee

Date: 1866 

Description: A road runs up the side of Mission Ridge with several trees. Trees and shrubs are in the foreground, overlooking a valley. Mountains are in the distance. ...

Date: 1862 

Description: This map lists and depicts the positions of "the batteries on Kentucky shore" and the "batteries on Island No. 10." The 8th Wisconsin Infantry and 15th Wis...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Poster designed to recruit soldiers to the 19th Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. In addition to the text, the poster features an eagle carrying a b...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier stands on the left with his gun and bayonet. A sailor stands on the right holding a banner that reads, "THE UNION MUST & SHALL BE PRESERVED". In...

Date: 1863 

Description: Photographic postcard of a stagecoach pulled by four horses in the road in front of a harness shop. Two men sit in the upper seat. A handful of people stan...

Date: 1861 

Description: Chicago and Northwestern Railway pass belonging to Reverend Jackson Kemper.

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Lithograph poster for Augustin Daly's 1867 play Under the Gaslight, depicting Snorkey the one-armed Civil War veteran tied to the railroad tracks, w...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map shows county boundaries and the congressional districts outlined and numbered in color. Portions of Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Michigan are vis...

Date: 1865 

Description: This pen and ink map sketches the route taken by General Sherman's troops from Atlanta, Georgia, to Savannah, Georgia. Railroads, rivers, and towns are la...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: The State House of Massachusetts in Boston with the Union flag flying over it. Men and women walk in front of it. The caption below reads, "No traitor's fl...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Mary Caroline McCormick Shields wearing a lace cap.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: An engraving from a daguerreotype of Ulysses S. Grant.

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, lots, roads, railroads, and part of the Fox River. The map includes an explanation and table of witnesses to the cor...

Date: 1860 

Description: Harriet Douglas Whetten (b.1822). Whetten was a volunteer nurse during the Civil War. She served on hospital ships out of New York and Philadelphia from 18...

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