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Date: 1864 

Description: This colored map shows cities, rail lines, and geographic features in eastern Virginia. Circles around Richmond at 10 mile intervals indicate distances fro...

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...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The corner of West Main and South Carroll Streets with businesses and horse-drawn wagons. Building at the corner is the Fox Block built in 1856, renamed Y...

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: 1865 ca.

Description: First block of West Main Street. A portion of South Hamilton Street is at the right of the image. The original railroad causeway is at the upper right.

Date: 1864-12-15 ca.

Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers. Document is signed by President Lin...

Drawing

Barometer

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a barometer designed by John Muir in his boyhood.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Belle Case La Follette, later the wife of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., posed in a dress that her Grandmother Case spun, wove, and sewed for her.

Date: 1865 

Description: Detailed map of the southeastern United States showing fortifications, "movements of Genl. J.H. Wilson's Cavalry Corps," "pursuit of Hood" and the lines of...

Date: 1864 

Description: An Unconditional Union ticket printed in Indiana in 1864 in support of the candidacy of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. The support for Lincoln's prose...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map shows fortifications, headquarters, and location and dates of battles. Relief is shown by hachures. A list of authorities is included. Blue lines...

Date: 1862-04-24 

Description: Watercolor view of Manhattan, Kansas, from the bluff westward. The watercolor portrays the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers on their way to Fort Riley, on April...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Winfield Scott and William Seward stand in the boxing ring in which Lincoln fought Davis. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN...

Date: 1861 

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

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: This map shows the river shore and piers. Lake Michigan is labeled. Depths are shown by soundings and isolines. The bottom margin includes notes on soundi...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Marching elephant wearing boots and a blanket carries a banner. The banner reads "The Northern Elephant" and has a face on the left side and it is holding...

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...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Abraham Lincoln in one of the famous portraits known as the Brady Profiles.

Date: 1861-11-26 

Description: Back of printed handbill with annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison, concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels.

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Randall Wilcox's home, with fence and people standing on the front porch.

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