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Mullet River

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: A view taken from the elevation on the south side of the Mullet River.

Photograph

Atwood Children

Date: 1864 before

Description: Mary Louise Atwood and Elizabeth Gordon Atwood Vilas, the daughters of David Atwood, the founding publisher of the Wisconsin State Journal.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of the exterior. The building has a cross-shaped projection at the top.

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: 1864-06 

Description: Civil War General Winfield Scott Hancock and division commanders, (standing left to right) Generals Barlow, Birney, and Gibbon (previously commander of the...

Date: 1868 

Description: George W. Hall, Jr., noted Evansville, Wisconsin, circus performer, as a young boy, holding a snake and wearing copper-toed boots.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family poses in a yard with one elegantly dressed young woman on horseback. The frame house has an unusually shaped attic story fan window. The porch is...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah D. Whitney (1819-1896), professor of Geology at Harvard University (1865-96), and chief of the Californa Geological Surv...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Andersonville Prison, Camp Sumter, Ga., as it appeared August 1st 1864 when it contained 35,000 prisoners of war." A lithograph "drawn from memory by Thom...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An owl labeled "SCOTT" seizes a vulture labeled "JEFF DAVIS" by the wing. Feathers litter the ground beneath them. The owl is saying "LET YOU ALONE AND YOU...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is standing on the body of a fallen soldier. She has a sword in her right hand and is holding the Union flag in her left hand. The words "THE...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Confederate flag. Pro-Confederate envelopes were not as common as pro-Union envelopes. Black ink on beige envelope, image covers entire front. Image p...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Piece of rope with one end tied in the form of a noose, depicting a skull. Caption below reads, "End of Secession". Blue ink, image on right side of envelo...

Date: 1861 

Description: A general map of Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Jersey and Delaware. Insets include maps of New Orleans, Baltimore, St. Louis, Charleston, Savannah, Washingto...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman is washing clothes in a washtub. The caption below reads "My only support—both boys gone to the war. I wonder if they would take me?" Red ink on be...

Date: 1862-11 

Description: List of supplies issued to Cordelia Harvey for her soldiers' hospital.

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1867 after

Description: A man walks down a sidewalk beside a row of buildings at Ripon College.

Date: 1865 

Description: "Capture of an unprotected female, or the close up of the Rebellion". Photograph card of a cartoon concerning Jefferson Davis' flight across Georgia in wo...

Date: 1868 ca.

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

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