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Date: 1863-09-18 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A donkey (ass) labeled "SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY", with a Confederate flag tied to his tail, is pulling against the post to which it is tied. The post is label...

Photograph

Portrait of a Boy

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a boy, possibly Cyrus McCormick, Jr., with his arms crossed on a table. He is wearing a decorated jacket and necktie.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Tinted tintype portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr. (1859-1936) as a child. He is wearing a jacket and necktie.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: View of the shoreline on the Walker Castle grounds. Two men are boating while a young boy fishes from the shore.

Date: 1865 

Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...

Drawing

Fancake Draught

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A John Muir sketch of a fancake draught of sawframe with crankshaft in position. Scale two inches per foot. Depth of frame 5 1/2 inches. Speed of cranks...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1869 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads and includes inset map of Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. There a...

Map or Atlas

Montrose Plat Map

Date: 1861 

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

Photograph

Kravig/Kravik Girls

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the Kravig/Kravik daughters, one seated and one standing.

Photograph

Herman Anderson

Date: 1861 

Description: A seated studio portrait of Anderson Herman, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform, holding a musket across his chest. The following...

Date: 1861 

Description: A hand-drawn poster, produced by S.W. Martin's Writing Academy of Madison, listing the officers and men of the 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry,...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Gettysburg battlefield showing trees and a stump. Handwritten on reverse, "On the right of our line." This is probably a reference to the te...

Date: 1863-05-23 

Description: Cartoon appearing in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Page 144. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Copperheads nominally favored th...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), American physician and naturalist. In 1871, Woodworth became the first Surgeo...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A portrait of Martha Washington appears inside an oval frame, the American flag wraps around the frame on the left side. Over her head in white it reads, "...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A farm house, a barn with a cupola, and a man standing on top of a haystack.

Photograph

Racine College

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: View of individuals standing on the front lawn of Taylor Hall on the campus of Racine College.

Photograph

Court House Square

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Court House Square in Lancaster.

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