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Description: Carte-de-visite featuring a bust of Samuel C.F. Hahnemann (1755-1843), German physician. Hahnemann is credited as the founder of homeopathic medicine, as w...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of George B. Delaplaine (1814-1895), of Madison, Wisconsin. Delaplaine arrived in Madison in 1838 after having worked in...
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) man standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, trousers, and boots, and is holding...
Date: 1865-07 ca.
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Manning F. Force, Major General of volunteers, sometime after the Siege of Vicksburg where he was shot below his right...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), English botanist. Preceded his son, Joseph Dalton Hooker, as director of Kew Gardens....
Description: A drawing of Milton Academy.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Photograph of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), and her son Robert (1863-1865). Nettie, a well-known philanthropist, was the wife of Chicago inventor a...
Description: View along earthworks overlooking the Etawah River and a railroad bridge. A tree stripped of branches and bark is on the left.
Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.
Description: This map shows Manassas during the First Battle of Bull Run, in which the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry fought, and the Leesburg area, the site of the Battle of B...
Description: Two pages, dated May 23-24, 1863, of a diary kept by H.H. (Henry Hamilton) Bennett during the Civil War.
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: 1869 ca.
Description: Two men standing and three women sitting on porch that has carpenter's lace trim; frame house with gable and window and latticework at bottom of porch. A...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: The Rock River.
Description: A hand-drawn map of the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Springfield, Missouri. Other notes and locations include: "Lyon was killed instantly while heading his tr...
Date: 1860 after
Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner.
To the right reads:
18th Reg. Wis. Vol,
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Lt. Frank A. Haskell, adjutant of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry. In 1862 Haskell became aide-de-camp to General John Gibbon who commanded the Iron Brigade. Wh...
Description: The wooden fence surrounding the Capitol Park. On the right is the railing at which horses were hitched, and some newly-planted trees. This view looks nor...
Description: This map shows the harbor with proposed extensions and the shore line as it appeared in 1865. Depths are shown by soundings.
Description: The 22nd Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers under the command of Colonel William L. Utley, crossing the pontoon bridge at Cincinnati.
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