1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Photograph

Leander S. Miller

Date: 1860 after

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype. Waist-up portrait of Leander S. Miller, facing forward. Corporal in Civil War uniform. Hand-coloring on cheeks, gold details...

Photograph

Samuel W. Smith

Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of 1st Lieutenant Samuel W. Smith (from Mineral Point), Company E, 30th Wisconsin Infantry.

Drawing

A Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A fox, with J.D. and crossbones on his leg, wearing a coat and hat with a skull on it, steals away in the night on a road labeled "TO DIXIE'S LAND". The mo...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map shows the harbor with proposed extensions and the shore line as it appeared in 1865. Depths are shown by soundings.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the Confederate prison Castle Thunder.

Date: 1862 

Description: Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923) stands for a studio portrait wearing a floor-length dress.

Book or Pamphlet

Walter A. Wood Advertisement

Date: 1864 

Description: Advertisement for self raking reaper and combined hand raker and prize mowing machine. Includes an illustration of a man using a horse-drawn reaper at the...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings. The caption below reads, "I'm glad I'm not in Dix...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A figure has two faces. Facing left a smiling (Union) face is saying "How about Washington?" Facing right a grumpy (Confederate) face is saying "Let me alo...

Date: 1864 

Description: This map of the entire state of Wisconsin depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railro...

Date: 1860 

Description: Large knife presented to John F. Potter by the Republicans of Missouri, 1860.

Historical Object

Framed Leaves

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Skeletonized leaves in oval frame.

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of the battlefield at Five Forks, Va., shows Union and Confederate positions, roads, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, and names of reside...

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1860 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate.

Photograph

Fort McPherson

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View from a distance of Fort McPherson, built under the direction of Samuel Glyde Swain.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map shows locations of quarries, sink holes, creeks, springs, rivers, houses, forts, and roads.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

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

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Potts James (1803-1882), American Botanist. Working for most of his early life as a pharmacist in Philadelphia...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Ezra S. Carr, geologist and California State Superintendent. He held chemistry professorships at various institution...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.