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Photograph

Marshall House

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Marshall House, in which Col. E.E. Ellsworth was shot on May 24, 1861.

Date: 1862 

Description: Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Reaper and Mower, addressed to the farmers of Franklin and Cumberland Counties (Pennsylvania). Contains testimonials an...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The word "UNION" with a bow underneath. The letters of "UNION" are blue with white stars on top and red stripes on the bottom. The first "N" is backwards....

Date: 1860 

Description: Pencil and ink on paper. "Showing the government meander line on the left bank of Rock River and the actual course of Rock River together with the several...

Date: 1868-12-22 before

Description: Front cover and interior menu pages from the Third Annual Supper of the New England Society, held at Vilas House to commemorate Forefather's Day. On the co...

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1867 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate by Whiting of the Madison studio, Robert's & Whitings Temple of Art, printed as a carte-de-visite.

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: 1866 

Description: Stereograph of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a bucket in the process of doi...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map shows the population density per square mile in the entire state, showing southeastern and southern Wisconsin had the greatest population density...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite seated portrait of Mrs. Gerhard Inbusch. She is wearing a large brooch with a lace collar.

Photograph

Public Order No. 1

Date: 1862-08-31 

Description: Photograph of a printed broadside, Public Order No. 1., issued by The Committee of Safety. The first order appears to be addressing some kind of dangerous...

Photograph

The Wade House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The oldest known image of the Wade House (taken from Ambrotype) with the Sheboygan/Fond du Lac Plank Road in the foreground.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the Confederate prison Castle Thunder.

Date: 1864 

Description: This map created during the Civil War indicates Confederate fortifications, houses, names of residents, towns, roads, railroads, relief by hachures, draina...

Date: 1868 

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...

Photograph

4th Maine Battery

Date: 1864-04-20 

Description: The 4th Maine artillery battery posed in front of a large building.

Date: 1866 

Description: Two men stand on either side of an opening in the earthworks at Allatoona Pass. Mountains are in the distance. Plate 28

Date: 1868 

Description: Stereograph of Madison looking northwest from the top of the Capitol. City Hall is featured in the foreground.

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: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah Hoopes (b. 1832, death date unknown), American botanist. In 1853, he established a tree nursery in West Chester, which i...

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