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Date: 1868 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Portage, with insets of the Court House and the Public School.

Date: 1863 

Description: Photographic postcard of a stagecoach pulled by four horses in the road in front of a harness shop. Two men sit in the upper seat. A handful of people stan...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Soldiers in formation at Camp Randall during winter. The season [there appears to be snow on the ground] and the tents indicate that this image was made in...

Photograph

Anna Gourley

Date: 1864-01-25 

Description: Ferrotype portrait of Anna Gourley, born April 7, 1858, died November 24, 1864. She is holding a doll in the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections, ac...

Date: 1860 

Description: A damaged Republican Party ticket for the Racine County Wisconsin slate headed by Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Also of note on the ticket is Congre...

Drawing

Harvey Hospital

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Harvey Hospital, or the Soldiers' Orphans Home. The main octagon section was the home of Governor Farwell, and the wing of wood was added in 1862 and used...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View of a mission house, erected between 1862 and 1873.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This manuscript map shows the surveyed areas of the Town of Aztalan, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Acreage of the surveyed parcels is given and lakes and st...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a noose in a tree with a serpent wrapped around it. The "SOUTHERN EAGLE" flies in the background. Captions below read "JEFF. DAV...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map of the Atlanta area shows entrenchments, relief by hachures, vegetation, drainage, roads, railroads, towns, and the names of a few residents in th...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Henry B. Nason (1831-1895), head of the Chemistry department at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the first Technological s...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Cotton plant within a decorative frame. The caption below reads "The Cotton Plant — King of the South". Black ink on beige envelope, image appears on the l...

Date: 1862 

Description: The second in a series of three maps of the Virginia Peninsua. This map details the area from Williamsburg north to West Point.

Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: Contemporary drawing of the interior of a prison barracks. Quarters of I.D. Cruttenden, Captain and Assistant Quarter Master of the "W.I.V." (Likely signif...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: This map consists of four separate panels. The first illustrates the battlefield at Cedar Mountain on Aug. 9, 1862, where the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry fought...

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: 1866 

Description: View from Mission Ridge of the valley floor where fighting took place. Plate 10

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier rides a horse with a military camp in the background. Caption below reads, "CAMP WASHBURN, MILWAUKEE - - WIS." Blue ink on beige envelope, image...

Photograph

Robert C. Crowell

Date: 1864-06-01 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Major Robert C. Crowell, F & S, 26th Missouri Infantry. When Crowell was mustered into the regiment he held the posit...

Date: 1861 

Description: An image of the Devil holding a pitchfork. The words "THE DEVIL" appear on his chest. Caption below reads "THE FIRST SECESSIONIST". Black ink on beige enve...

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