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Date: 1865 

Description: Map of Wisconsin showing the location of meteorological stations. Drawn the last year of the Civil War, this thematic 1865 map of Wisconsin shows the effec...

Date: 1865-01-30 before

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Chester Dewey (1784-1867), American Congregational minister, educator, and scientist. Served as Rochester University's first p...

Date: 1862 

Description: This map shows the plan of the siege of Yorktown and the Battle of Williamsburg. The map also shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of resident...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1865 

Description: This is a map of Wisconsin's county boundaries, outlined in red, during the last year of the Civil War in 1865. Each county's population is handwritten in...

Date: 1861 

Description: Portion of a map showing Wisconsin villages including Cambria, Fall River, Columbus, Otsego, and Dekorra.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1865 

Description: Drawn the last year of the Civil War, this thematic 1865 map of Wisconsin shows the effects that Lake Michigan has had on Wisconsin temperatures in January...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a coat, shirt, and trousers and is holding a b...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: A map of Lafayette County, Wisconsin, showing the townships and ranges, sections, towns, villages, stream and rivers, mounds, mineral deposits and the Min...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright as a young child. The photograph was made in McGregor, Iowa, where Wright's father briefly served a Baptist congregation as minister af...

Painting

Fort Lincoln

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Fort Lincoln, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers arrived on their march from Fort Scott to Lawrence. A watercolor by John Gaddis of Company E.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...

Date: 1860-11-06 

Description: Union Electoral Ticket for the United States Presidential Election, John Bell and for Vice President, Edward Everett. Voters that desired to select a strai...

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You Are Lost

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam, labeled "NORTH", holds a Union flag out to a man who has fallen off of a dock loaded with provisions. The dock has cannons along its front and a...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Samuel Foster Haven (1806-1881), Massachusetts anthropologist, librarian, and archaeologist. Haven is best known as t...

Photograph

Jim Lane

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jim Lane. Additional information about him is not known.

Date: 1861-11-28 

Description: Civil War recruiting poster for the 5th Wisconsin Regiment written in German.

Date: 1862-08-08 

Description: The front page of a letter to Electa Candy that begins, "Dear Mother".

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of Maryland and Virginia shows railroads, rivers, cities and towns, and the positions of Confederate troops and defenses in Virginia in 1861.

Photograph

I.G. Merrill House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The home of I.G. Merrill on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A large bulldog, (Winfield Scott), and a small whippet dog, (Jefferson Davis), face each other over a rack of ribs, (Washington D.C.). The bulldog wears a...

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