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Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Union gunboat "Prairie Bird," a small rear-wheel steamship.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Two well-dressed couples near wood fence in front of frame house with hipped roof.
Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.
Description: Exterior of Fort Sumter. A cannon has fallen on the steep shoreline and waves are hitting the rocks.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Horace Greeley, wearing top hat, with soldiers at the Union Army Winter Quarters.
Description: Cover of an advertising booklet for John H. Manny's Single Mower. It features an illustration of men using the mower, surrounded by informative text.
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: 1861 ca.
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Corporal Chris Early, Company K, 13th Wisconsin Infantry. Died on May 18, 1865 of a disease.
Description: Mixed group, mostly children, having a picnic in the woods, perhaps connected with the dedication of the East Blue Mounds Lutheran Church.
Description: "Malvern Hill." The site of the battle in a half-toned photograph from a book.
Description: The Chicago & Northwestern Railroad depot. Included in the photograph is an omnibus operated by Major Throup.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Ripon, with insets of points of interest.
Description: Halftone print of an adolescent Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Closeup image of Old Abe on his shi...
Description: Confederate Presidential Election ballot. Jefferson Davis and Alex. H. Stephens were elected without opposition. The corrosion on the front is caused by th...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A mother, Lady Liberty, sleeps in a four poster bed. She is wearing a liberty cap. The canopy on the bed is made of Union flags. A girl, representing the s...
Description: Skeletonized leaves in oval frame.
Description: This map of the battlefield on the North Anna River at Hanover Junction illustrates the Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red. Roads, ra...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: The first ladder wagon of Capitol Hook and Ladder Company #1 posed at the corner of Pinckney and Main streets to show off the length of the wagon and the 4...
Description: The Camilla, a wood-burning locomotive that belonged to the Chicago & Northwestern Railway. The locomotive is decorated for the 4th of July, 1869.
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of James Hall (1811-1898), American geologist and paleontologist. Thought to be the top American invertebrate paleontol...
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