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Date: 1860 after

Description: Two images of Jefferson Davis within a rope forming a figure eight. At the top, Davis is standing proudly in a uniform holding a sword. The skull and cross...

Date: 1864 

Description: View down hillside of Union soldiers standing in front of a group of tents. There is a valley and mountains in the distance. Plate 07

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Front entry to the Wesleyan Seminary. It was built in the early 1860's on the site of the present High School building.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Union officers eating a meal in camp.

Photograph

Monona Avenue

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Vilas House hotel, East Main Street at Monona Avenue.

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1867 after

Description: A view of a campus building at Ripon College, taken from a green space. A stone commemorative marker is visible to the right.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: This is the second Herman Amberg Preus Spring Prairie parsonage. Four men in the foreground pose with rake and tools. One man sights along a shotgun. Othe...

Photograph

Model Gun

Date: 1862-02 

Description: Tintype of a model gun intended to accompany a patent application. The five-barreled gun, invented by William Bradford, is mounted on wheels.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: The locomotives "Christopher Adams" and "Liverpool", taken over and operated by the U.S. military during the Civil War.

Date: 1862-03-25 

Description: Brief letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton asking to see the files for Carl Schurz of Wisconsin and Milo Smith Haskell (...

Date: 1861 

Description: This map was reproduced photographically and issued in Augusta, Ga., in the early days of the Civil War. It includes panels showing Virginia, Maryland, the...

Photograph

Albert H. Hoy, M.D.

Date: 1868 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of Dr. Albert H. Hoy, Racine physician.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.

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...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: This map shows the river shore and piers. Lake Michigan is labeled. Depths are shown by soundings and isolines. The bottom margin includes notes on soundi...

Date: 1862 

Description: Portrait of the governor in the executive chamber.

Date: 1865-04-15 

Description: Banner from newspaper from the day after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of buildings along the levee.

Photograph

Marshall House

Date: 1864 ca.

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

Photograph

Asa Gray, Botanist

Date: 1864 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Asa Gray (1810-1888), American botanist. His most popular botanical publication, "Gray's Manual", remains a standar...

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