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Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Four boats shown. One is a repair boat and the other two the gunboats "Cincinnatti" [sic] and "Lexington." There is a steamboat marked "Marie Denin"...
Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...
Description: George W. Noble's discharge letter from the Union Army during the Civil War.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A clergyman stands at the pulpit with a bible on it, behind him stands the devil. Each has one hand on the open bible. The number 3 appears in the upper le...
Description: Albumen stereocard of the Union Army brass band posed and playing atop Lookout Point. The Tennessee River is in the background.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Robert von Schlagintweit (1833-1885), German orientalist, geographer and explorer. Along with his oldest brother Hermann, Rober...
Description: This color lithograph shows Giuseppe Garibaldi and his red shirts entering Naples, Italy, on horseback as women shower them with flowers. This is a romanti...
Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.
Description: View looking out from one of the Confederate defenses around the outside of the city. Wooden palisades surround the earthworks. Houses and other buildings...
Description: An engraving of the Battle of Gettysburg, after the painting by P.F. Rothermel.
Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a scarf held by the hand of Abraham Lincoln. Caption, "A Pretty Good Choke, (Joke,) on J. D. Verdict,--served him right." Only t...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of the Kravig/Kravik sons, one seated and one standing.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Sixth plate ambrotype portrait of a woman and a young girl. The woman is seated, and the girl is standing beside her resting her hand on the woman's should...
Description: The Camilla, a wood-burning locomotive that belonged to the Chicago & Northwestern Railway. The locomotive is decorated for the 4th of July, 1869.
Description: (U.S. 39th Cong. 1stt Sess. Report of Chief engineer)
The legend in the upper left corner contains a brief resume of each day's action while the map sho...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A farm house, a barn with a cupola, and a man standing on top of a haystack.
Description: A Zouave fireman spraying a person in bed clothes in the face with a fire hose. Smoke is billowing in the background. Caption below reads, "A Fireman Zouav...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.
Description: The sidewheel packet, "Keokuk," loaded with passengers beside a barge at a landing. The landing is filled with people and horse-drawn vehicles. The sign on...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of Charles C. Stone of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tuba. The butto...
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