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Photograph

Public Order No. 1

Date: 1862-08-31 

Description: Photograph of a printed broadside, Public Order No. 1., issued by The Committee of Safety. The first order appears to be addressing some kind of dangerous...

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John L. Russell (1808-1873), Botanist. From 1831-1854, Russell served as a Unitarian minister in a number of cities. Served as...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Union sailor and King Neptune stand inside a sea shell that is floating on the ocean. Between them appears a decorative circle with the Union Armada in i...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lincoln is portrayed as a pharmacist with the names of the Union generals on some of the products that surround him in an apothecary. Some examples: "Scott...

Date: 1862-02-18 

Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Sergeant in the Wisconsin 2nd Cavalry.

Date: 1861 

Description: Encampments colored. Inset: Leesburg to Harpers Ferry.

Date: 1865 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Oliver Marcy (1820-1899), American educator and natural scientist. In 1862, he became professor and chair of the natural histor...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Uncle Sam holds a bottle labeled "DAVIS", with a figure of a man on it, as he stands with a snake labeled "SECESSION" under his left foot. The caption bel...

Date: 1860-04 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "Before my retun to Europe, D. Brandis, the editor of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Paper in New York, invited me in March...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Lancaster with the Congregational Church to the right.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of young Lieutenant Colonel Arthur MacArthur Jr., F & S, 24th Wisconsin Infantry, posing in a Civil War uniform next to a chair.

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing his full uniform.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of the side-wheel steamship "Thomas Powell," probably in southern waters. Industrial buildings are in the background.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1865 

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1864 

Description: This map illustrates the route taken by the 3rd Division, 20th Corps, Army of the Cumberland under the command of Daniel Butterfield from the Snake Creek G...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: View of the west side of Water Street, looking south.

Date: 1860 after

Description: An eagle flies above a shield decorated with the stars and stripes. The eagle grasps a banner in its beak that reads, "LOVE ONE ANOTHER". Red stars with th...

Photograph

Racine College

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of Taylor Hall on the Racine College campus with multiple individuals standing on its front lawn.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1869 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads and includes inset map of Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. There a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A bull, labeled "NORTH", is chasing Jefferson Davis towards a fence and bushes. The bull is saying, "Come and take a Horn, Jeff" and Davis is saying, "You...

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