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Clinton Bridge

Date: 1866 

Description: Clinton Bridge which crossed the Mississippi River at Clinton, Iowa.

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground, with several residences an...

Date: 1861-09-30 

Description: The document, signed by Wisconsin State Governor Alexander Randall, appointing Hans C. Heg colonel of the 15th Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteers.

Photograph

Young Horace Palmer

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Horace Palmer in uniform.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A lithograph of the Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts on June 15-19.

Date: 1864-04-20 

Description: Company D, Twenty-first Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Top row (left to right): John Buboltz, Spencer Orlup, J. Henry Otto, Lyman C. Wait, Andrew Jackson, W...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family playing croquet in the yard of a frame house with three chimneys. A baby carriage and exterior cellar doors are visible.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.

Date: 1867-01 

Description: Frankie Irene Douty poses for her wedding portrait. She is wearing a dark dress with a striped skirt and resting her hand on the back of a chair. She has a...

Date: 1866 

Description: Farmhouse with a large chimney and front porch. A group of people are sitting on the porch. The house was used as a hospital several times during the battl...

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of three Confederate soldiers captured during the Battle of Gettysburg. This photograph was taken by Mathew Brady a few days after the battle....

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: This map shows the population by county, the basic geology, climate, and the distribution of timber within the state of Wisconsin. It shows mean seasonal t...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Lawrence College Campus with snow on the ground.

Date: 1864 after

Description: Lieutenant A.T. Lamson of Madison and Lieutenant E.E. Sill as they appeared when they reached the Union lines after escaping from Confederate prison at Col...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1865 

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Portrait of inventor and businessman Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884).

Date: 1860 after

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...

Photograph

George H. Preble

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain George Henry Preble. Starting in 1861 Preble commanded the gunboat Katahdin, serving with Rear Admiral...

Date: 1867 

Description: Birds-eye drawing of Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., depicting street names and street layout, houses, rivers, lakes, and trees. A reference key at the bottom of th...

Date: 1862-02-13 

Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.

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