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Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Group of Ho Chunk Indians that visited Governor Lucius Fairchild. Names, (standing), Dandy, holding a long stemmed pipe, (Four-Leg's son), (seated) Wau-So-...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Map shows meadows, forests, buildings, railroad, and lots south of part of the city of Milwaukee. Relief shown by hachures. Includes list of lot acreages...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: The Grant County Soldier's Monument was erected in 1866 and dedicated in July of 1867.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The tree of liberty with a flag for each state including the Union states and the Confederate states. Each flag is labeled with the initials of each state....

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Hand-tinted stationery showing the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 1862. The blue tint on the dome may have been intended to represent the unfinished natur...

Date: 1861 

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

Date: 1868 

Description: Cover of a 31-page pamphlet promoting Wisconsin to German immigrants, which translates to read "Wisconsin. An Account of the Population, soil, climate, Com...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: This map shows roads, railroads, settlements, farms with owners' names, vegetation, streams, and fords in Culpeper County region during the Civil War. A ma...

Photograph

Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1860 

Description: Leonard J. Farwell (1819-1889), Madison businessman-promoter and Wisconsin's only Whig governor (1852-1854). When this salted paper portrait was taken, Fa...

Date: 1865 after

Description: Tintype/ferrotype waist-up oval portrait of an African American man wearing a suit jacket, shirt, and partially buttoned vest.

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Peter Engelmann (1823-1874), Wisconsin educator and naturalist. Engelman founded the German-English Academy in Milwau...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Five soldiers wearing Zouave uniforms gymnastically form a gallows, one soldier acts as a crossbeam, from which hangs a Secessionist holding the Confederat...

Drawing

USS "Seneca"

Date: 1861 

Description: View of the gun boat USS "Seneca".

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1864 

Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...

Date: 1865-06-28 

Description: Front side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Washi...

Date: 1860 after

Description: African American man, left, map depicting Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the border of Pennsylvania, right. Key of "DIRECTIONS" in upper right corner. At...

Date: 1861-07 

Description: Etching of a battle scene during the retreat from Manassas. Originally published by Virtue & Company Publishers of New York.

Date: 1865 before

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype of Ceylon C. Lincoln as a young drummer boy in the Union Army. Three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing forward. He is...

Photograph

Atwood Children

Date: 1864 before

Description: Mary Louise Atwood and Elizabeth Gordon Atwood Vilas, the daughters of David Atwood, the founding publisher of the Wisconsin State Journal.

Photograph

Savanah, GA No. 2

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view over storefronts and the river. Plate 50

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