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Photograph

Villa Louis

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View from field of Villa Louis, the residence of Hercules L. Dousman.

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

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"...

Date: 1861 

Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

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...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of B.K. Emerson (1837-1928), professor of Minerology and Geology at Amherst College. Handwritten inscription at the bottom reads,...

Date: 1865 

Description: Group portrait made from a composite of 2 photoprints of Company I, first Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry. Standing in back: M.P. Stone, Hiram Gee. Next row:...

Photograph

Eau Claire House

Date: 1865 after

Description: The first Eau Claire House built in 1856. It burned down in 1875.

Date: 1862-09-24 

Description: A proclamation by Confederate Major General Loring asserting the soundness of Confederate currency and encouraging citizens to use it in trade and accept i...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Stereoview from Spaight Street neighborhood looking toward Capitol and Bascom Hall.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis seated backwards on a flying goose. He is wearing a military uniform and holds up a sword. The caption and verse below reads: "JEFF SOUND...

Date: 1862-06 ca.

Description: The 7th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment camp outside of Fredericksburg on the east side of the Rappahannock. Fredericksburg and a pontoon bridge lea...

Photograph

Herman Anderson

Date: 1861 

Description: An oval-framed, seated studio portrait of Anderson Herman, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform, holding a musket across his chest. T...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

Date: 1862 

Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The first high school erected in Palmyra, built about 1860.

Photograph

Round Top Mountain

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Round Top Mountain, near the site of the Gettysburg battlefield. A man sits on a stump, shading his eyes with his hand, gazing at the mounta...

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: 1862 ca.

Description: A composite of three views showing the siege of New Ulm on August 19 during the Indian Massacre of 1862. The lower left view depicts wagons and horses on...

Date: 1860 after

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...

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