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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...
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...
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...
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.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Peter Engelmann (1823-1874), Wisconsin educator and naturalist. Engelman founded the German-English Academy in Milwau...
Description: Five soldiers wearing Zouave uniforms gymnastically form a gallows, one soldier acts as a crossbeam, from which hangs a Secessionist holding the Confederat...
Description: View of the gun boat USS "Seneca".
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...
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...
Description: African American man, left, map depicting Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the border of Pennsylvania, right. Key of "DIRECTIONS" in upper right corner. At...
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...
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.
Description: Elevated view over storefronts and the river.
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