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Drawing

A Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.

Date: 1866 

Description: Two log buildings are in the foreground. A bridge spans a river in the middle distance, and the city of Chattanooga is on the far side at the base of a mou...

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...

Photograph

Lewis S. Burton

Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Lewis S. Burton, Company B, 30th Wisconsin Infantry, standing in full uniform with his sword on his left si...

Date: 1864 

Description: View across the Tennessee River toward the city and Cameron Hill, showing the military bridge and some Union Army installations put up following the occupa...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View of the Congregational church and surrounding buildings.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two images of the "family" of Virginia. Above depicts a happy, prosperous "family" at the Declaration of Independence in 1776. A banner with the stars and...

Date: 1862 ca.

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

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rope tied in a noose inside of a frame. Caption reads "Good Noose for TRAITORS". Black ink on yellow envelope, image on left side. Image printed on enve...

Photograph

John Pickering

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of John Pickering of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is standing in a suit and holds a B-flat horn. H...

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of James T. Lewis. His signature appears below the image.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: A map of Lafayette County, Wisconsin, showing the townships and ranges, sections, towns, villages, stream and rivers, mounds, mineral deposits and the Min...

Photograph

Ed Bass

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward Alpheus Bass.

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite of a bridge at Chattanooga with a steamship passing nearby.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View of the fort from a high vantage point.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The letters "U.S.", stacked. The tops of the letters are blue with white stars and the bottoms of the letters and the periods are red and white wavy stripe...

Photograph

East Main Street

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated view of east side of Main Street, with Raymond & Jones Hardware visible at 112 Main Street.

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...

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 ca.

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

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