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Photograph

Frank A. Haskell

Date: 1864 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Frank A. Haskell, who was a Colonel in the 36th Regiment of Wisconsin's Volunteer Infantry.

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: 1862-07-28 

Description: The alarm at Humboldt, Tennessee, July 28th, 1862. A watercolor by John Gaddis of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers Company E.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A slave is being whipped by a slave owner as he kneels and prays next to a bale of cotton labeled "COTTON" and "CSA". John Bull sits on the bale facing awa...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Soldiers in formation at Camp Randall during winter. The season [there appears to be snow on the ground] and the tents indicate that this image was made in...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map of the Battle of Gettysburg indicates Union positions in red and Confederate positions in blue. Also shown are artillery positions, roads, railroa...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1862 

Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...

Date: 1866 

Description: Aftermath of the battle at New Hope, a hillside covered with broken and barren trees. Plate 27

Date: 1865-05 

Description: Albumen print of the Globe Tavern during Abraham Lincoln's funeral. The tavern was the early home of the Lincoln family. A group of dignitaries are standi...

Date: 1867 

Description: This map shows components of the bottom of Lake Michigan and the Root River, as well as the harbor, buildings, streets, railroads, and rural landowners in...

Date: 1865 

Description: Plan of Camp Randall.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View of the Congregational church and surrounding buildings.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: An albumen stereograph of a monument to the Confederate dead, in the shape of a stone pyramid with steeply pitched sides.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: This map illustrates the lines of defense established by Confederate troops, under the command of General Joseph E. Johnston, at Raleigh, North Carolina, i...

Date: 1864 

Description: An Unconditional Union ticket printed in Indiana in 1864 in support of the candidacy of Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. The support for Lincoln's prose...

Photograph

Brisbois Hotel

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois Hotel, built in the early 1860's, and used as a hospital during the Civil War. It was later part of Campion High School.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Automatic Corn Reaper, most likely on display at the London Exhibition of 1862. A sign above the reaper suggests that the reaper may be "Russell's."

Date: 1860 after

Description: An angel holding a Union flag is saying "GOD WATCHES OVER THEM". Under her gaze two children peacefully sleep under a Union flag. At the foot of the bed an...

Photograph

Peter Larsen

Date: 1864 

Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype of Peter Larsen in a Civil War uniform holding a firearm.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The map of the battlefield shows entrenchments, villages, roads, the "South Side Rail Road" drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, and names of...

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