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Swearing-In Native American Civil War Recruits

Date: 1861
Description: Thomas Bigford (in cap, on left) and another official swearing-in two Native American Civil War recruits. Thomas Bigford (1815-1890) of Taycheedah, Wiscons...
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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...
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Wisconsin State Assembly in 1861

Date: 1861
Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
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Artillery at Camp Randall

Date: 1861
Description: Soldiers of the 3rd Wisconsin Artillery at Camp Randall man a cannon on wheels, while other men on foot and on horseback follow.
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Soldiers at Camp Randall

Date: 1861
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...
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Camp Randall

Date: 1861
Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...
Map or Atlas

Dane County Map

Date: 1861
Description: Drawn the first year of the Civil War, this colored 1861 map of Dane County shows its towns, cities and lakes. It includes insets of the wards of Madison a...
Photograph

H.H. Bennett

Date: 1861
Description: Studio portrait of H.H. Bennett in uniform.
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General Ulysses S. Grant

Date: 1861
Description: Civil War portrait of Ulysses S. Grant seated wearing a military uniform.
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View from Main Hall (Bascom Hall) toward Lake Monona

Date: 1861
Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground, with several residences an...
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View from Main Hall (Bascom Hall) toward Lake Monona

Date: 1861
Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground with several residences an...
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View from Main Hall (Bascom Hall) toward the Wisconsin State Capitol (Second)

Date: 1861
Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus looking up State Street toward the second Wisconsin State Ca...
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View from Main Hall (Bascom Hall) toward Lake Mendota

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...
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Saw Mill

Date: 1861
Description: Exterior view of a small sawmill.
Map or Atlas

Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin from Marr St. Methodist Church

Date: 1861
Description: Bird's-eye map of Fond du Lac, "drawn after nature," with a parade of soldiers marching down the street.
Photograph

John Rugee

Date: 1861
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Rugee, member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
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Territorial Capitol and Construction of Second Capitol

Date: 1861
Description: Wisconsin Territorial Capitol (first in Madison) viewed from State Street. The back wall of the east wing of the replacement capitol (second on the site) c...
Photograph

East Wing of the Third Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1861
Description: East (King Street) wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol and the south wall of the Territorial Capitol (at the left) taken from the roof of the buildin...
Print

James Monroe

Date: 1861
Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.
Photograph

Brown Syverson

Date: 1861
Description: Waist-up portrait of Brown Siverson [as written on portrait; also written as Brown Syverson on Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 and publish roster: Wisconsin V...

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