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Old Abe and the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

Date: July 1863
Description: "Old Abe" and "Color Guard" of the Eighth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, posed in uniform, outside with Old Abe on a shield perch. Likely Edward H...
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Riverbank on Mississippi River

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Description: People engaged in various activities along the bank of the Mississippi River. There are both men and women and a horse next to the river edge. Trees are cu...
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Preliminary Sketch — Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862
Description: This is the preliminary sketch for "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." Shows an encampm...
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An Imperial Scene up the Tennessee River

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Description: "An 'Imperial Scene' up the Tenn." (Tennessee River). A view from the rear of a man maneuvering a steamboat up the river using a steering wheel.
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Fort Pillow upon the Eve of the Evacuation by the Rebels

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Description: Preliminary sketch for "Fort Pillow upon the Eve of the Evacuation by the Rebels".
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Hamburg Landing

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Description: Preliminary sketch of Hamburg Landing. Men are carrying items on land. There is a line of boats docked at the rivers edge.
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Magazine at Farmington

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Description: A magazine (storage, usually for ammunition) at Farmington near Grand Junction (Tennessee). Soldiers are working around a storage area dug into the raised...
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Scene on the Raging Tennessee River

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Description: "Scene on the Raging Tennessee" River. Preliminary sketch of a ship going down the Tennessee River from the vantage point of the deck of the ship. There is...
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Sailing up the Tennessee River

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Description: A sketch of a steamboat coming down the Tennessee River. Both shorelines are visible and there is another boat in the far distance.
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The Skirmish near Farmington

Date: 1862
Description: "Battle ground in foreground where occurred the skirmish near Farmington near Corinth." Farmington church near Corinth, Mississippi. Preliminary sketch sho...
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Battery G, 1st Ohio Pickets near Farmington

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Description: "Battery G, 1st Ohio Pickets near Farmington". A picket (a detachment of one or more troops) shown in a woodland setting. There is a log building with a ca...
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Exterior of Fort Donelson

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Description: Exterior of Fort Donelson with landscape including sparse buildings and trees.
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Boats/Rebel Gunboat

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Description: Rough sketch of a "Rebel Gunboat" and trees in the background.
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Boats

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Description: Various small rough sketches of several boats and a vague image with a tent and trees.
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Landscape

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Description: A vague image of a landscape with trees.
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Looking into Corinth from Farmington

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Description: A preliminary sketch of a landscape with partially drawn cannons in the foreground and tents in the background.
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Map: "Rueben North Racine, Wisconsin..."

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Description: A very vague sketch of a map of North Racine, Wisconsin.
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Miscellaneous Sketches

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Description: Unrecognizable sketches and notes.
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People Sketches

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Description: Various sketches of people's faces.
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Ships

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Description: Preliminary sketches of ships.

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