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Date: 1886-05-18 ca.
Description: Certificate commissioning J.W. Oakley Aid-de-Camp in the Grand Army of the Republic. It is signed by Lucius Fairchild.
Description: Resolutions adopted by the Madison, Wisconsin post of the Grand Army of the Republic. The text on the top reads, "Grand Army of the Republic, Department of...
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...
Date: 1886-08-06 ca.
Description: A certificate from the Grand Army of the Republic, announcing that Lucius Fairchild on August 6, 1886 was elected Commander in Chief of the 20th annual Nat...
Description: Back of printed handbill with annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison, concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels.
Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Lieutenant in the 2nd Wisconsin Calvary.
Description: First newspaper printing of "The Star Spangled Banner". Printed six days after the Battle of Fort McHenry, where Frances Scott Key wrote the poem that woul...
Date: 1913-07 ca.
Description: A program of events for the reunion of Union and Confederate veterans, including prayers, music, speeches, and fireworks.
Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.
Description: Brief letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton asking to see the files for Carl Schurz of Wisconsin and Milo Smith Haskell (...
Description: Stationery depicting the fortifications around Washington, D.C., during the second year of the Civil War: Arlington Heights, directly across the Potomac Ri...
Description: Battle flag of the Second Regiment Mississippi Volunteers captured together with much of the regiment by the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers at Gettysburg July...
Description: The document, signed by Wisconsin State Governor Alexander Randall, appointing Hans C. Heg colonel of the 15th Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteers.
Date: 1861-08 ca.
Description: Large-format, illustrated stationery purchased by Rudolph Fine, a member of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry in August, 1861, showing the Capitol (in actuality,...
Description: Parole document issued to Colonel Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg after being wounded on the first day...
Description: A handbill circulated by Governor Meigs and General McArthur of Ohio in an effort to recruit men into the local militia. Men were needed to serve against t...
Description: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.
Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...
Description: The first page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.
Date: date unknown
Description: Civil War commemorative roster of Company G, 14th Wisconsin Infantry.
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