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Date: 1866-08-01 

Description: Army commission for William H. Upham in the Fifth Wisconsin Artillery dated June 18, 1866, and signed by Andrew Johnson and Edwin M. Stanton on August 1, 1...

Date: 1861-01-22 

Description: "Republic of Georgia. Ordinance of Secession , passed Jan'ry 19, 1861. With the names of the signers. Decorative broadside.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Letterhead with an illustration of a soldier on guard duty in camp and the name of the associations' officers.

Date: 1862-03-25 

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 (...

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Description: Commemorative Civil War roster of First Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry, Wisconsin Hussars Squadron "G". Depicts "Our Country as it was in 1860" with...

Date: 1918 

Description: Thanksgiving Day dinner menu given by the Second Aviation Instruction Center of the American Expeditionary Forces near Tours, France. Features two servicem...

Date: 1862-02-13 

Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.

Date: 1862-10-24 

Description: First page of a list of sick and wounded Wisconsin soldiers from the First Wisconsin Cavalry found at the Fifth St. Hospital in St. Louis by Cordelia Harve...

Date: 1919-01-01 

Description: Front and back sides of a one-page menu in the "Officers Mess" with an illustration of two soldiers in profile marching along a road towards a castle on th...

Manuscript

Freemen of Ohio

Date: 1813-07-02 

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...

Date: 1863-07-02 

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...

Date: 1855-06-30 

Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.

Date: 1863-01-08 

Description: Letter from John L. Mitchell to his mother describing combat and conditions at Camp Bradley near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Description: Letterhead of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Victory Convention, with an illustration by R. Hesselgrave of a train full of passengers waving flags, hea...

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.

Date: 1779-08-31 

Description: A handwritten "list of different inhabitants that consented to furnish the troops belonging to the state of Virginia."

Date: 1865-01-30 

Description: John E. Davie's commission as 2nd lieutenant in the 21st Wisconsin Infantry, Company K.

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...

Date: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A program of events for the reunion of Union and Confederate veterans, including prayers, music, speeches, and fireworks.

Date: 1861-09-30 

Description: The document, signed by Wisconsin State Governor Alexander Randall, appointing Hans C. Heg colonel of the 15th Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteers.

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