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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: 1814-09-20 

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:  

Description: Commemorative roster of Company F, 14th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. The list of names is surrounded by highly romantic military images.

Date: 1814-08-27 

Description: Newspaper article on the "Capture and Destruction of the Capital" relating information on the burning of Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814. The city was...

Date: 1864-06-08 

Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Lieutenant in the 2nd Wisconsin Calvary.

Date: 1863-01-08 

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

Date: 1832-06-23 

Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.

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: 1862-08-29 

Description: A letter written by President Abraham Lincoln to Major General McClellan, written at the time of the Second Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, VA.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A list of prisoners of war. Governor Hamilton is at the top of the list.

Date: 1945-03-28 

Description: A page of a letter written by Dickey Chapelle to Daniel Mich describing arrival by air to an unspecified location for a mission.

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Stationery depicting the fortifications around Washington, D.C., during the second year of the Civil War: Arlington Heights, directly across the Potomac Ri...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.

Date: 1900-01-01 ca.

Description: Roster of Company C from the 19th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Presented to the State Historical Society by Calvin E. Morley.

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Date: 1913-07 ca.

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

Date: 1863-06-28 

Description: A letter written by W.D. Bartlett to his cousin describing life as a Civil War soldier.

Date: 1888-10-01 ca.

Description: A certificate from the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States announcing that (Chaplin) J.W. Oakley became a Companion of the first Class...

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: Information about eight photographs detailing the seven Wisconsin monuments erected at the Gettysburg battlefield and the commission that placed them there...

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