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Date: 1855-06-30 

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

Manuscript

Bennett Diary Pages

Date: 1863-05 

Description: Two pages, dated May 23-24, 1863, of a diary kept by H.H. (Henry Hamilton) Bennett during the Civil War.

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: 1862-02-18 

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

Manuscript

Remember Ellsworth!

Date: 1861 

Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...

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: 1861 

Description: Civil War commemorative roster of Company F, 11th Wisconsin Infantry, Harvey Zouaves of the Eleventh Regiment.

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: 1832-06-23 

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

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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: 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.

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

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...

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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: 1913-07 ca.

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

Manuscript

Letter to Mom

Date: 1945-11-15 

Description: The first page of a letter home to her mother from Signe Skott Cooper on United States Armed Forces stationery.

Date: 1863-09-18 

Description: The first page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.

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: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Wisconsin Identification Certificate, certifying that Albert T. Lamson, who enlisted in Company G, 104...

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