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Date: 1855-06-30 

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

Date: 1862-02-18 

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

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: 1895 ca.

Description: Certificate appointing Lucius Fairchild as the director of the Gettysburg Battle Field Memorial Association. The certificate is decorated with oval portrai...

Date: 1865-07-12 

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...

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: 1779-08-31 

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

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: 1913-07 ca.

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

Date: 1861-11-26 

Description: Back of printed handbill with annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison, concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels.

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: 1865-07-14 

Description: The first page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for cari...

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Description: Decorative lithograph with hundreds of prisoners' names, as well as scenes from the prison motifs as four insets, one on each corner: Libby Prison; Belle I...

Date: 1860-12-17 

Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of South Carolina and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of th...

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.

Date: 1865-01-30 

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

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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: 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: 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...

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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...

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