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Description: The second 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 car...
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...
Description: A letter written by W.D. Bartlett to his cousin describing life as a Civil War soldier.
Description: The document, signed by Wisconsin State Governor Alexander Randall, appointing Hans C. Heg colonel of the 15th Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteers.
Date: 1913-07 ca.
Description: A program of events for the reunion of Union and Confederate veterans, including prayers, music, speeches, and fireworks.
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.
Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.
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: 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 16th annual Nat...
Description: Drawing of older gentleman presenting the regimental flag of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, presumably at a Grand Army of the Republic meeting. The image is...
Description: A Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Wisconsin Identification Certificate, certifying that Albert T. Lamson, who enlisted in Company G, 104...
Description: Letter from John L. Mitchell to his mother describing combat and conditions at Camp Bradley near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Date: date unknown
Description: Pen-drawn poster listing the officers and men of Company H. Includes small oval portraits of some of the officers.
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...
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: Commemorative roster of Company F, 14th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. The list of names is surrounded by highly romantic military images.
Description: Information about eight photographs detailing the seven Wisconsin monuments erected at the Gettysburg battlefield and the commission that placed them there...
Description: A certificate admitting Lucius Fairchild into the Society of the Army of the Potomac.
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...
Description: Two pages, dated May 23-24, 1863, of a diary kept by H.H. (Henry Hamilton) Bennett during the Civil War.
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