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Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...
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: 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.
Description: George W. Noble's discharge letter from the Union Army during the Civil War.
Description: Commemorative roster of Company F, 14th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. The list of names is surrounded by highly romantic military images.
Description: Civil War commemorative roster of Company F, 11th Wisconsin Infantry, Harvey Zouaves of the Eleventh Regiment.
Date: 1861-08 ca.
Description: Large-format, illustrated stationery purchased by Rudolph Fine, a member of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry in August, 1861, showing the Capitol (in actuality,...
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: 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: Back of printed handbill with annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison, concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels.
Description: Battle flag of the Second Regiment Mississippi Volunteers captured together with much of the regiment by the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers at Gettysburg July...
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...
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...
Description: The first page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.
Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Lieutenant in the 2nd Wisconsin Calvary.
Date: 1913-07 ca.
Description: A program of events for the reunion of Union and Confederate veterans, including prayers, music, speeches, and fireworks.
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 (...
Description: Commemorative Civil War roster of First Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry, Wisconsin Hussars Squadron "G". Depicts "Our Country as it was in 1860" with...
Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.
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...
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