Union Troops at Lawler Hall
Union troops at Lawler Hall which was used as a U.S. military hospital during the Civil War. Originally built as the Brisbois Hotel in 1857, it was given for use as a beginning for a College of Prairie du Chien, which failed. It would later go on to become a Companion College in 1880. Finally in 1955, the building was abandoned as unsafe.
Image ID: 70811
Creation Date: 1864
Creator Name: Unknown
City: Prairie du Chien
Collection Name: Album 14 (The Civil War--Buildings, sites, battles, naval history, prisons)
Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number: Album 14.88
Original Dimensions: 6 x 4.5 inches
Cities and towns
Civil War, 1861-1865
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