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Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The Cushing Memorial State Park was established in 1915 by the State and the Waukesha County Historical Society. Its grounds, formerly the Cushing family h...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Interior view of Washington and Lee University chapel showing tomb of Robert E. Lee. Portraits hang on the wall around an arch leading to the tomb.

Photograph

Stuffed Old Abe

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....

Photograph

Wilson Colwell

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Wilson Colwell, Company B, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, with revolver and sword. Colwell was killed in action at...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

The exposed underwear of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry prompts a polite suggestion from a little girl.

Photograph

Edwin N. Morrill

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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Edwin N. Morrill, a Captain and Commissioner of Subsistence, Company K, 23rd Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1900 

Description: Side view of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881, he was stuffed, mounted, and placed in the...

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Description: Exterior view of Brierfield, a plantation bought by Jefferson Davis in 1835, after he fought in the Mexican War. After the Civil War he bought Beauvoir, a...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

The 24th Michigan Infantry proudly marches with Wisconsin's 6th Infantry in dense fog into its first combat playing music

Print

David Mckee

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Description: Quarter-length steel engraved portrait of David McKee, a Lieutenant colonel in the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtai...

Date: 1864-07-02 

Description: First edition of the July 2, 1864 edition of The Daily Citizen as set by James M. Swords.

Photograph

William A. Hawley

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain William A. Hawley standing near a column.

Date: 1862-12-17 

Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...

Date: 1862-02-18 

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

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Description: An eagle of the same type as "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, displayed in the Civil War Roo...

Date: 1876 

Description: Detailed topographic map of the Gettysburg battlefield created thirteen years after the battle. This map shows day one of the battle. The map shows drainag...

Photograph

Asa B. Griswold

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Description: Photographic calling card of Sergeant Major Asa B. Griswold, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1904 

Description: "Old Abe," the famous eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry, on exhibit in the G.A.R. Museum in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph was...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On the march toward Antietam, Maryland, a soldier from the 7th Wisconsin Infantry gets separated from his regiment and asks a local civilian for directions

Painting

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...

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