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Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The components of the 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery regiment were spread throughout the South during the war.

Date: 1864 

Description: View down capitol building steps, where cannons sit on a landing, and statues decorate two lampposts. The city spreads out far below. Plate 03

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Fort Jay

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of artillery and guns at Fort Jay, built in 1794 to defend Upper New York Bay. A New York cityscape can be seen across the bay. Published by Chas...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 11th Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized with the 17th Wisconsin Infantry at Camp Randall in Madison on February 22, 1862.

Date: 1865-05-23 

Description: Chromolithograph portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of Company C, 8th Wisconsin Regiment (the Eau Claire Eagles). Old Abe is perched on a cannon with his...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is holding a wreath in her left hand and a Union flag in her right hand. A federal (bald) eagle and a cannon appear behind her. A verse that a...

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Beware

Date: 1860 after

Description: The American Eagle is holding a banner with the word "BEWARE" on it in his beak. He is gripping a federal shield with a Union flag draped over it with his...

Date: 1953-06 

Description: Men and women employed by Malleable Iron Range Co. making artillery shells to be used in the Korean War.

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with several cannons behind earthworks. A Union soldier stands near one of the cannons. Plate 40

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Fort Sill

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of horse-drawn artillery at the School of Fire, established in 1911 at Fort Sill.

Date: 1942 

Description: A machine gun crew running with their .30 machine gun. Two men in the foreground are wearing pants and helmets but no shirts, and are carrying a machine gu...

Date: 1953-06 

Description: Factory worker holding an artillery shell manufactured at Malleable Iron Range Co.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 12th Wisconsin Light Artillery, which served in the Civil War at Corinth, Vicksburg, Savannah, Iuka, Port Gibson, Raymond and Bentonville.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers produce artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The convey...

Photograph

Camp Doniphan

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers on horseback executing field artillery maneuvers at Camp Doniphan, activated for artillery training during World War I. The man leadin...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 5th Wisconsin Light Artillery, which served in the Civil War from 1861-1865 and lost 25 men during service.

Date: 1879 

Description: Stereograph of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Rear view of Old Abe perched on a cannon, with his head turned to the right. Include...

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USS "Wisconsin"

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: The six sixteen-inch guns of the USS "Wisconsin" shoot at a target fifteen miles away.

Date: 1942 

Description: Poster promoting the collection of scrap metal for use in war production. Includes an illustration of a farmer and International Harvester dealer dumping a...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers unloading a rail car on a loading dock at International Harvester's St. Paul Works. Original caption reads: "Medium Caliber Artillery Gun M...

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