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Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 2nd Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized at La Crosse and mustered into service on October 10, 1861.

Date: 1855-01-07 ca.

Description: Sketch of the defeat of General Braddock during an ambush in the French and Indian War.

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Confederate Prisoners and Explos...

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Description: A large color lithograph with caption of the battle in progress.

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...

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Medal of Honor Recipient

Read about this Wisconsin born Lieutenant's bravery during the Battle of Gettysburg. This article contains links to secondary sources and pictures.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 13th Wisconsin Light Artillery, which served at New Orleans and Baton Rouge during the Civil War.

Postcard

Camp McCoy

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of troops and caissons on a hillside at Camp McCoy.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Assistant superintendent of International Harvester's St. Paul Works (factory) examines an artillery shell. Original caption reads: "M.V. Keeler, assistant...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl wearing a red uniform and sword, standing on the roof of a fort. A boy in a tan uniform and sword, is looking at her throu...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An old woman, stooped over and holding a cane, has Union soldiers ("NORTH" on the left) and Confederate soldiers ("SOUTH" on the right) climbing ladders to...

Date: 1943-12-26 

Description: Elevated view looking down towards deck of an American cruiser leaving the base heading for the bombardment of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, New Guinea (pr...

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Description: Soldiers at Camp McCoy, probably on an outdoor artillery range.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 8th Wisconsin Light Artillery, known as "Lyons' Pinery Battery," which was organized at Racine and served in the Civil War from 1862-1865.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory worker helps produce guns at International Harvester's St. Paul Works. Original caption reads: "One of the lathes used in gun production operated...

Date: 1943 

Description: A military airplane drops torpedoes on a boat floating in a body of water in an illustration titled "A Kid from Kansas."

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You Are Lost

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam, labeled "NORTH", holds a Union flag out to a man who has fallen off of a dock loaded with provisions. The dock has cannons along its front and a...

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M-5 Prime Mover

Date: 1945 

Description: Soldiers pulling 155mm howitzer with an M-5 tractor at Camp Adair, Oregon. The original caption reads: "This is the new M-5 tractor which replaces 2 and...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Portion of Wheelers Battery Gett...

Date: 1944 

Description: U.S. Marines using an International Harvester TD-9 diesel TracTracTor to unload a field gun from an LST boat on the beach at Rendova. Original caption read...

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