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Date: 1860 after

Description: An intricate design. A blue line frames a background of red horizontal stripes. Inside an ornate border, two figures stand on the left and right. The left...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 9th Wisconsin Independent Battery Light Artillery was organized at Burlington and mustered into service January 27, 1862.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Learn more about the 1st Wisconsin Light Artillery. This article contains links to original documents.

Photograph

Fort Sill

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of soldiers in an open field during artillery practice at The School of Fire, founded in 1911 at Fort Sill.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

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Description: Display of paper-wrapped rifle-musket cartridges, about .58 caliber, of the type used in the Civil War, compared with 30-40 U.S. rifle cartridges.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a tank fording a river. Two soldiers are standing in the hatches on the gun turret, with another soldier in a partially opened hatch below...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 4th Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized at Racine and mustered into service on October 1, 1861.

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: 1942-12 

Description: An explosion set by trainees at Rio Hato Infantry Artillery School in Panama in a rural area, with trees and shrubs in the forground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A home which was once General George Washington's headquarters, with people sitting on benches outside among cannons in the yard.

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.

Photograph

Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Soldiers stand by their artillery and the infantry marches to the right at Camp Travis, named in 1917.

Date: 1943 

Description: Five female factory workers stand beside a torpedo pointing their fingers and wearing IHC uniforms and hats to pose for a group portrait at one of Internat...

Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Louis P. Lochner, somewhere in Germany, stands next to a Nazi soldier seated in a piece of artillery. In the background are more soldiers. Lochner is weari...

Photograph

Enemy Cannon

Date: 1943-09-29 

Description: Robert Doyle seated on a Japanese cannon in Buna, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). The Battle of Buna-Gona took place between November 16th, 1942...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: General Gibbon's Brigade Repelli...

Date: 1953-06 

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

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