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Photograph

French Torpedoes

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Description: French torpedoes (torpilles) shot by compressed gas.

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Description: Key to "Repulse of Longstreet's Assault," a painting by James Walker of the Battle of Gettysburg.

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

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of two groups of sailors during artillery practice at the United States Navy Camp Wissahickon.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

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

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

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

Photograph

Camp Meade

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of seven soldiers practicing with long distance firing equipment in a field at Camp Meade, established in 1917. Camp buildings are visible in the b...

Date: 1863 

Description: An engraving of the Battle of Gettysburg, after the painting by P.F. Rothermel.

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: Men working in a laboratory at an International Harvester factory producing aircraft torpedoes. Original caption reads: "All materials used in the torpedo...

Date: 1861 

Description: A large dog, (Winfield Scott), and a smaller dog (Jefferson Davis) discussing a piece of meat, (Washington D.C.). Appears to be a comment on the insignific...

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: 1947 

Description: A University of Wisconsin veteran holding his baby outside of his Camp Randall trailer camp house. There is a large cannon pointing at him and his trailer.

Date: 1861-11-28 

Description: Civil War recruiting poster for the 5th Wisconsin Regiment written in German.

Postcard

Camp McCoy

Date:  date unknown

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

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

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

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Description: "Battle of Mobile Bay." A color lithograph published by L. Prang & Co., Boston.

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: 1925 

Description: "Battle of Chickamauga," an oil painting depicting a dramatic moment in the Battle of Chickamauga, painted by Alfred Thorsen after the lithograph. "Charge...

Date: 1860 after

Description: General Scott holds a large cone decorated with the stars and stripes. Scott is saying, "I'LL BLOCK YOUR GAME". He is about to snuff out Jefferson Davis, w...

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...

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