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Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, seated on a platform, is holding a banner with stars and the text, "WISCONSIN LOYAL TO THE UNION". Behind her are an American eagle and f...

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 

Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...

Date: 1862 

Description: This map of the southeastern United States shows cities and towns, rail lines, and geographic features such as rivers, mountains, lakes, and swamps.

Hero of the Confederacy

Discover the story of Belle Boyd, the celebrity Civil War spy who died while performing in the Wisconsin Dells.

Photograph

Iver Monson

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Description: Quarter-length oval studio portrait of Monson Iver, a private in Company B, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regime...

Historical Essay

More Bank Failures (1857)

Discover the effects that the Panic of 1857 had on La Crosse.

Date: 1915 

Description: Street scene from the film "The Birth of a Nation" featuring a battle between soldiers on foot and members of the Ku Klux Klan on horseback. The men on hor...

Photograph

Martin Jorgensen

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Description: Waist-up seated oval studio portrait of Martin Jorgensen, a private in Company A, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the...

Date: 1862 

Description: This map of the southeastern United States shows forts and battlefields, railroads, rivers, and cities and towns. Dates of admission and secession of the s...

Photograph

Kittel Olson

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Kittel Olson, a private in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform. The following information was obtained...

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Louis Nelson Bolstad [as written on the photograph backing; also written as Louis Nelson on Regimental Descripti...

Photograph

Herman Anderson

Date: 1861 

Description: An oval-framed, seated studio portrait of Anderson Herman, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform, holding a musket across his chest. T...

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Description: Carte-de-visite of Christopher Coffee of the 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.

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Description: Portrait of Colonel Rollin M. Strong of the 19th Wisconsin Volunteers.

Date: 1863-07 

Description: A stereograph made by Mathew Brady about two weeks after the battle of Gettysburg, showing his two assistants gazing eastward from the extreme right of the...

Photograph

Ole Steensland

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Description: A seated, waist-up studio portrait of Ole Steensland, a private in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtained...

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Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Iver William Tjentland a first lieutenant in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following informa...

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Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Col. J.L. Geddis and part of 8th Iowa in the 'Hornets Nest.'"

Print

Libby Prison

Date:  

Description: Woodcut of "Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.--Place of Confinement for U.S. Soldiers Captured by the Rebels.--From a Photograph." This view includes tents and t...

Photograph

James B. Pond

Date: 1903 before

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of a bearded James B. Pond wearing eyeglasses and his Medal of Honor rosette.

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