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John C. Rossbach

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Description: A ferrotype (tintype) portrait of John C. Rossbach of the Dodgeville Guards, 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company C.

Date: 1913-07 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of encampment for the Battle of Gettysburg 50th Anniversary, with hundreds of tents.

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Description: Commemorative Civil War roster of First Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Cavalry, Wisconsin Hussars Squadron "G". Depicts "Our Country as it was in 1860" with...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Discover a befuddling experience Captain Rufus R. Dawes of Company K, the 6th Wisconsin Infantry had after arriving at Camp Randall for training

Historical Essay

Spotsylvania, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's involvement in one of the fiercest battles of the Civil War. This article includes links to primary sources and battle maps.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin troops declared that even the pigs were secessionists and they burned them at the stake for their treason.

Photograph

15th Wisconsin Flag

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Description: Regimental flags of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry. Also has a lists of its commanders; tallied total of people who died of wounds, disease, and accidents; an...

Date: 1866 

Description: A fence or battlement, with battered trees overlooking a valley. Kenesaw Mountain is in the distance.

Photograph

Louis Rolfson

Date: 1926-10-17 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Louis Rolfson, a private in Company C, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regimental and D...

Historical Essay

Missionary Ridge, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's role in one of the engagements that broke the Confederate siege of Chattanooga, TN. The article includes links to related documents.

Photograph

Elmer E. Ellsworth

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, F & S, 11th New York Infantry, in full Union uniform, leaning on a sword. He was born i...

Photograph

William H. Fayette

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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of William H. Fayette, Company E, 13th Wisconsin Infantry.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

merciless bullets rang and soldiers were slaughtered as Captain Rufus R. Dawes' 6th Wisconsin Infantry was pinned down by enemy sharpshooters.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View from distance of residence used as headquarters when S.G. Swain was in charge of fortifications at Fort McPherson.

Date: 1876 

Description: Detailed topographic map of the Gettysburg battlefield created thirteen years after the battle. This map shows day one of the battle. The map shows drainag...

Photograph

The Iron Brigade

Date: 1863-11 

Description: Civil War General John C. Starkweather, center; Lt. Colonel George B. Bingham, left; and General Rufus King, right; all of the Iron Brigade.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elderly men posed sitting and standing on a street corner in town, probably a reunion of Civil War veterans.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A monument to Union soldiers.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Attorney General and State Senator

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Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of an unknown Union soldier.

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