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Date: 1990 

Description: Norwegian-born Colonel Hans Christian Heg of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry was mortally wounded at Chickamauga on 19 September 1863 and died the next day. Th...

Date: 1888 

Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing the Civil War Battle of Atlanta. Produced for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, the poster features insets...

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Paul M. Paulson Slatten [as written on backing of photograph; also written as Paul M. Paulson on Descriptive Rolls, Volume...

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Ole T. Westby

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Description: Head and shoulders vignetted cabinet card portrait of Ole T. Westby, a private in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtaine...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1, 1863, the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry struggles to escape from encroaching Confederates

Photograph

Severt Peterson

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Severt Peterson [as written on backing of photograph and published roster: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion (191...

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...

Photograph

Julius Engebretson

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Julius Engebretson, [also written as Julius Ingebretson Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20, published rosters: Wisconsin Volunteer...

Date: 1944-12-21 

Description: Staff Sergeant Johnnie White celebrating Christmas at Truax Field hospital.

Date: 1945 

Description: Overhead view of men loading a wounded soldier onto a hospital ship.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier examining his wound. The study was created as part of the work of the German panorama painters active in M...

Date: 1952-05-30 

Description: Two members of the Oregon Veterans of Foreign Wars drill team and some of the crowd gathered at Forest Hill Cemetery during services to dedicate a marble m...

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Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Gen. Grant giving order to Gen. McPherson."

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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: 1944-11-24 

Description: Judson Pearsall, commander of the Madison chapter of the Disabled American Veterans, visiting with an injured soldier, Sargent James E. Spangberg, at the T...

Photograph

Peter W. Chantland

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Description: Vignetted head and shoulders cabinet card portrait of Peter W. Chantland, a second lieutenant in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following informat...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Sgt. Vincent Brencick, USMC, IV Division, commander and sole survivor of the crew of the General Sherman tank Capetown, set afire by a mine. Sgt. Br...

Date: 1945 

Description: Private first class, John W. Hood wearing dogtags smiles after a blood transfusion on the USS Samaritan in Iwo Jima. He is bandaged and is holding a...

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Ellend Erickson

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Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Ellend Erickson, a first lieutenant in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obt...

Photograph

Nazi Bodies

Date: 1939 

Description: Bodies of Germans killed by Poles in Lemberg when the Nazis invaded Poland. American journalist Alvin Steinkopf was one of a number of journalists from neu...

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