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Date: 1945-03-15 

Description: Hulda Gieschen and Dr. Warren E. Gilson, who specializes in electro-physiology and medical electronics at the University of Wisconsin, are looking at a Gil...

Photograph

Iver A. Brandt

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Iver A. Brandt, a first sergeant in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regi...

Photograph

Brown Siverson

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Description: Waist-up portrait of Brown Siverson [as written on portrait; also written as Brown Syverson on Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 and published roster: Wisconsin...

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of Andrew A. Brown, a captain in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtained from the Re...

Photograph

Body on Stretcher

Date: 1945 

Description: A body on a stretcher lies on the deck of the USS "Samaritan". The body is covered by a blanket. His arm is visible and he has a small tattoo. Behind the s...

Date: 1945-07-27 

Description: Funeral wreath with photograph in center of Lieut. William T. Gleason, at Lieut. Gleason's funeral service held on July 27, 1945, at St. Bernard's Church....

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 1st Wisconsin Infantry. Includes links to a longer history, the Infantry's roster, list of casualities, original documents and assignments.

Date: 1966-05-23 

Description: On a surprise visit to Bethesda Naval Hospital, President Lyndon Johnson shakes hands with John R. Kington, a Marine wounded in Vietnam. In the next bed is...

Photograph

John N. Brown

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of John N. Brown, a second lieutenant in companies G and E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obta...

Historical Essay

Stones River, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's involvement in the bloodiest major battle during the Civil War. This article includes links to related images and documents.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Indoor group portrait of wounded soldiers in the hospital ward, some of which have been wounded. Others soldiers are in uniform and are presumably uninjure...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Burial plot at Forest Hill Cemetery, where 140 Confederate prisoners of war were interred after perishing at Camp Randall military prison during the spring...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Death of Lieut. Col. Thompson 1st Arkansas Con. Inf."

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 49th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison between December 24, 1864, and March 5, 1865.

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Description: Deck of the hospital ship USS Samaritan at sea. There are various forms of bedding and mattresses airing out on the railings and on the deck.

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Description: A wounded Marine lays on a stretcher on the deck of the USS "Samaritan" in Iwo Jima. The man later died.

Photograph

Daniel Anderson

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Description: Quarter-length oval studio portrait of Daniel Anderson, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Re...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Martha Pratt, assistant field director at the Red Cross hospital in Saipan, participates in conversational therapy with a soldier wounded in Iwo Jima. Prat...

Date: 1863 

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

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Description: Carte-de-visite of Captain P.W. Plummer of the 6th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. A handwritten note on the photograph reads: "Killed in the Wilderness".

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