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Date: 1862-08 ca.

Description: Color lithograph of Union lines in the midst of battle.

Date: 1965 

Description: Bodies of several dead Viet Cong soldiers lying on a beach. Several U.S. soldiers observe as bodies are placed in the sand from a truck.

Photograph

Jacob Jacobson

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Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jacob Jacobson [as written on the photograph backing; also written as Jacob Jackson on Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 (“Blu...

Historical Essay

Gettysburg, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in one of the most pivotal battles of the Civil War. This article includes links to related images and documents.

Photograph

William Burgeson

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of William Burgeson, a private in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform with musket across lap. The following informa...

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Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Capt. Ramsay carrying orders from Gen. Grant to Sherman."

Date: 1951-10-09 

Description: The Distinguished Service Cross for heroism was given posthumously to Capt. Robert Walker, Lancaster, who was killed as the result of heroic action near Sa...

Photograph

Thor P. Sloan

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Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Thor P. Sloan, a first lieutenant in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was ob...

Historical Essay

Prairie Grove, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's involvement in the Civil War battle that took place in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. This article includes links to related documents.

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...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.

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Description: Vignetted waist-up studio portrait of John Johnson, a private in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform holding his musket across his chest. The fo...

Date: 1777-04 

Description: Map showing the area from Newtown, Pennsylvania to Kingston, New Jersey, with routes and battles of British (red) and American forces (blue). The map inclu...

Photograph

Knut Larson Gjermo

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Portrait of Knut Larson Gjermo, Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in his Civil War uniform. The following information is in the published Roster of Wisco...

Photograph

Edwin Hadley

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Edwin Hadley, a corporal in Company E, 15th Wisconsin, in uniform. The following information was obtained from the Regimen...

Photograph

Andrew L. Fosse

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Andrew L. Fosse, a private in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obta...

Photograph

Helilift of Corpses

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Helilift of corpses after a Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi. The corpses are wrapped in sheets and lying atop mats on the ground in a field. S...

Date: 1972-11 

Description: Vietnam anti-war poster proclaiming that the human cost of the war has been six million people under Nixon's term as President. Features a picture of Presi...

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Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Christian E. Tanberg, a first lieutenant in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information...

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