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A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Date: 1945-06-07 

Description: Group portrait of Red Cross sponsored group, "Parlor Tricks", who entertain convalescent patients in the Army Air Force's regional hosptial at Truax Field....

Photograph

Carl Nelson

Date:  

Description: Full-length cabinet card portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Carl Nielson [as written on published Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, Volume 1 and on t...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 45th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison on November 8, 1864.

Photograph

Christian Ruste

Date:  

Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Christian Ruste, a private in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform. The following information was obtained from t...

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...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

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

Photograph

Peter Ofstedal

Date:  

Description: Vignetted quarter-length cabinet card portrait of Peter Olson [as written on published Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, Volume 1 and Regimental Descriptive...

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.

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.

Photograph

Thomas Emmonson

Date:  

Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Thomas Emmonson, a private in Company C, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform and wearing a kepi [forage cap] displaying a “...

Date: 1945-02-01 

Description: Axel Olson with his sons Earl and Richard inspecting the Congressional Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to son and brother Sgt. Truman O. Olson. Truman...

Photograph

15th Wisconsin Flag

Date:  

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...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Date: 1945-02 

Description: A marine from the USS "Samaritan" lays on a stretcher with his eyes bandaged.

Photograph

Svend Samuelson

Date:  

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Svend Samuelson, a second lieutenant in Company F, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obt...

Photograph

German Graves

Date: 1940-10 

Description: Graves of German soldiers buried near Warsaw.

Photograph

Funeral, Vinh Quoi

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Funeral services in Vinh Quoi, Vietnam for casualties of a Viet Cong attack. Two bodies are lying covered with woven mats on top of white pallets. There ar...

Historical Essay

Champion Hill, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to battle maps and original documents.

Photograph

Captain Hans Hanson

Date:  

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Hans Hanson, a captain in Company C, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtained from the...

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