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Edlen P. Sime

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Edlen P. Sime, a private in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtain...

Photograph

Thomas Thompson

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Thompson Thomas, a corporal in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from t...

Date: 1971-09 

Description: Poster calling for University of Wisconsin students to visit Washington, D.C., in the fall of 1971 as part of a civil disobedience demonstration. Features...

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...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Photograph

Medical Evacuation

Date: 1951-11 

Description: A wounded Korean War soldier being carried on an airplane for evacuation to a military hospital in Japan. This snapshot was taken by journalist and news co...

Photograph

George Wilson

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Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of George Wilson, a major in 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtained from the Regime...

Date: 1862-02-15 

Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a dead or wounded Civil War soldier created as a preliminary study by one of the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s....

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Description: An artist's representation of the death of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth at the Marshall House, the first casualty of the Civil War. Lieutenant Francis Brownell...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

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Funeral, Vinh Quoi

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Funeral services in the village of Vinh Quoi, Vietnam for casualties of a Viet Cong attack. Two of the deceased are covered with woven mats and lying on wh...

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...

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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...

Photograph

Erik Larsen

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Erick Larsen [as written on Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 “Red Books” and in the Roster of Wisconsin Volun...

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Lucius Fairchild during his tenure as Secretary of State of Wisconsin. Fairchild's arm was amputated after he was injured at the Battl...

Civil War Battle Summary

Discover the role that Wisconsin troops, including Menominee warriors and our only unit of Black soldiers, played in a dramatic Civil War battle.

Date: 1944-12-21 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Robert S. Allen, a well-known journalist who lost his arm while serving during World War II, purchases Easter Seals from a handicapped girl. Allen was act...

Date: 1961 

Description: A Confederate Rest at the Forest Hill Cemetery, with graves of Confederate soldiers who died as prisoners of war in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1862.

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