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Postcard

John Johnson

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of John Johnson, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regimental an...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Colonel Robert S. Allen, a well-known journalist before World War II, lost his arm while on active duty in Europe. He is seated here with Dr Anton Dvorak,...

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...

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of McPherson's Woods, where General John Reynolds, commanding the First Corps of which Wisconsin's 2nd, 6th, and 7th regiments were a part, was...

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...

Date: 1942-10-21 

Description: Military Chaplain Fred Bartrop performs an Episcopal burial ceremony for Byron Darnton over the coffins; Bomana Military Cemetery, Port Moresby, New Guinea...

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...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

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

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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.

Date: 1942-10-21 

Description: "Taps" is played at the Darnton-Fahuestock funeral; Bomana Military Cemetery, Port Moresby, New Guinea.

Photograph

Oscar Thompson

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Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Oscar Thompson, a private in Company G, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform and holding a musket across his chest. The following...

Date: 1863-07-02 

Description: Parole document issued to Colonel Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg after being wounded on the first day...

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Louis Nelson Bolstad [as written on the photograph backing; also written as Louis Nelson on Regimental Descripti...

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...

Historical Essay

Wilderness, Battle of the

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about the Battle of the Wilderness that occurred from May 5 to June 12, 1864.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

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

Date: 1945 

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

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Anon Kjellsvig [as written on the published Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, Volume 1; also written as Amon Kjellsvig on th...

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...

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