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Description: (TOP LEFT) Head and shoulders portrait of Arne Arneson, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the R...

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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Torger Roethe

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Torger Roethe [as written on portrait backing; also written as Torger Larson on all rosters; also written as Torger Larson R...

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Samuel C. Johnson

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Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Samuel C. Johnson, a corporal in C Company, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform with corporal chevrons on the sleeves. The foll...

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Andrew Clement

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Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Andrew Clement, a first lieutenant in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtai...

Date: 1945-03 

Description: At Iwo Jima Airfield #1 Gwen Jensen, a flight nurse, talks with wounded Marines who are about to be evacuated by airplane. Mount Surabachi, from which the...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On July 1, 1863, Colonel Rufus R. Dawes and the 6th Wisconsin Infantry bravely move forward amid hidden enemy fire and finally capture the rebels

Date: 1888 

Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing the Civil War Battle of Atlanta. Produced for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, the poster features insets...

Date: 1942-10-21 

Description: War correspondents carry the flag-draped casket containing the body of Byron Darnton, the first casualty of their group; Bomana Military Cemetery, Port Mor...

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Andrew Torguson

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Description: Vignetted quarter-length head and shoulders profile cabinet card portrait of Andrew Torguson [as written on portrait; also written as Andrew Torkelson on D...

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Oliver Thompson

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Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Oliver Thompson, a second lieutenant in Company A, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a wounded Union Civil War soldier partially reclining on the ground created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwauke...

Learn about Wisconsin's contributions to the Civil War effort, including the Iron Brigade and Old Abe, the war eagle.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On the second day at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863, Confederate troops drive the 6th Wisconsin Infantry from the battlefield

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Ole A. Lee

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Description: A seated studio portrait of Ole A. Lee, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform, holding a musket across his chest. The following info...

Photograph

Ole E. Troan

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Description: Quarter-length oval studio portrait of Ole E. Troan [as written on the photograph backing, Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 ("Blue Books") and published roster...

Date: 1945-10-01 

Description: Private First Class George Bebbington, who was wounded in Iwo Jima, rests at the St. Albans Naval Hospital in the United States. He is smiling and relaxing...

Photograph

Henry Hauff

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

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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...

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Wounded Marine

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Corporal William (Bill) Fenton lays badly wounded, waiting for medical treatment. There is a note on his shirt that reads "urgent". Fenton survived the inj...

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