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Lars Olson Dokken

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Lars Olson Dokken, a private in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform holding a musket across his chest. The follo...

Date: 1965-07-15 

Description: Medics treating Paratrooper Private First Class Richard F. Greene of Silver Springs, MD at Airborne battalion aid station at Santo Domingo, Dominican Repub...

Date: 1863 

Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype of Lieutenant Albert Lamson, taken at Falmouth, Virginia. Lamson is posed, in military uniform, seated and holding a sword...

Photograph

Peter W. Chantland

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Description: Vignetted head and shoulders cabinet card portrait of Peter W. Chantland, a second lieutenant in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following informat...

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Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Col. J.L. Geddis and part of 8th Iowa in the 'Hornets Nest.'"

Photograph

Theodore K. Hundeby

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Theodore K. Hundeby, a sergeant in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained fr...

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: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Gen. B.M. Prentis and 6th Division in the 'Hornets Nest.'"

Photograph

Ole Black

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Description: Waist-up seated oval studio portrait of Ole Back, a sergeant in Company A, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtained from...

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...

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Description: A woman is placing a baby in a basket held by a little boy. Behind her, a man lies prone holding another child, while two soldiers walk towards a house in...

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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...

Historical Essay

Bull Run, First Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's involvement in the first major engagement of the Civil War. Article includes links to related images and documents.

Photograph

Severt Peterson

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Severt Peterson [as written on backing of photograph and published roster: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion (191...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 42nd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on September 7, 1864.

Photograph

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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Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Gen's Prentis and Hurlbuts troops in the 'Hornets Nest.'"

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of George Georgesson [as written on Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 and published Roster of Wisconsin V...

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Description: Wounded soldiers are being loaded onto a hospital ship in Iwo Jima.

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...

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