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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

Funeral, Vinh Quoi

Date: 1962-06 

Description: A woman holding a baby stands in front of two dead bodies laid out for a funeral in a open-air, covered building. The men were killed during a Viet Cong at...

Photograph

Hans Hanson

Date:  

Description: Vignetted, quarter-length cabinet card portrait of Hans Hanson, a corporal in Company G, Wisconsin 15th Infantry. The following information was obtained fr...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 4th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Utley in Racine and mustered into service on July 9, 1861.

Historical Essay

Reform of Military Hospitals

How One Woman Changed Wisconsin During the Civil War

Discover how Cordelia Harvey's mission to reform hospitals during the Civil War would change Wisconsin forever.

Date: 1945-10-01 

Description: Private First Class William Fenton, wounded in Iwo Jima, laughs after being returned to the United States, to St. Albans Naval Hospital. He is lying down i...

Photograph

Funeral, Vinh Quoi

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Women and children crouch around bodies laid out for funerals covered with woven mats. The deceased were killed during a Viet Cong raid of Vinh Quoi, Vietn...

Photograph

Hans Christian Heg

Date:  

Description: Vignetted, head and shoulders cabinet card portrait of Hans Christian Heg, a colonel in the Wisconsin 15th Infantry. The following information was obtained...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 5th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service for three years on July 12, 1861.

Photograph

James Overson

Date:  

Description: Vignetted quarter-length cabinet card portrait of James Overson, a private in C Company, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained fr...

Date: 1944 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Ellen G. Ainsworth, published in the Milwaukee Sentinel. She was an Army nurse killed in action on February 16th, 194...

Photograph

Andrew Thompson

Date:  

Description: Quarter-length vignetted cabinet card portrait of Andrew Thompson [as written on backing of photograph; also written as Andreas Thompson Descriptive Rolls,...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Burial plot at Forest Hill Cemetery, where 140 Confederate prisoners of war were interred after perishing at Camp Randall military prison during the spring...

Photograph

Knut Larson Gjermo

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Portrait of Knut Larson Gjermo, Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in his Civil War uniform. The following information is in the published Roster of Wisco...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Site of the Battle of Antietam. The bloody lane.

Date:  

Description: Application to admit a child to the Soldiers' Orphans' Home, at Madison, Wisconsin, who had lost their father in the Civil War.

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1863-11 ca.

Description: Photograph of Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin made by Mathew Brady in Washington, D.C. about three months after the Battle of Gettysburg. Severely wo...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 33rd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Utley in Racine and mustered into service on October 18, 1862

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Photograph

Henry Clay Taylor

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of 2nd Lieutenant Henry Clay Taylor (1838-1864), 21st Wisconsin Infantry, Company A, wearing a Union soldier's uniform. Henry was a bookke...

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