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Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A nurse aboard the USS "Samaritan" feeds a wounded soldier. The man is sitting up in bed as the nurse raises a fork full of food to his mouth. There is a t...

Photograph

Fresh Casualty

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Marine corporal with his arm in a sling after being shot in the upper arm at Iwo Jima. Another wounded soldier sits beside him with a bandage on his head.

Photograph

Lt. Nils J. Gilbert

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Description: Full-length portrait of Nils J. Gilbert, a first lieutenant in Company A, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regiment...

Photograph

15th Wisconsin Flag

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Description: Regimental flags of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry. Also has a lists of its commanders; tallied total of people who died of wounds, disease, and accidents; an...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Delegation of war-widow, war-orphans, and maimed war-heroes at the White House, Washington, D.C., appealing to President Wilson for an "embargo on all war...

Date: 1967-09-28 

Description: The bronze star is awarded posthumously to Private First Class Thomas E. Broome for bravery in action in Vietnam. Broome's father Stanley Broome is accepti...

Photograph

War Memorial

Date: 1919-02-18 ca.

Description: A memory to those who died of honor. Caption reads: "A common sight in the wake of the battle of the Marne."

Photograph

Ole T. Westby

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Description: Waist-up seated oval studio portrait of Ole T. Westby, a private in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Reg...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 48th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Washburn in Milwaukee in February-March 1865, just a few weeks before the war ended.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

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

Date: 1942-10-21 

Description: Darnton-Fahuestock funeral with a rifle squad at attention and two coffins draped with American flags, Bomana Military Cemetery in Port Moresby, New Guinea...

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

Iver A. Brandt

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Iver A. Brandt, a first sergeant in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regi...

Date: 1945-05-19 

Description: Colonel Robert S. Allen, photographed in Germany only a few days after being wounded and captured by the Germans. It was a German surgeon who amputated his...

Date: 1945-04 ca.

Description: Two medics tend to a wounded soldier laying on a cot at a field hospital at Okinawa.

Photograph

Knud Olson Dokken

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Knud Olson Dokken [as written on photograph backing and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20; also as Knud Olson on published rost...

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...

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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Statue of Colonel Hans Christian Heg, by Paul Fjelde, at the King Street approach to the Wisconsin State Capitol. Commander of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry,...

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Paul M. Paulson Slatten [as written on backing of photograph; also written as Paul M. Paulson on Descriptive Rolls, Volume...

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