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A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1, 1863, the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry struggles to escape from encroaching Confederates

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Johannes M. Johnson

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Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Johannes M. Johnson [as written on the photograph backing; also written and known as John M. Johnson on Descriptive Rolls...

Date: 1945-04 ca.

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

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

The Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia, in May 1864 pitted 100,000 Union troops against 52,000 Confederates.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Flight nurse, Gwen Jensen, wearing a jumpsuit and a cap, stands waiting with near an airplane with marine Private First Class George Berier, left, and mari...

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...

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.

Date: 1944-05-22 

Description: A Japanese bomber going down in flames after having been surprised by a Coronado flying boat of Fleet Air Wing Two. This photograph, which was shot from t...

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Description: Carte-de-visite of Captain P.W. Plummer of the 6th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. A handwritten note on the photograph reads: "Killed in the Wilderness".

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

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Private First Class George Pantaloni in a plaster cast aboard the USS "Samaritan". He is lying in a cot and smiling. Behind him are more cots with other me...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Flight nurse, Gwen Jensen, on a plane with wounded soldiers. Jensen is wearing a jumpsuit. There are stretchers attached to the sides of the plane with wou...

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Lieutenant Alonzo Cushing of Battery A, 4th Artillery, U.S.A.

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John N. Brown

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of John N. Brown, a second lieutenant in companies G and E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obta...

Date: 1972-11 

Description: Vietnam anti-war poster proclaiming that the human cost of the war has been six million people under Nixon's term as President. Features a picture of Presi...

Date: 1862-08 ca.

Description: Color lithograph of Union lines in the midst of battle.

Date: 1945-03 

Description: Elevated view looking down towards a group of men taking a wounded soldier down a ramp from the USS Samaritan to a waiting ambulance. Several milita...

Photograph

Ole Peterson

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Description: Vignetted head and shoulders cabinet card portrait of Ole Peterson, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform. The following information w...

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...

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