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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a dead or wounded Civil War soldier created as a preliminary study by one of the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s....

Date: 1944-11-24 

Description: Judson Pearsall, commander of the Madison chapter of the Disabled American Veterans, visiting with an injured soldier, Sargent James E. Spangberg, at the T...

Painting

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1887 

Description: Portrait of Governor and Civil War General Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) by John Singer Sargent.

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Death of Confederate General Arm...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Indoor group portrait of wounded soldiers in the hospital ward, some of which have been wounded. Others soldiers are in uniform and are presumably uninjure...

Date: 1971-11 ca.

Description: Poster recruiting University students to travel to Washington, D.C., to protest the Vietnamese Conflict. Features an image of a Vietnamese boy, repeated fi...

Lesson Plan

The Costs of War

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Students study national records detailing casualties resulting from World War II and draw conclusions

Date: 1971-09 

Description: Poster calling for University of Wisconsin students to visit Washington, D.C., in the fall of 1971 as part of a civil disobedience demonstration. Features...

Photograph

Ole Black

Date:  

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...

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: 1959-07 

Description: Dickey Chapelle, photographer, at the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway, "Operation Inland Seas." She is holding her camera and there is a tank in the bac...

Photograph

Funeral, Vinh Quoi

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Funeral services in Vinh Quoi, Vietnam for casualties of a Viet Cong attack. Two bodies are lying covered with woven mats on top of white pallets. There ar...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Read how Colonel Louis Crane of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry shared his feelings with his brother, James, on the day before the battle of Cedar Mountain

Photograph

Theodore K. Hundeby

Date:  

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...

Date: 1862-02-15 

Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...

Date:  

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...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

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

Historical Essay

Wilderness, Battle of the

Civil War Battle Summary

Brief summary of the Battle of the Wilderness that occurred from May 5 to June 12, 1864.

Date: 1964-11 

Description: Dickey Chapelle on the Don Phuc command post, in front of a stack of sandbags, on the Vietnam-Cambodia frontier. Chapelle resided at this post for 34 days,...

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Lt. Commander Leonard (Leo) Thelen, Commanding Officer of the hospital, takes the pulse of a Marine line officer whose legs have been injured by shrapnel.

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