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Historical Essay

Missionary Ridge, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's role in one of the engagements that broke the Confederate siege of Chattanooga, TN. The article includes links to related documents.

Historical Essay

Champion Hill, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to battle maps and original documents.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Two men carry a wounded soldier on a stretcher toward the back of a waiting vehicle to transport him to another location. A grass-roofed building is in the...

Photograph

Carl Nelson

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Description: Full-length cabinet card portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Carl Nielson [as written on published Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, Volume 1 and on t...

Print

David Mckee

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Description: Quarter-length steel engraved portrait of David McKee, a Lieutenant colonel in the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtai...

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...

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: 1945-07-27 

Description: Funeral wreath with photograph in center of Lieut. William T. Gleason, at Lieut. Gleason's funeral service held on July 27, 1945, at St. Bernard's Church....

Historical Essay

Island No. 10, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to related images and original documents.

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Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Mons Grinager, a captain in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtained...

Photograph

Nazi Bodies

Date: 1939 

Description: Bodies of Germans killed by Poles in Lemberg when the Nazis invaded Poland. American journalist Alvin Steinkopf was one of a number of journalists from neu...

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Description: A wounded Marine lays on a stretcher on the deck of the USS "Samaritan" in Iwo Jima. The man later died.

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.

Date: 1945-04 ca.

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

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier examining his wound. The study was created as part of the work of the German panorama painters active in M...

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Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Christian E. Tanberg, a first lieutenant in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information...

Date: 1862-03-15 ca.

Description: Engraved Illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Fort Donelson". The illustration shows the Second Iowa Volunteers regiment attacking Confederate...

Photograph

Wounded Marine

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Corporal William (Bill) Fenton lays badly wounded, waiting for medical treatment. There is a note on his shirt that reads "urgent". Fenton survived the inj...

Date: 1945 

Description: Private first class, John W. Hood wearing dogtags smiles after a blood transfusion on the USS Samaritan in Iwo Jima. He is bandaged and is holding a...

Photograph

John Johnson (Thoe)

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of John Johnson, a private in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform holding his musket across his chest. The followi...

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