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Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The shel...

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

The documents in this lesson will help students understand WWII and the issues and results of a wartime economy

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Pike Leading from Cemetery Hill,...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The components of the 1st Wisconsin Heavy Artillery regiment were spread throughout the South during the war.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker wearing saftey goggles and welding a shell casing at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell...

Photograph

Marine Artillery

Date: 1945 

Description: Private First Class Anthony R. Buzzelli opens an ammunition box with an axe for Marines battling on Iwo Jima. Another man on the right appears to be openin...

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: Female worker inspecting a ball bearing for an aircraft torpedo at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "The precision instrument us...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Woodruff's Battery on the Right...

Date: 1942-05-25 

Description: Factory worker at IH 20mm gun plant. Original caption states: "Nearly all of the men employees of the plant also were trained by the company in special tra...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 12th Wisconsin Light Artillery, which served in the Civil War at Corinth, Vicksburg, Savannah, Iuka, Port Gibson, Raymond and Bentonville.

Date: 1925 

Description: "Battle of Chickamauga", an oil painting depicting a dramatic moment in the Battle of Chickamauga, painted by Alfred Thorsen after the lithograph. "Charge...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 11th Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized with the 17th Wisconsin Infantry at Camp Randall in Madison on February 22, 1862.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Learn about the 3rd Wisconsin Light Artillery, or Badger Battery, which served in the Civil War from 1862 to 1865, losing 27 men.

Photograph

Camp Meade

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of seven soldiers practicing with long distance firing equipment in a field at Camp Meade, established in 1917. Camp buildings are visible in the b...

Date: 1864 

Description: View down capitol building steps, where cannons sit on a landing, and statues decorate two lampposts. The city spreads out far below. Plate 03

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers and officers pose next to an artillery piece within a sheltered area. The shelter is fortified with sandbags and camouflaged with branc...

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses surrounding the city. This view is of the inside of the earthworks which includes two cannons. A Union soldier sits as a lo...

Photograph

Fort Sill

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of horse-drawn artillery at the School of Fire, established in 1911 at Fort Sill.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker painting artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The exteri...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of two groups of sailors during artillery practice at the United States Navy Camp Wissahickon.

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