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Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 5th Wisconsin Light Artillery, which served in the Civil War from 1861-1865 and lost 25 men during service.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 6th Wisconsin Light Artillery, the Buena Vista Artillery, which served in the Civil War from 1861-1865 and lost 29 men during service.

Date: 1879 

Description: Stereograph of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Rear view of Old Abe perched on a cannon, with his head turned to the right. Include...

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.

Date: 1889 

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

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Description: Display of paper-wrapped rifle-musket cartridges, about .58 caliber, of the type used in the Civil War, compared with 30-40 U.S. rifle cartridges.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A "crest" of Major General George McClellan. He appears on a blue oval with white stars. An eagle with flags, bayonets, cannons, cannonballs and a drum app...

Date: 1864 

Description: Elevated view of Battery C, 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Heavy Artillery at Fort Sherman, shown here after the battles of Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain....

Date:  ca.

Description: Stereograph of a mock battery erected by the 79h New York Volunteer Artillery at Seabrook Point, Coosaw River.

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: General Hancock and Staff. Litt...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 10th Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized at New Lisbon and mustered into service on February 10, 1862, at Camp Utley in Racine.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Heroes of the Civil War". Engraving of eight Union leaders with decorative battlefield scenes.

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Description: A portrait of General Grant surrounded with scenes of his life.

Date: 1889 

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

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Portrait of Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry. He is perched on a cannon with his head turned to the left and t...

Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with a soldier in the background and the sketched outline of another soldier in firing position. Although unsigne...

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Description: An engraving after the painting by James Walker of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.

Date: 1860 after

Description: An old woman, stooped over and holding a cane, has Union soldiers ("NORTH" on the left) and Confederate soldiers ("SOUTH" on the right) climbing ladders to...

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