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Description: Crest created by Reynolds Escutcheons of Military and Naval Service to commemorate the 8th Wisconsin Infantry. The crest has the seal of Wisconsin and an e...

Date: 1862-12-17 

Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...

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Description: Outdoor group portrait of women and one child alongside the graves of Colonel Hans Heg, commander of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, and his daughter Annetta....

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....

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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Description: Jefferson Davis, center, surrounded by, clockwise from the top, Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee, A.P. Hill, J.E.B. Stuart, Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. John...

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Hand-tinted stationery showing the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 1862. The blue tint on the dome may have been intended to represent the unfinished natur...

Historical Essay

Antietam, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

This brief article on the famous Civil War battle includes links to battle maps, original documents, related images, and a longer account of the battle.

Photograph

Canute R. Matson

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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Canute R. Matson, Company G, 13th Wisconsin Infantry. In the 1880s he was the sheriff of Cook County, Illinois.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Poster designed to recruit soldiers to the 19th Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. In addition to the text, the poster features an eagle carrying a b...

Date: 1864-08 

Description: Soldiers relax around the Army Post Office at the quarters of the Chief Ambulance Officer, Ninth Army Corps.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of Robert E. Lee, seated.

Photograph

H.O. Hendrickson

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of H.O. Hendrickson [as written on the photograph backing; also written as Henry O. Hendrikson on Descriptive Rolls...

Photograph

Halvor A. Lee

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Description: Portrait of Halvor A. Lee of the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company D, holding a gun.

Date: 1866 

Description: A dirt road passes through the battlefield, with fortifications on the sides. It is a lightly forested area. A horse and buggy are among some trees in the...

Photograph

Centennial Old Abe

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Centennial photograph of Old Abe, perched on a stars and stripes shield. The live war eagle was carried during the Civil War, by the 8th Wisconsin Voluntee...

Photograph

William H. Pomeroy

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Drummer William H. Pomeroy, Company G, 13th Wisconsin Infantry, with drums.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Civil War soldier Micheal Stutzman who served in the Wisconsin Infantry, 50th Company F.

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Andrew Anderson

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Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Andrew Anderson, a private in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regimental a...

Date: 1990 

Description: Norwegian-born Colonel Hans Christian Heg of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry was mortally wounded at Chickamauga on 19 September 1863 and died the next day. Th...

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