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Date: 1993-09 

Description: Civil war re-enactors in costume armed with bayonets.

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E.L. Blanchard

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Description: Carte-de-visite of Lieutenant E.L. Blanchard.

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

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William Gleason

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Description: Quarter-length carte-de-visite of William Gleason, 13th Wisconsin Infantry.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On May 3, 1863, near Chancellorsville, Virginia, the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry is troubled by a new assistant surgeon with questionable skills.

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George A. Fisk

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Captain George A. Fisk.

Photograph

Hans Christian Heg

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Description: Vignetted, head and shoulders cabinet card portrait of Hans Christian Heg, a colonel in the Wisconsin 15th Infantry. The following information was obtained...

Historical Essay

Lumberjack Saved Union Fleet

Read this wild story about a Wisconsin Dells lumberjack applying his knowledge of dams to help Union forces escape a Confederate attack!

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Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Gen. J.M. Tuttle's Brigade in the 'Hornets Nest.'"

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: Carte-de-visite featuring a full-length hand-drawn portrait of Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, F & S, 11th New York Infantry in full Union uniform, leaning on...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Color lithographed color advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by...

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Description: The eagle "Old Abe" was used for many years by J.I. Case Company, of Racine, Wisconsin, as the firm's trademark, and is shown on these advertising cards is...

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.

Wisconsin Civil War Historian and Author

Read about the man who wrote the most cited book on Wisconsin's involvement in the Civil War. This article includes several links to his work.

Date: 1855-06-30 

Description: Certificate of appointment for George B. Bingham as 1st Lieutenant, Milwaukee Light Guards.

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Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Gen. W.H.L. Wallace's 2nd Div. Army of the Tenn."

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Description: A composite of tintype portrait plates of the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps Band.

Photograph

Fort Sumter

Date: 1861 

Description: Stereograph of exterior of Fort Sumter.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the United States. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont, and di...

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