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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...

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with a cannon and earthworks in the foreground. Tents are in the background among trees. Plate 41

Date: 1950-11-11 

Description: Mrs. Minnie Wiese of 317 West Washington Avenue, representing the Grand Army of the Republic, places a wreath at the base of the cenotaph at the Armistice...

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with several cannons behind earthworks. A Union soldier stands near one of the cannons. Plate 40

Historical Essay

Prairie Grove, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's involvement in the Civil War battle that took place in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. This article includes links to related documents.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Discover a befuddling experience Captain Rufus R. Dawes of Company K, the 6th Wisconsin Infantry had after arriving at Camp Randall for training

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Description: Exterior view of park in front of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library, with the Soldiers and Sailors monument. The library opened in 1900 and was funded...

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Description: Drawing of eagle with wings spread. In the eagle's talons is a rolled piece of paper and flag. There is also a flag on the right hand side of the drawing...

Photograph

Christian Jacobson

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Description: Waist-up seated oval studio portrait of Christian Jacobson a corporal in Company I, Wisconsin 15 Infantry in uniform holding his musket across his chest. T...

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 

Description: View looking out from one of the Confederate defenses around the outside of the city. Wooden palisades surround the earthworks. Houses and other buildings...

Historical Essay

Stones River, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's involvement in the bloodiest major battle during the Civil War. This article includes links to related images and documents.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin troops declared that even the pigs were secessionists and they burned them at the stake for their treason.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograph of the sculpture "The Council of War" by John Rogers (1829-1904). From left to right: General Ulysses S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln, and Secretary o...

Photograph

Jacob Jacobson

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Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jacob Jacobson [as written on the photograph backing; also written as Jacob Jackson on Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 (“Blu...

Photograph

Charles Stewart

Date: 1861 

Description: Seated portrait of Corporal Charles Stewart (b. 1832), Company B, 8th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing the one of the grey uniforms in which Wisconsin's first e...

Print

Old Abe

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Description: Print of a painted portrait of Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the Eighth Regiment of the Wisconsin Civil Volunteer Infantry, standing on a perch. "Old Abe"...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

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

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Manufacturer

Photograph

Ole K. Hanson

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Description: A seated waist-up studio portrait of Ole K. Hanson, a sergeant in Company A, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform. The following information was obtained fr...

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