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Historical Essay

Chattanooga, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to related images, original documents, and battle maps.

Historical Essay

Bull Run, Second Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's role in the Civil War battle that drove the Union army back to Washington, DC. This article includes links to original documents.

Historical Essay

Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to a battle map and original documents.

Photograph

Jerome A. Watrous

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Description: Jerome A. Watrous in uniform, wearing medals for his military service during the Civil War and the Spanish-American War.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, 8th Wisconsin Governor

Learn about the German born man who would become Wisconsin's 8th governor. This article includes links to original documents.

Historical Essay

Bull Run, First Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's involvement in the first major engagement of the Civil War. Article includes links to related images and documents.

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Description: Engraved quarter-length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Henry Wager Halleck. In November 1861, President Lincoln appointed Halleck as a Major Gen...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 52nd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison in April 1865, at the very end of the war.

Historical Essay

Champion Hill, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to battle maps and original documents.

Photograph

Ole Evenson Luten

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Ole Everson Luten [as on the photograph backing; also written as Ole Everson on Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20, and on publi...

Date: 1866 

Description: A road runs up the side of Mission Ridge with several trees. Trees and shrubs are in the foreground, overlooking a valley. Mountains are in the distance. ...

Photograph

Malvern Hill

Date: 1862-07-01 

Description: "Malvern Hill." The site of the battle in a half-toned photograph from a book.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 2nd Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized at La Crosse and mustered into service on October 10, 1861.

Print

Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 1st Wisconsin Infantry. Includes links to a longer history, the Infantry's roster, list of casualities, original documents and assignments.

Photograph

Ole Evenson Luten

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Description: Quarter-length oval studio portrait of Ole Everson Luten [as on the photograph backing; also written as Ole Everson on Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20, and on...

Photograph

Henry Wager Halleck

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Description: Engraved vignetted carte-de-visite portrait Major General Henry Wager Halleck. In November 1861, President Lincoln appointed Halleck as a Major General and...

Date: 1864 

Description: This colored map of the southern and eastern states shows locations of battles and skirmishes from 1861 through May 1864 with red dots or red underlining o...

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Description: Engraved vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Extra. The Draft!

Date: 1864-09-24 

Description: Page from the Waukesha "Daily Freeman" newspaper listing draftees from Waukesha, Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee, Muskego, Vernon, Genesse, Summit, Delaf...

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