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Date: 1862-02-13 

Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.

Date: 1865-07-12 

Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

Date: 1863-06-28 

Description: A letter written by W.D. Bartlett to his cousin describing life as a Civil War soldier.

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...

Date: 1862-08-29 

Description: A letter written by President Abraham Lincoln to Major General McClellan, written at the time of the Second Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, VA.

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

In this lesson students will examine the letter of John Cronk to learn more about Camp Randall and the role Wisconsin played in the Civil War

Date: 1865-07-14 

Description: The first page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for cari...

Photograph

Sketch of Weston

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Description: Marginal sketch of a view of Weston from original letters written by Private Edmund F. Bennett of Newport, Wisconsin, Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunteers.

Date: 1864-06-08 

Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Lieutenant in the 2nd Wisconsin Calvary.

Date: 1863-09-18 

Description: The first page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.

Date: 1862-03-25 

Description: Brief letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton asking to see the files for Carl Schurz of Wisconsin and Milo Smith Haskell (...

Wisconsin and the Civil War: Camp Randall

Use the letters of Civil War solders to take a closer look at Camp Randall and Wisconsin's role in the Civil War

Date: 1865-07-14 

Description: The second page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for car...

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Description: Marginal sketch of a soldier on guard from original letters written by Private Edmund F. Bennet of Newport, Wisconsin, Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunteers...

Date: 1864-01-02 

Description: George W. Noble's discharge letter from the Union Army during the Civil War.

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Description: Marginal sketch of a soldier firing his rifle from original letters written by Private Edmund F. Bennett of Newport, Wisconsin, Company E, 12th Wisconsin V...

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Description: Marginal sketch of two artillery pieces from original letters written by Private Edmund F. Bennett of Newport, Wisconsin, Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunte...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Letterhead with an illustration of a soldier on guard duty in camp and the name of the associations' officers.

Date: 1863-09-18 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.

Date: 1863-01-08 

Description: Letter from John L. Mitchell to his mother describing combat and conditions at Camp Bradley near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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