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Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a room filled with portraits and relics from the Civil War. A piano is placed below a window across the room, and the walls are lined with framed...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Obituary Notice of William H. Upham

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Description: Obituary notice of William H. Upham reported in a Racine, Wisconsin newspaper.

Wisconsin and the Civil War

Use the writing of Marcus "Brick" Pomeroy to examine different opinions on the Civil War

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: 1863-12-05 

Description: Engraving of the dedication ceremony for the Soldiers' National Cemetery, November 19,1863, that appeared in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." It was...

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

Examine the experience of Confederate prisoners at Camp Randall through newspaper articles

Date: 1863-07-04 

Description: Vicksburg Daily Citizen of July 2, 1864. This copy bears handwritten notes about the surrender of Vicksburg and the acquisition of the paper by Lewi...

Date: 1864-07-02 

Description: First edition of the July 2, 1864 edition of The Daily Citizen as set by James M. Swords.

Date: 1862-07 

Description: Lieutenant J.N.P. Bird, with newspaper, and Lieutenant Lefler, in front of Lieutenant Bird, with troops of the 7th Wisconsin Company I of the 7th Wisconsin...

Date: 1863-07-04 

Description: Blue and white floral print wallpaper on which the Vicksburg Daily Citizen of July 2, 1863 is printed.

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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Description: Photograph from a newspaper of three officers from Company K of the 5th Wisconsin: Lieutenant Lewis A. Day, Lieutenant Alfred T. Fleetwood, and Captain Sha...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A composite drawing, including photographic portraits, depicting "Doc" Aubrey, newsboy of the Iron Brigade, delivering papers to the camp where other membe...

Date: 1863-05-23 

Description: Cartoon appearing in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Page 144. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Copperheads nominally favored th...

Historical Essay

King, Gen. Rufus (1814-1876)

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Newspaper Editor

Brief biography of Gen. Rufus King, a leader of the famous Iron Brigade and influential newspaper editor.
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