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Date: 1961 

Description: A Confederate Rest at the Forest Hill Cemetery, with graves of Confederate soldiers who died as prisoners of war in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1862.

Date: 1971-11 ca.

Description: Poster recruiting University students to travel to Washington, D.C., to protest the Vietnamese Conflict. Features an image of a Vietnamese boy, repeated fi...

Date: 1945-07-06 

Description: Capt. (Dr.) Gunnar Quisling is shown with a device (a surgical caliper or sliding square) he perfected for rapid detection of foreign bodies in wounded sol...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Burial plot at Forest Hill Cemetery, where 140 Confederate prisoners of war were interred after perishing at Camp Randall military prison during the spring...

Date: 1944-12-21 

Description: Staff Sergeant Johnnie White celebrating Christmas at Truax Field hospital.

Date: 1945-07-27 

Description: Funeral wreath with photograph in center of Lieut. William T. Gleason, at Lieut. Gleason's funeral service held on July 27, 1945, at St. Bernard's Church....

Date: 1951-10-09 

Description: The Distinguished Service Cross for heroism was given posthumously to Capt. Robert Walker, Lancaster, who was killed as the result of heroic action near Sa...

Date: 1949-03-20 

Description: The University of Wisconsin honored the dead of four wars with a concert presented by the University Symphony orchestra and chorus that was attended by som...

Date: 1972-04-23 

Description: Plot in the Forest Hill Cemetery at 1 Speedway Road in which 105 Confederate soldiers are buried. They died while confined in Madison's Camp Randall during...

Photograph

Jacob Learn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up ferrotype/tintype portrait of Jacob Learn, a Private in the Wisconsin 29th infantry, Company K. He enlisted in August 1862 and died on August 19th...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 42nd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on September 7, 1864.

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Description: Monument for Colonel Hans Heg designed by Paul Fjelde in the 1920s.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Statue of Colonel Hans Christian Heg, by Paul Fjelde, at the King Street approach to the Wisconsin State Capitol. Commander of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry,...

Learn about Wisconsin's contributions to the Civil War effort, including the Iron Brigade and Old Abe, the war eagle.

Date: 1971-01-21 ca.

Description: Poster advertising an Anti-U.S. Military Ball, held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Memorial Union. Features a woman with a gun slung over her sho...

Date: 1945-03-15 

Description: Hulda Gieschen and Dr. Warren E. Gilson, who specializes in electro-physiology and medical electronics at the University of Wisconsin, are looking at a Gil...

Date: 1945-02-01 

Description: Axel Olson with his sons Earl and Richard inspecting the Congressional Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to son and brother Sgt. Truman O. Olson. Truman...

Date: 1971-09 

Description: Poster calling for University of Wisconsin students to visit Washington, D.C., in the fall of 1971 as part of a civil disobedience demonstration. Features...

Date: 1949-09-22 

Description: Dedication of a drinking fountain at Central High School as a memorial to Pfc. James Hammond, son of Howard and Regina Hammond, 114 North Bassett Street. H...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 12th Wisconsin Infantry was organized between October 18 and December 13, 1861, at Camp Randall in Madison.
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