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Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 8th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison, mustered into service September 13, 1861, and left for St. Louis on October 12, 1861.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 20th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on August 23, 1862.

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

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,...

Date: 1945-06-07 

Description: Group portrait of Red Cross sponsored group, "Parlor Tricks", who entertain convalescent patients in the Army Air Force's regional hosptial at Truax Field....

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 34th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on December, 1862.

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...

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: 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: 1945-02-01 

Description: Axel Olson, father of Sgt. Truman O. Olson, deceased, receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor from Col. W. Lutz Krigbaum on behalf of his son, who was k...

Date: 1972-11 

Description: Vietnam anti-war poster proclaiming that the human cost of the war has been six million people under Nixon's term as President. Features a picture of Presi...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 45th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison on November 8, 1864.

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,...

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...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 49th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison between December 24, 1864, and March 5, 1865.

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: 1945-03-03 

Description: Soldier helping a woman use a Handie Talkie at the Ray-O-Vac & RMR promotional exhibit set up at the Capitol Theatre. "This battery is the heart of the...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 2nd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison, and mustered into service for three years on June 11, 1861.

Date: 1944-11-24 

Description: Judson Pearsall, commander of the Madison chapter of the Disabled American Veterans, visiting with an injured soldier, Sargent James E. Spangberg, at the T...

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....

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