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Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Governor's Guard
Description: Photograph of a painting of "Old Abe" by L.A. Dow, 1905. The original painting is in the War Museum, Wisconsin State Capitol, Madison, Wisconsin.
Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...
Description: Chromolithograph portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of Company C, 8th Wisconsin Regiment (the Eau Claire Eagles). Old Abe is perched on a cannon with his...
Description: Scouts from Nichols School prepare the flag for the Explorer Court of Awards that preceded the Boy Scout Explorer Ball held at the Army Reserve armory. The...
Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher
Date: 1917-09-07 ca.
Description: Reunion of the Grand Army of the Republic at Camp Randall, members of the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (the mostly Scandinavian unit commanded by Colo...
Wisconsin Civil War Regiment
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,...
Description: Confederate Graves at Forest Hill Cemetery. Each headstone has a Confederate flag stuck in the earth next to it.
Description: Old Abe souvenir carte-de-visite sold by J.O. Barrett during the United States centennial, 1876.
Old Abe is on a bird perch, facing forward, with his h...
Description: Norwegian-born Colonel Hans Christian Heg of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry was mortally wounded at Chickamauga on 19 September 1863 and died the next day. Th...
Description: Carte-de-visite Centennial portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, by J.M. Fowler, sold by J.O. Barrett in Philadelphia, Pennsyl...
Description: A Civil War guard house at Camp Randall, still standing as of 1962.
Description: A stone sculpture of the eagle Old Abe, mascot of the Civil War Eighth Wisconsin Infantry. The stylized sculpture of an eagle features "Old Abe" carved in...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Daniel J. Dill, 30th Wisconsin Infantry.
Description: Exterior view of the GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) Memorial Hall, 118 Monona Avenue, (Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard as of January 19, 1987). The bui...
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant William H. Howes, Company H, 30th Wisconsin Infantry.
Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...
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