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Description: The Civil War Room of the Historical Society Museum photographed sometime after 1900 when the society moved from third Wisconsin State Capitol to its new b...

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Description: An eagle of the same type as "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, displayed in the Civil War Roo...

Date: 1898 before

Description: "Confederate Rest" in Forest Hill Cemetery where Confederate prisoners of war who died at Camp Randall are buried. In this early photograph, there is a woo...

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

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

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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. Old...

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Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, photographed for the "Old Abe Museum of Ornithology"...

Historical Essay

Old Abe, the War Eagle

Civil War Mascot, 8th Wisconsin Infantry

Read about the war eagle who served as the mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry. This article contains links to original documents, images, and accounts.

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

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

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Description: Old Abe, the eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment of the Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, perched on a log with the background of a rural Wisconsin valley. There...

Date: 1961 

Description: A Confederate Rest at the Forest Hill cemetery, showing the graves of Confederate soldiers who died at Camp Randall as prisoners of war in 1862. The men w...

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Carte-de-visite Centennial portrait "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, by J.M. Fowler, sold by J.O. Barrett in Philadelphia, Pennsylvan...

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Governor's Guard

Read about a very influential Civil War Colonel that served as aide-de-camp to the top commanders of the Iron Brigade. Includes inks to learn more.

Date: 1937-09-07 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the members of the Grand Army of the republic at a reunion. The group appears to be posing on the steps of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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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...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 4th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Utley in Racine and mustered into service on July 9, 1861.

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Description: A Civil War guard house at Camp Randall, still standing as of 1962.

Date: 1980 

Description: Confederate Graves at Forest Hill Cemetery. Each headstone has a Confederate flag stuck in the earth next to it.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Learn how Cordelia Harvey established a hospital in Madison to help Civil War soldiers

Painting

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...

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