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Photograph

Edwin D. Henry

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Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Edwin D. Henry, Company B, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.

Date: 1910-05-30 ca.

Description: Group portrait outdoors of the members of the Lucius Fairchild Post of the Grand Army of the Republic. The man fourth from the left (with the light hat) wa...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 23rd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on August 30, 1862.

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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...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Learn about the 44th Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War at Nashville and Paducah, Kentucky, and lost 58 men.

Date: 1862 

Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".

Photograph

George W. Honey

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Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of George W. Honey, Chaplain, F & S, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.

Print

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 

Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A two-story gallery of the Historical Society in the Wisconsin State Capitol, with captured Confederate army flags on display. This photograph was taken in...

Date: 1950-11-11 

Description: Mrs. Minnie Wiese of 317 West Washington Avenue, representing the Grand Army of the Republic, places a wreath at the base of the cenotaph at the Armistice...

Date: 1887-09-07 

Description: Group portrait of the 16th Wisconsin Infantry at the Wisconsin State Capitol, together with their wives and families, taken at their first reunion. Because...

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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...

Photograph

Plough Inn

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Plough Inn, 3402 Monroe Street. Built in 1853 and added onto in 1858. The home was originally built for German immigrants Frederick and Amelia Puanack, and...

Date: 1865-07-12 

Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

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

Photograph

Centennial Old Abe

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Centennial photograph of Old Abe, perched on a stars and stripes shield. The live war eagle was carried during the Civil War, by the 8th Wisconsin Voluntee...

Date: 1900 

Description: Side view of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881, he was stuffed, mounted, and placed in the...

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Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of James D. Butler, Jr., Company F, 44th Wisconsin Infantry, in his uniform.

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...

Photograph

Lansing Wilcox

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: Lansing Wilcox, 102-years of age, the last surviving Wisconsin veteran of the Grand Army of the Republic, is seated in a crowd of people attending a Wiscon...

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