1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
.

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...

Date:  

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:  

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...

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

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

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...

Photograph

Hans Heg Statue

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The statue of Colonel Hans Christian Heg (1829-1863), commander of the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the Civil War, as it stands in front o...

Date: 1970-11-22 

Description: A cannon from the Civil War which stands outside the Camp Randall Memorial Building. It is one of several preserved on the grounds.

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...

Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher

A brief biography of Wisconsin’s Florence Nightingale, Cordelia Harvey who was a strong voice for innovatring Civil War Military hospitals.

Date: 1865 

Description: Plan and elevation of the post hospital at Camp Randall.

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

Speakers Bureau

Michael Edmonds is a WHS Programs and Outreach member and a member of the Wisconsin Historical Society Speakers Bureau.

Date: 1861 date unknown

Description: Hand-drawn poster by S.W. Martin of the Civil War officers and men of the Kickapoo Rangers of the 12th Regiment, Company K. Above and to the left of the li...

Date: 1865-05-23 

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...

Date: 1864-12 

Description: Andrew Gallup's commission in the 6th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. A certificate printed in black ink with a red seal of Wisconsin attached, ha...

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: 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...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War."
Upper left, "18. ft diam 'SIBLEY' TENT."
Upper right, "18. ft diam HASK...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.