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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...
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: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Edwin J. Farr, Assistant Surgeon, F & S, 30th Wisconsin Infantry.
One Man's Journey from Slavery to Madison Business Owner to State Assembly Staff Member
Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...
Date: 1926-10-17 ca.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Louis Rolfson, a private in Company C, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regimental and D...
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Edwin D. Henry, Company B, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.
Description: A hand-drawn poster, produced by S.W. Martin's Writing Academy of Madison, listing the officers and men of the 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry,...
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...
Description: Confederate Graves at Forest Hill Cemetery. Each headstone has a Confederate flag stuck in the earth next to it.
Wisconsin Civil War Regiment
Civil War Mascot, 8th Wisconsin Infantry
Description: Tintype waist-up portrait of Jacob Learn, a Private in the Wisconsin 29th infantry, Company K. He enlisted in August 1862 and died on August 19th 1862 of d...
Description: The Civil War eagle Old Abe became the trademark of the J.I. Case Company, manufacturers of steam tractors and other farm machinery. This tractor is at wor...
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...
Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Manufacturer
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: An exterior view of the Plough Inn, located at 3402 Monroe Street. Built in 1853 and added onto in 1858. The home was originally built for German immigrant...
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of George W. Honey, Chaplain, F & S, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.
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