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Thomas Emmonson

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Thomas Emmonson, a private in Company C, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform and wearing a kepi [forage cap] displaying a “...

Photograph

Funeral, Vinh Quoi

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Funeral services in Vinh Quoi, Vietnam for casualties of a Viet Cong attack. Two bodies are lying covered with woven mats on top of white pallets. There ar...

Historical Essay

Spotsylvania, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's involvement in one of the fiercest battles of the Civil War. This article includes links to primary sources and battle maps.

Date: 1945-07-06 

Description: Capt. (Dr.) Gunnar Quisling is shown with a device (a surgical caliper or sliding square) he perfected for rapid detection of foreign bodies in wounded sol...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

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Samuel C. Johnson

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Description: Waist-up seated oval portrait of Corporal Samuel C. Johnson from A seated, a corporal in C Company, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform with corporal chevr...

Historical Essay

Missionary Ridge, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's role in one of the engagements that broke the Confederate siege of Chattanooga, TN. The article includes links to related documents.

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Description: Medical personnel load a wounded Prussian into an ambulance. Captioned: "A wounded Prussian being loaded in my car for evacuation. He was shot just under h...

Photograph

Knut Larson Gjermo

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Portrait of Knut Larson Gjermo, Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in his Civil War uniform. The following information is in the published Roster of Wisco...

Photograph

Funeral, Vinh Quoi

Date: 1962-06 

Description: A woman holding a baby stands in front of two dead bodies laid out for a funeral in a open-air, covered building. The men were killed during a Viet Cong at...

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1863-11 ca.

Description: Photograph of Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin made by Mathew Brady in Washington, D.C. about three months after the Battle of Gettysburg. Severely wo...

Photograph

Ole Larson

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Ole Larson, a private in C Company, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform. The following information was obtained f...

Postcard

John Johnson

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of John Johnson, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regimental an...

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Lucius Fairchild during his tenure as Secretary of State of Wisconsin. Fairchild's arm was amputated after he was injured at the Battl...

Photograph

Funeral, Vinh Quoi

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Women and children crouch around bodies laid out for funerals covered with woven mats. The deceased were killed during a Viet Cong raid of Vinh Quoi, Vietn...

Date: 1944-05-22 

Description: A Japanese bomber going down in flames after having been surprised by a Coronado flying boat of Fleet Air Wing Two. This photograph, which was shot from t...

Photograph

Torger Roethe

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Torger Roethe [as written on portrait backing; also written as Torger Larson on all rosters; also written as Torger Larson R...

Date: 1945-03-15 

Description: Hulda Gieschen and Dr. Warren E. Gilson, who specializes in electro-physiology and medical electronics at the University of Wisconsin, are looking at a Gil...

Photograph

Nazi Bodies

Date: 1939 

Description: Bodies of Germans killed by Poles in Lemberg when the Nazis invaded Poland. American journalist Alvin Steinkopf was one of a number of journalists from neu...

Photograph

James Overson

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Description: Vignetted quarter-length cabinet card portrait of James Overson, a private in C Company, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained fr...

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