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Date: 1965 

Description: Bodies of several dead Viet Cong soldiers lying on a beach. Several U.S. soldiers observe as bodies are placed in the sand from a truck.

Photograph

Ole Peterson

Date:  

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders cabinet card portrait of Ole Peterson, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform. The following information w...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Two men carry a wounded soldier on a stretcher toward the back of a waiting vehicle to transport him to another location. A grass-roofed building is in the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Death of Lieut. Col. Thompson 1st Arkansas Con. Inf."

Photograph

Helilift of Corpses

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Helilift of corpses after a Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi. The corpses are wrapped in sheets and lying atop mats on the ground in a field. S...

Date: 1863 

Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype of Lieutenant Albert Lamson, taken at Falmouth, Virginia. Lamson is posed, in military uniform, seated and holding a sword...

Photograph

Carrying Corpses

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Aftermath of a Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi. Children watch as a group of men begin to pick up corpses wrapped in sheets on woven mats.

Photograph

Erik Larsen

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Erick Larsen [as written on Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 “Red Books” and in the Roster of Wisconsin Volun...

Date: 1942-10-21 

Description: Darnton-Fahuestock funeral with a rifle squad at attention and two coffins draped with American flags, Bomana Military Cemetery in Port Moresby, New Guinea...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: World War I poster featuring two nurses in white gowns and hats. One of the women is behind a table preparing bandages, and the other woman is cradling a w...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 52nd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison in April 1865, at the very end of the war.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "1st Ark. Con. Regiment making a charge in "Hornets Nest.'"

Date:  

Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Louis Nelson Bolstad [as written on the photograph backing; also written as Louis Nelson on Regimental Descripti...

Historical Essay

Island No. 10, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to related images and original documents.

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Description: A three-quarter length studio portrait of John Ingmundson, a captain in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform with sword at his side. The followi...

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Lt. Commander Leonard (Leo) Thelen, Commanding Officer of the hospital, takes the pulse of a Marine line officer whose legs have been injured by shrapnel.

Date:  

Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Col. J.L. Geddis and part of 8th Iowa in the 'Hornets Nest.'"

Photograph

Helilift of Corpses

Date: 1962-06 

Description: In the aftermath of Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi, corpses await helilift. The corpses are wrapped in sheets and lying atop woven mats in a...

Photograph

Jacob Jacobson

Date:  

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jacob Jacobson [as written on the photograph backing; also written as Jacob Jackson on Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 (“Blu...

Date: 1944 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Ellen G. Ainsworth, published in the Milwaukee Sentinel. She was an Army nurse killed in action on February 16th, 194...

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