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Date: 1862-08 ca.

Description: Color lithograph of Union lines in the midst of battle.

Date: 1949-09-22 

Description: Dedication of a drinking fountain at Central High School as a memorial to Pfc. James Hammond, son of Howard and Regina Hammond, 114 North Bassett Street. H...

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Description: Outdoor group portrait of women and one child alongside the graves of Colonel Hans Heg, commander of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, and his daughter Annetta....

Date: 1945-10-01 

Description: Private First Class George Bebbington, who was wounded in Iwo Jima, rests at the St. Albans Naval Hospital in the United States. He is smiling and relaxing...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

The Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia, in May 1864 pitted 100,000 Union troops against 52,000 Confederates.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Photograph

Lt. Nils J. Gilbert

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Description: Full-length portrait of Nils J. Gilbert, a first lieutenant in Company A, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regiment...

Date: 1863-07-02 

Description: Parole document issued to Colonel Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg after being wounded on the first day...

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: 1949-03-20 

Description: The University of Wisconsin honored the dead of four wars with a concert presented by the University Symphony orchestra and chorus that was attended by som...

Photograph

William Burgeson

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of William Burgeson, a private in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform with musket across lap. The following informa...

Photograph

Andrew Torguson

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Description: Vignetted quarter-length head and shoulders profile cabinet card portrait of Andrew Torguson [as written on portrait; also written as Andrew Torkelson on D...

Date: 1945-05-19 

Description: Colonel Robert S. Allen, photographed in Germany only a few days after being wounded and captured by the Germans. It was a German surgeon who amputated his...

Photograph

Ole T. Westby

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Description: Head and shoulders vignetted cabinet card portrait of Ole T. Westby, a private in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtaine...

Photograph

Osten Rulland

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Osten Rulland [as written on published Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers (1914) and on the Regimental Descriptive R...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 42nd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on September 7, 1864.

Photograph

Henry Clay Taylor

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of 2nd Lieutenant Henry Clay Taylor (1838-1864), 21st Wisconsin Infantry, Company A, wearing a Union soldier's uniform. Henry was a bookke...

Date: 1942-10-21 

Description: Byron Darnston coffin being borne to the grave by war correspondent pallbearers; Bomana Military Cemetery, Port Moresby, New Guinea.

Photograph

Medical Evacuation

Date: 1951-11 

Description: A wounded Korean War soldier being carried on an airplane for evacuation to a military hospital in Japan. This snapshot was taken by journalist and news co...

Photograph

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...

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