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Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 32nd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Bragg in Oshkosh and mustered into service on September 25, 1862.

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Ole E. Troan

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Description: Quarter-length oval studio portrait of Ole E. Troan [as written on the photograph backing, Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 ("Blue Books") and published roster...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 39th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Washburn in Milwaukee and mustered in on June 3, 1864.

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Description: A woman is placing a baby in a basket held by a little boy. Behind her, a man lies prone holding another child, while two soldiers walk towards a house in...

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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...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Co. F of the 29th Infantry, U.S. Colored Troops, was the only African American Civil War unit credited to Wisconsin

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: 1st Headquarters of General Geor...

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Body on Stretcher

Date: 1945 

Description: A body on a stretcher lies on the deck of the USS "Samaritan". The body is covered by a blanket. His arm is visible and he has a small tattoo. Behind the s...

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Description: Marine Franklin Hofele sits aboard the USS "Samaritan" with injuries.

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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....

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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Ole Black

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Description: Waist-up seated oval studio portrait of Ole Back, a sergeant in Company A, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtained from...

Date: 1945 

Description: Marines, killed in action, lie on stretchers covered with ponchos on the beach at Iwo Jima. Four marines attend to the dead. Tents, military boats, and an...

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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...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 4th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Utley in Racine and mustered into service on July 9, 1861.

Date: 1944-12-21 

Description: Staff Sergeant Johnnie White celebrating Christmas at Truax Field hospital.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A nurse aboard the USS "Samaritan" feeds a wounded soldier. The man is sitting up in bed as the nurse raises a fork full of food to his mouth. There is a t...

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Erik Nelson Basness

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Erik N. Basness [as written on published Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 [Vol. 1...

Date: 1862-08 ca.

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

Historical Essay

Perryville, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War where more than 7,500 soldliers were killed.
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