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A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Date: 1945-06-07 

Description: Group portrait of Red Cross sponsored group, "Parlor Tricks", who entertain convalescent patients in the Army Air Force's regional hosptial at Truax Field....

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 45th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison on November 8, 1864.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.

Photograph

15th Wisconsin Flag

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Description: Regimental flags of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry. Also has a lists of its commanders; tallied total of people who died of wounds, disease, and accidents; an...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Martha Pratt, assistant field director at the Red Cross hospital in Saipan, participates in conversational therapy with a soldier wounded in Iwo Jima. Prat...

Date: 1945 

Description: Overhead view of wounded soldiers being transported to the USS "Samaritan".

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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Description: Application to admit a child to the Soldiers' Orphans' Home, at Madison, Wisconsin, who had lost their father in the Civil War.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 49th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison between December 24, 1864, and March 5, 1865.

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...

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...

Historical Essay

Prairie Grove, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's involvement in the Civil War battle that took place in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. This article includes links to related documents.

Date: 1945-02-01 

Description: Axel Olson with his sons Earl and Richard inspecting the Congressional Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to son and brother Sgt. Truman O. Olson. Truman...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Date: 1945-02 

Description: A marine from the USS "Samaritan" lays on a stretcher with his eyes bandaged.

Photograph

Thor P. Sloan

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Thor P. Sloan, a first sergeant in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform, holding a musket across his c...

Historical Essay

Champion Hill, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

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

Photograph

Henry Hauff

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Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry Hauff, a captain in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtained from the...

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Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Gen. W.H.L. Wallace's 2nd Div. Army of the Tenn."

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