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Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Second Lieutenant Louis Connick smiles for a photograph aboard USS "Samaritan", a hospital ship. He is lying in a bed and holding a cigarette. He is shirtl...

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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....

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Description: Wounded soldiers are led from the USS Samaritan, a hospital ship.

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Fresh Casualty

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Marine corporal with his arm in a sling after being shot in the upper arm at Iwo Jima. Another wounded soldier sits beside him with a bandage on his head.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Site of the Battle of Antietam. The bloody lane.

Photograph

Jacob Learn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up ferrotype/tintype portrait of Jacob Learn, a Private in the Wisconsin 29th infantry, Company K. He enlisted in August 1862 and died on August 19th...

Date: 1967-09-28 

Description: The bronze star is awarded posthumously to Private First Class Thomas E. Broome for bravery in action in Vietnam. Broome's father Stanley Broome is accepti...

Photograph

War Memorial

Date: 1919-02-18 ca.

Description: A memory to those who died of honor. Caption reads: "A common sight in the wake of the battle of the Marne."

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 48th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Washburn in Milwaukee in February-March 1865, just a few weeks before the war ended.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

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

Photograph

Wounded Marine

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Corporal William (Bill) Fenton lays badly wounded, waiting for medical treatment. There is a note on his shirt that reads "urgent". Fenton survived the inj...

Date: 1945-04 ca.

Description: Two medics tend to a wounded soldier laying on a cot at a field hospital at Okinawa.

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...

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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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: 1990 

Description: Norwegian-born Colonel Hans Christian Heg of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry was mortally wounded at Chickamauga on 19 September 1863 and died the next day. Th...

Date: 1945-03 

Description: At Iwo Jima Airfield #1 Gwen Jensen, a flight nurse, talks with wounded Marines who are about to be evacuated by airplane. Mount Surabachi, from which the...

Photograph

Knud Olson Dokken

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Knud Olson Dokken [as written on photograph backing and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20; also as Knud Olson on published rost...

Date: 1971-11 ca.

Description: Poster recruiting University students to travel to Washington, D.C., to protest the Vietnamese Conflict. Features an image of a Vietnamese boy, repeated fi...

Photograph

Jacob Jacobson

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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...

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