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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...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 2nd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison, and mustered into service on June 11, 1861.

Photograph

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...

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Martin Jorgensen

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Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Martin Jorgensen, a private in Company A, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regim...

Photograph

Nazi Bodies

Date: 1939 

Description: Bodies of Germans killed by Poles in Lemberg when the Nazis invaded Poland. American journalist Alvin Steinkopf was one of a number of journalists from neu...

Photograph

Peter Ofstedal

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Description: Vignetted quarter-length cabinet card portrait of Peter Olson [as written on published Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, Volume 1 and Regimental Descriptive...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 8th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison, mustered into service September 13, 1861, and left for St. Louis on October 12, 1861.

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...

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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German Bodies

Date: 1939 

Description: Digging for bodies in a mass grave near Lemberg, Poland, where German civilians were killed by the Poles during the Nazi invasion. American journalist Alvi...

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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...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Flight nurse, Gwen Jensen, with Private first class George Berier. Berier's head is wrapped in gauze, and he is preparing to take medicine. Jensen is weari...

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Theodore K. Hundeby

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Theodore K. Hundeby, a sergeant in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained fr...

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.

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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: 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.'"

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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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...

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