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Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 20th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on August 23, 1862.

Date: 1971-09 

Description: Poster calling for University of Wisconsin students to visit Washington, D.C., in the fall of 1971 as part of a civil disobedience demonstration. Features...

Date:  

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: 1961 

Description: A Confederate Rest at the Forest Hill cemetery, showing the graves of Confederate soldiers who died at Camp Randall as prisoners of war in 1862. The men w...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Confederate graves in the Forest Hill Cemetery.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 34th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on December, 1862.

Date: 1945-03-15 

Description: Hulda Gieschen and Dr. Warren E. Gilson, who specializes in electro-physiology and medical electronics at the University of Wisconsin, are looking at a Gil...

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: 1945-07-27 

Description: Funeral wreath with photograph in center of Lieut. William T. Gleason, at Lieut. Gleason's funeral service held on July 27, 1945, at St. Bernard's Church....

Date: 1944-12-21 

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

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

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

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....

Date: 1952-05-30 

Description: Two members of the Oregon Veterans of Foreign Wars drill team and some of the crowd gathered at Forest Hill Cemetery during services to dedicate a marble m...

Photograph

Memorial Day

Date: 1961-05-30 

Description: World War I veteran Edward J. Starr watches the Memorial Day service at the State Capitol while holding a small American flag. He is from a Menominee India...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 12th Wisconsin Infantry was organized between October 18 and December 13, 1861, at Camp Randall in Madison.

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Description: Monument for Colonel Hans Heg designed by Paul Fjelde in the 1920s.

Date: 1961 

Description: A Confederate Rest at the Forest Hill Cemetery, with graves of Confederate soldiers who died as prisoners of war in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1862.

Historical Essay

Old Abe and the Iron Brigade

Wisconsin in the Civil War

Discover how a pet eagle named Old Abe helped Wisconsin serve the Union in the Civil War

Date: 1945-02-01 

Description: Axel Olson, father of Sgt. Truman O. Olson, deceased, receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor from Col. W. Lutz Krigbaum on behalf of his son, who was k...

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