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Date: 1830 ca.

Description: Portrait of Dr. William Beaumont who conducted some of his famous experiments on human digestion while posted at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien in 1830....

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A damaged blockhouse constructed with logs. In the distance are more buildings. It appears the roof of the fortification has sustained some damage and logs...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Depiction of the National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Boston, Massachusetts. On the border surrounding the group portrait are ind...

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...

Date: 1940-11-08 

Description: Full-length portrait of Herbert Bisno, of Tripp Hall, in his United States ROTC uniform. He is standing on a platform in front of a curtain.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Members of the Wisconsin Light Guard standing in formation in a field. There is a hill in the background lined with trees.

Photograph

Blockhouse interior

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Interior of blockhouse No. 2 looking out, showing use of timbers to reinforce the fortification's construction. There is a partial image of a soldier stand...

Date: 1945-02-22 

Description: The batter swings at an exhibition baseball game on a Naval Base on Kwajalein Island of the Marshall Islands in the South Pacific. Both teams had Big Leagu...

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

Description: Three soldiers posing for a group portrait. Caption reads: "Three handsome African lads, serving in a division from Morocco."

Photograph

Mortar Entrenchment

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A three inch trench mortar entrenchment, surrounded by piles of logs and barbed wire fence going beyond the log fortification into a forested area. Two sol...

Date: 1944-01-24 

Description: "Beach Road," Robert Doyle's caption in the Milwaukee Journal said it best, "Saidor travel Bureau never reports roads impassable as long as wheels a...

Photograph

Johnnie Potter

Date:  

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Johnnie Potter standing in uniform. He is standing next to a table, and there is a sword on his left side. The boy...

Photograph

Mess Hall

Date:  

Description: Interior of a mess tent in Saudia Arabia with soldiers in line for food during the Persian Gulf War.

Print

Libby Prison

Date:  

Description: Woodcut of "Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.--Place of Confinement for U.S. Soldiers Captured by the Rebels.--From a Photograph." This view includes tents and t...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A giant goblet being hovered over by a skeleton. Inside the goblet is a dead soldier with a Confederate flag in his hand. The caption below reads, "SECESSI...

Photograph

Blockhouse No. 1

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View looking up hill towards Blockhouse No. 1 that is constructed from timbers and earth. The fortification appears to be partially constructed into the to...

Date: 1943 

Description: Two uniformed men sit inside an International K-1 U.S. Coast Guard truck parked on a beach while another man speaks to them through the open passenger door...

Photograph

E.G. Kheeland

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of E.G. Kheeland of Monroe, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a B-flat horn. The but...

Date: 1946-06-18 

Description: Display window at Leath Furniture Company, 117-119 State Street. Features Sealy mattresses in bedroom setting, soldier sleeping in a twin bed dreaming of a...

Date: 1900-01-01 ca.

Description: Roster of Company C from the 19th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Presented to the State Historical Society by Calvin E. Morley.

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