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Date: 1945-02 

Description: Wounded men lay in a foxhole in Iwo Jima waiting to be moved to another location.

Photograph

Halvor D. Halvorson

Date:  

Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Halvor D. Halvorson, a private of Company D, 5th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from...

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Lt. Commander Leonard (Leo) Thelen, Commanding Officer of the hospital, takes the pulse of a Marine line officer whose legs have been injured by shrapnel.

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of McPherson's Woods, where General John Reynolds, commanding the First Corps of which Wisconsin's 2nd, 6th, and 7th regiments were a part, was...

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...

Historical Essay

Bull Run, First Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's involvement in the first major engagement of the Civil War. Article includes links to related images and documents.

Photograph

Jefferson Coates

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Francis Jefferson Coates of the 7th Wisconsin who earned the Medal of Honor for bravery at the Battle of Gettysburg. Sergeant Coates was so severely wounde...

Photograph

John Johnson

Date:  

Description: Three-quarter length oval studio portrait of John Johnson, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform. The following information was obtain...

Photograph

Hans Christian Heg

Date:  

Description: Vignetted, head and shoulders cabinet card portrait of Hans Christian Heg, a colonel in the Wisconsin 15th Infantry. The following information was obtained...

Date: 1945-04 ca.

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

Photograph

John Johnson

Date:  

Description: Head and shoulders oval portrait of John Johnson, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regiment...

Date: 1951-10-09 

Description: The Distinguished Service Cross for heroism was given posthumously to Capt. Robert Walker, Lancaster, who was killed as the result of heroic action near Sa...

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 ca.

Description: Sgt. Vincent Brencick, USMC, IV Division, commander and sole survivor of the crew of the General Sherman tank Capetown, set afire by a mine. Sgt. Br...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Field Hospital on the Right of C...

Photograph

Lt. Nils J. Gilbert

Date:  

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: 1863 

Description: An engraving of the Battle of Gettysburg, after the painting by P.F. Rothermel.

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.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 1st Wisconsin Infantry. Includes links to a longer history, the Infantry's roster, list of casualities, original documents and assignments.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A woman with a badge marked "Bell Telephone System" holds a telephone cradle while handing a wounded marine a telephone receiver. The marine is lying in be...

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