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Date: 1945-05-19 

Description: Colonel Robert S. Allen, photographed in Germany only a few days after being wounded and captured by the Germans. It was a German surgeon who amputated his...

Photograph

Andrew Torguson

Date:  

Description: Vignetted quarter-length head and shoulders profile cabinet card portrait of Andrew Torguson [as written on portrait; also written as Andrew Torkelson on D...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Robert S. Allen, a well-known journalist who lost his arm while serving during World War II, purchases Easter Seals from a handicapped girl. Allen was act...

Photograph

Simon A. Myhre

Date:  

Description: Waist-up seated oval studio portrait of Peter A. Myhre, a corporal in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform holding a musket across his chest. The...

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Historical Essay

Shiloh, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in one of the bloodiest battles during the Civil War. This article includes links to related documents and images.

Photograph

Gunder E. Hansen

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders oval portrait of Gunder E. Hanson, a private in Company C, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regi...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Confederate graves in the Forest Hill Cemetery.

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Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Gen. S.A. Hurlbut and Union Troops in 'Hornets Nest.'"

Photograph

Samuel C. Johnson

Date:  

Description: Waist-up seated oval portrait of Corporal Samuel C. Johnson from A seated, a corporal in C Company, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform with corporal chevr...

Photograph

Torger Larson

Date:  

Description: Full-length cabinet card portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Torger Larson, a private in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform holding a mus...

Date:  

Description: Marine Franklin Hofele sits aboard the USS "Samaritan" with injuries.

Date:  

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Lieutenant Alonzo Cushing of Battery A, 4th Artillery, U.S.A.

Historical Essay

Gettysburg, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in one of the most pivotal battles of the Civil War. This article includes links to related images and documents.

Date: 1944-12-21 

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

Date: 1888 

Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing the Civil War Battle of Atlanta. Produced for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, the poster features insets...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Death of Lieut. Col. Thompson 1st Arkansas Con. Inf."

Photograph

Ole Larson

Date:  

Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Ole Larson, a private in C Company, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform. The following information was obtained f...

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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