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Hero of the Confederacy

Discover the story of Belle Boyd, the celebrity Civil War spy who died while performing in the Wisconsin Dells.

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...

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Martin Jorgensen

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

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Kittel Olson

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Kittel Olson, a private in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform. The following information was obtained...

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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...

Date: 1945 

Description: A badly wounded Marine suffers with an abdominal injury in Iwo Jima. A medic sits near him checking his identification tag.

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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.'"

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Description: Wisconsin Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians Foster DeCorah and sons. Foster and son Robert served in Co. D of the 128th Infantry and were killed in WWI.

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Osten Rulland

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Osten Rulland [as written on published Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers (1914) and on the Regimental Descriptive R...

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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...

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Paul M. Paulson Slatten [as written on backing of photograph; also written as Paul M. Paulson on Descriptive Rolls, Volume...

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Andrew L. Fosse

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Andrew L. Fosse, a private in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obta...

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Johannes M. Johnson

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Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Johannes M. Johnson [as written on the photograph backing; also written and known as John M. Johnson on Descriptive Rolls...

Lesson Plan

The Costs of War

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Students study national records detailing casualties resulting from World War II and draw conclusions

Date: 1945-03 

Description: At Iwo Jima Airfield #1 Gwen Jensen, a flight nurse, talks with wounded Marines who are about to be evacuated by airplane. Mount Surabachi, from which the...

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Description: Vignetted waist-up studio portrait of John Johnson, a private in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform holding his musket across his chest. The fo...

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Severt Peterson

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Severt Peterson [as written on backing of photograph and published roster: Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion (191...

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.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Date: 1949-09-22 

Description: Dedication of a drinking fountain at Central High School as a memorial to Pfc. James Hammond, son of Howard and Regina Hammond, 114 North Bassett Street. H...

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