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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: 1944 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Ellen G. Ainsworth, published in the Milwaukee Sentinel. She was an Army nurse killed in action on February 16th, 194...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Flight nurse, Gwen Jensen, on a plane with wounded soldiers. Jensen is wearing a jumpsuit. There are stretchers attached to the sides of the plane with wou...

Photograph

Christian Ruste

Date:  

Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Christian Ruste, a private in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform. The following information was obtained from t...

Photograph

John Johnson

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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: 1965-07-15 

Description: Medics treating Paratrooper Private First Class Richard F. Greene of Silver Springs, MD at Airborne battalion aid station at Santo Domingo, Dominican Repub...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "1st Arkansas confederate. Inf. in the 'Hornets Nest.'"

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

The Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia, in May 1864 pitted 100,000 Union troops against 52,000 Confederates.

Postcard

John Johnson

Date:  

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Statue of Colonel Hans Christian Heg, by Paul Fjelde, at the King Street approach to the Wisconsin State Capitol. Commander of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry,...

Photograph

Body on Stretcher

Date: 1945 

Description: A body on a stretcher lies on the deck of the USS "Samaritan". The body is covered by a blanket. His arm is visible and he has a small tattoo. Behind the s...

Date: 1942-10-21 

Description: War correspondents carry the flag-draped casket containing the body of Byron Darnton, the first casualty of their group; Bomana Military Cemetery, Port Mor...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Obituary Notice of William H. Upham

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Description: Obituary notice of William H. Upham reported in a Racine, Wisconsin newspaper.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Martha Pratt, assistant field director at the Red Cross hospital in Saipan, participates in conversational therapy with a soldier wounded in Iwo Jima. Prat...

Photograph

Erik Nelson Basness

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Erik N. Basness [as written on published Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 [Vol. 1...

Date: 1944 

Description: Original caption reads: "Coast guardsmen shuttle landing craft back and forth from the anchorage to the beach of Eniwetok Atoll, bringing in fighters and s...

Date: 1966-05-23 

Description: On a surprise visit to Bethesda Naval Hospital, President Lyndon Johnson shakes hands with John R. Kington, a Marine wounded in Vietnam. In the next bed is...

Photograph

Erik Larsen

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Erick Larsen [as written on Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 “Red Books” and in the Roster of Wisconsin Volun...

Photograph

Thor P. Sloan

Date:  

Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Thor P. Sloan, a first sergeant in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform, holding a musket across his c...

Photograph

Kittel Olson

Date:  

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

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