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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...

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Wounded Marine

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Corporal William (Bill) Fenton lays badly wounded, waiting for medical treatment. There is a note on his shirt that reads "urgent". Fenton survived the inj...

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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.'"

Photograph

Captain Hans Hanson

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Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Hans Hanson, a captain in Company C, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtained from the...

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

Date: 1944-11-24 

Description: Judson Pearsall, commander of the Madison chapter of the Disabled American Veterans, visiting with an injured soldier, Sargent James E. Spangberg, at the T...

Date: 1965 

Description: Bodies of several dead Viet Cong soldiers lying on a beach. Several U.S. soldiers observe as bodies are placed in the sand from a truck.

Date: 1945-02-01 

Description: Axel Olson with his sons Earl and Richard inspecting the Congressional Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to son and brother Sgt. Truman O. Olson. Truman...

Photograph

Henry Hauff

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Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry Hauff, a captain in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtained from the...

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

Description: Two soldiers carrying an injured man through the trenches. Caption reads: "Brancardiers [stretcher-bearers] carrying in a wounded pirla."

Date: 1945-10-01 

Description: Private First Class William Fenton, wounded in Iwo Jima, laughs after being returned to the United States, to St. Albans Naval Hospital. He is lying down i...

Photograph

William Burgeson

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of William Burgeson, a private in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform with musket across lap. The following informa...

Historical Essay

Island No. 10, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to related images and original documents.

Photograph

Christian Ruste

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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

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Lucius Fairchild during his tenure as Secretary of State of Wisconsin. Fairchild's arm was amputated after he was injured at the Battl...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1, 1863, the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry struggles to escape from encroaching Confederates

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Iver O. Myhre

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Description: A vignetted quarter-length studio portrait of Iver O. Myhre, a corporal in Company G, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from...

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Svend Samuelson

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Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Svend Samuelson, a second lieutenant in Company F, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obt...

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

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15th Wisconsin Flag

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Description: Regimental flags of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry. Also has a lists of its commanders; tallied total of people who died of wounds, disease, and accidents; an...

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