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Historical Essay

Champion Hill, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

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

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.

Historical Essay

Perryville, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War where more than 7,500 soldliers were killed.

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.

Date: 1971-11 ca.

Description: Poster recruiting University students to travel to Washington, D.C., to protest the Vietnamese Conflict. Features an image of a Vietnamese boy, repeated fi...

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.

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Description: Quarter-length oval studio portrait of Iver J. Sorlie [as written on the photograph backing; also written as Iver Johaneson on Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20...

Photograph

Iver A. Brandt

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Iver A. Brandt, a first sergeant in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regi...

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.

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Description: Three-quarter length oval studio portrait of Christian Knudson Dicken [as written on backing of photograph; also written as Christian Knudson on Descriptiv...

Photograph

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...

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of Andrew A. Brown, a captain in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtained from the Re...

Historical Essay

Stones River, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's involvement in the bloodiest major battle during the Civil War. This article includes links to related images and documents.

Date: 1945-02-01 

Description: Axel Olson, father of Sgt. Truman O. Olson, deceased, receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor from Col. W. Lutz Krigbaum on behalf of his son, who was k...

Photograph

Charles Solar Olson

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

Date: 1945 

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

Historical Essay

Antietam, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

This brief article on the Battle of Antietam includes links to battle maps, original documents, related images, and a longer account of the battle.

Date: 1945-03 

Description: Medical facilities, Iwo Jima plus nine. This image is one of many taken by Milwaukee photographer Dickey Chapelle in the aftermath of the landing at Iwo J...

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...

Date: 1990 

Description: Norwegian-born Colonel Hans Christian Heg of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry was mortally wounded at Chickamauga on 19 September 1863 and died the next day. Th...

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