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Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

Examine the experience of Confederate prisoners at Camp Randall through newspaper articles

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A heavily retouched photographic view of Libby Prison. This view shows tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings.

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.

Date: 1944-09-18 

Description: Prisoner of war cage at the 2nd Division Camp at Guipavas, France. Groups of Nazi prisoners are being guarded by Allied soldiers.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: German prisoners of war line up for inspection outside their barracks before going to work at a local cannery.

Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.

Historical Essay

Old Abe and the Iron Brigade

Wisconsin in the Civil War

Discover how a pet eagle named Old Abe helped Wisconsin serve the Union in the Civil War

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: A work shift of German prisoners at a prisoner of war camp are being loaded onto a truck to be conveyed to work at a local cannery.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the Confederate prison Castle Thunder.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: Two German prisoners and two American officers discussing some papers while standing outdoors. In the background, German prisoners of war are lined up for...

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: Two German prisoners of war, at a prisoner of war camp, cutting rye bread. The food preparation area includes large quantities of bread on another table co...

Date: 1864 

Description: Aerial view, probably from a lithograph, of the prison for Confederate soldiers at Rock Island.

Print

Libby Prison

Date:  

Description: Woodcut of "Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.--Place of Confinement for U.S. Soldiers Captured by the Rebels.--From a Photograph." This view includes tents and t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lantern slide of the Illinois Memorial at Andersonville National Cemetery. A bronze sculpture depicting Columbia, Youth and a Maiden is mounte...

Date:  

Description: Commemorative poster honoring duties of the States and those that fought and lead the war.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: Elevated view of a work shift of German prisoners at a prisoner of war camp marching to a truck to be conveyed to work at a local cannery.

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 

Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Fragment of the Andersonville Prison Stockade among overgrowth of trees.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.

Date: 1944-09-18 

Description: High-ranking German Naval Officers arriving at the prisoner of war cage at the 2nd Division Camp at Guipavas, France. Allied soldiers are standing guard an...

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