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Basic statistics pertaining to Wisconsin's involvement in the Civil War.

Civil War Battle Summary

Brief summary of the Battle of Appomattox Court House where Confederate General Robert E. Lee was forced to surrender to Union commander Ulysses S. Grant.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Co. F of the 29th Infantry, U.S. Colored Troops, was the only African American Civil War unit credited to Wisconsin

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Levi Bartlett

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of Levi Bartlett, Company G, 37th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. Quarter-length portrait facing forward, in uniform jacket with white...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 4th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Utley in Racine and mustered into service on July 9, 1861.

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...

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Iron Brigade Flag

Date:  

Description: The flag of the Iron Brigade bearing the design of an eagle surrounded by the names of battles.

Date: 1913-08-28 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a reunion of Company K, 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, on the Trautwein farm. The company on this occasion were the guests of Mr. And...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

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Elisha Esterbrooks

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Elisha Esterbrooks, a Brigade Quartermaster, Company B, 35th Wisconsin Infantry.

Historical Essay

Chickamauga, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's role in the battle that temporarily halted the Union advance into the heart of the Confederacy. This article contains several links.

Date: 1862-02-15 

Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Envelope compares a young man of the North, on the left, to a young man of the South, on the right. The young Northern man is working with an older man on...

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George G. Burr

Date: 1865 before

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of George G. Burr in a Civil War uniform and cap. Waist-up portrait, seated sideways in a chair, with his arm on the back of his chair. H...

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J.B. Farnsworth

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Description: Carte-de-visite of J.B. Farnsworth of the 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 5th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service for three years on July 12, 1861.

Date: 1860 after

Description: From left to right, head and shoulder portraits of Major Clarke, General George McClellan, Major Van Vliet, and General Barry. Each man has his name below....

Date: 1913-07-28 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a reunion of Company K, 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, on the Trautwein farm. The company on this occasion were the guests of Mr. And...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

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Theodore C. Wallace

Date:  

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Theodore C. Wallace, surgeon, 61st New York Infantry, in uniform.

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