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Date: 1872-07-10 ca.

Description: A certificate admitting Colonel George E. Bryant to become a member of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee.

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Description: Hand-drawn emblem for the Society of the Army of the Tennessee.

Book or Pamphlet

Capture of Fort Henry

Date: 1862-02-22 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Capture of Fort Henry". The drawing is of a gun-deck of a Mississippi gun boat.

Photograph

Charles H. Cox

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Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Charles H. Cox, Company ?H, 50th Wisconsin Infantry. Prior to this he lived in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. On Ma...

Historical Essay

Missionary Ridge, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's role in one of the engagements that broke the Confederate siege of Chattanooga, TN. The article includes links to related documents.

Date: 1900-01-01 ca.

Description: Roster of Company C from the 19th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Presented to the State Historical Society by Calvin E. Morley.

Photograph

Knud Olson Dokken

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Knud Olson Dokken [as written on photograph backing and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20; also as Knud Olson on published rost...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 50th Wisconsin Infantry was recruited and organized at the very end of the war under the supervision of Colonel John G. Clark, of Grant County.

Date: 1904 

Description: "Old Abe," the famous eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry, on exhibit in the G.A.R. Museum in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph was...

Photograph

James Bull

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Description: Photographic calling card of James Bull, Company K, 1st Wisconsin Infantry.

Photograph

Thomas J. Handy

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Description: Studio portrait of Thomas J. Handy, Company F, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry, standing with sword and pistol in belt.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician, 6th Wisconsin Governor, Presidential Cabinet Member

Brief biography of lawyer, judge and politician Alexander W. Randall, who served as the sixth Governor of Wisconsin from 1858 until 1861.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An engraving from a painting of Robert E. Lee signing the document that would end the war between the states in the presence of Ulysses S. Grant and their...

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: The card certifies that the Old Abe Centennial Portrait printed by J.O. Barrett is really Old Abe. It includes the governor's signature it states the photo...

Date: 1866 

Description: Barren and battered trees on the Resacca battlefield. There is a house in a valley in the distance. Plate 21

Book or Pamphlet

Battle of Hoke’s Run

Date: 1861-07-27 ca.

Description: The caption with the image states, "Battle of Hoke's Run-Col. Starkweather with his Wisconsin Regiment deploying as skirmishers." The Battle of Hoke's Run...

Photograph

Lars Olson Dokken

Date:  

Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Lars Olson Dokken, a private in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform holding a musket across his chest. The follo...

Date: 1866 

Description: Aftermath of the battle at New Hope, a hillside covered with broken and barren trees. Plate 27

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.

Photograph

William G. Douglas

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of William G. Douglas of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds an E-flat hor...

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