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Lesson Plan

The Costs of War

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Students study national records detailing casualties resulting from World War II and draw conclusions

Date:  date unknown

Description: St. Paul Ice Carnival. Night view of the storming of the palace by the Grand Army of the Republic.

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Description: Group of portraits of the founders and commanders of the Grand Army of the Republic.

Date: 1965 

Description: The G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) Memorial Hall, on the top floor of the Wisconsin State Capitol. The installation was redesigned by the staff of the...

Photograph

Grand Army Home

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Bryant Hall at the Grand Army Home for Veterans.

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Description: Portraits of the former Commanders in Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic.

Photograph

G.A.R. Beloit

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of eight members of the Grand Army of the Republic, including W.H. Wheeler.

Photograph

Grand Army Home

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: A display of military memorabilia at the Grand Army Home.

Photograph

Thore Knudson

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Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Thore Knudson, a musician in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in a dark suit and tie with a GAR (Grand Army o...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Portrait of Lucius Fairchild by John Singer Sargent, 1887. (Museum object #1942.305)

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A studio portrait, presumably of Brad Robinson, his son and grandson. The eldest wears a badge of he Grand Army of the Republic, identifying him as a Civi...

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Description: Portraits of the former Commanders in Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic.

Date: 1971-05-16 

Description: Exterior details of the Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall (G.A.R.), at 118 Monona Avenue (Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard as of January 19, 1987).

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A young man stands outside of the Grand Army of the Republic hall.

Photograph

Civil War Shell

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: A shell of the Civil War period, recovered from the Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Mississippi, and presented to the First Capitol State Park by the GAR...

Date: 1973 

Description: The G.A.R. Memorial Hall on Monona Avenue. It was later demolished to make way for a parking lot.

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Description: Three-quarter length oval-framed portrait of Major Jeremiah "Jerry" Rusk. He is wearing his military uniform with a sabre at his left side, and his right h...

Date: 1960-10-21 

Description: Members of the Lucius Fairchild Women's Relief Corps No. 37 present a U.S. flag to the newly formed World War I Auxiliary in a ceremony held at the GAR Mem...

Date: 1962 

Description: The G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) Memorial Hall, on the top floor of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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...

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