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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...

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Description: An unidentified group belonging to the GAR, including General Lucius Fairchild (center front). They are posed in front of a painted backdrop.

Date:  date unknown

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...

Photograph

Oneida G.A.R.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Oneida members of the Grand Army of the Republic. The Parish Hall is in the background.

Date: 1921 ca.

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

Date: 1962 

Description: Children and adults gather around a showcase in the G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) Memorial Hall on the top floor of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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Description: Group of portraits of the Commanders in Chief — Grand Army of the Republic, starting with the first, General E.A. Hurlbut (1866-1867) to John P. Rea (1887)...

Photograph

Grand Army Home

Date: 1955 ca.

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

Date: 1973 

Description: A front detail of the G.A.R. Memorial Hall on Monona Avenue. The building was later demolished to make way for a parking lot.

Photograph

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade, in front of the Freeman House. Leading the ranks is probably James Livingston, Alvin "Bean" Hagen is pro...

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.

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

Date: 1973 

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

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing next to a chair, identified as Homer Snake wearing a hat with a GAR emblem, signifying he is a Civil War v...

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...

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: 1972-03-12 

Description: Display in miniature of the Battle of Gettysburg, which was on exhibit in the Wisconsin State Capitol's Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Group portrait outdoors of the Veterans of Company I, 29th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry at a Grand Army of the Republic reunion. Center group, standing, fr...

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...

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