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Photograph

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1902 

Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade. During the 1890s and 1900s, most of the 45 to 65 age group of men were Civil War veterans, and belonged...

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

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade, on the north side of Main Street, between First and Water Streets. Iver Erickson's shoemaker shop is at...

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Thore Knudson

Date:  

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...

Photograph

Grand Army Home

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Date: 1973 

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

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.

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

Photograph

Grand Army Home

Date: 1955 ca.

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

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.

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.

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...

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

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View of men standing on the lawn in front of the Wisconsin Territorial Capitol. They are standing near the monument of a shell of the Civil War period, rec...

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: 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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