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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...

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...

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: 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: 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.

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: 1973 

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

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of H.H. Bennett in GAR uniform.

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...

Date: 1973 before

Description: The G.A.R. Memorial Hall on Monona Avenue.

Date: 1881 

Description: Grand Army of the Republic certificate awarded to William H. Upham and signed by Lucius Fairchild.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

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

Date: 1921 ca.

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

Date:  

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

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...

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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: 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.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1962-05-25 

Description: A general view of the "War museum," originally in the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.), Civil War Memorial hall, on the top floor of the Wisconsin State...

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