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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: 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

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...

Date: 1970-01-18 

Description: Exterior view of the GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) Memorial Hall, 118 Monona Avenue, (Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard as of January 19, 1987). The bui...

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)...

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 

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: 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...

Date: 1973 before

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

Photograph

Grand Army Home

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Date: 1973 

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

Date: 1921 ca.

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

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

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...

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...

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

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

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:  date unknown

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

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