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Photograph

Soldiers Monument

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War memorial on the unpaved Main Street. The memorial features a plaque, a shield, crossed swords, and monument of a...

Date: 1942-12-07 

Description: A souvenir program entitled "Remember Pearl Harbor!" for an event at Columbus Auditorium in Green Bay. The program includes roll call of the Earl Wallen Pl...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: A bust of George Washington in the Grand Army of the Republic Civil War memorial hall on the top floor of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph was...

Date: 1952-05-30 

Description: Two members of the Oregon Veterans of Foreign Wars drill team and some of the crowd gathered at Forest Hill Cemetery during services to dedicate a marble m...

Date: 1983-05 

Description: "Theresa American Legion members paid homage to former comrades on Memorial Day at the River Church Cemetery."

Date: 1928-06-14 

Description: The Aupaumut Memorial Tablet unveiling ceremony. The memorial is for Captain Hendrick Aupaumut, a Revolutionary War soldier, born 1757, died 1830. The tabl...

Date: 1929 

Description: View down tree-lined hill over the Pecatonica River. The bridge connects River Street to Main Street. Storefronts line the street, and the Lafayette County...

Date: 1913-07 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of encampment for the Battle of Gettysburg 50th Anniversary, with hundreds of tents.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a World War I Monument outside of the County Clerk's Office. To the left of the colonnaded Clerk's Office, the Old Courthouse, built in 1895, can...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Chowan County Courthouse, built in 1767 by architect John Hawks. The Georgian building features a central cupola and clock tower. A Confederate mon...

Photograph

Von Stueben Statue

Date: 1952-12 

Description: In Washington park, Washington Park library in the background. Nighttime view, with snow falling. The statue of Frederick Von Steuben on horseback preside...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A soldier in full uniform stands next to a list of all the members of the Greendale, Wisconsin, community who are enlisted with the armed forces. The list...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a monument to Stonewall Jackson (1824-1863), American Civil War Confederate General. The memorial, erected in 1888, stands in a wooded area, surro...

Date: 1981-05 

Description: Monument on grassy area. Behind are storefronts.

Photograph

Union Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: Civil War memorial statue and fountain in a town park with a cannon in background. Parkgoers relax on the surrounding benches in the shade of trees. Publ...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Postcard of the Civil War Soldiers' and Sailors' monument. describing its particular dimensions and artistry.

Photograph

"Old Abe" Marker

Date:  

Description: Marker for Old Abe placed on the bank of the Chippewa River in Eau Claire by the Eau Claire chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The marker...

Date: 1912 after

Description: Camp Randall Memorial Arch and Civil War cannons honor the Wisconsin Civil War soldiers on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The memorial was na...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of eight commemorative tablets at the North Cemetery of Antietam Battlefield, the site of the bloodiest one-day battle in United States history in 1...

Historical Essay

The Story of Memorial Day

Discover the history of Memorial Day celebrations in Wisconsin.
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