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Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Soldiers' Monument in front of a stone building. Store fronts can be seen in the background. At the bottom is printed: "Soldiers' Monument To...

Date:  

Description: A cross with the inscription "Morts Pour La Patrie." Captioned "Dead for the Country," a familiar sign in the valley of the Marne.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Cushing Memorial.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a public tomb, built in 1850, outside a cemetery. A mounted canon and Civil War Soldiers Monument can be seen nearby.

Date: 1946-05 

Description: Mrs. Bong, Chief Justice Rosenberry, Mrs. Goodland, Governor Goodland, Marge Bong, Mr. Bong and Mr. Fred (president of the UW) await presentation of Major...

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A monument dedicated to the 36th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Companies B, E, F, and G. These companies were part of the Army of the Potomac, who fought a...

Date: 1952-11-11 

Description: Nena Aylward, left, of the Women's Relief Corps, is placing a wreath on the cenotaph in Armistice Day ceremonies in Capitol Park. Assisting is Clarence R....

Date: 1946-05 

Description: Marge Bong talks with General Kenney on the Wisconsin State Capitol steps at the Major Richard Ira Bong (1920-1945), Memorial dedication, Memorial Day.

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...

Historical Essay

The Story of Memorial Day

Celebrations of Memorial Day Throughout History

Discover the history of Memorial Day celebrations in Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Waterman's Monument, a 50-foot granite obelisk erected in 1901. A sign before the monument reads, "Monument erected by the Daughters of the Revolu...

Photograph

Bong Memorial

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A view of the Bong Memorial, dedicated to the memory of World War II air ace Major Richard I. Bong. This P-38 is the type of plane he piloted when he shot...

Photograph

Civil War Monument

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of a The Soldiers' Monument, erected on November 1, 1865 by Dan Rice, a famous circus man. The memorial is said to be the first built honoring the...

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: 1888 ca.

Description: An overview of the national cemetery in Andersonville.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Cushing Memorial.

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: 1946-05 

Description: Marge Bong and General Kenney stand by bust of Major Richard Ira Bong (1920-1945), at the Richard Bong Memorial dedication on Memorial Day.

Date: 1981-05 

Description: Monument on grassy area. Behind are storefronts.

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