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Date: 1912-06-19 

Description: A group of people pose in front of the Camp Randall Memorial Arch during its dedication.

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...

Photograph

Civil War Monument

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a Civil War Monument on Cape Cod Canal, erected by the town of Bourne in 1914. The text reads, "In memory of the soldiers and sailors who served i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tall cylindrical Civil War memorial with multiple sculptures in Ely Square in downtown. A wrought iron fence surrounds the monument, trees dot the square...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a memorial tablet commemorating the burning of the city by the Confederates. The memorial stands in a public square, surrounded by a fence. The...

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:  date unknown

Description: View of a monument to the Minisink Battle. The plaque reads, "Erected by the Historical Societies of the Minisink Country and of the State of New York on...

Date: 1909 

Description: "The First Civil War Monument" outside the Grant County Courthouse. The monument is dedicated "to the memory of the brave soldiers of Grant County who fell...

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Monument

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two statues mark the entrance of the picnic area of Valley Forge National Park. The monuments consist of identical bases and an eagle on top of each colum...

Photograph

Scene in Park

Date: 1929 

Description: A small park in a median of Main Street. The park houses the Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War memorial.

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Cemetery

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of monuments in a cemetery that stand on the ground of a once bloody battlefield. The monument of the left commemorates New York's 49th Infantry, a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Pleasant Plains Memorial statue honoring the soldiers from the fifth ward who fought in World War II. The bronze statue of a woman holding a palm and...

Photograph

Town Hall

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the the front facade of the town hall and of the World War I memorial statue. A line of cars are parked in front of the building.

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: 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...

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The Argonne Gate

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Argonne Gate, S.J.M.A. War memorial for the service men from Delafield in the First World War. The lantern on the gate is meant to burn perpetually.

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: 1917 

Description: View of a fountain in an octagonal basin at the Wisconsin Veteran's Memorial Park. There is a monument of a soldier behind it. Dwellings surround the park.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Gettysburg, Iron Brigade Monument.

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