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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: 1920 ca.

Description: View of a copy of "The Hiker," a Spanish War Memorial found in Deering's Oak Park, originally designed in 1906 by Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson. Residences an...

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: 1912-06-19 

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

Photograph

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: 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: 1940 ca.

Description: Cushing Memorial.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Side view of the New Jersey Brigade Monument. Atop the monument stands a New Jersey Continental Soldier, and the base reads, "New Jersey Brigade," and "Co...

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...

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: 1910 ca.

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

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: 1947-11-11 

Description: Armistice Day ceremony with Mrs. Ella M. Bresee, representing the Grand Army of the Republic and the Daughters of 1812, shown placing a wreath at the cenot...

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:  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...

Date: 1924 

Description: View down sidewalk of two young girls standing at the base of the Soldiers Monument. There is a fountain near the monument on the right. There are benches...

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 a bas-relief sculpture of Civil War Union troops on revue. The sculpture features men marching with firearms and men on horses. The caption reads...

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: 1911 

Description: A decommissioned Civil War cannon at Courthouse Park.

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