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Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: An Air Force color guard from Truax Field is in his position at the south entrance to the Wisconsin State Capitol with the Capitol flag at half mast to hon...

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Waterman's Monument

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Waterman's Monument, a 50 foot granite obelisk erected in 1901 by the Daughters of the Revolution.The monument marks the site of the only identifie...

Date: 1911 

Description: A decommissioned Civil War cannon at Courthouse Park.

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: 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...

Photograph

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

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: 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: 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...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: An albumen stereograph of a monument to the Confederate dead, in the shape of a stone pyramid with steeply pitched sides.

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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 on a battlefield to Major General John Sedgwick, killed in action on May 9, 1864. The memorial, erected in 1887 by veterans of Segdwick...

Date:  

Description: View of a monument to New Jersey's Fifteenth Regiment on the site of a battlefield. The memorial was erected by the State of New Jersey and is surrounded...

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...

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Pacific

In this lesson students study the words and listen to the song, “The Ballad of Ira Hayes."

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the United States Memorial Arch, completed in 1917. The arch was designed by Paul Philippe Cret, and exhibits the neoclassical style. The arch re...

Date: 1950-11-11 

Description: Red Arrow division national guardsmen observe wreath bearers at the State Street corner of the Capitol Square.

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:  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:  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.

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