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Date: 1888 ca.

Description: An overview of the national cemetery in Andersonville.

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.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Postcard image of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument.

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: 1912-06-19 

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

Date: 1913-07 ca.

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

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: 1965 

Description: The G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) Memorial Hall, on the top floor of the Wisconsin State Capitol. The installation was redesigned by the staff of 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:  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...

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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:  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...

Date: 1945-02-25 

Description: Memorial plaque and white crosses at a Marine cemetery on Tarawa Atoll in the South Pacific. Text on the plaque reads, "Semper Fidelis. At this site memori...

Historical Essay

The Story of Memorial Day

Celebrations of Memorial Day Throughout History

Discover the history of Memorial Day celebrations in Wisconsin.

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: 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...

Photograph

Irvine Park

Date: 1926 

Description: A gazebo dedicated to solders and sailors in Irvine Park. A flagpole and benches are in front of the gazebo.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Street scene featuring a cannon at the corner of a park. A commercial strip is visible in the background.

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

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...

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