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Date: 1864-12-15 ca.

Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers. Document is signed by President Lin...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A lithograph of the Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts on June 15-19.

Historical Essay

Missionary Ridge, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's role in one of the engagements that broke the Confederate siege of Chattanooga, TN. The article includes links to related documents.

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Description: Group portrait of Civil War veterans who compiled the Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers for the Wisconsin Adjutant General's Office in the late 1880s. Back Ro...

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Pastor Clause L. Clausen, a chaplain in Companies F and S, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained f...

Photograph

Robert H. Spencer

Date: 1865 

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Robert H. Spencer, F & S, 47th Wisconsin Infantry, holding his sword in his left hand and his hat in...

Photograph

Amasa Cobb

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Description: Oval, head and shoulders portrait of Amasa Cobb.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 50th Wisconsin Infantry was recruited and organized at the very end of the war under the supervision of Colonel John G. Clark, of Grant County.

Print

You Are Lost

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam, labeled "NORTH", holds a Union flag out to a man who has fallen off of a dock loaded with provisions. The dock has cannons along its front and a...

Photograph

Milo Seeley

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Description: Seated carte-de-visite studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of 2nd Lieutenant Milo Suley, Company F, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry, sitting in a chair an...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Group portrait of officials and employees of the Wisconsin state administration, who made up Governor Jeremiah M. Rusk's "one-armed and one-legged" staff o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraving from Alonzo Chappel's painting of Major General O.M. Mitchell.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician, 6th Wisconsin Governor, Presidential Cabinet Member

Brief biography of lawyer, judge and politician Alexander W. Randall, who served as the sixth Governor of Wisconsin from 1858 until 1861.

Date: 1866 

Description: Destruction of Columbia after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. Plate 53

Photograph

General T.S. Allen

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of Gen. T.S. Allen in uniform. He is standing with one hand on an ornate chair.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: This map shows Union and Confederate lines on May 5th, 6th, and 7th, 1864. The lower left corner includes a key of symbols for batteries, turnpikes, plank...

Date: 1866 

Description: Two men stand on either side of an opening in the earthworks at Allatoona Pass. Mountains are in the distance. Plate 28

Historical Essay

Champion Hill, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to battle maps and original documents.

Historical Essay

Port Gibson, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about the opening battle in the successful Union campaign to capture Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Capture of the Gun, "Lady Breckenridge," painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen Bracht's...

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