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John Johnson

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Description: Head and shoulders oval portrait of John Johnson, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regiment...

Postcard

John Johnson

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of John Johnson, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regimental an...

Photograph

Svend Torgerson

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Description: Three-quarter length oval studio portrait of Svend Torgerson, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from...

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

merciless bullets rang and soldiers were slaughtered as Captain Rufus R. Dawes' 6th Wisconsin Infantry was pinned down by enemy sharpshooters.

Photograph

William Burgeson

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of William Burgeson, a private in Company E, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform with musket across lap. The following informa...

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.

Photograph

William Gleason

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Description: Quarter-length carte-de-visite of William Gleason, 13th Wisconsin Infantry.

Historical Essay

Dog and Master at Antietam

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

The canine companion of Captain Werner Von Bachelle of Company F, 6th Wisconsin Infantry, proved his lasting loyalty on the battlefield

Photograph

Edwin Hadley

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Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Edwin Hadley, a corporal in Company E, 15th Wisconsin, in uniform. The following information was obtained from the Regimen...

Historical Essay

Port Gibson, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about the opening battle in the successful Union campaign to capture Vicksburg, MS. The article details Wisconsin's involvement in the battle.

Photograph

Umbrella Rock

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A small boy holding binoculars is sitting on the edge of Umbrella Rock, with a river far below. Below him is a plaque commemorating the Battle of Wauhatchi...

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Description: Gettysburg, Iron Brigade Monument.

Sources for learning about Wisconsin women during the war.

Photograph

Thomas H. Brown

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Thomas H. Brown of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds an alto horn. T...

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Description: Full-length portrait of an African American Civil War soldier from Hughes and Meltzer, "A pictorial History of the Negro in America."

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Description: "Capture of Fort Fisher." A color lithograph published by L. Prang & Co., Boston.

Date: 1954-04-23 

Description: Scouts from Nichols School prepare the flag for the Explorer Court of Awards that preceded the Boy Scout Explorer Ball held at the Army Reserve armory. The...

Date: 1859 

Description: Typed text on back of photograph: "River Falls Rifle company, River Falls, Wis. Organized 1859, later fought with 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in Civi...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 21st Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Bragg in Oshkosh and mustered into service on September 5, 1862.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Marshall, Wisconsin Board of Regents Member

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