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Learn about Wisconsin's contributions to the Civil War effort, including the Iron Brigade and Old Abe, the war eagle.

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Description: The eagle "Old Abe" was used for many years by J.I. Case Company, of Racine, Wisconsin, as the firm's trademark, and is shown on these advertising cards is...

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Description: "Civil War Day Pictures of Racine Veterans" A composite of small oval head and shoulders portraits of veterans of the Civil War, consisting of 100 Union s...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 4th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Utley in Racine and mustered into service on July 9, 1861.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Helped Draft the Wisconsin Constitution

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Letterhead with an illustration of a soldier on guard duty in camp and the name of the associations' officers.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Outdoor view of Union veterans standing near a war memorial in a square downtown.

Date: 1914-09-02 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the survivors of the 22nd Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment at their reunion.

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Monument Square

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of Monument Square looking south. In the bottom right corner, a man sits on a bench looking at the fountain. The Civil War Soldi...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: "Racine County War Veterans Living and Dead." A composite of small oval head and shoulders portraits, consisting of about 100 Union soldiers, all identifie...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 8th Wisconsin Light Artillery, known as "Lyons' Pinery Battery," which was organized at Racine and served in the Civil War from 1862-1865.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Date: 1927 

Description: Earthwork four miles southwest of Racine, used during the Civil War in light artillery target practice to stop solid shot. Joseph Cooper is waving the flag...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 33rd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Utley in Racine and mustered into service on October 18, 1862

Date: 1955 

Description: "Kwik-Way" transfer used to place "Old Abe" trademark on new agricultural and other machinery manufactured by J.I. Case Co., of Racine, Wisconsin. When thi...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 2nd Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized at La Crosse and mustered into service on October 10, 1861.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 4th Wisconsin Cavalry, originally 4th Wisconsin Infantry, from Racine, which served in the Civil War 1861-1966 and lost 431 men in service.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War 1862-1865 and lost 243 men during service.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 6th Wisconsin Light Artillery, the Buena Vista Artillery, which served in the Civil War from 1861-1865 and lost 29 men during service.
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