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Photograph

Camp Doniphan

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers on horseback executing field artillery maneuvers at Camp Doniphan, activated for artillery training during World War I. The man leadin...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Fifty-seven millimeter artillery pieces stored in an International Harvester factory building. A flag and a poster hang from the rafters.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers tend to part of a high speed gun carriage at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: General Hancock and Staff. Litt...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory workers pose under a sign at Internationl Harvester's St. Paul Works. Original caption reads: "The Production Drive Committee of Harvester's gun pl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A home which was once General George Washington's headquarters, with people sitting on benches outside among cannons in the yard.

Date: 1925 

Description: "Battle of Chickamauga," an oil painting depicting a dramatic moment in the Battle of Chickamauga, painted by Alfred Thorsen after the lithograph. "Charge...

Photograph

Iwo Jima Airfield

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Airfield #1, Iwo Jima, with Mt Surabachi in the distance. This image is one of many taken by Milwaukee photographer Dickey Chapelle during the assault on...

Photograph

Soldiers in Panama

Date: 1942 

Description: View from behind two soldiers lying on a hill among shrubs overlooking a hilly landscape with a submachine gun. The soldiers are wearing fatigues and helme...

Photograph

French Torpedoes

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Description: French torpedoes (torpilles) shot by compressed gas.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A crowd has gathered near a large cannon on the Sauk County courthouse square. There are drummers in military uniform and a group of youngsters in Scottish...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a tank fording a river. Two soldiers are standing in the hatches on the gun turret, with another soldier in a partially opened hatch below...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Woodruff's Battery on the Right...

Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil painting of a Civil War cannon, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg, painted by a group of German painters kno...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with ammunition wagon attached. The painting was created by one of a group of German panorama painters active in...

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Description: National Soldiers' Home in Milwaukee with cannons in the foreground.

Date: 1942-12 

Description: Trainees at Rio Hato Infantry Artillery School, Panama, gathered around a wooden bridge they are rigging with dynamite charges. The men are wearing fatigue...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Confederate Fortifications, General Sheridan's Horses in Road, painted in 1885. It was pai...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 5th Wisconsin Light Artillery, which served in the Civil War from 1861-1865 and lost 25 men during service.

Photograph

Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Soldiers transporting artillery across a plain on horseback at Camp Travis, named in 1917.

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