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Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl wearing a red uniform and sword, standing on the roof of a fort. A boy in a tan uniform and sword, is looking at her throu...

Print

Camp Randall

Date: 1861 

Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Goverment inspector checks artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory). Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufactur...

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Medal of Honor Recipient

Read about this Wisconsin born Lieutenant's bravery during the Battle of Gettysburg. This article contains links to secondary sources and pictures.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 7th Wisconsin Light Artillery, which served in the Civil War 1861-1865 and lost 29 men during service.

Photograph

USS "Wisconsin"

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: The six sixteen-inch guns of the USS "Wisconsin" shoot at a target fifteen miles away.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard with representative images in the letters of "Camp McCoy" — tents, artillery, barracks and soldiers.

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...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...

Photograph

Army Artillery Gun

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of soldiers in uniform operating an Army artillery gun.

Date: 1953-06 

Description: Col. Robert K. Haskell (left) receiving the one millionth shell manufactured by the Malleable Iron Range Co. of Beaver Dam in a ceremony at the manufacturi...

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...

Date: 1864 

Description: View down capitol building steps, where cannons sit on a landing, and statues decorate two lampposts. The city spreads out far below. Plate 03

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 11th Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized with the 17th Wisconsin Infantry at Camp Randall in Madison on February 22, 1862.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Learn about the 3rd Wisconsin Light Artillery, or Badger Battery, which served in the Civil War from 1862 to 1865, losing 27 men.

Date: 1942-05-25 

Description: Factory worker at IH 20mm gun plant. Original caption states: "Nearly all of the men employees of the plant also were trained by the company in special tra...

Date: 1943-12-31 

Description: Elevated view of the loaded deck of a LST (Landing Ship, Tank) on the way from Goodenough Island to Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). On t...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker painting artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The exteri...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker wearing saftey goggles and welding a shell casing at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers and officers pose next to an artillery piece within a sheltered area. The shelter is fortified with sandbags and camouflaged with branc...

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