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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:  date unknown

Description: "Heroes of the Civil War". Engraving of eight Union leaders with decorative battlefield scenes.

Photograph

French Torpedoes

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

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.

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Description: A lithograph titled "Charge of the 15th Wisconsin Regiment at Chickamauga; death of Colonel Heg", showing the death of Hans Christian Heg.

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: Female worker inspecting a ball bearing for an aircraft torpedo at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "The precision instrument us...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, perched at the end of a cannon looking left with the American flag in the background. Serve...

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with a cannon and earthworks in the foreground. Tents are in the background among trees. Plate 41

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

Date: 1953-06 

Description: Men and women employed by Malleable Iron Range Co. making artillery shells to be used in the Korean War.

Photograph

Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Soldiers stand by their artillery and the infantry marches to the right at Camp Travis, named in 1917.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The cannon "UNION", supported on the gun carriage with the names of Cameron, Lincoln, Scott and Seward on it, is firing on the house "DISUNION" with a Conf...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. In this o...

Date: 1943-12-26 

Description: Elevated view looking down towards deck of an American cruiser leaving the base heading for the bombardment of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, New Guinea (pr...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Brooks' Brigade Moving to the Fr...

Date: 1941 

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

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Pike Leading from Cemetery Hill,...

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.

Date: 1942 

Description: A machine gun crew running with their .30 machine gun. Two men in the foreground are wearing pants and helmets but no shirts, and are carrying a machine gu...

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...

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