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Date: 1962 

Description: Field artillery piece of the First World War pointing across the Rock River from the grounds of the American Legion post.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 13th Wisconsin Light Artillery, which served at New Orleans and Baton Rouge during the Civil War.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker producing artillery shells at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. Original caption reads: "37-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The f...

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...

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.

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You Are Lost

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam, labeled "NORTH", holds a Union flag out to a man who has fallen off of a dock loaded with provisions. The dock has cannons along its front and a...

Date: 1941 

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

Date: 1863 

Description: An engraving of the Battle of Gettysburg, after the painting by P.F. Rothermel.

Photograph

Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

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

Date: 1941 

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

Date: 1941 

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

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Description: An engraving after the painting by James Walker of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Assistant superintendent of International Harvester's St. Paul Works (factory) examines an artillery shell. Original caption reads: "M.V. Keeler, assistant...

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: 1942 

Description: Poster promoting the collection of scrap metal for use in war production. Includes an illustration of a farmer and International Harvester dealer dumping a...

Date: 1863 

Description: A composite of portraits and two camp scenes of the Seventh Wisconsin Light Artillery Battery.

Date: 1944-12-27 

Description: A female factory worker operates an automatic machine tool at International Harvester's New Brighton Works.

Date: 1879 

Description: Stereograph of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Rear view of Old Abe perched on a cannon, with his head turned to the right. Include...

Date: 1942 

Description: A soldier stacks ammunition for a coastal gun in Panama near a stone wall. The soldier is being handed a case of ammunition. He is wearing a helmet and pan...

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