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Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is holding a wreath in her left hand and a Union flag in her right hand. A federal (bald) eagle and a cannon appear behind her. A verse that a...

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...

Postcard

Monroe Armory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Monroe Armory.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A graphic design of a Confederate officer labeled "SECESSION" hanging by the neck from a beam. He is choking, his tongue is hanging out and his eyes are pr...

Date:  

Description: "Battle of Mobile Bay." A color lithograph published by L. Prang & Co., Boston.

Postcard

Camp McCoy

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of troops and caissons on a hillside at Camp McCoy.

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...

Date: 1941 

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

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.

Date: 1863 

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

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

Photograph

French Torpedoes

Date:  

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

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: 1945 

Description: View down road towards horizon of a long line of vehicles along the autobahn. U.S. Army soldiers are driving the vehicles to deliver artillery and supplies...

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Description: Marginal sketch of two artillery pieces from original letters written by Private Edmund F. Bennett of Newport, Wisconsin, Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunte...

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

Date: 1941 ca.

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

Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with a soldier in the background and the sketched outline of another soldier in firing position. Although unsigne...

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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