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Photograph

Camp Meade

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of seven soldiers practicing with long distance firing equipment in a field at Camp Meade, established in 1917. Camp buildings are visible in the b...

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: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses surrounding the city. This view is of the inside of the earthworks which includes two cannons. A Union soldier sits as a lo...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker at a machine in International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "High Speeding of 155-Millimeter Gun Carriage at Milwauke...

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

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Stannard's Vermont Brigade Attac...

Date: 1953-06 

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

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

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Description: A portrait of General Grant surrounded with scenes of his life.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Although handwriting identifies this photograph as "Machine gun supporting tank attack," it is likely, since the print is also identified as having been ta...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier firing a cannon. The painting was done by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...

Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: Factory workers assembling artillery or "machine gun" carts for the United States military during World War I at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

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

Fort Jay

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of artillery and guns at Fort Jay, built in 1794 to defend Upper New York Bay. A New York cityscape can be seen across the bay. Published by Chas...

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...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers unloading a rail car on a loading dock at International Harvester's St. Paul Works. Original caption reads: "Medium Caliber Artillery Gun M...

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: 1941 

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

Date: 1941 

Description: Female factory worker greasing artillery shells at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. Original caption reads: "37-Millimeter Shell Manufacture....

Photograph

Gun Crew at Saidor

Date: 1944-02-03 

Description: Slightly elevated view of the crew of a 105 mm gun at Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). The soldier with his back to the camera, at the ra...

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