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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: An old woman, stooped over and holding a cane, has Union soldiers ("NORTH" on the left) and Confederate soldiers ("SOUTH" on the right) climbing ladders to...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers produce artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The convey...

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...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

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

Photograph

USS "Wisconsin"

Date: 1947 ca.

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

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: 1918 ca.

Description: Two Canadian soldiers pose in front of a piece of artillery that is underneath a shelter constructed out of timbers. The shelter is also reinforced with th...

Date: 1861 

Description: A large dog, (Winfield Scott), and a smaller dog (Jefferson Davis) discussing a piece of meat, (Washington D.C.). Appears to be a comment on the insignific...

Date:  

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

Photograph

French Torpedoes

Date:  

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

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Portion of Wheelers Battery Gett...

Date: 1941 

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

Date: 1944-12-27 

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

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...

Date: 1945 

Description: Factory worker Edna Fillbrandt wraps parts for a 20 mm cannon at International Harvester's St. Paul Works.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 5th Wisconsin Light Artillery, which served in the Civil War from 1861-1865 and lost 25 men during service.

Photograph

Army Artillery Gun

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  ca.

Description: Stereograph of a mock battery erected by the 79h New York Volunteer Artillery at Seabrook Point, Coosaw River.

Date:  

Description: A large color lithograph with caption of the battle in progress.

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