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Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 6th Wisconsin Light Artillery, the Buena Vista Artillery, which served in the Civil War from 1861-1865 and lost 29 men during service.

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Description: Display of paper-wrapped rifle-musket cartridges, about .58 caliber, of the type used in the Civil War, compared with 30-40 U.S. rifle cartridges.

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

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Confederate Prisoners and Explos...

Date: 1865-05-23 

Description: Chromolithograph portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of Company C, 8th Wisconsin Regiment (the Eau Claire Eagles). Old Abe is perched on a cannon with his...

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

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

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: 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...

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M-5 Prime Mover

Date: 1945 

Description: Soldiers pulling 155mm howitzer with an M-5 tractor at Camp Adair, Oregon. The original caption reads: "This is the new M-5 tractor which replaces 2 and...

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

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Enemy Cannon

Date: 1943-09-29 

Description: Robert Doyle seated on a Japanese cannon in Buna, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). The Battle of Buna-Gona took place between November 16th, 1942...

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Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

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

Date: 1941 

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

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: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Confederate Fortifications, General Sheridan's Horses in Road, painted in 1885. It was pai...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory inspector examining artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "Inspector Thomas Pedersen checks 75 mm...

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...

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