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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...

Photograph

Camp Travis

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of horse-drawn light artillery at Camp Travis, named in 1917. The view includes parked automobiles and camp dwellings.

Postcard

Monroe Armory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Monroe Armory.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers tend to part of a high speed gun carriage at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1941 

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

Date: 1943 

Description: Three women work on a line of torpedoes at an International Harvester factory. The women wear uniforms and hats embroidered with the IHC logo and a man hol...

Date: 1860 after

Description: General Scott holds a large cone decorated with the stars and stripes. Scott is saying, "I'LL BLOCK YOUR GAME". He is about to snuff out Jefferson Davis, w...

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:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard with representative images in the letters of "Camp McCoy" — tents, artillery, barracks and soldiers.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of a combat drill. The scene includes soldiers, horses, wagons, cannons, tents, buildings and trees. Text above reads, "'Preparing for A...

Date:  ca.

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

Date: 1889 

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

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: 1947 

Description: A University of Wisconsin veteran holding his baby outside of his Camp Randall trailer camp house. There is a large cannon pointing at him and his trailer.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 2nd Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized at La Crosse and mustered into service on October 10, 1861.

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:  

Description: Soldiers at Camp McCoy, probably on an outdoor artillery range.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Confederate Fortifications in McFarland's Gap, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen Br...

Date: 1943 

Description: A military airplane drops torpedoes on a boat floating in a body of water in an illustration titled "A Kid from Kansas."

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. ...

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