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Date: 1941 

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

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.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker painting artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The exteri...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Four Union soldiers chasing four Confederate soldiers. The Union soldiers have a Union flag, a cannon and rifles with bayonets. The four Confederate soldie...

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.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory workers posing under a sign at Internationl Harvester's St. Paul Works. Original caption reads: "The Production Drive Committee of Harvester's gun...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Learn more about the 1st Wisconsin Light Artillery. This article contains links to original documents.

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Death of Lieutenant A.H. Cushing...

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: Men working in a laboratory at an International Harvester factory producing aircraft torpedoes. Original caption reads: "All materials used in the torpedo...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Portrait of Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry. He is perched on a cannon with his head turned to the left and t...

Print

Beware

Date: 1860 after

Description: The American Eagle is holding a banner with the word "BEWARE" on it in his beak. He is gripping a federal shield with a Union flag draped over it with his...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 10th Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized at New Lisbon and mustered into service on February 10, 1862, at Camp Utley in Racine.

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...

Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.

Postcard

Monroe Armory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Monroe Armory.

Date: 1943-05-25 

Description: A woman wearing a hat, protective gloves, and safety glasses uses a tool to bend copper tubing used in making aircraft torpedoes at an International Harves...

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 11th Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized with the 17th Wisconsin Infantry at Camp Randall in Madison on February 22, 1862.

Date:  

Description: A Pawling and Harnischfeger Company truck, with an artillery gun mounted on the bed, decorated with banners and flags. Two soldiers are standing on the bac...

Date: 1855-01-07 ca.

Description: Sketch of the defeat of General Braddock during an ambush in the French and Indian War.

Photograph

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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