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Date: 1941 

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

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

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

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...

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: 1944 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a tank fording a river. Two soldiers are standing in the hatches on the gun turret, with another soldier in a partially opened hatch below...

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. ...

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.

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with several cannons behind earthworks. A Union soldier stands near one of the cannons. Plate 40

Date: 1941 

Description: U.S. Marine sergeant transporting field artillery with an International TracTracTor (crawler tractor).

Date: 1942 

Description: View of base of the Oerlikon anti-aircraft gun in a factory, possibly International Harvester's Indianapolis Works.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Assistant superintendent of International Harvester's St. Paul Works (factory) examines an artillery shell. Original caption reads: "M.V. Keeler, assistant...

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Medal of Honor Recipient

Read about this Wisconsin born Lieutenant's bravery during the Battle of Gettysburg. This article contains links to secondary sources and pictures.

Date: 1941 

Description: Marines running to climb aboard a truck after coupling a 75-mm gun.

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...

Photograph

Fort Sill

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of soldiers in an open field during artillery practice at The School of Fire, founded in 1911 at Fort Sill.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Fifty-seven millimeter artillery pieces stored in an International Harvester factory building. A flag and a poster hang from the rafters.

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: 1942 

Description: A soldier stacks ammunition for a coastal gun in Panama near a stone wall. The soldier is being handed a case of ammunition. He is wearing a helmet and pan...

Date: 1942-12 

Description: Trainees at Rio Hato Infantry Artillery School, Panama, gathered around a wooden bridge they are rigging with dynamite charges. The men are wearing fatigue...

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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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