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Date: 1860 after

Description: The cannon "UNION", supported on the gun carriage with the names of Cameron, Lincoln, Scott and Seward on it, is firing on the house "DISUNION" with a Conf...

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.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 4th Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized at Racine and mustered into service on October 1, 1861.

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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: 1941 

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

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...

Date: 1864 

Description: View down capitol building steps, where cannons sit on a landing, and statues decorate two lampposts. The city spreads out far below. Plate 03

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...

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.

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Army Artillery Gun

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

Date: 1945 

Description: View down road towards horizon of a long line of vehicles along the autobahn. U.S. Army soldiers are driving the vehicles to deliver artillery and supplies...

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.

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Gun Crew at Saidor

Date: 1944-02-03 

Description: Slightly elevated view of the crew of a 105 mm gun at Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). The soldier with his back to the camera, at the ra...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers unloading a rail car on a loading dock at International Harvester's St. Paul Works. Original caption reads: "Medium Caliber Artillery Gun M...

Date: 1942 

Description: Poster promoting the collection of scrap metal for use in war production. Includes an illustration of a farmer and International Harvester dealer dumping a...

Date: 1941 

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

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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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Description: Key to "Repulse of Longstreet's Assault," a painting by James Walker of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Date: 1943-12-31 

Description: Elevated view of the loaded deck of a LST (Landing Ship, Tank) on the way from Goodenough Island to Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). On t...

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