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Reunion of the Iron Brigade

Reunion of the Iron Brigade | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Outdoor group portrait of a reunion of the Iron Brigade, veterans of the Civil War, and their families at Devil's Lake, Wisconsin.   The couple seated in the first row, second and third from the right, are Colonel and Mrs. Cornelius Wheeler of Portage, Wisconsin. Colonel Wheeler (1840-1915) served in Company I of the 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry from 1861-1864, and was later Governor of the Northwest Branch of the National Soldiers' Home in Milwaukee from 1892 to 1915.
DESCRIPTION
Outdoor group portrait of a reunion of the Iron Brigade, veterans of the Civil War, and their families at Devil's Lake, Wisconsin. The couple seated in the first row, second and third from the right, are Colonel and Mrs. Cornelius Wheeler of Portage, Wisconsin. Colonel Wheeler (1840-1915) served in Company I of the 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry from 1861-1864, and was later Governor of the Northwest Branch of the National Soldiers' Home in Milwaukee from 1892 to 1915.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:76006
Creation Date:September 16 1896
Creator Name:McCollister, E. R.
City:Baraboo
County:Sauk
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Album 16 (The Civil War--Post-war Documents, Veteran's Organizations, Meetings)
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Album 16.72
Original Dimensions:7 x 5 inches
SUBJECTS
Societies, etc
State parks and reserves
Formations (Geology)
Reunions
Civil War, 1861-1865
Officers
Veterans
Aged
Clothing and dress
Couples
Hats
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Women

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