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Camp Randall

Date: 1862
Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...
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2nd Wisconsin Officers' Mess

Date: 1862
Description: Second Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry officers' mess. Pictured are: Surgeon A.J. Ward, Major Thomas S. Allen, Lt. Colonel Lucius Fairchild, and Colonel Edgar...
Painting

Governor Alexander Randall

Date: 1862
Description: Portrait of the governor in the executive chamber.
Photograph

Frank A. Haskell

Date: 1862
Description: Lt. Frank A. Haskell, adjutant of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry. In 1862 Haskell became aide-de-camp to General John Gibbon who commanded the Iron Brigade. Wh...
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The Iron Brigade

Date: 1862
Description: Company I, 7th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, at Upton's Hill near Germantown, Virginia. The 7th was one of three Wisconsin regiments that was par...
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Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1862
Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...
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John Adams

Date: 1862
Description: Engraving from a painting of John Adams.
Poster

Madison Zouaves for the War Poster

Date: 1862
Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".
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Bird's-Eye View of Jefferson

Date: 1862
Description: Bird's-eye view of Jefferson.
Drawing

Camp of 22nd Wisconsin

Date: 1862
Description: Sketch of Boone's Knob and the Kentucky River, where Company A of the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry camped, November-December, 1862. The sketch was drawn by Priv...
Photograph

Louis Erikson

Date: 1862
Description: A head and shoulders studio portrait of Louis Erickson, a private in Company B, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the R...
Photograph

Knut Larson Gjermo

Date: 1862
Description: Portrait of Knut Larson Gjermo, Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in his Civil War uniform. The following information is in the published Roster of Wisco...
Photograph

7th Wisconsin Officers

Date: 1862
Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...
Photograph

Wisconsin State Capitol Building and Environs

Date: 1862
Description: John S. Fuller took this image of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862....
Drawing

Men and Cannons

Date: 1862
Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.
Drawing

"Benton", Com. Foote's Flagship

Date: 1862
Description: The USS "Benton" was an "ironclad" ship which served as Capt. Andrew Hull Foote's flagship during the March 1862 assault on Island No. 10.
Drawing

The Gunboats at Number 10

Date: 1862
Description: An image from a sketchbook of "The Gunboats at No. 10 — Eve of Arrival before the [Island]". The drawing appears to be from the deck of a ship showing seve...
Drawing

Preliminary Sketch — Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862
Description: This is the preliminary sketch for "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." Shows an encampm...
Drawing

The Skirmish near Farmington

Date: 1862
Description: "Battle ground in foreground where occurred the skirmish near Farmington near Corinth." Farmington church near Corinth, Mississippi. Preliminary sketch sho...
Drawing

Charge of the 2nd Iowa on Fort Donelson

Date: 1862
Description: Preliminary sketch of a battlefield with trees and human outlines.

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