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Camp Randall

Date: May 1864
Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...
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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...
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General Winfield Scott Hancock and Staff

Date: June 1864
Description: Civil War General Winfield Scott Hancock and division commanders, (standing left to right) Generals Barlow, Birney, and Gibbon (previously commander of the...
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Artillery at Camp Randall

Date: 1861
Description: Soldiers of the 3rd Wisconsin Artillery at Camp Randall man a cannon on wheels while other men on foot and on horseback follow.
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Officers of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry

Date: July 18 1862
Description: Officers of the Second Wisconsin Infantry posed in front of a tent. They are, from left to right, Quartermaster J.D. Ruggles, Dr. A.J. Ward, Major J.S. All...
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Camp of the 15th Regiment of the Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

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Description: Sketch of the camp of the 15th Regiment of the Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry on Island No. 10 during the Civil War. Colonel Hans Christian Heg commanded the...
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Gaddis Sketches

Date: November 08 1906
Description: Two Civil War watercolor drawings by John Gaddis, Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, showing the regiment in bivouac, and later their headquarte...
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Camp Randall

Date: 1861
Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...
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Horace Greeley with the Union Army

Date: 1865
Description: Horace Greeley, wearing top hat, with soldiers at the Union Army Winter Quarters.
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Cooks in a Civil War Army Camp

Date: 1865
Description: Two men cook at griddles while another leans on an open door to one of many tents at a Civil War army camp.
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Civil War Army Post Office

Date: August 1864
Description: Soldiers relax around the Army Post Office at the quarters of the Chief Ambulance Officer, Ninth Army Corps.
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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...
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General View in the Camp

Date: 1876
Description: Quite possibly this is the "General view in the camp" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...
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View of Capt. L.M. Lange's Tent and Seven Captains

Date: 1876
Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Capt. L.M. Lange's tent and seven Captains" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Vie...
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View of Capt. L.M. Lange's Company

Date: 1876
Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Capt. L.M. Lange's Company" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Li...
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View of Guard Tent and Guard

Date: 1876
Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Guard Tent and Guard" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Gu...
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View of the Dining Tent

Date: 1876
Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of the Dining Tent" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...
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General Winfield Scott Hancock and his Staff Officers

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Description: General Winfield Scott Hancock and a large number of his staff officers.
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Camp of the 2nd Wisconsin

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Description: A group of people at the headquarters tent of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry. Seated (left to right) are officers Lucius Fairchild, Colonel Edwin O'Connor, an...

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