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Col. William W. Robinson

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Description: Vignetted quarter-length carte-de-visite of Col. William W. Robinson, Seventh Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.
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V-J Day Celebration

Date: August 15 1945
Description: Seaman 1st class Tom Teeley with newsboy, Bernard Ehrmann, holding a copy of the Wisconsin State Journal with headline declaring peace in the Pacific. Cel...
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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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Military Band at Lookout Mountain

Date: 1864
Description: Albumen stereocard of the Union Army brass band posed and playing atop Lookout Point. The Tennessee River is in the background.
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Old Abe and the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

Date: July 1863
Description: "Old Abe" and "Color Guard" of the Eighth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, posed in uniform, outside with Old Abe on a shield perch. Likely Edward H...
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Women in the Motor Corps

Date: 1918
Description: Motor Corps of the National League for Women's Service. The corps performed errands and other services for all organizations engaged in war activities, ans...
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General Labor Strike at Allis Reliance Works

Date: May 04 1886
Description: Edward P. Allis Reliance Works under the protection of the Wisconsin State Militia during the first general labor strike. The strike is also known as the...
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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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The Iron Brigade

Date: November 1863
Description: Civil War General John C. Starkweather, center; Lt. Colonel George B. Bingham, left; and General Rufus King, right; all of the Iron Brigade.
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Fort Howard

Date: 1851
Description: A rare photograph of U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Howard canoeing on the Fox River. Fort Howard, built in 1816, was the first in the chain of forts...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt Tours the Allis-Chalmers Plant

Date: 1940
Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Wisconsin Governor Julius P. Heil, and other officials touring the Allis-Chalmers plant.
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USO Staff Serve Soldiers

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Description: A smiling USO staff worker serves pancakes to hungry soldiers.
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Bowling at the USO

Date: 1940
Description: A USO volunteer challenges an enthusiastic soldier to a friendly bowling match, ca. 1940-1949.
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Herman Anderson

Date: 1861
Description: An oval-framed, seated studio portrait of Anderson Herman, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform, holding a musket across his chest. T...
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Milwaukee Light Guard

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Description: Illustration of the Milwaukee Light Guard depicting four men, including captain J.C. Starkweather. This is a cover from sheet music "Milwaukee Light Guard...
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William H. Brisbane

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Description: William H. Brisbane, Chaplain of the 2nd Wisconsin Cavalry. Inset photograph taken from a large Civil War commemorative roster.
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Halbert Eleazer Paine

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Description: Formal vignetted head and shoulders studio portrait of Brigadier General Halbert Eleazer Paine.
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Battle of Chickamauga, 1863

Date: 1925
Description: "Battle of Chickamauga," an oil painting depicting a dramatic moment in the Battle of Chickamauga, painted by Alfred Thorsen after the lithograph. "Charge...
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Charles S. Hamilton

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of Charles S. Hamilton in uniform.
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John C. Starkweather

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Description: Portrait of John Starkweather.

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