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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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Braddock's Defeat

Date: July 09 1755
Description: An important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State Historical Society o...
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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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Motorcycle Police on Harley-Davidsons

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Description: World War II Harley-Davidson Army Models mounted by ever-alert Military Police, wearing uniforms and armed with guns.
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Major George Bill

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Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Major George Bill, 7th Wisconsin Infantry.
Painting

Three Civil War Colonels

Date: 1897
Description: A painting of the three colonels of the 26th North Carolina Regiment. John R. Lane (born July 4, 1835), Harry King Burgwyn (born October 3, 1841), Zebulon...
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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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General Ulysses S. Grant

Date: 1861
Description: Civil War portrait of Ulysses S. Grant seated wearing a military uniform.
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Major General Ulysses S. Grant

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Description: An engraving of Ulysses S. Grant in uniform.
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Ulysses S. Grant Seated with Map

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Description: An engraving from a photograph of Ulysses S. Grant wearing a military uniform. He is seated in front of a cannon with a map unfolded in his lap, and cannon...
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Surrender of General Lee

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Description: An engraving from a painting of Robert E. Lee signing the document that would end the war between the states in the presence of Ulysses S. Grant and their...
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George Washington Crossing the Delaware

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Description: Engraving of George Washington and his troops rowing across an icy Delaware River to attack the British, from the painting by E. Leutze.
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Union Generals of the Civil War

Date: 1867
Description: Engraving of portraits of Generals in the Union Army during the Civil War. U.S. Grant is in the center, with H.W. Halleck on his left, and clockwise from t...
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Union Army Officers in the Field

Date: 1863
Description: Union army officers. From left, General U.S. Grant, General Rawlins, General Webster, Colonel Lagow, and Colonel Killyer take a break.
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Confederate Commanders

Date: 1884
Description: A composite of Civil War Confederate Commanders, this is one of the first known examples of a composite photograph and of the use of photography in adverti...
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President Jefferson Davis of the Confederate States of America and Generals

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Description: Jefferson Davis, center, surrounded by, clockwise from the top, Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee, A.P. Hill, J.E.B. Stuart, Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. John...
Drawing

Commemorative Roster of Co. D, 7th Wisconsin Infantry

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Description: Hand-lettered Civil War commemorative roster of Company D, Seventh Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, known as the Stoughton Light Guard. The background is decor...
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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...
Manuscript

Commemorative Roster of Co. F, 11th Wisconsin Infantry

Date: 1861
Description: Civil War commemorative roster of Company F, 11th Wisconsin Infantry, Harvey Zouaves of the Eleventh Regiment.
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Brigadier General Joseph Bailey

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Description: Brigadier General Joseph Bailey was known for the rescue of the Red River Fleet by building a dam to float the stranded ships out. He also founded the smal...

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