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Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1887
Description: Portrait of Governor and Civil War General Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) by John Singer Sargent.
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Dickey Chapelle in Vietnam

Date: November 1964
Description: Dickey Chapelle on the Don Phuc command post, in front of a stack of sandbags, on the Vietnam-Cambodia frontier. Chapelle resided at this post for 34 days,...
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Jefferson Coates

Date: 1870
Description: Francis Jefferson Coates of the 7th Wisconsin who earned the Medal of Honor for bravery at the Battle of Gettysburg. Sergeant Coates was so severely wounde...
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Tosten Mossefin

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Description: Seated oval studio portrait of Tosten Mossefin, a private in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regimental...
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Loading an Ambulance

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Description: Medical personnel load a wounded Prussian into an ambulance. Captioned: "A wounded Prussian being loaded in my car for evacuation. He was shot just under h...
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Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1870
Description: Waist-up portrait of Lucius Fairchild during his tenure as Secretary of State of Wisconsin. Fairchild's arm was amputated after he was injured at the Battl...
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Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indian Father and Sons

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Description: Wisconsin Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians Foster DeCorah and sons. Foster and son Robert served in Co. D of the 128th Infantry and were killed in WWI.
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Medical Evacuation

Date: November 1951
Description: A wounded Korean War soldier being carried on an airplane for evacuation to a military hospital in Japan. This snapshot was taken by journalist and news co...
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Japanese Airplane Going Down

Date: May 22 1944
Description: A Japanese bomber going down in flames after having been surprised by a Coronado flying boat of Fleet Air Wing Two. This photograph, which was shot from t...
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Iwo Jima Medical Facilities

Date: March 1945
Description: Medical facilities, Iwo Jima plus nine. This image is one of many taken by Milwaukee photographer Dickey Chapelle in the aftermath of the landing at Iwo J...
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Flight Nurse and Wounded

Date: March 1945
Description: At Iwo Jima Airfield #1 Gwen Jensen, a flight nurse, talks with wounded Marines who are about to be evacuated by airplane. Mount Surabachi, from which the...
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Invasion Armada Swarms upon Eniwetok

Date: 1944
Description: Original caption reads: "Coast guardsmen shuttle landing craft back and forth from the anchorage to the beach of Eniwetok Atoll, bringing in fighters and s...
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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...
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Battle of Gettysburg Panorama #1726

Date: 1889
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Death of Confederate General Arm...
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Battle of Gettysburg Panorama #1735

Date: 1889
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Field Hospital on the Right of C...
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Battle of Gettysburg Panorama #1736

Date: 1889
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: 1st Headquarters of General Geor...
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Wounded Marine

Date: February 1945
Description: Corporal William (Bill) Fenton lays badly wounded, waiting for medical treatment. There is a note on his shirt that reads "urgent." Fenton survived the inj...
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Sgt. Vincent Brencick, Injured Soldier

Date: 1945
Description: Sgt. Vincent Brencick, USMC, IV Division, commander and sole survivor of the crew of the General Sherman tank Capetown, set afire by a mine. Sgt. Br...
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Wounded Union Civil War Soldier

Date: 1886
Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier examining his wound. The study was created as part of the work of the German panorama painters active in M...
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Wounded Civil War Soldier

Date: 1886
Description: Oil on linen study of a dead or wounded Civil War soldier created as a preliminary study by one of the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s....

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