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Gettysburg Battlefield Memorials

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Description: An advertisement by the Smith Granite Company showing illustrations of various Gettysburg Battleground Memorials.
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Wisconsin Commission to Locate Monuments on the Gettysburg's Battlefield Site

Date: May 1887
Description: Members of the Wisconsin commission to locate monuments gather on the battlefield at Little Round Top.
Photograph

Iron Brigade Monument

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Description: Gettysburg, Iron Brigade Monument.
Photograph

Dedication of the Camp Randall Memorial Arch

Date: June 19 1912
Description: A group of people posing in front of the Camp Randall Memorial Arch during its dedication.
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16th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

Date: September 07 1887
Description: Group portrait of the 16th Wisconsin Infantry at the Wisconsin State Capitol, together with their wives and families, taken at their first reunion. Because...
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Fairchild at Gettysburg Monument

Date: 1869
Description: Governor Lucius Fairchild of Wisconsin and an unidentified group visiting the still uncompleted national monument at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in 1869. Fair...
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First Wisconsin Calvary Veterans

Date: June 10 1880
Description: Elevated group portrait of the veterans of the First Wisconsin Calvary. They are standing in rows in the street. Horses with wagons are behind them, and a...
Postcard

Quantrell's Band

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Description: A group portrait of former members of "Quantrell's Band" at a reunion.
Postcard

Veteran Soldiers of the Civil War 61-65

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Description: Post Civil War Era postcard: "And foremost Still Among the free their spirits shall by his decree lead on through all eternity."
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"Nor shall their story be forgot, While Fame her record keeps"

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Description: Postcard commemorating those who fought during the Civil War. "Nor shall their story be forgot, While Fame her record keeps."
Postcard

"While above them floats 'Old Glory', Boon to all the world oppressed."

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Description: Postcard commemorating those who fought in the Civil War. "While above them floats 'Old Glory', Boon to all the world oppressed."
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Soldiers' Home Festival

Date: June 1865
Description: A handbill advertising for the Soldiers' Home Festival in Beloit, Wisconsin at the Union Hall on the evening of Friday, June 23, 1865.
Historical Object

Application for Admission to the Soldiers' Orphans' Home

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Description: Application to admit a child to the Soldiers' Orphans' Home, at Madison, Wisconsin, who had lost their father in the Civil War.
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Civil War Veterans at Soldier's Home

Date: December 23 1938
Description: Two unidentified Civil War veterans at soldier's home on December 23, 1938, along with two representatives from the American Legion. The veterans are both...
Photograph

Volcano Trading Post and Museum

Date: 1961
Description: No. 15. Volcano Trading Post and Museum. Building originally erected in 1851. "Old Abe," the famous Civil War cannon, was smuggled into Volcano in a coffin...
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No. 2296 of the War Views Series

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Description: Stereograph of Union infantry standing in front of a slave dealer's shop.
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The Great Union Meeting

Date: April 20 1861
Description: Elevated stereograph view of the Great Union Meeting at the New York City Union Square.
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Remains of President Lincoln at Monument Square and Pavilion

Date: 1865
Description: The remains of President Lincoln lying in state in Monument Square and Pavilion. Lincoln's body was on its way from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Illino...
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The President's Thanks and Certificate of Honorable Service

Date: December 15 1864
Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers.
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Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee

Date: 1869
Description: A lithograph of the Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts on June 15-19.

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