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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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Wisconsin Heavy Artillery at Fort Sherman

Date: 1864
Description: Elevated view of Battery C, 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Heavy Artillery at Fort Sherman, shown here after the battles of Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain....
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Old Abe Sitting on a Cannon

Date: 1875
Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, perched at the end of a cannon looking left with the American flag in the background. Serve...
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French Torpedoes

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Description: French torpedoes (torpilles) shot by compressed gas.
Print

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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Workers Assemble Gun Carts at McCormick Works

Date: May 06 1918
Description: Factory workers assembling artillery or "machine gun" carts for the United States military during World War I at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
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Iwo Jima Airfield

Date: February 1945
Description: Airfield #1, Iwo Jima, with Mt Surabachi in the distance. This image is one of many taken by Milwaukee photographer Dickey Chapelle during the assault on...
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National Soldiers' Home in Milwaukee

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Description: National Soldiers' Home in Milwaukee with cannons in the foreground.
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Marines Unload Field Gun at Rendova

Date: 1944
Description: U.S. Marines using an International Harvester TD-9 diesel TracTracTor to unload a field gun from an LST boat on the beach at Rendova. Original caption read...
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U.S. Marine Sergeant Transports Artillery Piece

Date: 1941
Description: U.S. Marine sergeant transporting field artillery with an International TracTracTor (crawler tractor).
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M-5 Prime Mover

Date: 1945
Description: Soldiers pulling 155mm howitzer with an M-5 tractor at Camp Adair, Oregon. The original caption reads: "This is the new M-5 tractor which replaces 2 and...
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Soldiers at Camp McCoy

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Description: Soldiers at Camp McCoy, probably on an outdoor artillery range.
Photograph

Battle of Gettysburg Panorama #1720

Date: 1889
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Brooks' Brigade Moving to the Fr...
Photograph

Battle of Gettysburg Panorama #1721

Date: 1889
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Portion of Wheelers Battery Gett...
Photograph

Battle of Gettysburg Panorama #1722

Date: 1889
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: General Hancock and Staff. Litt...
Photograph

Battle of Gettysburg Panorama #1723

Date: 1889
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: General Gibbon's Brigade Repelli...
Photograph

Battle of Gettysburg Panorama #1724

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 Lieutenant A.H. Cushing...
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Battle of Gettysburg Panorama #1725

Date: 1889
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Stannard's Vermont Brigade Attac...
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Battle of Gettysburg Panorama #1728

Date: 1889
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Confederate Prisoners and Explos...
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Battle of Gettysburg Panorama #1732

Date: 1889
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Pike Leading from Cemetery Hill,...

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