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Syvert A. Lee

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Description: Full-length cabinet card portrait of Syvert A. Lee, a private in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform next to a prop baluster and railing. The fol...
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Lieutenant A.T. Lamson and Lieutenant E.E. Sill

Date: 1864
Description: Lieutenant A.T. Lamson of Madison and Lieutenant E.E. Sill as they appeared when they reached the Union lines after escaping from Confederate prison at Col...
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Retreat of the Indians with their Prisoners

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Description: Photograph of an engraving from an unknown source depicting a group of Native American warriors herding white captives along a trail. A building burns in...
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Ole Steensland

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Description: A seated, waist-up studio portrait of Ole Steensland, a private in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtained...
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Libby Prison, Columbian Exposition

Date: 1893
Description: Libby Prison at the Columbian Exposition. Several carts, horses in front of the building.
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Civil War Soldiers

Date: 1863
Description: The men in this tintype image were among 500 soldiers taken prisoner at Brentwood on March 25, 1863 and sent to Richmond. They were exchanged for Confedera...
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Liberators and the Liberated

Date: February 1945
Description: GIs from the U.S. 76th Infantry Division make friends with two Yugoslav soldiers and a Russian woman who were freed from a German prison camp during World...
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Executed Man

Date: 1957
Description: Executed man laying on ground as the final bullet is delivered. The execution was somehow bungled by the firing squad and this coup d'grace was required to...
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Guerilla Justice

Date: 1957
Description: Executed man on ground. Algeria.
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Execution by Firing Squad

Date: 1957
Description: Members of the Algerian National Liberation Front form a firing squad and execute a man who claimed to have killed innocent men, women, and children in Alg...
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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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Confederate Rest at Forest Hill Cemetery

Date: 1950
Description: Burial plot at Forest Hill Cemetery, where 140 Confederate prisoners of war were interred after perishing at Camp Randall military prison during the spring...
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Forest Hill Cemetery

Date: 1961
Description: A Confederate Rest at the Forest Hill Cemetery, with graves of Confederate soldiers who died as prisoners of war in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1862.
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Reverend Elgar F. Mindorff

Date: February 04 1944
Description: Reverend Elgar F. Mindorff, not long after being released from a Japanese military prison in China.
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Ruth Nelson and Red Cross Display

Date: March 07 1945
Description: Ruth Nelson, Red Cross motor corps volunteer, and the Red Cross display in the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda. Display features contents of the prisoner-o...
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Corporal William Lovelace and Family

Date: March 13 1945
Description: Corporal William (Bill) Lovelace, 319 North Blair Street, returning home after spending one year hiding from the Japanese and two years in a Japanese priso...
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Marine Robert M. Crabb

Date: June 08 1945
Description: Marine Robert M. Crabb pointing to Japan on a map. He was home in Madison after serving as a war correspondent and being a prisoner of war for three years...
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German Prisoners of War Marching to Trucks

Date: July 13 1945
Description: A work shift of German prisoners at a prisoner of war camp marching to trucks to be conveyed to work at a local cannery.
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German Prisoner of War with Pea Vines

Date: July 13 1945
Description: German prisoner of war pitching pea vines into a viner at a cannery.
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Steinecker Inspecting Peas at Prisoner of War Camp

Date: July 13 1945
Description: Capt. Huldreich M. Stienecker, Michigan, inspecting a load of peas at a cannery where German prisoners of war are working. Steinecker is in charge of the p...

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