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Swearing-In Native American Civil War Recruits

Date: 1861
Description: Thomas Bigford (in cap, on left) and another official swearing-in two Native American Civil War recruits. Thomas Bigford (1815-1890) of Taycheedah, Wiscons...
Poster

26th Regiment Poster

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Description: Recruitment poster in German for the 26th Regiment of Wisconsin volunteers.
Poster

10th Wisconsin Regiment Recruiting Poster

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Description: Recruiting poster that reads "302 Dollars or 402 Dollars for Veterans will be paid for Volunteers for the 10th Wis. Regiment".
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Soldiers on a World War I Recruiting Drive

Date: 1917
Description: World War I soldiers on the back of an International truck with a recruiting poster.
Poster

Madison Zouaves for the War Poster

Date: 1862
Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".
Print

Patriots of St. Croix Recruiting Poster

Date: April 23 1861
Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".
Print

Arouse! Volunteers Wanted!

Date: July 24 1862
Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.
Manuscript

Commemorative Roster of Co. F, 14th Wisconsin Infantry

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Description: Commemorative roster of Company F, 14th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. The list of names is surrounded by highly romantic military images.
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...
Poster

Commemorative Roster of Company A, 47th Wisconsin Infantry

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Description: Civil War commemorative roster of Company A, 47th Wisconsin Infantry.
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.
Poster

Commemorative Roster of Co. E, 7th Wisconsin Infantry

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Description: Civil War commemorative roster of Company E, 7th Wisconsin Infantry.
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World War I Navy Recruits

Date: April 1917
Description: Elevated view of Navy recruits at Newport, boarding a train destined for the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The printed caption indicates that they had had only eight...
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Rough Riders Roll Call

Date: May 14 1898
Description: The first roll call of Troop L, Rough Riders. Captain Capron walks down the line, looking his men over. A crowd gathers to watch. The photograph was tak...
Poster

Commemorative Roster of Company G 12th Wisconsin Infantry

Date: October 31 1861
Description: Commemorative roster of Company G of the 12th regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.
Poster

"I Want You for U.S. Army"

Date: 1917
Description: Uncle Sam recruiting poster that says "I want You for U.S. Army". Poster has three different addresses for nearest recruiting offices.
Photograph

Dickey Chapelle Photographs Training Exercise

Date: 1955
Description: Dickey Chapelle crouches on the ground as she takes a photograph of a Marine at the San Diego Recruit Depot.
Photograph

Chapelle Photographs Marines

Date: 1955
Description: Front view of Dickey Chapelle shooting photographs of two Marines, who are shown from the back.
Photograph

Dickey Chapelle and Marine Recruits

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Description: Dickey Chapelle and drill sargeant walk in front of Marine recruits in formation.
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Civil War Recruits

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Description: Recruits in their camp grey uniforms, before they were issued their regular blues.

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