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Camp Randall

Date: 05 1864
Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basco...

Military Band at Lookout Mountain

Date: 1864
Description: Albumen stereograph of the Union Army brass band posed and playing atop Lookout Point. The Tennessee River is in the background.

Old Abe and the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

Date: 07 1863
Description: "Old Abe" and "Color Guard" of the Eighth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, posed in uniform, outside with Old Abe on a shield perch. Likely Edward H...

General Labor Strike at Allis Reliance Works

Date: 05 04 1886
Description: Edward P. Allis Reliance Works under the protection of the Wisconsin State Militia during the first general labor strike. The strike is also known as the E...

Fort Howard

Date: 1851
Description: A rare photograph of U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Howard rowing a boat on the Fox River. Fort Howard, built in 1816, was the first in the chain of ...

Bowling at the USO

Date: 1940
Description: A USO volunteer challenges an enthusiastic soldier to a friendly bowling match.

Halbert Eleazer Paine

Description: Formal vignetted head and shoulders studio portrait of Brigadier General Halbert Eleazer Paine.

Nathaniel Ames

Date: 1859
Description: Oil portrait of Nathaniel Ames, a former Revolutionary War soldier.

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 ...

View of the Great Treaty Held at Prairie du Chien

Date: 09 1825
Description: Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor William Clark and Governor Lewis Cass and ov...

Lt. Nils J. Gilbert

Date: 1864
Description: Full-length studio portrait of Civil War soldier Nils (Niels) J. Gilbert, Company A, of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, believed to have been taken in October...

Syvert A. Lee

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...

Algerian Bedouin Boy

Date: 08 1957
Description: An Algerian Bedouin boy with a soldier. The boy is pledging that he will kill his father "with joy" if the father should serve the French forces in the gue...

Homecoming Parade in Eau Claire

Date: 1918
Description: Uniformed soldiers marching in a World War I homecoming parade. Many men are carrying flags, and the street is heavily decorated with U.S. flags. The soldi...

John H. Fonda

Date: 1860
Description: Quarter-plate ambrotype. Three-quarter length portrait of John H. Fonda, settler in the Prairie Du Chien area. He is sitting facing front, with one hand in...

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...

Battle of Gettysburg Advertising Poster

Date: 1886
Description: Color lithographed color advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by ...

Cemetery for War Dead from Iwo Jima

Date: 03 1945
Description: The cemetery for the war dead on Guam. The body of a fighting man who died of wounds received during the battle for Iwo Jima is being lowered into the eart...

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....

Tosten Mossefin

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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