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Old Abe and the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry | by Wisconsin Historical Images
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Old Abe and the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

"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 Homaston of Eau Claire holding the perch. Sgt. Ambrose Armitage is third from left. The portion of the photo featuring Old Abe appears altered.


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Taken on April 20, 2011