Military History

militaryCivil War Confederate Souvenir

An Officer’s Confederate Civil War kepi or cap that is artillery and most likely brought back by Lyman L. Hanan.

Civil War Reference Material

Reference Material from the Civil War that Exists at the Oregon Area Historical Society.

Civil War Veterans

Private Abner Gunsolus
Private Elias Jacobus

Corporal Charles Netherwood
Private Robert McWatty
Private Cassius Palmer
Captain Andrew S. Parsons
Private Samuel G. Rice
Corporal DeWitt C. Salisbury
Lieutenant George Shampnor
Sergeant William Soden
Private James S. Taylor
Private Albert P. Waterman
Private Erastus B. Whitmore

Ernest H. Tresch:  A Hero Next Door

Presidential Pilot for General Eisenhower 1945 – 1948.

Military Rosters

Men and Women from Oregon, Wisconsin that were in the Military.

Oregon Women in WWII

A display at the Oregon Area Historical Society recognizes some of the women from the Oregon area who served their country.

July 4th, 1918 Celebration and Red Cross Auction

Read about the July 4th, 1918 Celebration and Oregon Business Donations for the Red Cross Auction.


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