Exterior view of Wilkommen Heritage and Preservation Society of Norwood Young America

Wilkommen Heritage and Preservation Society of Norwood Young America.

Exterior view of Wilkommen Heritage and Preservation Society of Norwood Young America, 2013. Photograph by LaVonne Kroells.

William and Frederick Spangenberg Jr. with family and friends

William and Frederick Spangenberg Jr. with family and friends

William and Frederick Spangenberg Jr. with family and friends, c.1900.

William Bonga, Ojibway.

William Bonga, Ojibway.

William Bonga, George's son, c. 1900.

William Colvill

William Colvill

William Colvill, c.1863.

William Colvill

William Colvill

William Colvill in 1904.

William Colvill's splint, 1863

Splint made of six pieces of wood nailed together. The splint was used to support the injured leg of Colonel William Colvill at the Battle of Gettysburg on 2 July 1863, during the Civil War. Colvill became the fifth and final colonel of the First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment on May 6, 1863 and was wounded several times (three times at Gettysburg), leaving him partially disabled for the rest of his life.

William Crooks, Colonel, Sixth Minnesota Infantry.

William Crooks, Colonel, Sixth Minnesota Infantry.

William Crooks, Colonel, Sixth Minnesota Infantry

William D. Hale, Sergeant Major, Third Minnesota Infantry.

William D. Hale, Sergeant Major, Third Minnesota Infantry.

This photo shows Hale as a lieutenant. He became major of the 4th United States Colored Artillery.

William D. Sweasy, 1916-1991

William D. Sweasy, 1916-1991

William D. Sweasy, CEO Red Wing Shoe Company

William De La Barre, engineer engaged by C. C. Washburn

William De La Barre

Photograph of William de la Barre at a writing desk, c.1875.

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