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Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.
Brief biography of Reuben Gold Thwaites
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 9th Wisconsin Secretary of State, Newspaper Publisher
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Governor's Guard
Father of Wildlife Ecology
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Manufacturer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Governor
Civil War Mascot, 8th Wisconsin Infantry
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