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Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 2nd Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized at La Crosse and mustered into service on October 10, 1861.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

"Spanish Lady" costume worn for Halloween by Virginia Shaver in 1922. (Museum object #2003.29.1)

Historical Essay

Winnebago War (1827)

Brief description of the Winnebago War.

Historical Essay

Floods in Wisconsin

Read a detailed account of the most significant floods in Wisconsin history. This article contains links to photographs and newspaper articles.

Historical Essay

Catholics in Wisconsin

Brief history of Catholics in Wisconsin.

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to La Crosse, Wisconsin.

See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history

Historical Essay

Hmong in Wisconsin

Bries explanation of Hmong communities in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin and the Civil War

Use the writing of Marcus "Brick" Pomeroy to examine different opinions on the Civil War

Read an account of the history of recall elections in Wisconsin. This article also includes a Wisconsin recall timeline and citations of scholarly sources.

Historical Essay

More Bank Failures (1857)

Discover the effects that the Panic of 1857 had on La Crosse.

Historical Essay

Episcopals in Wisconsin

Brief history of Episcopals in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Myrick, Nathan 1822-1903

Pioneer Settler and Indian Trader

Biography of pioneer settle and Indian trader Nathan Myrick, who had a sawmill on the Black River and sold firewood and lumber to Mississippi steamers.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Learn more about the 1st Wisconsin Light Artillery. This article contains links to original documents.

Brief history of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Czechs in Wisconsin

Brief history of Czechs in Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin Civil War Officer

He traveled the world as a young naval officer before helping to lead the 4th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. He died in battle.

Historical Essay

Oneota Ceramic Vessel

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Decorated shell-tempered pot from the OT site (47-LC-0262), 1500-1625. (Museum object #1995.218.39)

Historical Essay

Sioux Uprising (1862)

Brief description of the 1862 Sioux Uprising.
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