Wisconsin Historical Essays
Learn something new about Wisconsin's past and gain a deeper understanding of your world.
A Short History
Learn the history of the Wisconsin Executive Residence.
View original documents, lesson plans, classroom activities and background essays on key events in Wisconsin history.
Historical Figures in Wisconsin
Read the biographies of Wisconsin's historical figures, from the notable to the notorious.
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Read about this ardent abolitionist who rose from company captain to brigadier general.
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman
Brief biography of Civil War veteran and three term U.S. Congressman best remembered for disobeying orders to return fugitive slaves to their owners.