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Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 15th Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Congressman
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician, 6th Wisconsin Governor, Presidential Cabinet Member
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Marshall, Wisconsin Board of Regents Member
Journalist, Revolutionary and Union Army Officer
Documented and Legendary Accounts of Lincoln's Visits to Wisconsin
Fur Trader, Land Speculator, Politician and Founder of Milwaukee
Lawyer, Politician and Judge
Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
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