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Governor and Progressive
Brief biography of John Plankinton, a meat packer and businessman.
A Brief Biography of Bill Harley and Arthur Davidson
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Medal of Honor Recipient
Wisconsin Civil War Historian and Author
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Three-Term Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Diplomat
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lumber Mill Owner, Founded the Town of Somerset
Wisconsin Civil War Soldier, U. S. Senator, German-Language Newpaper Editor
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Manufacturer
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