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Civil War Mascot, 8th Wisconsin Infantry
Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher
Brief biography of Cyrus Hall McCormick
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician, 6th Wisconsin Governor, Presidential Cabinet Member
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Three-Term Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Diplomat
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Governor's Guard
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Medal of Honor Recipient
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lumberman
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