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Read about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) , the New Deal program to conserve natural resources

Wisconsin Civil War Officer

Historical Essay

Ferryville

Origin of Ferryville

Discover the history of Ferryville, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Oldest Toast in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Charred bread slices recovered from the Alden's Corners archaeological site in Dane County, Wisconsin. (Museum object #2002.211.1,3,5)

Learn about and listen to Holocaust survivor Cyla Stundel tell her story.

Historical Essay

Old Abe and the Iron Brigade

Wisconsin in the Civil War

Discover how a pet eagle named Old Abe helped Wisconsin serve the Union in the Civil War

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Learn about the 3rd Wisconsin Light Artillery, or Badger Battery, which served in the Civil War from 1862 to 1865, losing 27 men.

Historical Essay

Joseph Wolter (1857 - 1929)

Shipbuilder and Businessman

Discover the history of Joseph Wolter

A summary of Indian Agencies and Agents in Wisconsin

Historical Essay

South Mountain, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about the Civil War battle that spawned the nickname "Iron Brigade." Article details Wisconsin's role in the battle and includes links.

Historical Essay

Civil War: 43rd Infantry

Term: Civil War (43rd Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Photographs by Richard Quinney

View photographs of the 1969 construction of the New York City World Trade Center.

Historical Essay

Civil War: 50th Infantry

Term: Civil War (50th Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Notable Fires in Wisconsin

See a list and brief description of significant fires in Wisconsin history.

Historical Essay

Southerners in Wisconsin

Brief history of Southerners in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 8th Wisconsin Light Artillery, known as "Lyons' Pinery Battery," which was organized at Racine and served in the Civil War from 1862-1865.

View images from film "Hell's Angels," released by United Artists in 1930.

Term: Civil War (3rd Light Artillery) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Stout, James Huff 1848-1911

Lumberman, Businessman, Politician, Educator and Philanthropist

Read about lumberman, businessman, politician, educator and philanthropist James Huff Stout of Menominee, who founded the Stout Institute

Historical Essay

Ainsworth, John H. 1940

Term: John H. Ainsworth 1940 in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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