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A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Wisconsin Firsts

Brief list of Wisconsin "firsts."

Learn about the history of Arab communities in Wisconsin. This article includes statistical data on countries of origin and the process of assimilation.

Historical Essay

Green Bay

Origin of Green Bay, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Online Exhibit

Toy Stories

Read and share stories about favorite childhood toys and games.

Learn about what it was like to live in Madison, Wisconisin during middle of the 19th century.

Term: Albion [origin of place name] in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Wisconsin Governors

View a chronological list of Wisconsin governors.

Historical Essay

Fond du Lac County

Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer

Read about this ardent abolitionist who rose from company captain to brigadier general.

Historical Essay

Williamstown Township

Origin of the Williamstown Township, Wisconsin

Discover the history of the Williamstown Township, Wisconsin

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Discover a befuddling experience Captain Rufus R. Dawes of Company K, the 6th Wisconsin Infantry had after arriving at Camp Randall for training

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 21st Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Bragg in Oshkosh and mustered into service on September 5, 1862.

Historical Essay

Fox Wars, 1712-1730

Brief run down of the events surrounding the series of confrontations between the Fox Indians and the French, largely fought between 1712 and 1730.

Classroom Materials for NHD

Introduce students to resources and research techniques with this Power Point and supporting worksheet.

Zoologist, Professor and University President

Biography of zoologist and professor Edward Asahel Birge who was president of the University of Wisconsin from 1918 to 1925.

Historical Essay

Civil War, Wisconsin Troops

Brief hisory of troops from Wisconsin in the Civil War.

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Supplemental materials for Chapter 3 of our 4th-grade history textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Historical Essay

Elk Grove

Origin of Elk Grove, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Elk Grove, Wisconsin.
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