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Historical Essay

Kill-dad (logging)

Term: Kill-dad (logging) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Civil War Officer

Read about the colonel of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry who was also one of the leaders of the Iron Brigade. This article includes several links.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Elto Cub Outboard Motor

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Elto Cub outboard motor made by the Evinrude Motors Division of Outboard Marine and Manufacturing Co., Milwaukee, WI, 1939. (Museum object #1997.35.3)

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 15th Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Congressman

Read about Wisconsin's 15th governor. The article details his Civil War service, his role in politics, and includes links to primary and secondary sources.

Historical Essay

Ounepigon (Lake)

Term: Ounepigon (Lake) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Term: Darlington Light Infantry (Civil War military unit) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Term: Black Thursday (October 24, 1929) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Term: Oconto River Drivers (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

A Short History of Wisconsin

Learn about the key people and events during Wisconsin's Territorial Era (1787-1848).

Historical Essay

Depere Rifles (Civil War)

Term: Depere Rifles (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Oneota Ceramic Vessel

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Decorated shell-tempered pot from the OT site (47-LC-0262), 1500-1625. (Museum object #1995.218.39)

Historical Essay

fluted (archaeology)

Term: fluted (archaeology) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Greenhorn (Civil War)

Term: Greenhorn (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

badger [origin of name]

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

Historical Essay

Brentwood, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to original documents and other accounts of the battle.

Historical Essay

Liquor Riot (1850)

Term: Liquor Riot (1850) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Island No. 10, Battle of

Term: Battle of Island No. 10 in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Copy of Gilbert Stuart's portrait of George Washington painted by Thomas Sully, 1854. (Museum object #1942.506)

Historical Essay

Civil War: 24th Infantry

Term: Civil War (24th Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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