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Historical Essay

Corinth, Siege of

Civil War Battle Summary

This Union victory stopped the movement of Confederate troops and supplies throughout much of the South.

Historical Essay

Perryville, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War where more than 7,500 soldliers were killed.

Civil War Battle Summary

Discover the role that Wisconsin troops, including Menominee warriors and our only unit of Black soldiers, played in a dramatic Civil War battle.

Historical Essay

Iuka, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn more about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to view original documents and other accounts of this battle.

Historical Essay

Missionary Ridge, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's role in one of the engagements that broke the Confederate siege of Chattanooga, TN. The article includes links to related documents.

Historical Essay

Port Hudson, Siege of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about the siege of Port Hudson by Union forces in the summer of 1863.

Historical Essay

Island No. 10, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to related images and original documents.

Historical Essay

Spotsylvania, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's involvement in one of the fiercest battles of the Civil War. This article includes links to primary sources and battle maps.

Historical Essay

Fredericksburg, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about the Civil War battle that ended in a Confederate victory. This article details Wisconsin's role in the battle and contains several links.

Historical Essay

Chickamauga, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's role in the battle that temporarily halted the Union advance into the heart of the Confederacy. This article contains several links.

Historical Essay

Stones River, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's involvement in the bloodiest major battle during the Civil War. This article includes links to related images and documents.

Historical Essay

Falling Waters, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about the first Civil War battle in which Wisconsin soldiers engaged with the enemy. This article contains a link to original documents.

Historical Essay

Prairie Grove, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's involvement in the Civil War battle that took place in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. This article includes links to related documents.

Historical Essay

Atlanta, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War battle. This article includes links to battle maps, related images, and original documents.

Historical Essay

Gettysburg, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in one of the most pivotal battles of the Civil War. This article includes links to related images and documents.
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