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Vicksburg, Assault on

Civil War Battle Summary

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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.

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Corinth, Siege of

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

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Prairie Grove, Battle of

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

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Bull Run, Second Battle of

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Read about Wisconsin's role in the Civil War battle that drove the Union army back to Washington, DC. This article includes links to original documents.

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.

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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.

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Atlanta, Battle of

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

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Atlanta Campaign

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By seizing Atlanta, Georgia, the center of Confederate industry and transportation, the Union crippled the Confederacy's ability to wage war.

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Iuka, Battle of

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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.

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Chattanooga, Battle of

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

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Chancellorsville, Battle of

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

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Fredericksburg, Battle of

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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.

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Wilderness, Battle of the

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Learn about the Battle of the Wilderness that occurred from May 5 to June 12, 1864.

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Vicksburg, Siege of

Civil War Battle Summary

Read this Civil War battle summary, the role played by Wisconsin troops, and links to battle maps, related images, and original documents.
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