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Lawyer, Judge, Politician and Land Speculator

Biography of lawyer, judge, politician and land speculator Morgan Lewis Martin.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politican, "War Democrat", U.S. Congressman, U.S. Ambassador

Read about General Edward Stuybesant Bragg from Fond du Lac, who served with the Iron Brigade in the Civil War.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

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

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin troops declared that even the pigs were secessionists and they burned them at the stake for their treason.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Mexican-American War Officer

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Read how Colonel Louis Crane of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry shared his feelings with his brother, James, on the day before the battle of Cedar Mountain

Lawyer, Politician, Senator, Cabinet Officer and Philanthropist

Biography of William Freeman Vilas, 1840-1908.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

The Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia, in May 1864 pitted 100,000 Union troops against 52,000 Confederates.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 6th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and was mustered into service on July 16, 1861.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 23rd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on August 30, 1862.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Co. F of the 29th Infantry, U.S. Colored Troops, was the only African American Civil War unit credited to Wisconsin

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 Officer, Lumberman

Brief biography of Col. Joseph Bailey, the lumberman famous for his creative application of dams during the failed Civil War Red River Campaign of 1864.

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

Red River Campaign

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn more about Wisconsin's role in this Civil War campaign that ended in Union defeat. This article includes links to original documents.

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