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Historical Essay

Civil War: Battle Flags

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

Historical Essay

Catlin, John, 1803-1874

Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.

Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 18th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Trowbridge in Milwaukee and mustered into service on March 15, 1862.

Historical Essay

Lucas Bradley (1809 - 1889)

Architect and Contractor

Discover the history of Lucas Bradley

Lutheran clergyman and educator

Discover the history of clergyman and educator Max John Frederick Albrecht

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Casey FitzRandolph’s racing skin worn during the 2003-2004 World Cup speed skating events. (Museum object #2005.146.1)

Documenting a Sense of Place

View more than 8,000 images of Wisconsin communities: main streets, the built environment, prominent points of interests and some rural scenes.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Brief bio of Richard Theodore Ely, professor, economist, social reformer and author who played a votal role in shaping the "Wisconsin Idea."

Term: Civil War (8th Light Artillery) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Goodrich Ferry

Origin of Goodrich Ferry, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Goodrich Ferry, Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Allen, William (1825-1883)

Tanner

Discover the history of tanner William Allen

An Unreliable Text and Other Evidence

Wisconsin History books teach that Jean Nicolet was the first white person to reach the state, but he may have been the second.

Kissel Car

Historical Essay

Disasters in Wisconsin

Learn about the meaning of "disasters in Wisconsin" and the various tragedies the state endured.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 29th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on September 27, 1862.

Historical Essay

Harley-Davidson Knucklehead

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

1941 Model FL motorcycle manufactured by the Harley-Davidson Motor Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1941. (Museum object #2003.19.1)

Historical Essay

Windsor

Origin of Windsor, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Windsor, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Learn about the 44th Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War at Nashville and Paducah, Kentucky, and lost 58 men.

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