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Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Congressional Medal of Honor, Spanish-American War Soldier,
Fort Atkinson Poet
Brief biography of Cyrus Hall McCormick
Fur Trader and Explorer
Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
Author, Economist and Social Critic
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman, Founder of General Mills
Chief of the Sauk Indians
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