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Last Known Female Ho-Chunk Chief
Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
A Short Biography
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Congressional Medal of Honor, Spanish-American War Soldier,
Civil War Mascot, 8th Wisconsin Infantry
Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher
Pioneer in Home Economics
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lumber Mill Owner, Founded the Town of Somerset
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