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A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On the march toward Antietam, Maryland, a soldier from the 7th Wisconsin Infantry gets separated from his regiment and asks a local civilian for directions

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

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

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Mexican-American War Officer

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman, Founder of General Mills

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 16th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on January 31, 1862.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Port Hudson, Siege of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about the siege of Port Hudson by Union forces in the summer of 1863.

Historical Essay

Antietam, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

This brief article on the Battle of Antietam includes links to battle maps, original documents, related images, and a longer account of the battle.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 20th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on August 23, 1862.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 11th Wisconsin Light Artillery was organized with the 17th Wisconsin Infantry at Camp Randall in Madison on February 22, 1862.

Historical Essay

Schurz, Carl (1829-1906)

Wisconsin Civil War Soldier, U. S. Senator, German-Language Newpaper Editor

Read about Carl Schurz, the German immigrant and political reformer who helped elect President Lincoln, fought in the Civil War, served as a U.S. Senator.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 31st Wisconsin Infantry was organized by companies at Prairie du Chien and at Camp Utley in Racine.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 3rd Wisconsin Cavalry, which served in the Civil War and lost 217 men during service.

Hero of the Confederacy

Discover the story of Belle Boyd, the celebrity Civil War spy who died while performing in the Wisconsin Dells.

Historical Essay

Arkansas Post, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about the Civil War battle that gave Union forces control of the Mississippi River.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 40th Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War 1864-1865 and lost 19 men during service.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 41st Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War 1864-1865 and lost 18 men during service.

Historical Essay

Fredericksburg, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

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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