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Civil War Battle Summary

Brief summary of the Battle of Appomattox Court House where General Robert E. Lee was forced to surrender to Union commander Ulysses S. Grant.

Read how German Americans opposed Americanization and Native Americans opposed assimilation through English instruction in their schools.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Cardboard Hanukkah decoration used by three generations of a Wisconsin family, c. 1960. (Museum object #2002.388.6)

The Photographs of Harold Hone

This article describes the careers of Harold Hone and Frank Utpatel in relation to the W.P.A.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

On July 4, 1863, Mary Gates writes to her fiancé, Colonel Rufus Dawes of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry, as he turns 25 years old during Battle of Gettysburg

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of the Friday fish fry dinner tradition in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Wisconsin's Spanish Currency

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Spanish Reale coin from the Alden's Corners Post Office Site in Dane County, Wisconsin. (Museum object #2002.211.8)

Discover the works of Austrian artist Franz Hölzlhuber, who documented Wisconsin scenery through watercolor.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 7th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison, mustered into service on September 2, 1861.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 50th Wisconsin Infantry was recruited and organized at the very end of the war under the supervision of Colonel John G. Clark, of Grant County.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Block-printed wall hanging produced by workers of the Milwaukee Handicraft Project, 1935-1943. (Museum object #1981.184.4)

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Kehl School of Dancing’s "Midget Wedding" Costume, 1940. (Museum object #2005.108.1A-C)

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Burt's Solar Compass

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Solar Compass used to survey lands in Wisconsin and surrounding areas during the 1840s and 1850s. (Museum object #1962.60.2,A)

The Many Varied Photographs

Read about the diverse career of photographer Harold Gauer, who is perhaps best known for his humorous photographs.

Learn about the life and career of self-proclaimed 'Photo Artist' from Baraboo who had a vast range of photographic abilities.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 28th Wisconsin Infantry, which served in the Civil War 1862-1865 and lost 240 men during service.

Harry Ellsworth Cole

Cole's photographs show scenic views of the Dells and Devil's Lake area as well as geological features throughout Sauk County.
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