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hivernant (Fr.)

Term: hivernant (Fr.) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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Noble Guards (Civil War)

Term: Noble Guards (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

The Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia, in May 1864 pitted 100,000 Union troops against 52,000 Confederates.

Read about the Cold War, the Korean War, and the rise of the anti-communist movement in the 1950s spearheaded by Joseph McCarthy.

French Fur Trader

Learn about one of the first French fur traders to visit Wisconsin. Read about his experiences with Indian tribes and his exploration of the countryside.

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Vicksburg, Assault on

Civil War Battle Summary

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Ouisconsin

Term: Ouisconsin in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Term: Associated Milk Producers (AMPI) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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Civil War: 38th Infantry

Term: Civil War (38th Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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Fort Koshkonong

A Fortification That may not Have Existed

Learn the story surrounding the building of Fort Koshkonong by General Henry Atkinson.

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"Mess" (Civil War)

Term: "Mess" (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Term: Civil War (11th Light Artillery) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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Wilderness, Battle of the

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about the Battle of the Wilderness that occurred from May 5 to June 12, 1864.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 37th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison and mustered into service on April 9, 1864.

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bustard

Term: bustard in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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clan

Term: clan in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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Federal Guards (Civil War)

Term: Federal Guards (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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booya (food)

Term: booya (food) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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cravat

Term: cravat in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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Aide-de-camp (Civil War)

Term: Aide-de-camp (Civil War) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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