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Ozaukee Guards (Civil War)

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

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pictograph

Term: pictograph in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

The Conflict of Modern and Traditional Medicine

Discover the history of smallpox in Wisconsin and the public's reaction against hospitalization

Historical Essay

Antietam, Battle of

Term: Antietam, Battle of in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Law and Order League

Term: Law and Order League in the Dictionary Wisconsin History

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Old Abe, the War Eagle

Civil War Mascot, 8th Wisconsin Infantry

Read about the war eagle who served as the mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry. This article contains links to original documents, images, and accounts.

Historical Essay

Frontier Clay Pipe Fragment

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Clay pipe bowl found at Sheard Road site, Racine County, Wisconsin. (Museum object #1998.236.249)

Term: Black Thursday (November 21, 1968) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Term: Depere Rifles (Civil War military unit) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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Flume (logging)

Term: Flume (logging) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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

Historical Essay

Iroquois Wars

Term: Iroquois Wars in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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Civil War: 23rd Infantry

Term: Civil War (23rd Infantry) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Flapper Prom Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Evening gown worn by Edith Evelyn Nelson to the University of Wisconsin's Junior Prom, c. 1923. (Museum object #1969.147.2)

Historical Essay

Fort Edward Augustus

Term: Fort Edward Augustus in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

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Shiloh, Battle of

Civil War Battle Summary

Learn about Wisconsin's role in one of the bloodiest battles during the Civil War. This article includes links to related documents and images.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 3rd Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Hamilton, in Fond Du Lac and mustered into service on June 19, 1861.

Brief biography of John Plankinton, a meat packer and businessman.

Review the brief biography of John Plankinton, a meat packer and businessman.

Historical Essay

Madison's Castle

In the late 1800s there was a castle on the shore of Lake Mendota OTHER than the Red Gym. This is that castle's mysterious story.

A Brief Introduction

Read about the Stockbridge-Munsee community in Wisconsin and learn more through links to the band's website and to visual materials in our collections.
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