1 2 3 4 5 6 7
.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 27th Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Sigel in Milwaukee and mustered into service on March 7, 1863.

Learn about the influx of African Americans to Wisconsin and the economic conditions that brought them in the decades following World War II.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Baseball bat issued to Milwaukee Braves second baseman Red Schoendienst for the 1957 World Series. (Museum object #2005.128.1)

Read about the German born man who made an indelible mark on the history of Milwaukee with his creation of the Pabst Brewing Company.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Festivus pole made of extruded aluminum alloy, manufacturer The Wagner Companies, Milwaukee, WI, used by Gov. Jim Doyle, 2005.(Museum object 2007.84.1A-C)

Historical Essay

'Kewtie' Woman's Razor

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Early woman's "Kewtie" brand razor purchased in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1940s. (Museum object #1976.392.43)

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

The 51st Wisconsin Infantry was organized at Camp Washburn in Milwaukee from March 20-April 29, 1865, at the very end of the war.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Elaborately beaded jacket worn by pianist, performer, and Wisconsin native Liberace during his performances in the late 1970s. (Museum object #2008.77.1)

Learn about the development of professional sports teams in Wisconsin in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Historical Essay

Elto Cub Outboard Motor

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Elto Cub outboard motor made by the Evinrude Motors Division of Outboard Marine and Manufacturing Co., Milwaukee, WI, 1939. (Museum object #1997.35.3)

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Road jersey worn by Milwaukee Braves first baseman Joe Adcock in 1957. (Museum object #2006.68.1)

Read about the fur trade conducted with the Wisconsin Indians over two centuries by first the French, then the British, and finally the Americans.

Wisconsin Civil War Officer

Read about the colonel of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry who was also one of the leaders of the Iron Brigade. This article includes several links.

Wisconsin Civil War Regiment

Read about the 1st Wisconsin Infantry. Includes links to a longer history, the Infantry's roster, list of casualities, original documents and assignments.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Schlitz "Sunshine Vitamin D" Beer Can featuring Continental Can Co.'s new crown top design, 1936. (Museum Object 2011.77.1)

Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.

Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.