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Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
Civil Rights Law
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Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Manufacturer
Female War Correspondent
Conservationist, Writer, Explorer
Novelist, Biographer, Scholar and Teacher
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