Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Old Abe the War Eagle: A True Story of the Civil War and Reconstruction
By Richard H. Zeitlin
120 pages, 72 b/w photos, illus. and 5 maps, 8.5 x 11"Buy
The story of Old Abe, the bald eagle that became the mascot of the Eighth Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. It is also the story of the men among whom Old Abe lived: the farmers, loggers, clerks, and immigrants who flocked to the colors in 1861.
Reissued in 2012 with a new cover.
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