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Bauchle, May L. "The Shopiere Shrine"

The Shopiere Shrine: The building designated in this article's title was, in fact, the home of Civil War governor Louis P. Harvey (1820-1862) in the town of Shopiere in Rock Co. The article reviews his career in significant detail, his naming of the town, business activities and political career. It also describes his accidental death while visiting troops in the South, and describes the work of his wife,Cordelia Harvey (1824-1895), who inspected hospitals for the state Sanitary Commission and founded the Soldiers' Orphans Home in Madison. (6 pages)

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Citation: Bauchle, May L. "The Shopiere Shrine" Wisconsin Magazine Of History. Volume: 10 /Issue: 1 (1926-1927)

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