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Wisconsin in the Civil War

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Find Places Involved in the Civil War

Wisconsin troops traveled through hundreds of locations stretching from Maryland to New Mexico. This page helps you find information about specific locations noted in letters, diaries, pictures, and newspaper articles.

Read about soldiers leaving their hometowns, the rigors of training camp, moving to the front by rail, and marching thousands of miles on foot through hostile territory.

Read About Soldiers From Your Community

Choose your community in the dropdown below. It lists the regiments and companies that included soldiers from your town. Then use the Regiments page to follow these units through the war. To trace individual soldiers, use the People page.

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