A rafting trip down the Wisconsin River in 1868

Personal Experiences of a Wisconsin River Raftsman

Ceylon Childs Lincoln came to Wisconsin with his family as a boy. After serving in the Union army, Lincoln returned to Wisconsin and became a printer. In this piece, Lincoln describes his first rafting trip down the Wisconsin River in 1868, a portion of a larger work on logging in northern Wisconsin.

Related Topics: Mining, Logging, and Agriculture
Logging and Forest Products
Creator: Lincoln, Ceylon Childs.
Pub Data: Proceedings of the Wisconsin Historical Society at its 58th Annual Meeting (Madison, 1911): 181-189
Citation: Lincoln, Ceylon Childs. Personal experiences of a Wisconsin River raftsman. (Madison : State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1911). Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin at its ... annual meeting ; 58th (1910), p. 181-189; Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=909; Visited on: 1/29/2023