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  • The Battle of Farmington, MS May 9, 1862, US Civil War

    The Battle at Farmington, Mississippi was fought on May 9, 1862 at Farmington, Mississippi. General Brag had 25,000 men. The Union had 12,000 tropops on hand and the Wisconsin 8th Infantry was ordered to draw the enemy out as to count their numbers and they withdrew to a swamp north of town. Wisconsin 8th reported 5 killed, 14 severly wounded, and 19 slightly wounded. Old Abe the Screaming Eagl...

  • Brothertown Indian Nation

    This project is comprised of profiles for members of the Brothertown Indian Nation and their descendants. The Brothertown came together in 1700s under the leadership of Samson Occum. The tribe descends from Christian Indians of the Mohegan, Pequot, Niantic, Narragansett, Montaukett and Tunxis tribes from seven separate Indian villages in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Long Island, New York. Al...

  • United States Senators from Wisconsin

    United States Senators from Wisconsin List of United States Senators from Wisconsin (from U.S. Senate web site--no links) List of United States Senators from Wisconsin (with wikipedia links)

  • Menominee Indian Nation

    Brief History The Menominee Indian Tribe’s rich culture, history, and residency in the area now known as the State of Wisconsin, and parts of the States of Michigan and Illinois, dates back 10,000 years. At the start of the Treaty Era in the early 1800’s, the Menominee occupied a land base estimated at 10 million acres; however, through a series of seven treaties entered into...

  • Native American Tribes- State of Wisconsin

    Links Naming Conventions

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  • Settlers of Wisconsin

    I've been thinking about making this group for a long time, as I find early Wisconsin history fascinating. So I would like this project to be for anyone with an interest in early Wisconsin history, but of course other Wisconsin related information is welcome. I've digitized or have access to a number of resources created by the historical societies of LaCrosse, Buffalo, and Trempealeau coun...

  • 26th Wisconsin Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    The 26th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers were primarily German-speaking immigrants of southeastern Wisconsin. They enlisted in August 1862. This regiment participated in the battles of Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Lookout Mountain and Averasboro, as well as Sherman's march to the sea. For a detailed account of the history of the 26th Wisconsin, visit this website:

  • Milwaukee Polonia

    Roll Out the Barrel. We'll Have a Barrel of Fun! Our purposes are to explore our common Milwaukee heritage, link together our family trees, maybe learn a little of Milwaukee history, and above all, have fun doing it. Please visit our Milwaukee Polonia Project Blog for more information, including a list of family names known to be connected, and a FAQ section . Overview: For over 150 yea...

  • Civil War-USA 25th Wisconsin Infantry

    Fredrick Germain, 25th Regiment ,Wi. Infantry. Company F. Private. Unit attached to Col. Miton Montgomery's Brigade of Brig. Gen. Natan Kimball's Provisional Division. Major General Cadwallader C. Washbarn's XVI Army Corps (detachment) on Mag. Gen. William T Sherman's Exterior Line, and commanded by Lt.Col. Samuel J Nasmith. Info from WPA Monumentation Servey Books pgs-719,720 & 770 vol 6. Monu...

  • U.S.A. Indigenous peoples-Upper Mid-West

    North American Tribes Upper Mid-West Includes the following States Illinois | Michigan | Ohio | Wisconsin Includes the Following Native American Tribes Achiligonan Algonquian Family Chippewa Chiwere Family Dakota Delaware Erie Foxes Hathawekela (Absentee Shawnee) Honniasontkeronon Hurons Illinois Iowa Iroquois Kaskaskia Kickapoo Housatonic Mahican Mascoutens Menominee Miami Mi...

  • 8th Wisconsin Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    The 8th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 8th Wisconsin's mascot was Old Abe, a bald eagle that accompanied the regiment into battle. Service The 8th Wisconsin was raised at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered into Federal service September 13, 1861. The regiment was mustered out on September 5, 186...

  • Wisconsin in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Wisconsin who served in the Union Army.

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