D-Day + 70: Honoring Wisconsin’s Heroes by Kevin Hampton

“Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force!  You are about to embark upon

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The Statue on the Square by Guest Author Bob Drane

Have you ever noticed, amidst the festivities of a Farmer’s Market Saturday on Madison’s Capital

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Wisconsin’s Fighting Flag by Kristine Zickuhr

Although Wisconsin became a state on May 29th, 1848, it did not have a state

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The “Grand Old Lady of Memorial Days” by Jennifer Carlson

Did you know that Memorial Day was first established as “Decoration Day” by the Grand Army of the

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Full Matching Leather Jackets

The standard issue uniform for American World War II soldiers consisted of a basic wool

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The Archivist Chronicles: Civil War History Mystery

Each of the thousands of objects in our collection has a story behind them. Ideally, our staff

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Spencer Bronson: Witness to Murder

On April 14, 1865, during a performance of the play Our American Cousin at Ford’s Theater, actor and

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The Iron Brigade & the Black Hat

“There are them damned black hatted fellows again!” This cry, and others like it, were

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