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Racine, WI Outreach Gary Van Kauwenbergh

Stephen Sherry gave a presentation on the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry to about 50 Sons of Norway members at their meeting in Racine, Wisconsin on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The soldiers 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry were ethnically Norwegian, and known as the Norwegian ‘Bear Hunters’.  The presentation was part of [ » ]

15WI Hands-on-History @ K-CWM Gary Van Kauwenbergh

Pards Stephen Sherry and Dan Christensen of the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry ‘Norwegian Bear Hunters’ hosted a table at a recent Hands-on-History event at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha, WI.  They displayed an assortment of military equipment and promoted the ACWSA. 

Hunting Pictures Gary Van Kauwenbergh

ACWSA Member Sharing their Hunting Pictures 2017 Updates Dick Tessmann copes with the deer infestation at his home near Rhinelander, where we hold our Labor Day skirmish. Rebecca Ortwerth, daughter of Doug Ortwerth (2WI) shot her first deer in October 2017 during the early youth season in Missouri.  A button [ » ]

2017 Civil War Expo Gary Van Kauwenbergh

Stephen Sherry and Dan Christensen of the 15th Wisconsin ‘Bear Hunters’ hosted the ACWSA table at the 2017 Civil War Expo at the museum in Kenosha, WI on March 11, 2017.  Visiting the table were Generals Grant, Sherman and Sheridan.  The Old Soldier Fiddlers also performed their ‘All Wisconsin’ show [ » ]

1st WI Gray Frock of Milton Ewen Gary Van Kauwenbergh

Research Notes Corporal Milton Ewen Frock Coat First Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry On Friday, March 24, 2006, Scott Frank, Marc Storch and Gary Van Kauwenbergh, met with Wisconsin Veterans Museum Curator of Collections Bill Brewster to examine the frock coat belonging to Corporal Milton Ewen of the First Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. [ » ]

WI Vets Museum Tour Gary Van Kauwenbergh

A small group of ACWSA members were treated to a special tour of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum holdings with Curator Kevin Hampton on June 19, 2016.  Only about 3% of the museums holdings are on display at any one time.  Pictured items include the vest and handkerchief 2nd Wisconsin Commander [ » ]