Rock Island Arsenal Tour Gary Van Kauwenbergh

The Rock Island Arsenal is located on an island in the Mississippi River in the Quad Cities.  It is now the largest government-owned weapons manufacturer in the United States, and it’s history predates the Civil War.  The museum is the second oldest US Army museum still operating. 31 pieces of [ » ]

1st Wis Gray Frock Coat Gary Van Kauwenbergh

The First Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Gray Frock Coat of Corporal Milton Ewen Research Notes 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.  [ » ]

2016 Nationals Range Pix Gary Van Kauwenbergh

The first ACWSA nationals will be held at the Chief Wa-Ke’-De range near Bristol, Indiana on June 10 through 12, 2016.  Here are photos of the facility recently taken by Paul Lipka.

2015-10 Cancer Charity Gary Van Kauwenbergh

Saturday, October 10, 2015, Pat Kaboskey and Les Knutsen(1USSS) helped a cancer charity event by bringing their Gatling gun. There were about 200 kids at the event in Ashppipin, WI.  Robert in the picture is totally blind, but shot the best group by far out of the 28 shooters. He had a [ » ]

2015-5 School Days in Milton, WI Gary Van Kauwenbergh

Pat Kaboskey, Stephen Sherry, Dan Chistensen and Gary Van Kauwenbergh hosted one of the over two dozen stations at this round-robin for School Days event in Milton, WI on May 15, 2015. Hundreds of students from the area attended this event, which was hosted by Company K of the 2nd Wisconsin [ » ]

2015 Civil War Expo, Kenosha, WI Gary Van Kauwenbergh

March 21, 2015 Kenosha Civil War Museum Civil War groups set up display tables and talked to visitor about their organizations from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Civil War Museum in Kenosha, WI on Saturday, March 21, 2015.  Stephen Sherry and Dan Christiansen manned a recruiting table and [ » ]