Tag Archive for 2015

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 [ » ]

Joseph Bailey Book Review Gary Van Kauwenbergh

Hero of the Red River – The Life and Times of Joseph Bailey, by Michael J. Goc A Book Review by Gary Van Kauwenbergh The story of Bailey building a dam to save the Union fleet trapped by low water during the Red River Campaign ranks right up there with [ » ]

Underground RR in Milton, WI Gary Van Kauwenbergh

Click here to watch a short video on the Underground Railway station located in Milton, WI. There’s a city park across the street is where every year Company K of the Second Wisconsin Infantry Assn, Inc., hosts a School Day event where over a thousand students can visit 25-30 stations [ » ]

Belted Roundball Gary Van Kauwenbergh

I recently found something very interesting related to the Civil War. I was working on material excavated on a farmstead just East of Springfield and looking at some ball found on the site. One looked unusual but I just couldn’t put my finger on what it was but after I [ » ]

2015 Mary Borsic@Chickamauga Gary Van Kauwenbergh

Stephen Sherry of the ACWSA’s 15th Wisconsin Infantry “Norwegian Bear Hunters” passed on these photos of team member Mary Borsic’s trip to Chickamauga battlefield, showing the monuments for the regiment their team is named after.  

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 [ » ]