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There Stands “Old Rock” – Book Review Gary Van Kauwenbergh

There Stands “Old Rock”, by Thomas Walterman A Book Review by Gary Van Kauwenbergh There Stands “Old Rock” chronicles the Civil War from the perspective of Rock County residents. With a hefty $45 price tag, I was skeptical about buying the book, but after hearing Mr. Walterman deliver a dynamic [ » ]

“Fox Lake’s Civil War News and Letters” Book Review Gary Van Kauwenbergh

“Fox Lake’s Civil War News and Letters”. A book review by Gary Van Kauwenbergh Fox Lake, Wisconsin’s is center-pieced in this local effort to encapsulate their town’s rich Civil War history. The book is a compilation of newspaper articles and letters from Fox Lake and the surrounding area who sponsored [ » ]

“Drifting to an Unknown Future” – Book Review Gary Van Kauwenbergh

Book review by Gary Van Kauwenbergh “Drifting to an Unknown Future” is a small paperback book of 100 pages that contains the Civil War letters sent home by James and Samuel Northup of Lodi, Wisconsin. It’s edited by Robert C. Steensma, and published by the Center for Western Studies. James, [ » ]

“Four Years with the Iron Brigade” – Book Review Gary Van Kauwenbergh

“Four Years with the Iron Brigade” The Civil War Journal of William Ray, Company F, Seventh Wisconsin Volunteers. Edited by Lance Herdegen and Sherry Murphy. Da Capo Press. Book review by Gary Van Kauwenbergh. This is the best book of this genre I’ve seen so far. It is neither a [ » ]