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Outreach: Schofield, Milton & Kenosha Gary Van Kauwenbergh

ACWSA members participated in a number of School Days in May. 2016. On May 20th in Milton, WI at the Milton octagon house, Stephen Sherry, Al Bortles, and Gary Van Kauwenbergh hosted a station on Civil War Weapons, talking to over 1,500 students. On May 17th in Schofield, WI, Dick [ » ]

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.  [ » ]

Old Soldier Fiddler 2016 Video Gary Van Kauwenbergh

Old Soldier Fiddlers performed at the Kenosha Civil War Museums Expo on Saturday, March 12, 2016, and the video of their performance is on YouTube at https://youtu.be/J32zYXIdqH0  The group mixes history with music and humor in a multimedia presentation.  This year’s performance features the story of Bailey’s Dam during the Red River [ » ]

2016 Kenosha Civil War Expo Gary Van Kauwenbergh

On March 12, 2016, Dan Christiansen, Mary Borsic and Steve Sherry ran a display table promoting the ACWSA at the 16th annual Civil War Museum Expo in Kenosha, WI.  The Old Soldier Fiddlers performed at noon, giving an hour-long multimedia presentation that combined Civil War stories with a sing-along.