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ACWSA at 2017 School Days in Milton, WI Gary Van Kauwenbergh

Company K, 2nd Volunteer Infantry Associations School Day was held on May 19, 2017 in Milton, WI and the ACWSA hosted one of their 26 different stations.  Stephen Sherry (15WI), Al Bortles (2WI), and Gary Van Kauwenbergh (2WI) manned a table covering Civil War Small Arms.   A record attendance [ » ]

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. [ » ]

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.  [ » ]

Rebs “dug-in” in Madison, WI Gary Van Kauwenbergh

“Dug-in” is a bit of a tease, but there are actually 140 rebel soldiers buried in the “Confederate Rest” section of Forrest Hill Cemetery in Madison, Wisconsin.  It is the northern-most Confederate cemetery in the United States. Union forces captured 1156 Confederate enlisted men when they seized Island Number 10 [ » ]