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2018 Milton, WI School Day Gary Van Kauwenbergh

Stephen Sherry, Al Borland and Gary Van Kauwenbergh hosted a station covering small arms use in the Civil War at the Second Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Association’s School Day on May 17, 2018 in Milton, Wisconsin.  About 2,000 students from the area schools attended.  There were over two dozen stations covering [ » ]

15 WI at Kenosha Civil War Expo Gary Van Kauwenbergh

The ACWSA was represented at the 2018 Civil War Museum Expo by Daniel Christiansen and Steve Sherry of the 15th Wisconsin.  It was a good crowd and many people were interested.  Hand brochures were handed out and many individuals expressed the interest in attending our skirmishes at Bristol this summer.

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 [ » ]