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  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.

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.  

2016 Nationals Range Pix Gary Van Kauwenbergh

The first ACWSA nationals will be held at the Chief Wa-Ke’-De range near Bristol, Indiana on June 10 through 12, 2016.  Here are photos of the facility recently taken by Paul Lipka.

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 [ » ]