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The Confederate Cemetery in Madison, Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin is a long way from the battlefields of the Civil War or the states of the old Confederacy. It would seem to be an unlikely location for a Confederate cemetery, yet there...

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Old Abe the War Eagle: Mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry

Many Civil War units had mascots, but perhaps the most famous of these was Old Abe the War Eagle, the mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry.  Old Abe was a bald eagle that not...