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The 7th Wisconsin Infantry at Gettysburg

The 7th Wisconsin Infantry was formed in the late summer of 1861 and sent east, where it was brigaded with the 2nd and 6th Wisconsin Infantry regiments, plus the 19th Indiana Infantry.  This brigade...

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The 1st Minnesota Infantry at Gettysburg

The 1st Minnesota Infantry was organized at Fort Snelling in April of 1861 and mustered in on the 29th of the month. The regiment went into action at the first Battle of Bull Run...

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Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

In November 1863, President Abraham Lincoln accepted an invitation to speak at the dedication ceremony for the new cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania where the Union Army dead from the battle there in July were...

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The Union State Memorials at Vicksburg National Military Park

There are over 1300 monuments, tablets, statues, and markers of all types at Vicksburg National Military Park (as well as some outside the park boundaries). These monuments mark positions of individual regiments, honor unit...