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About Chris

Christopher Wehner is a Civil War historian with his M.A. in United States history emphasis the American Civil War. He is a published author with two books, numerous journal and digital media media publications to his credit. To contact chris, cwehner -at- soldierstudies .org

The 11th Wisconsin in the Civil War A Regimental History – PAPER BACK EDITION!

So after 12 years since the original hardcover publication McFarland has decided to release a paperback edition as it as sold well. This is very exciting. This volume details the Civil War experiences of the 11th Wisconsin Volunteers as they … Continue reading

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Book: The 11th Wisconsin in the Civil War A Regimental History

About the Book This volume details the Civil War experiences of the 11th Wisconsin Volunteers as they traveled more than 9000 miles in the service of their country. The book looks at the attitude prevalent in Wisconsin at the start … Continue reading

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Civil War Letters of Henry H. Twining

On April 9, 1865, just hours after Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant and for all practical purposes ended the Civil War, the Eleventh Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment charged across a hellish field of abatis, snarled debris, and … Continue reading

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11th Wisconsin Regiment Demographics and More

I wish I had found this article before my book was published. I was going through The Quiner Papers on my iPad and while looking through Vol. 2 I found a newspaper clipping that was apparently misplaced under the 8th … Continue reading

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Site Updated and Returned to Normal

Dedicated to the 11th Wisconsin Civil War Regiment, the site is new and improved and I encourage you to register and keep in touch.

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Daily Returns of the 11th Wisconsin

Some more research I wanted to share. Daily Returns, 11th Wisconsin Infantry, Wisconsin State Historical Archives Date Present for Duty Enlisted Total 11/28/62 369 593 12/25/62 353 563 1/25/63 340 529 2/25/63 325 514 3/25/63 358 546 4/27/63 354 545 … Continue reading

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Commemorative Roster of Co. F, 11th Wisconsin Infantry

Civil War commemorative roster of Company F, 11th Wisconsin Infantry.

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Reunion of the 11th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry veterans

Found the following in the Wisconsin Archive, thought I would share! Reunion of the 11th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry veterans. The building is probably the old Milwaukee County courthouse, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, c. 1895. (click to enlarge)

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121 Copies!

Sorry for my long absence from the 11th Wisconsin blog. I realize that I failed to post the following here, when I did on my main blog. Here it is: I received my first royalty check from my publisher, McFarland. … Continue reading

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Battle of Ft. Blakely

Battle of Ft. Blakely author: Capt. H. R. Hubbard published by: Mendon Dispatch, circa 1904 synopses: Personal accounts of the Civil War by Capt. Hubbard personal subject: The Battle for Ft. Blakely The campaign against Mobile in the early part … Continue reading

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