Author Archives: Chris
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
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
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
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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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
Civil War commemorative roster of Company F, 11th Wisconsin Infantry.
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)
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