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  • Update: Awards and Donations

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    The Iron Brigade Association Award for Civil War Scholarship Since 2005, the Civil War Round Table of Milwaukee and the Iron Brigade Association have awarded the Iron Brigade Association Award for Civil War Scholarship to leading authors and educators around the nation. The award’s purpose is to “recognize and promote excellence in Civil War Studies,” with […]

  • The Iron Brigade Association Henry Repeating Rifle

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    The Civil War Round Table of Milwaukee (MCWRT) is the second oldest Round Table in the US (milwaukeecwrt.org).  It is made up of approximately 300 members who have a strong interest in American history.  We are an all volunteer 501c3 organization that remembers and promotes the history of the American Civil War. The MCWRT is […]

  • Cushing to receive Medal of Honor today

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    At 10:45 AM today, Delafield-native Army First Lieutenant Alonzo H. Cushing will be awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama at the White House for conspicuous gallantry. Cushing will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions while serving as commanding officer of Battery A, 4th United States Artillery, Artillery Brigade , 2nd […]

  • Kenosha Civil War Museum Event – Thursday, October 30

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    Please join the Civil War Museum on Thursday night, October 30, at 7:00PM as they host a public lecture and book signing with Harold Holzer. The topic of discussion will be Holzer’s latest work, Lincoln and the Power of the Press. Doors will open for a coffee and refreshment reception at 6:00PM and first edition copies of the book will be available for purchase […]

  • General Grant and the Rewriting of History

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    How the Destruction of General William S. Rosencrans Influenced Our Understanding of the Civil War Like other memoir writers, Ulysses Simpson Grant set out to control how we would remember the Civil War, and in large measure he succeeded. As a result, our understanding of much of the war is flawed and should be rethought. […]