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Governor Edward Salonen. Image courtesy of Wisconsin Historical Society, Image ID: 34242.

Ozaukee County Draft Riot

Following the South’s attack on Fort Sumter in 1861, Wisconsin, and the North as a whole, experienced a surge in patriotism and an eagerness to fight for the North, offering more volunteers than were needed. Due to the flood of new recruits,…

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