Category Archives: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Memories of the 150th – The Last March of the Iron Brigade

    There is a tendency at Gettysburg National Military Park when we finish a major project or complete a special event to immediately begin to think about and plan for the next project or event that is on the horizon. … Continue reading

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Faces of Gettysburg – Francis Ashbury Wallar – Medal of Honor Winner

   He went by Frank rather than Francis or Ashbury. When he died on April 30, 1911, Earl Rodgers, Wallar’s former commander of old Company I, 6th Wisconsin, recalled; “Wallar was one of the few soldiers who at no time … Continue reading

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