Civil War Series Pt. V: Milwaukee site for Civil War veterans falling into disrepair


To help care for Civil War veterans, President Abraham Lincoln approvedthreesoldiers’ homes, including one in Milwaukee.The Milwaukee Home has just been declared a National Historic Landmark, not long after a preservation group called it one of America’s
Most endangered historic places.To conclude our series on the Civil War,
Chuck Quirmbach went for a look at the Milwaukee property, and its problems with upkeep.

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