Wisconsin and Iowa County in World War I

Wisconsin and Iowa County in World War I

Just over century ago, what came to be called “The Great War” was underway in Europe. The war had begun in July, soon after the assassination in Sarajevo of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie. In 1914, Wisconsin wasn’t yet a part of this conflict...
The 1914 Christmas Truce

The 1914 Christmas Truce

On Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 1914, British, German, and French soldiers on the war’s western front disregarded explicit orders from their superiors, and threat of consequences including court marshal and even execution. They rose up out their trenches, put down their...
The Potawatomi Indians

The Potawatomi Indians

Wyatt’s Woods, written by Harold Thorpe and published in 2013 by Little Creek Press, is the fictional story of Red Eagle, a Potawatomi Indian boy who, three hundred and fifty years ago, carved a small bear out of limestone. It was lost during a legendary battle at...
If you like this you'll love the O'Shaughnessy Chronicles!

When a sibling unexpectedly inherits his grandfather’s dairy farm, Will O’Shaughnessy turns to selling Fords in rural, pre-World War I southwestern Wisconsin.

A richly wistful epic tale of a bygone era....Readers will yearn for more. ~ Midwest Book Review

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