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1878 – Perpetual Praying Begins in La Crosse

On this date the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration began their perpetual adoration of the eucharist. Tag-team continuous prayer of praise, thanksgiving, and petition keeps at least two sisters at…

1861 – War Bonds Issued in Madison

The Wisconsin State Journal reported on August 1, 1861, that the Legislature had authorized the sale of 1,000 bonds in the value of $100 to help defray the cost of…

1832 – Black Hawk’s Escape Across Mississippi Blocked

On this date the armed steamboat the reached the British Band on the Mississippi where they hoped to cross the river and escape the American troops. After being guided by…

1832 – Origin of Soldiers Grove

On this date in their pursuit of Black Hawk, about 1,300 U.S. army and militia, including , , and Albert Sidney Johnson, encamped in the area known as Pine Grove…

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