The Women Founders: Milwaukee Soldiers Home

The Women Founders Episode 2

Episode 2 | 4m 57s  | Video has closed captioning.

During the early stages of the Civil War, groups of women throughout Milwaukee began to organize in service of soldiers returning home from battle. They were not content to merely dip their toes in philanthropy, donating a few dollars to the cause. Instead, these Milwaukee women, who were once described as the "greatest auxiliary force of the army," planned and executed a relentless campaign.

Aired: 03/22/23

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

The Women Founders: Milwaukee Soldiers Home is a local public television program presented by MILWAUKEE PBS.

The producers of the digital series, The Women Founders: Milwaukee Soldiers Home, would like to thank the Civil War Museum in Kenosha and the Wisconsin Club in Milwaukee for allowing …