Sidney P Kline was a young man from Eagle Wisconsin who served with the 24th Wisconsin Infantry in the American Civil War. Sidney Kline was one of 13 boys from from Eagle who joined the regiment in July 1862, expecting a quick victory against Rebel forces. Instead, he and his fellow soldiers witnessed the horror and carnage of war.
In Part 1, Sidney tells his story, beginning with the families and friends in Eagle who went to war with him. In Part 2, he will detail his experiences in the war.
This presentation was originally sponsored by the Eagle Historical Society, co-sponsored by the Alice Baker Memorial Library and presented at the Eagle Municipal Building in 2018.