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Andersonville in Macon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Wisconsin

Let Us Have Peace

 
 
Wisconsin Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
1. Wisconsin Monument
Inscription. [Front Side]:
This monument
erected by the
State of
Wisconsin
— in —
grateful remembrance
to her sons
who suffered and died
- in -
Andersonville Prison
March 1864-April 1865

[Front Lower Right Side]:
D. G. James, Pres.
Richland Center, Wis
6th Wis. Inft.

[Front Lower Left Side]:
Commissioners
Appointed in 1904 by
R. M. La Follette
Governor

[Back Side]:
Known
Dead
378
———
To live in hearts
we leave behind
is not to die


 
Erected 1906 by State of Wisconsin.
 
Location. 32° 11.807′ N, 84° 7.753′ W. Marker is in Andersonville, Georgia, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of Prison Site Road and Cemetery Road, on the left when traveling south on Prison Site Road. Click for map. Monument is grouped with other monuments in the northwest corner of the former prison stockade, inside the Andersonville National Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Andersonville GA 31711, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
2. Wisconsin Marker
Close-up view of the text on the front side of the historical monument.
are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Day Order (a few steps from this marker); Rhode Island (a few steps from this marker); Father Peter Whelan (within shouting distance of this marker); Lizabeth A. Turner (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriotic Work of the National Woman's Relief Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Address (within shouting distance of this marker); Clara Barton (within shouting distance of this marker); Escape Tunnels (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Andersonville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Andersonville National Historic Site. National Park Service site. (Submitted on October 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Roster of Prisoners Held at Andersonville. From the National Park Service. This page searches the prison rosters for soldiers by name and state. (Submitted on October 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
3. Wisconsin Marker
View of the front of the Wisconsin Monument.
Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
4. Wisconsin Marker
View of the text on the front lower right hand side of the historical marker.
Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
5. Wisconsin Marker
View of the text on the front lower left hand side of the historical marker.
Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
6. Wisconsin Marker
View of the backside of the historical monument.
Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
7. Wisconsin Marker
A closer view of the text on the backside of the monument.
Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
8. Wisconsin Marker
Close-up view of the text on the back side of the historical monument.
Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
9. Wisconsin Marker
View of the marker at the northwest corner of the prison stockade, with a view of the Wisconsin Monument in the background.
Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
10. Wisconsin Marker
View looking south along Prison Site Road, with a view of the marker for the northwest corner of the prison stockade in the foreground, and the Wisconsin Monument in the immediate background behind it.
Monuments in Northwest Corner of Former Prison Stockade image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
11. Monuments in Northwest Corner of Former Prison Stockade
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 819 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   11. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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