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Cadott in Chippewa County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Gravesite of Lansing A. Wilcox

 
 
The Gravesite of Lansing A. Wilcox Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 10, 2010
1. The Gravesite of Lansing A. Wilcox Marker
East side of marker.
Inscription. Lansing A. Wilcox, last surviving Wisconsin veteran of the Civil War, was born in Kenosha March 3, 1846. In February 1864 he enlisted from Chippewa County in F Company, Fourth Wisconsin Cavalry, returning to the Cadott community in 1866. A farmer, schoolteacher and postmaster, he retired in 1912. On September 29, 1951 Corporal Wilcox died at the age of 105 years, 6 months and 26 days.
 
Erected 1969. (Marker Number 73.)
 
Location. 44° 56.654′ N, 91° 9.775′ W. Marker is in Cadott, Wisconsin, in Chippewa County. Marker can be reached from West Chippewa Street (County Highway X) 0.4 miles west of Poplar Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in the northwest area of Cadott Brooklawn Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Cadott WI 54727, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Precambrian Rocks (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wisconsin Veterans Tribute (approx. 0.9 miles away); Citizen Soldier Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Cadott Hub and Spoke Factory (approx. one mile away); Cadotte Trading Post Site
The Gravesite of Lansing A. Wilcox image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 10, 2010
2. The Gravesite of Lansing A. Wilcox
West side of marker.
(approx. one mile away); Introduction to the Geology of the Cadott Region (approx. one mile away); The Yellowstone Trail (approx. one mile away); Edson Union Cemetery (approx. 6.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cadott.
 
More about this marker. This is a Wisconsin Registered Landmark – Number 73.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lansing A. Wilcox. "At age 17, Lansing enlisted in Co. F, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry on February 17, 1864, spending most of his service on scouting duty, stationed at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His regiment also established a 240-mile mail route in Texas. He was discharged May 28, 1866 as a corporal... He was buried in Cadott's Brooklawn Cemetery and a state historical marker was placed near his grave." (Submitted on May 16, 2010.) 

2. Cannon, Wilcox. "Two men who served the North during the days of the Civil War... Israel J. Cannon and Lansing A. Wilcox – lived past 100." (Submitted on May 16, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Gravestone of Lansing A. Wilcox image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 10, 2010
3. Gravestone of Lansing A. Wilcox
Cadott Brooklawn Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 10, 2010
4. Cadott Brooklawn Cemetery
Marker can be seen in the distance.
 
 
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