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New Lisbon in Juneau County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

New Lisbon Civil War Memorial

 
 
New Lisbon Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 31, 2010
1. New Lisbon Civil War Memorial
Inscription.
To Commemorate the
Sacrifices and Heroic
Devotion of the Brave
Men, the Soldiers of
1861 — 65

Erected by W.P. Mitchell
Post No. 61 G.A.R.
The W.R.C. No. 108
and Citizens of
New Lisbon

1897

 
Erected 1897 by W. P. Mitchell Post No. 61 G.A.R., W.R.C. No. 108, and citizens of New Lisbon.
 
Location. 43° 52.463′ N, 90° 9.962′ W. Marker is in New Lisbon, Wisconsin, in Juneau County. Marker can be reached from South Adams Street (State Highway 16/80) near East Court Street. Click for map. Marker is in Heritage Park. Marker is in this post office area: New Lisbon WI 53950, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Castle Rock (approx. 5.7 miles away); Wisconsin Military Reservation (approx. 5.9 miles away); In memory of 1st Lt. Jerome A. Volk (approx. 6 miles away); Wisconsin Winnebago Veterans Monument (approx. 6.1 miles away); Mrs Salter Killed Here (approx. 6.4 miles away); Orland S. Loomis (1893–1942)
New Lisbon Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 31, 2010
2. New Lisbon Civil War Memorial
(approx. 7 miles away); Mesas and Buttes (approx. 8.8 miles away); Ice Age National Scientific Reserve (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Wisconsin Veterans Museum. Wisconsin Grand Army of the Republic Posts. (Submitted on July 9, 2010.) 

2. Parrott Rifle. Wikipedia entry. "The gun was invented by Robert Parker Parrott, a West Point graduate. He resigned from the service in 1836 and became the superintendent of the West Point Foundry in Cold Spring, New York." (Submitted on July 9, 2010.) 

3. Siege artillery in the American Civil War. Wikipedia entry. 4.2-inch (30-pounder) Parrott rifle. "The 4.2-inch (30-pounder) rifles were the most widely used of the Parrott siege guns. It was mounted on a conventional siege carriage." (Submitted on July 9, 2010.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
New Lisbon Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 31, 2010
3. New Lisbon Civil War Memorial
New Lisbon Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 31, 2010
4. New Lisbon Civil War Memorial
New Lisbon Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 31, 2010
5. New Lisbon Civil War Memorial
New Lisbon Heritage Park image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 31, 2010
6. New Lisbon Heritage Park
Memorial can be seen in the distance.
Nearby Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 31, 2010
7. Nearby Cannon
4.2-inch (30-pound) Army Parrott Rifle
Muzzle Markings image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 31, 2010
8. Muzzle Markings
4127.Nş224.1863. W.P.F.
T.E. 4.2

Translated, this indicates the weight was 4127 pounds when produced, registry number 224 (the 224th gun in this pattern), manufactured in 1863 at the West Point Foundry, inspected by T. E., 4.2-inch (30-pounder) bore diameter.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 935 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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