Baraboo in Sauk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Sauk County Civil War Monument
Sauk County soldiers
in the War for the Union
Joe Hooker Post No. 9, Dept. of Wis.
Grand Army of the Republic
The Women's Relief Corps No. 36
and Citizens of Sauk County.
1861 — 1865
Erected 1896 by Joe Hooker Post No. 9, GAR, the Womens Relief Corps No. 36, and the Citizens of Sauk County.
Location. 43° 28.22′ N, 89° 44.565′ W. Marker is in Baraboo, Wisconsin, in Sauk County. Marker is on Oak Street north of 3rd Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Memorial is on the grounds of the Sauk County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 515 Oak Street, Baraboo WI 53913, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Ringling Bros. and Baraboo, Wisconsin Circus Heritage (within shouting distance of this marker); Baraboo River (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thompson House Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); The Ringling Brothers of Baraboo Indian Mounds and Village (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ringling Brothers Circus (approx. 2 miles away); Warner Memorial Road (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baraboo.
More about this marker. The marble statue is a soldier loading his black powder rifle. On the south side of the monument is the Grand Army of the Republic shield and star, on the north side is the insignia of the Women's Relief Corps. The monument was dedicated May 30, 1897.
Also see . . .
1. Sauk County Historical Society. Civil War 1861 - 1865. (Submitted on May 18, 2011.)
2. History of Sauk County. Soldiers' Monument at Baraboo. (Submitted on May 18, 2011.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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