Prairie du Chien in Crawford County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
1808 – 1889
Assigned Fort Crawford 1831
Served here with distinction
during Black Hawk War
Hero in Mexican War 1846-1848
United States Congressman
Senator, Secretary of War
Confederate States of America
The United Daughters of the Confederacy
Erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 43° 2.826′ N, 91° 8.792′ W. Marker is in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, in Crawford County. Marker is on South Beaumont Road south of West Cass Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at Fort Crawford Military Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 413 South Beaumont Road, Prairie du Chien WI 53821, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pere Marquette and Sieur Jolliet (approx. ¼ mile away); Prairie du Chien (approx. ¼ mile away); Museum of Medical Progress (approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing); Site of the Second Fort Crawford Black Hawk's Surrender (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Beaumont, M. D. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Villa Louis (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Prairie du Chien.
Also see . . .
1. Fort Crawford Cemetery Soldiers' Lot. "The United Daughters of the Confederacy erected the Jefferson Davis Monument in the 1930's near the entrance of the soldiers' lot." (Submitted on June 21, 2011.)
2. Jefferson Davis. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 21, 2011.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 542 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.