Bloomington in Hennepin County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Civil War Monument
Erected by the Citizens of Bloomington, Memorial Day, 1890,
In honor and memory of our country's defenders
1861, - 1865.
Sever Ellingson, Chairman. • Wm. Oxborough, Jr. • H.H. Pond, Treas. • J.N. Kelly. • E.B. Miller, Sec't'y.
Died In The Service.
John McClay, Co. B, 1st Minn. Vol. Inf. • Orville Ames, Co. B, 1st Minn. Vol. Inf. • Martin S. Whalen, Co. B, 1st Minn. Vol. Inf. • John Livercomb, Co. B, 1st Minn. Vol. Inf. • Robert Chadwick, Co. A, 6th Minn. Vol. Inf. • Mariner W. Gates, Co. D, 6th Minn. Vol. Inf. • Charles A. Gates, Co. D, 6th Minn. Vol. Inf. • William B. Bush, Co. D, 6th Minn. Vol. Inf. • William Logan, Co. K, 6th Minn. Vol. Inf. • George W. Palmer, Berdan's Sharpshooters. • James Hyland, 3rd Minn. Vol. Inf.
Died Since Discharge.
James Crammond, 2nd Minn. Vol. Inf. • Thomas Matten. • George Ames, Co. D, 6th Minn. Vol. Inf. • Jasper Brown. • John Starrett, Co. C, 6th Minn. Vol. Inf. • James Kelley, 116th N.Y. Vol. Inf. • George S. Robinson, 6th Mo. Cav.
Soldiers Now Living.
Col. Francis Peteler, 1st Minn. Sharpshooters • 1st Lieut. Sam'l McClay,
Soldiers Now Living.
Joseph Chadwick, Co. A, 6th Minn. Vol. Inf. • Eli E. Bush, Co. E, 5th Minn. Vol. Inf. • Aaron Jay, Co. A, 6th Minn. Vol. Inf. • Sylvester Bush, Co. I, 2nd Minn. Vol. Inf. • Lott M. Palmer, Co. G, 4th Minn. Vol. Inf. • Andrew Shaw, 6th Minn. Vol. Inf. • Walter Keough, Brackett's Batt. Cav. • Asa Kenter, • Sever Ellingson, Co. D, 3rd Iowa Inf. • George Godfrey.
Erected 1890 by the Citizens of Bloomington.
Location. 44° 48.904′ Click for map. Monument is at Lot 121 in the southern area of Bloomington Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10340 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis MN 55420, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel W. and Gideon H. Pond (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bloomington Town Hall (approx. one mile away); Fallen Heroes Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rodney J. Putz (approx. 3.6 miles away); Camp Savage (approx. 4 miles away); Richfield Pioneer Homestead (approx. 4.3 miles away); 1st Infantry Division (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Honoring All Veterans Memorial (approx. 5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bloomington.
Also see . . . Bloomington Cemetery. "On Memorial Day in 1890, 25 years after the Civil War had ended, townspeople erected an 11-foot monument..." (Submitted on June 30, 2012.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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