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Forest Home Cemetery Civil War Veterans

 
 
Forest Home Cemetery Civil War Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 29, 2016
1. Forest Home Cemetery Civil War Veterans Marker
Inscription.

This is the final resting place for nearly one thousand men who fought for the Union in the Civil War, the most in any private cemetery in Wisconsin. Represented are dozens of Wisconsin volunteer units and those from at least 25 other states and territories, and include regular Army, U.S. Colored Troops, militia, the Navy and Marine Corps.
 
Erected 2016 by Woman's Relief Corps, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War and Auxiliary, & Milwaukee County Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 0.116′ N, 87° 56.769′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of Forest Home Avenue and 26th Street, on the left when traveling west on Forest Home Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at the northwest cemetery entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2405 West Forest Home Avenue, Milwaukee WI 53215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frank N. Fox (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Silas J. Sawyer and Jennie E. Sawyer (about 400 feet away); Jacob Best (about 700 feet away); Mathias Stein (about 700 feet away); Orville Cadwell

Forest Home Cemetery Civil War Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 29, 2016
2. Forest Home Cemetery Civil War Veterans Marker
(approx. mile away); In memory of Franklin Van Valkenburgh (approx. mile away); Byron Kilbourn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edward George Ryan (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Also see . . .
1. Forest Home Cemetery Self-Guided Historical Tour. (Submitted on October 10, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. (Submitted on October 10, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Woman's Relief Corps. (Submitted on October 10, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Milwaukee County Historical Society. (Submitted on October 10, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on October 10, 2016.
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