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Andersonville in Macon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Wisconsin

Let Us Have Peace

 
 
Wisconsin Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
1. Wisconsin Monument
Inscription.  [Front Side]:
This monument
erected by the
State of
Wisconsin
— in —
grateful remembrance
to her sons
who suffered and died
- in -
Andersonville Prison
March 1864-April 1865

[Front Lower Right Side]:
D. G. James, Pres.
Richland Center, Wis
6th Wis. Inft.

[Front Lower Left Side]:
Commissioners
Appointed in 1904 by
R. M. La Follette
Governor

[Back Side]:
Known
Dead
•378•
———
To live in hearts
we leave behind
is not to die


 
Erected 1906 by State of Wisconsin.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1864.
 
Location. 32° 11.807′ N, 84° 7.753′ W. Marker is in Andersonville, Georgia, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of Prison Site Road and Cemetery Road, on the left when traveling south
Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
2. Wisconsin Marker
Close-up view of the text on the front side of the historical monument.
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on Prison Site Road. Monument is grouped with other monuments in the northwest corner of the former prison stockade, inside the Andersonville National Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Andersonville GA 31711, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Day Order (a few steps from this marker); Rhode Island (a few steps from this marker); Father Peter Whelan (within shouting distance of this marker); Lizabeth A. Turner (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriotic Work of the National Woman's Relief Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Address (within shouting distance of this marker); Clara Barton (within shouting distance of this marker); Escape Tunnels (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Andersonville.
 
Also see . . .  Andersonville National Historic Site. National Park Service site. (Submitted on October 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
3. Wisconsin Marker
View of the front of the Wisconsin Monument.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
4. Wisconsin Marker
View of the text on the front lower right hand side of the historical marker.
Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
5. Wisconsin Marker
View of the text on the front lower left hand side of the historical marker.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
6. Wisconsin Marker
View of the backside of the historical monument.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
7. Wisconsin Marker
A closer view of the text on the backside of the monument.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
8. Wisconsin Marker
Close-up view of the text on the back side of the historical monument.
Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
9. Wisconsin Marker
View of the marker at the northwest corner of the prison stockade, with a view of the Wisconsin Monument in the background.
Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
10. Wisconsin Marker
View looking south along Prison Site Road, with a view of the marker for the northwest corner of the prison stockade in the foreground, and the Wisconsin Monument in the immediate background behind it.
Monuments in Northwest Corner of Former Prison Stockade image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
11. Monuments in Northwest Corner of Former Prison Stockade
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 950 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on October 11, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   11. submitted on October 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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