Aaron Greenwald was killed at Gettysburg July 2, 1863, in the "Famous Charge That Saved The Union."
The First Volunteers were: Aaron Greenwald ~ James W. Groat and five others
Erected 1963 by Anoka County Historical Society.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 15, 1861.
Location. 45° 11.972′ N, 93° 23.63′ W. Marker is in Anoka, Minnesota, in Anoka County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Main Street and Park Street, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. Located in Aaron Greenwald Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 Park St, Anoka MN 55303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rum River Dam (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Stone House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert W. Akin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Perseverance Needed (approx. 0.2 miles away); Why Settle Here? / Time to Play
Also see . . .
1. What did Aaron Greenwald really do at Gettysburg? - ABC Newspapers. (Submitted on September 26, 2020, by John Neitz of Minneapolis, Minnesota.)
2. History of Anoka - Wikipedia article. (Submitted on September 26, 2020, by John Neitz of Minneapolis, Minnesota.)
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