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Lancaster in Grant County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The First Civil War Monument

 
 
The First Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gordon Govier, July 9, 2009
1. The First Civil War Monument Marker
Inscription.  Popular subscription for this Civil War monument was started on September 16, 1862 and completed with public funds. The monument was dedicated on July 4, 1867 "and to the memory of the brave soldiers of Grant County who fell in defense of universal liberty in the great rebellion of A.D. 1861.
 
Erected 1967 by Grant County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1840.
 
Location. 42° 50.864′ N, 90° 42.598′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Wisconsin, in Grant County. Marker is at the intersection of South Madison Street (U.S. 61) and East Maple Street, on the left on South Madison Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster WI 53813, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nelson Dewey (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pleasant Ridge (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Pleasant Ridge (approx. 5.4 miles away); The "Dinky"
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(approx. 10 miles away); Village of Potosi (approx. 11 miles away).
 
The First Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gordon Govier, January 20, 2005
2. The First Civil War Monument Marker
The First Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gordon Govier, January 20, 2005
3. The First Civil War Monument Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2009, by Gordon Govier of Fitchburg, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 2,631 times since then and 219 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2009, by Gordon Govier of Fitchburg, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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