New Lisbon in Juneau County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
New Lisbon Civil War Memorial
Sacrifices and Heroic
Devotion of the Brave
Men, the Soldiers of
1861 — 65
Erected by W.P. Mitchell
Post No. 61 G.A.R.
The W.R.C. No. 108
and Citizens of
Erected 1897 by W. P. Mitchell Post No. 61 G.A.R., W.R.C. No. 108, and citizens of New Lisbon.
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 43° 52.463′ N, 90° 9.962′ W. Marker is in New Lisbon, Wisconsin, in Juneau County. Marker can be reached from South Adams Street (State Highway 16/80) near East Court Street. Marker is in Heritage Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Lisbon WI 53950, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Castle Rock (approx. 5.7 miles away); Wisconsin Military Reservation (approx. 5.9 miles away); In memory of 1st Lt. Jerome A. Volk (approx. 6 miles away); Wisconsin Winnebago Veterans Monument (approx. 6.1 miles away); Mrs Salter Killed Here (approx. 6.4 miles away); Orland S. Loomis (1893–1942) (approx. 7 miles away); Mesas and Buttes (approx. 8.8 miles away); Ice Age National Scientific Reserve (approx. 8.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Wisconsin Veterans Museum. Wisconsin Grand Army of the Republic Posts. (Submitted on July 9, 2010.)
2. Parrott Rifle. Wikipedia entry. "The gun was invented by Robert Parker Parrott, a West Point graduate. He resigned from the service in 1836 and became the superintendent of the West Point Foundry in Cold Spring, New York." (Submitted on July 9, 2010.)
3. Siege artillery in the American Civil War. Wikipedia entry. 4.2-inch (30-pounder) Parrott rifle. "The 4.2-inch (30-pounder) rifles were the most widely used of the Parrott siege guns. It was mounted on a conventional siege carriage." (Submitted on July 9, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,250 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on July 9, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.