Oshkosh in Winnebago County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Civil War Monument
the Wisconsin men
who fought in the war
for the Union
1861 - 1865
Erected 1907 by John Hicks, editor and owner of The Oshkosh Northwestern.
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 44° 1.038′ N, 88° 32.302′ W. Marker is in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in Winnebago County. Marker is at the intersection of High Avenue and Market Street on High Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 High Street, Oshkosh WI 54901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grand Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); John R. Morgan Residence / Irving-Church Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Webster Stanley (approx. 0.7 miles away); Camp Bragg Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oshkosh Korean and Vietnam War Memorials (approx. one mile away); Oshkosh World War II Memorial (approx. one mile away); War Veterans Monument (approx. one mile away); Kiwanis Clubs Gazebo (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oshkosh.
Also see . . . Wisconsin Historical Society. 1917 newspaper article Enduring monuments at Oshkosh of the late Colonel John Hicks. Soldiers' Monument. "The three bronze figures surmounting the granite base were sculptured by Trentanove of Florence, Italy..." (Submitted on August 17, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,111 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 17, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 6. submitted on October 31, 2015.