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Oshkosh in Winnebago County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Monument

 
 
Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 4, 2010
1. Civil War Monument
Unveiled in Monument Square on July 8, 1907.
Inscription.  
To the memory of
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 monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grand Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); 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
Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 4, 2010
2. Civil War Monument
Atlanta
Gettysburgh
(approx. one mile away); Chief Oshkosh Monument (approx. 1.2 miles 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.) 
 
Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 4, 2010
3. Civil War Monument
Bull - Run
Pittsburgh Landing
Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 4, 2010
4. Civil War Monument
Presented
to the City of Oshkosh
by John Hicks
1907
Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 4, 2010
5. Civil War Monument
The Grand Opera House is to the left.
<i>Soldiers Monument Opera House Square, Oshkosh, Wis.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1908
6. Soldiers Monument Opera House Square, Oshkosh, Wis.
 
 
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 964 times since then and 6 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.
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