Fond du Lac in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Union Soldiers Monument
the memory of the
Fond du Lac County,
who to save the
on land and sea,
1861 – 1865.
Erected 1902 by Mark R. Harrison and Fond du Lac County.
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 43° 46.415′ N, 88° 26.832′ W. Marker is in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, in Fond du Lac County. Marker is on South Main Street south of Court Street, on the right when traveling south. Monument is in Veteran's Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fond du Lac WI 54935, 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. A different marker also named Union Soldiers Monument (a few steps from this marker); Wisconsin Progressive Party (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Military Road (approx. ¼ mile away); Pioneer Military Road (approx. 0.6 miles Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Spanish–American War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pier Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pier Cemetery 1838 (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fond du Lac.
Also see . . .
1. Fond du Lac Public Library. Fond du Lac County's Responses to the Civil War. "In his will, [Mark] Harrison bequeathed $500 for the construction of the Civil War monument, a sum that covered about a quarter of the cost of the project." (Submitted on October 1, 2010.)
2. Fond du Lac Public Library. "Tin Soldier:" Fond du Lac's Courthouse Square Union Soldiers Monument. "The Bronze Monumental Company of Bridgeport, Connecticut was the successful bidder for the contract." (Submitted on October 3, 2010.)
3. Link. (Submitted on September 3, 2013, by Trevor Morris of Fond du lac, Wisconsin.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,296 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 1, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.