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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Camp Douglas in Juneau County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Wisconsin Winnebago Veterans Monument

Wisconsin Winnebago Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, June 6, 2010
1. Wisconsin Winnebago Veterans Monument
The thanks of the Nation is extended through the President, Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States to the people of The Winnebago Tribe in Wisconsin for their unswerving loyalty and patriotism, the splendid service rendered, the willing sacrifices made, and the bravery of their sons in the military and naval service of the United States when the Nation was in peril during the World War of 1917-1918.
July 4, 1924
Calvin Coolidge

Robert Bigthunder · Andrew Black Hawk · James Brown · Allen DeCorah · Arthur DeCorah · Foster DeCorah · Henry DeCorah · Robert DeCorah · Russius DeCorah · William DeCorah · Nelson De La Ronde · Andrew Funmaker · James Greengrass · James Hanaka · Sam Littlesoldier · Nathaniel Longtail · Dewey Mike · George Miner · John Miner · William Miner · Lee Sam · Mike Standing Water · Jesse Thompson · Sam Thundercloud · Martin White Bear · Archie White Eagle · John White Eagle · Leo White Eagle · Lyall Wright

World War II Veterans
William Mike · William White · Immanuel Thundercloud · Benjamin Winneshiek · Jesse Mike · George
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Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: War, World IWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #30 Calvin Coolidge series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1910.
Location. 43° 55.621′ N, 90° 15.815′ W. Marker is near Camp Douglas, Wisconsin, in Juneau County. Marker can be reached from County Highway C north of Interstate 90/94, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located at the Wisconsin National Guard Museum inside Volk Field / Camp Williams military base; beyond the security checkpoint, on Independence Drive, 0.1 mile west of Wisconsin Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Independence Drive, Camp Douglas WI 54618, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In memory of 1st Lt. Jerome A. Volk (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin Military Reservation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Castle Rock (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mesas and Buttes (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ice Age National Scientific Reserve (approx. 2.9 miles away); New Lisbon Civil War Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away); Mrs. Salter Killed Here (approx. 8.7 miles away); Elroy – Sparta State Trail (approx. 10.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camp Douglas.
Wisconsin National Guard Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, June 6, 2010
2. Wisconsin National Guard Museum
The monument is at the left side of the photo.

Also see . . .  Wisconsin National Guard Museum. (Submitted on October 23, 2010.)
Additional keywords. 32nd "Red Arrow" Division
Nearby Brick Piers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, June 6, 2010
3. Nearby Brick Piers
Wisconsin National Guard Museum Entrance
Plaque on Back of Brick Pier image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, June 6, 2010
4. Plaque on Back of Brick Pier
The Wisconsin Military Reservation
The ornamental caps above (Circa 1900) were once located atop brick piers at the gate of the Wis. Military Reservation (later named Camp Williams) on County Highway H. The piers fell into disrepair and in 1998, the caps were moved to the Museum for preservation. The accompanying hardware adorns the new piers in its original location.
Pier materials and labor donated by Sonag Company, Inc. Pier bases built by the Buildings and Grounds Crew of Camp Williams. Assistance provided by the Building and Grounds Crew of Volk Field.
Nearby Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, June 6, 2010
5. Nearby Plaque
State of Wisconsin
In Commemoration
Camp Williams - Volk Field Centennial
1888 - 1988
September 17, 1988
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,200 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 23, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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