Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial
in this home cemetery
1861 - 1865
The Union Forever
N.W.B.N.H. for D.V.S.
Erected 1903 by Soldiers and Sailors Monument Association.
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
Location. 43° 1.768′ N, 87° 58.913′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is in Wood National Cemetery, about 400 feet southwest of the intersection of I-94 and Mitchell Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5000 West National Avenue, Milwaukee WI 53295, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wood National Cemetery Memorial Section (within shouting distance of this marker); National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lincoln's Gettysburg Address In Honor of the 1901 Milwaukee Brewers of the American League (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Mr. Baseball" (approx. half a mile away); The Volunteer-'98 (approx. half a mile away); Robin Yount (approx. half a mile away); Henry Aaron (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
Regarding Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial. Wood National Cemetery was established in 1871 on the grounds of the Northwestern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, now the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.
Also see . . . Wood National Cemetery. (Submitted on November 27, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 730 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 27, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.