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Baraboo in Sauk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Sauk County Civil War Monument

 
 
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By Keith L, May 17, 2011
1. Civil War Monument
[east face]
Inscription.  
Erected to the memory of
Sauk County soldiers
in the War for the Union
by
Joe Hooker Post No. 9, Dept. of Wis.
Grand Army of the Republic
The Women's Relief Corps No. 36
and Citizens of Sauk County.
——
1896

1861 — 1865

 
Erected 1896 by Joe Hooker Post No. 9, GAR, the Womens Relief Corps No. 36, and the Citizens of Sauk County.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 43° 28.22′ N, 89° 44.565′ W. Marker is in Baraboo, Wisconsin, in Sauk County. Marker is on Oak Street north of 3rd Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Memorial is on the grounds of the Sauk County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 515 Oak Street, Baraboo WI 53913, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Ringling Bros. and Baraboo, Wisconsin Circus Heritage (within shouting distance of this marker); Baraboo River
Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 17, 2011
2. Civil War Monument
[east face]
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Thompson House Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Ringling Brothers Circus Winter Quarters (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camel House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ringling Bros. Circus (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Ringling Brothers of Baraboo (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baraboo.
 
More about this monument. The marble statue is a soldier loading his black powder rifle. On the south side of the monument is the Grand Army of the Republic shield and star, on the north side is the insignia of the Women's Relief Corps. The monument was dedicated May 30, 1897.
 
Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 17, 2011
3. Civil War Monument
[south and east face]
Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 17, 2011
4. Civil War Monument
[north and west sides]
Monument and Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 17, 2011
5. Monument and Courthouse
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By Keith L, May 17, 2011
6. Back of Monument
[west side]
Sauk Co. Furnished Full Co.s · Co. A 6th Inft. · Co. B 12th Inft. · Co. H 17th Inft. · Co. F 23 Inft. · Co. D 9th Inft. · Co. E 12th Inft. · Co. A 19th Inft. · Co. K 23 Inft. · Co. F 3d Cav. • Parts of Co.s · 1st Hea. Art. · 12 Light Art. · 4th Inft. · 11 Inft. · 18th Inft. · 36th Inft. · 42d Inft. · 49th Inft. · 6th Light Art. · 1st Inft. · 7th Inft. · 14th Inft. · 26th Inft. · 40th Inft. · 46th Inft. · 2d Cav. · 1st Cav. • Total No. of Men 1646 · Killed and Died in Service 285
Plaque on Bench image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 17, 2011
7. Plaque on Bench
Dedicated to the memory of the Grand Army of the Republic • Presented by Wisconsin Department Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865 June 9, 1940
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By Keith L, May 17, 2011
8. Plaque on Bench
Presented by Wisconsin Department Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic June 9, 1940
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By Keith L, May 17, 2011
9. Plaque on Bench
In memory of our fathers • 1861 · The Boys in Blue · 1865 • Presented by Department of Wisconsin Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War June 9, 1940
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 877 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on May 18, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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