Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway
Color guard of the 8th Wisconsin Infranty Regiment with Old Abe at Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863
The contribution of Wisconsin veterans date to the Civil War, when over 90,000 men took up arms to preserve the Union at places like Antietam, Vicksburg and Gettysburg. Since then, numerous Wisconsin men and women have served in our nation's military during times of peace and war.
Location. 43° 25.494′ N, 89° 28.583′ W. Marker is in Poynette, Wisconsin, in Columbia County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 90. Touch for map. Marker is at rest area. Marker is in this post office area: Poynette WI 53955, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans of the American Revolution Memorial Bridge (a few steps from this marker); The Circus (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rest Areas on the I-Roads (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wallis Rowan and His Cabin (approx. 4½ miles away); John Muir View (approx. 5.1 miles away);
Categories. • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 548 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.