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New Ulm in Brown County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Pioneer Monument

Civil War Monument

 
 
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By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
1. Pioneer Monument
east side
Inscription.
east side
In memory of our honored brave who fell in defence of The Union.

north side
In memory of those who fell in defence of New Ulm 1862.

west side
In memory of those massacred by the Indians in Brown Co. 1862.

south side
Erected by the citizens of Brown Co. 1866.
 
Erected 1866 by the citizens of Brown County.
 
Location. 44° 20.087′ N, 94° 29.332′ W. Marker is in New Ulm, Minnesota, in Brown County. Marker can be reached from Cemetery Avenue 0.4 miles north of 20th North Street (U.S. 14), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Monument is in the Pioneer Section of the New Ulm City Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: New Ulm MN 56073, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Doughboy Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Turnverein Founding Site (approx. 1.3 miles away); Leavenworth Rescue Expedition (approx. 1.7 miles away); In Recognition of a Minnesota Coaching Record (approx. 1.7 miles away); In Recognition of a Distinguished Career as a Player and Coach
Pioneer Monument image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
2. Pioneer Monument
north side
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Colonel Wilhelm Pfaender (approx. 1.8 miles away); New Ulm's Glockenspiel (approx. 1.8 miles away); Buenger Store (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Ulm.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Free Press, Mankato, MN. U.S.-Dakota War dead remembered in ceremony. "Many of them had just arrived and truly deserved to be called pioneers... about 100 people died in the war in Brown County and about half of their grave sites are known." (Submitted on September 16, 2013.) 

2. Victims Tombstones. Various tombstones of victims of the 1862 Dakota Uprising. "About 400 victims lie in unmarked and unknown graves, the most in any Indian war in the nation." (Submitted on September 16, 2013.) 
 
Categories. War, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
Pioneer Monument image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
3. Pioneer Monument
west side
Pioneer Monument image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
4. Pioneer Monument
south side
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By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
5. Pioneer Monument
 
 
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