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Erastus B. Wolcott, M.D Marker
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1Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 182 — Erastus B. Wolcott, M.D(1804 – 1880)
Dr. Erastus B. Wolcott was an originator of the idea for a national soldier’s home in Milwaukee. A spirited leader in medicine, business and government, he was state surgeon-general during the Civil War and an ardent advocate for what is now the . . . Map (db m77415) HM
2Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
The National Asylum for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers was established by Congressional legislation and approved by President Abraham Lincoln on March 3, 1865. Its purpose was "...to care for him who shall have borne the battle..." as stated in . . . Map (db m77416) HM
3Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 553 — Wisconsin Soldiers’ Home1864-1867
In April 1864, women of the former West Side Soldiers’ Aid Society opened a temporary Civil War Soldiers’ Home at this location. By May 1867, the home’s Lady Managers had welcomed 21,550 Union soldiers, given medical care to over 1,000, and provided . . . Map (db m77417) HM
 
 
  
  
 
 
Dec. 6, 2021