50th Anniversary of the Start of the Civil War

© Photographed October 26, 2014
Presented 1911 by Surviving Turner Civil War Veterans
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
43° 2.63′ N, 87° 54.953′ W

This document commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the 
Start of the Civil War, and was presented by the surviving
Turner Civil War veterans. Their names are listed below
the drawing of Abraham Lincoln.
(Historical information provided by John Thielmann

The framed document is located on the wall inside the second floor banquet room of historic Turner Hall, located on northbound North 4th Street, north of its intersection with West State Street / U.S. Highway 18, at 1034 North 4th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203.

HISTORICAL NOTE: The Civil War began April 12, 1861, when the Confederates bombarded Union soldiers at Fort Sumter in South Caroline. The war ended April 9, 1865, when Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in Virginia.

Turner Hall & The Milwaukee Turners

History of the Milwaukee Turners

Turner Hall was the site of the dedication celebration of the Wisconsin Soldiers' Home 1864-1867 historical marker. The dedication was held Sunday, October 26, 2014. The marker was erected by the West Side Soldiers Aid Society, Inc.

Historian John Thielmann, who provided the historical content for this post,
in his Civil War regalia at the October 26, 2014, dedication of the historical marker

The memorial is located inside historic Turner Hall.

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