WRL-73: The Gravesite of Lansing A. Wilcox

 © Photographed July 7, 2013
Erected 1969
Cadott, Chippewa County, Wisconsin
44° 56.654′ N, 91° 9.775′ W
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Lansing A. Wilcox, last surviving Wisconsin veteran of the Civil War, was born in Kenosha March 3, 1846. In February 1864 he enlisted from Chippewa County in F Company, Fourth Wisconsin Cavalry, returning to the Cadott community in 1866. A farmer, schoolteacher and postmaster, he retired in 1912. On September 29, 1951 Corporal Wilcox died at the age of 105 years, 6 months and 26 days.
The marker is located at Brooklawn Cemetery on West Chippewa Street / County Highway X, west of its intersection with Poplar Street, Cadott, Wisconsin 54727.

The Waupaca County Post, October 31, 1991: When Then Was Now

ChippePedia - Chippewa Valley Museum: Wilcox, Lansing

This marker and location are included in the Wisconsin Registered Landmarks program (1964-1973).

 The view of the marker from the cemetery road

The entrance leading to the marker

The marker is located in Cadott, Wisconsin.

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