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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THE GRAVESITE OF
LANSING A. WILCOX
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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