Peter Stilp 1794-1885

© Photographed March 4, 2016
Erected 1958 by the Menasha Historical Society
Menasha, Winnebago County, Wisconsin


A Cavalryman of
Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.
Served in the Grand Armee in
the invasion of Russia, 1812, under
Marshall Murat, King of Naples.
Awarded the
Cross of the Legion of Honor.
Born, Rachtig, Berncastel.
Died, Menasha, Wisconsin

Erected by the
Menasha Historical Society, 1958

The marker is located in the northwest section of St. Mary Cemetery, and is accessible from southbound Racine Road, at its T-intersection with West Airport Road, at

With U.S. Route 10 / Wisconsin Highway 441 in the background.

View from the cemetery road.
Stilp is buried beneath the tree in the center of the photo.

Pass by this monument en route to the marker location.

Peter Stilp is buried at St. Mary Cemetery.

Entrance to St. Mary Cemetery.

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