Forest Home Cemetery Civil War Veterans

© Photographed May 27, 2018
Erected 2016 by Woman's Relief Corps,
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War and Auxiliary,
and Milwaukee County Historical Society
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
43.001991, -87.946376

This is the final resting place for nearly one thousand men who fought for the Union in the Civil War, the most in any private cemetery in Wisconsin. Represented are dozens of Wisconsin volunteer units and those from at least 25 other states and territories, and include regular Army, U.S. Colored Troops, militia, the Navy and Marine Corps.
The marker is located at the northwest entrance to Forest Home Cemetery, and is accessible from eastbound West Forest Home Avenue, east of its intersection with South 27th Street, at or near 2405 West Forest Home Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53215.

Forest Home Historic Preservation Association

Milwaukee County Historical Society

The marker is at the entrance to the cemetery.

Headstones of some of the Civil War soldiers
buried at Forest Home Cemetery:

The marker is located at Forest Home Cemetery
in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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